Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

SIT60316 | CRICOS Course Code: 103474J

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior managers who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management decisions.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector and for a diversity of employers including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification specified in the Training Package.

Learners must be over 18 years of age. All international students must be able to demonstrate an IELTS 5.5 level of English language or equivalent. They need to have completed their education to a level which is equivalent to an Australian Senior High School, College or University.

Course Duration

This program is delivered over 130 weeks’ including term breaks of full time study. Our program uses a combination of classroom face to face learning, practical hands on classes in our training facility, and online resources and activities to enhance the learning experience. A total of 15 hours a week is undertaken in the classroom with additional 5 hours completed online each week. As part of this qualification you are required to complete work base activities that allow you to develop your skills in the hospitality industry.

Calendar Year: One Hundred and thirty (130) weeks in total
Academic Year: One Hundred (100) weeks
Term breaks: 15×3 weeks
Total: 130 week

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • area manager or operations manager
  • café owner or manager
  • club secretary or manager
  • executive chef
  • executive housekeeper
  • executive sous chef
  • food and beverage manager
  • head chef
  • motel owner or manager
  • rooms division manager

After achieving the SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, students may undertake further study to attain a qualification at a similar AQF level or higher.

Core Units 

  • SITHIND001 Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
  • BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
  • BSBFIM601 Manage Finances
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
  • BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
  • SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets
  • SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
  • SITXHRM004 Recruit and select staff
  • SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
  • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
  • SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
  • SITHIND004 * Work effectively in hospitality service

Elective Units 

  • SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
  • SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the event industry
  • SITXSFA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
  • SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SITXCCS003 Interact with others
  • SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage
  • SITXHRM002 Roster staff
  • SITXCOM005 Mange conflict
  • SITHIND003 * Use hospitality skills effectively

*Denotes this unit is completed in the workplace as part of the course.
NB. Please note that all units are correct at time of publication and may change to reflect Industry needs.

Work Placement

In order to successfully complete the course and to be awarded with the Qualification students must complete a period of work placement to demonstrate their ability to perform to the required standard in the workplace.

Work Placement for this course will be up to 500 hours.