Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

SIT60322 | CRICOS Course Code: 110406G

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 the 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 acquiring targeted skills in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

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

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 135 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-five (135) weeks in total
Academic Year: One Hundred and five (105) weeks
Term breaks: Thirty weeks (30) 10×3 weeks
Total: 135 week

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

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

After achieving the SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, students may undertake further study to attain a qualification at a similar AQF level or higher.

  • SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances
  • BSOPS601 Develop and implement a business plan
  • SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXFIN011 Manage physical assets
  • SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with Law
  • SITXHRM008 Lead and manage people
  • SITXHRM010 Recruit, select and induct staff
  • SITXHRM012 Monitor staff performance
  • SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations
  • SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXMPR014 Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • SITXWHS008 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
  • SITHIND008 * Work effectively in hospitality service

Elective Units 

  • SITHACS009 Clean premises and equipment
  • SITHFAB024 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
  • SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITXCCS010 Provide visitor information
  • SITEEVT023 Plan in-house events
  • SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • SITHIND006 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • SITXINV008 Control stock
  • SITXINV007 Purchase Goods
  • SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITEEVT029 Research event industry trends and practices
  • SITXHRM007 Coach others in job skills
  • SITXCOM010 Manage Conflict
  • SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences
  • SITXHRM008 Roster Staff
  • SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  • SITEEVT020 Source and use information on the Events Industry

*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 includes a minimum of 400 hours.