SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

The Imperial College of Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091033D

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.


On successful completion of this course the students would be awarded the SIT50313 Diploma of Hospitality which is a nationally recognised qualification. This could help students gain entry into career paths or further education in the field of Hospitality.


Assessment processes cover a broad range of skills and knowledge needed to demonstrate competency and will integrate knowledge and skills with their practical application. All Assessments of units of competence will be conducted according to the assessment guidelines and competency standards of the official Training Package for this qualification.

Students will be required to perform in a range of areas including and not limited to: Short Answer Test, Case Study, Presentation, Practical Demonstration, Computer based activities and Written Examinations etc.

Skill Recognition

Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) by providing evidence that they have the required skills and knowledge in the specific areas of competency through work /industry experience and/or completed eligible assessments in an equivalent or higher qualification.

Appropriate credit transfer may be granted to eligible students against each unit of competency on evidence to successful completion of the same unit in an equivalent or higher nationally endorsed qualification.

Students with credit transfers will finish the course in a shorter duration and are advised to consult appropriate authorities/bodies for applicable criteria if they are planning further study.

Educational Pathways

After achieving this qualification, candidates may undertake a range of Advance Diploma level qualifications including SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality within the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package, or other Training Packages.

Career Opportunities

SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality qualification targets participants who are looking to enhance their skills and knowledge to work in a range of Hospitality environments. Individuals with this qualification are able to perform role such as a departmental or small business manager.

Possible job title includes:

  • banquet or function manager
  • chef de cuisine
  • chef patisserie
  • executive housekeeper
  • front office manager
  • gaming manager
  • kitchen manager
  • motel manager
  • restaurant manager
  • sous chef
  • unit manager (catering operations)

Course Units

In order to attain this qualification students are required to complete 28 units of competency consisting of thirteen (13) core units and fifteen (15) elective units.

Students may apply for exemption for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency. Please refer details under Skill Recognition/Credit Transfers.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Tuition Fee: 17,500 (subject to change without notice); Admission Fee:...
Read moreTuition Fee: 17,500 (subject to change without notice); Admission Fee: 250; Resources Fee: 1,500 (Including commercial cookery tool kit, uniform and course material)
Expected Jul 2023
Expected Aug 2023
Expected Sep 2023
100 weeks
Read moreOver a 100 week period

Full time
The Imperial College of Australia
212 Hoddle Street
Melbourne Victoria 3067

Entry criteria

Pathways into the Qualification

After achieving SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery and/or SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery individuals could progress to SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management. Credits will be given to students who has successfully completed SIT30816 Certificate III in commercial cookery and/or SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery.

Age Requirements: For international students Imperial has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course. In relation to this qualification it would be quite unexpected for any student local or international to be under 18 years of age.

English Language: IELTS (Academic Module) - Overall band score of 5.5; TOEFL (Internet based) - 46; PTE Academic English - 42.


The Imperial College of Australia
212 Hoddle Street
Melbourne Victoria 3067
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