SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

Education Access Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091008E

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use sound knowledge of industry operations and a broad range of managerial skills to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions. This course provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in the middle management level as a Manager, Supervisor or Team Leader in any hospitality area.

COURSE DURATION: This course will be delivered over 83 weeks of full time study including 22 weeks of holidays and breaks. It is expected that the program would be of less duration for students who have completed components that can be identified by the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), and/or Credit Transfer.


Candidates who are 18 years and above, (including mature aged clients) who wish to enter into the hospitality industry at the middle management level.


After achieving SIT50416 – Diploma of Hospitality Management, individuals could progress to Advance diploma of Hospitality Management or higher education qualifications in Hospitality.


This qualification provides a pathway to work in any sector of the hospitality industry as a departmental or small business manager. Possible job titles include:

  • Chef de cuisine
  • Kitchen manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Sous chef


To attain the SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, 28 units must be completed, consisting of 13 core units and 15 elective units


Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery. As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed. Students will be required to perform in a range of assessment tasks including and not limited to: Knowledge Test (MCQ), Written Assignment, Practical Observation / Demonstration, Logbook, Role Play, Project, Portfolio and Case study.


The recognition of prior learning (RPL) pathway is appropriate for candidates who have previously attained skills and knowledge from outside the formal education and training system and which includes work and life experience.

Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.

Students may apply for RPL or Credit transfers for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Tuition Fee: 3,000 (24 weeks); Material Fee: 300. Course fees is based on...
Read moreTuition Fee: 3,000 (24 weeks); Material Fee: 300. Course fees is based on successful completion of the previous packaged course.
Jan 2023
Apr 2023
Jul 2023
83 weeks
Full time
North Melbourne Campus
Unit 14/65 Mark Street
Melbourne Victoria 3051

Entry criteria

Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age at the time of commencement
Successful completion of Australian Equivalent Year 12 qualification or higher
Minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE score of 42 or Certificate III in EAL or its equivalent.

In addition,

Cookery pathway Candidates should be able to handle and cook diary products and non-vegetarian food items including beef and pork.
Applicants should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Note: Alternatively, students may demonstrate their Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirement through an EAA LLN assessment test.


Individuals may enter SIT50416 - Diploma of Hospitality Management with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification. Even though, it is strongly recommended that individuals undertake lower level qualifications, and/or gain industry experience within the hospitality industry prior to entering.


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