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Hospitality & Cookery

SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management

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, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management. 

CRICOS Course Code: 110883M

Entry requirements:

Domestic & International students:

All students will need to complete a Pre-Training Review (PTR) before enrolling to ensure your suitability for undertaking this course. All students must complete a Language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment as part of the PTR.

  • Completed year 12 or equivalent​

  • Must be 18 years of age or above

  • A Police Record Check (no longer than 6 months from the time of enrolment) ​​

  • Must complete 200 hours of work placement.

Additional entry requirements for international students:

  • English requirements:

    • meet one of the following English proficiency requirements:

      • Valid IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent, with no score below 5.0 in any band

      • Evidence of successful completion of at least five (5) years (full time equivalent) study taught and assessed in English. Confirmation documentation from the home university/school will be required.

      • Completion of an Australian Certificate III qualification or higher AQF level.

Delivery Mode

Class-based delivery: 20 hours per week

Work placement: 200 hours

Self-study sessions: Students need to allocate around 7 hours of self- study time per week to enhance their understanding and complete some assessment tasks.

Course duration

Total of 104 weeks:

  • 70 weeks of class-based sessions

  • 10 weeks of work placement

  • 24 weeks of holidays

Career Outcomes
  • Café manager

  • Kitchen manager

  • Restaurant manager

  • Sous Chef

  • Banquet or Function Manager


Students who have successfully completed SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management may progress to an Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management or any higher AQF level course in Hospitality.

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