SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

Clinton Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 094998D

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


This qualification provides a pathway to work in the hospitality industry as a business or operations manager, and also to provide a background for key required skills for making operational decisions including managing staff, planning, marketing and finances within a hospitality setting. They will also have detailed knowledge of industry requirements, safety and legislation.

Graduates will be prepared for roles which require them to operate independently where they may have responsibility for supervising or managing others and make a range of operational business decisions.

This course covers skills and knowledge that is generally applicable across a wide range of more specific settings (café, bar, restaurant, hotel, casino etc). While this course is suitable for someone who has not worked in a hospitality or management context in the past, some roles which include general service provision in these environments may require additional basic training to meet specific requirements in relation to food handling, alcohol service, cooking operations or gambling, for example, which may require additional training or licenses not included in this course.

Learner Characteristics/ Target Group

This course is available to overseas students wanting to work in Hospitality Management in Australia

Looking for new or better opportunities in their career

Seeking to change careers

Seeking better opportunities for work and studying in Australia

Seeking a pathway to higher education qualifications

Students may have little to no experience in either hospitality service or management or both, however some students will have some relevant existing skills, knowledge or experience and therefore RPL is available to ensure that those are recognized and the amount of training is adjusted accordingly.


This qualification provides a pathway to work in food service sector of the hospitality industry as a departmental or small business manager.

Possible job titles include:

banquet or function manager

hotel manager

front office manager

service manager

business manager

front of house manager

operations manage

team leader

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their training by undertaking qualifications such as SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management or bachelor’s Degrees in Hospitality Management.

Training and Assessment Arrangements

In the first-year students attend 20 hours of class per week and 5-10 hours of homework. Homework may involve students reading their text books, class materials, discussing their work with their trainer/assessor and/or other students and preparing to complete assessment tasks that are to be done in class such as projects or doing independent research into topics being covered as part of their course.

Units of Competency

To complete this qualification students must complete all 28 units listed below which is comprised of 13 core units and 15 elective units. Electives for this qualification have been chosen by the Clinton Institute to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge which can be applied to hospitality management in a range of settings.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Total tuition fees: 20,000, Application fee: 200 (offshore students...
Read moreTotal tuition fees: 20,000, Application fee: 200 (offshore students only), Enrolment fee: 250; Material fee - 200 per semester for Melbourne Campus, 300 per semester for Hobart Campus. Security pass depot: 100, which is a refundable deposit for the building security pass, this 100 will be refunded upon return of the security pass at your final pass.
Dec 2022 104 weeks
Read more104 weeks, including 21 weeks of holidays

Full time
Clinton Institute
Melbourne Campus
Level 11, 343 Little Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification or any of the units of competency contained within it.

Clinton Institute only plans to make this course available for international students therefore all students will need to apply for and gain a visa with study rights in order to enroll in the course.

Clinton Institute requires that students are able to provide evidence that they:

• Are at least 18 years of age
• Have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12
• Are able to demonstrate a level of language, learning and numeracy skills suitable to this course (test to be administered by Clinton Institute includes written assessment and phone interview)
• Are able to provide evidence of an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old) OR be able to waive English Language requirement as per details .

o that they were educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country
o that they have successfully completed the College English Placement Test
o that they have successfully completed their Year 12 or equivalent in English Language


Clinton Institute
Melbourne Campus
Level 11, 343 Little Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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