SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

Australian Institute of Technical Training

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091035B

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


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.

Possible job titles include:

  • banquet or function manager
  • bar manager
  • café 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


Students successfully completing the course will receive the Nationally Recognised qualification;SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Course Duration

This course is offered full time over 2 years or 104 weeks including holidays on a full time basis.

Scheduled Contact Hours

20 hours per week

Teaching Method

Teaching is conducted in the classroom as well as in the commercial training kitchen servicing customers (simulated industry environment). The delivery will include face to face teaching, lectures, discussions, research, learning activities, group work, and supervised practical sessions.


Assessments comprise of written assignments, tests, projects, case studies, skills demonstration and practicals. Skills will be assessed in the operational commercial training kitchen.

Course Structure

Student must complete 28 Units including 13 core & 15 elective units.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
12,000 Per Year
Read more24,000 for the entire course
16 Jan 2023
20 Feb 2023
10 Apr 2023
104 weeks
Full time
Australian Institute of Technical Training
Level 1, 600 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Age Requirements

AITT has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course.

Academic Requirements

To gain entry to this course, applicants should have successfully completed home country equivalent qualification to:

• Australian Year 12 or higher for entry to Diploma and Advanced Diploma level course

English Language Requirements

All International Students applying for courses at AITT must have a minimum English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

You should qualify in ANY ONE (1) of the following:

• IELTS overall band of 5.5 or equivalent;

• TOEFL iBT test score band of 46 equivalent or above;

• PTE Academic band score 42 equivalent or above;

• Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) test score band of 162 equivalent or above;

• OET score band Pass equivalent or above;

• Successful completion of Senior Secondary certificate of education in Australia conducted in medium of English;

• Completion of a full time Certificate III level course or above in Australia;

• English as the first language;

• Satisfactory completion of the EAL course or ELICOS course at the appropriate level; OR

• Any other form of assessment or test that satisfies the Institution.


Australian Institute of Technical Training
Level 1, 600 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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