Diploma of Hospitality Management

Barton College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 096476C

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 and cafés.

This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialization in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

Career Prospective

On the base of their previous experience, the following career paths are available to the learner who successfully completes Diploma of Hospitality Management:

  • 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

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) procedure will be made known to students at the time of enrolment. RPL enables students who have not undertaken the unit or equivalent, but have the required knowledge and skills to demonstrate competency for the unit in an assessment only pathway.

An RPL kit is available for candidates wishing to apply for RPL and information sessions are available to support the candidates in their application.

AQF qualifications and statement of attainment issued by other registered training organisation are recognized by Barton College.

Work Placement

200 hours


After successful completion of SIT50416- Diploma of Hospitality Management, learners can continue their study in SIT60316- Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Units of Study

Total number of units: 28

  • Core units: 13
  • Electives: 15


The course assessment is a combination of written questions, case studies, role plays, projects, practical observations and class presentation.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
13,000 Per Year
Read moreApplication / Enrolment Fee (on-off per student): 250
Expected Jul 2023
Expected Aug 2023
Expected Oct 2023
52 weeks
Read more52 weeks including term breaks.

Full time
Barton College
Level 5, 259 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

  • Age: 18 years or over
  • Academic: Completion of Year 11 or equivalent
  • English (one of the below) :
  • IELTS (or equivalent) 5.5 Overall and with no band less than 5.0, or
  • Completion of BC’s General English at the Upper Intermediate level


Barton College
Level 5, 259 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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