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HOSPITALITY (Commercial Cookery Stream)

SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

(CRICOS Course Code 091140A) – Commercial Cookery Stream

The SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification from the commercial cookery stream is suitable for students who gained substantial work experience in hospitality operations. Students will learn to operate at a senior level and apply industry knowledge and wide-ranging, specialised managerial skills. Students will learn to operate independently, take responsibility for others and make a range of strategic business decisions. Career opportunities are listed below.

This is a packaged course which incorporates the SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commerical Cookery (CRICOS Course Code 095906E) qualification.

At the successful completion of this course, students will be awarded the SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification with the following units:

Core units
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
Elective units
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts

Career opportunities:

If you complete this qualification you could gain roles such as:

  • Restaurant owner
  • Kitchen operations manager
  • Café owner or manager
  • Executive chef
  • Executive sous chef
  • Head chef
  • Food and beverage manager

Entry requirements:

Entry requirements for students to study this qualification is listed below:

  • be 18 years and over

Academic (Preferred):

  • Have satisfactorily completed Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent school qualifications


  • Minimum score of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent; or
  • an English proficiency of upper intermediate level or above from any NEAS accredited ELICOS provider.

Course duration:

The course duration of this course is a total of 130 weeks (2.5 years) as follows:

  • 74 weeks of face-to-face learning
  • 16 weeks of work placement
  • 40 weeks of holiday breaks

Available shifts:           

  • DAY Shift

Mode of study

Full-time course of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Course fees:

Course fees for the SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, CRICOS Course Code 091140A, with the commercial cookery pathway are made up as follows:

Term fee:                                                                $3,250 per term x 6 Terms

$1,695 per term x 4 Terms

Total course fee:                                                    $26,280

Other course costs:

  • Enrolment fee: Student Visa                             $250 (Other visas $100)
  • Materials fee:                                                        $330
  • Uniforms plus shoes and tool kit:                    $990

Course Location:

Theory Subjects:            Practical in a commercial kitchen
Levels 2 and 6, 401 Sussex Street


81A Foveaux Street


Work placement information

In order to complete this course successfully, you are required to complete 60 service period of work placement to demonstrate they can transfer the skills they have learnt back into an actual restaurant setting.

You will need to demonstrate that you can safely and hygienically prepare, cook and present menu items for a minimum of 48 complete service periods that cover breakfast, lunch and dinner and special functions for the unit SITHCCC020 – Work effectively as a cook.

You must also demonstrate that you can supervise food production processes and monitor and report on the quality of kitchen outputs for a minimum of twelve (12) complete service periods (shifts) which includes the development of kitchen workflow schedules, mise en place lists, food preparation lists and calculate and order foods supplies for the unit SITHKOP005 – Coordinate cooking operations.

Intake dates

4 February 2019

23 April 2019

15 July 2019

7 October 2019

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