This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior managers who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of the industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management decisions.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector and for a diversity of employers including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops.

At a Glance

QualificationSIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
AccreditationNationally recognised – meets AQF standards
Qualification StatusCurrent
CRICOS Code096073M
Study ModeClassroom: 14 hours per week
Online: 6 hours per week
Duration76 weeks (includes 18 weeks holiday)
Intake Dates14 January, 18 February, 15 April, 20 May, 15 July, 19 August, 7 October, 11 November
Entry RequirementsIELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Employment opportunities

  • area manager or operations manager
  • cafe owner or manager
  • club secretary or manager
  • executive chef
  • executive housekeeper
  • executive sous chef
  • food and beverage manager
  • head chef
  • motel owner or manager
  • rooms division manager.
Unit Code and Unit Name Unit Type
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan  Core
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget  Core
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies  Core
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace  Core
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets  Core
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements  Core
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships  Core
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices  Core
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff  Core
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people  Core
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations  Core
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance  Core
BSBFIM601 Manage finances  Core
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan  Core
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets  Core
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system  Core
BSBHRM604 Manage employee relations  Elective
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service industry  Elective
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others  Elective
SITHIND001 Use hygienic practices for hospitality service  Elective
BSBADM502 Manage meetings  Elective
SITXCCS002 Provide visitor information  Elective
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation  Elective
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents  Elective
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets  Elective
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability  Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk  Elective
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information  Elective
SITXCCS004 Provide lost and found services  Elective
BSBFIA302 Process payroll  Elective
SITXMPR001 Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials  Elective
SITXMPR004 Coordinate marketing activities  Elective
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks  Elective
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