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SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

(CRICOS Course Code 091140A)

Course Description

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 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, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage.

Course content

SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification requires the completion of 33 units of competency which includes 16 core units plus 17 elective units.

SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships  Core
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people  Core
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace  Core
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices  Core
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff  Core  Core
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements  Core
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance  Core
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan  Core
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget  Core
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets  Core
BSBFIM601 Manage finances  Core
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan  Core
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies  Core
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system  Core
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets  Core
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations  Core
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others  Elective
SITXCCS007 Enhance the customer service experiences  Elective
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers  Elective
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity  Elective
SITXHRM001 Coach others on the job skills  Elective
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices  Elective
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices  Elective
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety  Elective
SITXFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee  Elective
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict  Elective
SITXCCS004 Provide lost and found services  Elective
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food  Elective
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry  Elective
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service  Elective
SITXHRM002 Roster staff  Elective
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents  Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk  Elective


Students who successfully complete all units within this qualification  will be issued with the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification.  Students who partially complete this course (a minimum of one unit of competency) will be issued with a Statement of Attainment from SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification for the unit/s of competency successfully completed.

Career opportunities

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

  • area manager or operations manager in hospitality
  • café owner or manager or club secretary or manager
  • executive chef or head chef or executive sous chef
  • executive housekeeper, food and beverage manager
  • motel owner or manager or rooms division manager.

Entry requirements

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

  • be 18 years and over


  • 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.

Pathway information

Student can progress to tertiary education after successfully completing this qualification.


Course duration AND MODE OF STUDY

The course duration of this course is a total of 156 weeks (3 years) as follows:

  • 108 weeks of face-to-face classroom learning
  • 5 weeks of work placement
  • 48 weeks of holiday breaks

Mode of study

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

Course Location:              

Levels 2 and 6

401 Sussex Street


Course FEES

Course fees for this qualification is $19,980 which is made up as follows:

  • Total course fee: $19,980
  • Term fee: $1,665 x 12 terms
  • Enrolment fee: Student Visa $250 (Other visas $100)
  • Materials fee: $280

Timetable (shift options)

Monday-Thursday AM  PM  EV
 Friday to Sunday DAY

Intake dates

4-Feb-19 15-Jul-19
4-Mar-19 12-Aug-19
23-Apr-19 7-Oct-19
20-May-19 4-Nov-19

Third Parties

SBTA has a range of agreements with Third Party Organisations providing recruitment services on its behalf. Please note that all training, assessment, support services, issuing of AQF certificate and any other support services are provided by SBTA.