SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management

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 pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.

  • January
  • April
  • July
  • October

*Mid-Term intake dates available.

Tuition Fee: $AU 22,500

Non-Tuition Fee: $AU 300

Estimated Total Course Cost: $AU 22,80

Entry requirements

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Undertake a pre-enrolment interview / initial skill assessment.

Must have completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent level of:

  • schooling or a Certificate IV or higher qualification with an Australian institution.
  • Meet evidentiary requirements for country of origin
  • Must demonstrate English level of IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent, such as:
    • IBT 46
    • PTE Academic 42
    • CAE 162
    • OET B
    • Duolingo 90
    • General English Upper Intermediate
    • MOI Certificate

Core units – 11

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

Elective Units – 17

  • SITXHRM010 Recruit, select and induct staff 
  • SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks 
  • SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety 
  • SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices 
  • SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment 
  • SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery 
  • SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock 
  • SITHCCC026 – Package prepared foodstuffs 
  • SITHCCC044 – Prepare specialised food items 
  • SITHCCC038 Produce and serve food for buffets 
  • SITHIND008 Work effectively in hospitality service 
  • BSBTWK503 Manage meetings 
  • SITHACS009 Clean premises and equipment 
  • SITHIND006 Source and use information on the hospitality industry 
  • SITXCCS014 Provide services to customers 
  • SITXCCS010 Provide visitor information 
  • SITXCOM007 Show social and cultural sensitivity 

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive certificate of SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.

It is mandatory to complete work placement hours to be eligible for attainment of this qualification.

You will be assessed in the classroom and workplace. Assessments include written questions, demonstration of tasks/techniques, group activities, in class activities, written work, role play, presentation, work based project, and research projects and workplace evidence/observation.

This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:

  • Banquet of Functions Manager,
  • Bar Manager,
  • Café Manager,
  • Chef De Cuisine,
  • Club Manager,
  • Executive Housekeeper,
  • Kitchen Manager,
  • Restaurant Manager,

Unit Manager Catering Operations.


SBDI recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. SBDI will accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements. We can also grant you Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.

During the entry process and interview stage SBDI will discuss with you the process and options for RPL.  Suitability is often determined on how much experience you have in a certain area, your work history and previous training. If RPL is determined as a possibility for you, you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.



USI is needed for all students studying with SBDI. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the student/s will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow SBDI to create an USI on their behalf.


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Orientation to assist students is provided by SBDI as an age and culturally appropriate program. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled courses.

After completing SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management, students may progress a Bachelor of Hotel Management at University of their choice.

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