SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management


Are you looking to pursue a career in hospitality management? The Diploma of Hospitality Management offers students the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills of the hospitality industry, specifically at management level.

This qualification is designed to provide graduates a comprehensive understanding of hospitality services and management, with focus on both service and business requirements across the sector.

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior operators who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with managerial skills and sound knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector as a departmental or small business manager. The diversity of employers includes restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

No occupational licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Course Duration

1 – 2 Years
The timeframe to complete the qualification is a maximum of 2 years.

Course Delivery

The course is provided through a combination of blended mode of delivery which include the following.

  • Face to face (classroom) and / or Online delivery
  • Classroom activity
  • Self-study
  • Work placement

Assessment method which include the following:

  • Knowledge Task (KT)
  • Skills Tasks (ST) / Simulated Activity / Project Task (PT)
  • Presentation / Role-plays
  • Work placement Task
  • Workplace Observation
Entry Requirement

There are no pre-requisites or any other training package entry requirements for this course. However, it is strongly advised that individuals complete lower-level qualifications and/or acquire industry experience prior to enrolling in the course.

AICE has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

  • Completion of Year 12 studies or higher or equivalent.
  • Applicants are required to have successfully completed an LLN Test.
  • It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Qualification Requirements

Students must complete a total of 28 units including 11 core units and 17 elective units listed below.

Core Units

SITXFIN009 Manage Finances within a Budget
SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXHRM008 Roster staff
SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations
SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXCOM010 Manage conflict
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people
SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships

Elective units

SITHIND005 Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
SITXFIN008 Interpret financial information
BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHIND008 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
BSBCMM411 Make presentations
SITXHRM007 Coach others in job skills
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings
SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock
SITXINV007 Purchase goods
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity inclusions
SITHIND006 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
SITXHRM010 Recruit, select and induct staff
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational Plans

Students enrolled in this course must complete a mandatory work placement of 36 service periods. Note: students are required to source their own work placement.

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Pathways to Further Study

Candidates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the hospitality industry sector such as SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Employment Outcome

After successful completion of the program, the candidates may gain employment in hospitality sector.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Banquet or function manager.
  • Bar manager.
  • Cafe manager.
  • Chef de cuisine.
  • Chef patissier.
  • Club manager.
  • Executive housekeeper.
  • Front office manager.
  • Gaming manager.
  • Kitchen manager.
  • Motel manager.
  • Restaurant manager.
  • Sous chef.
  • Unit manager catering operations.
Course Fees

The total tuition fees for SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management is:

AUD $5,500 Fee for Service.

Course Intake Dates and Enrolment


Please contact office staff on 08 6373 2425 to find out or any further queries related to the enrolment process.

Course Duration : 1 – 2 Year
AQF Level : 5
Course Delivery : Blended Delivery Mode
Campus : Perth: Mezzanine Level 109 St Georges Terrace | Perth | WA 6000

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