SIT50416- 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.


102 weeks (80 Weeks study + 22 weeks holidays) this includes 256 hours of work-based training in workplace kitchen as part of practical placement.

Start Date

Various intake and start dates available. Call on +02 4608 9972 for more information

Study Mode

On Campus, face to face delivery and Practical Placement

Campus Location


Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include: Knowledge questions, Projects, Written reports, Portfolio of work, Assignment, Case Study, Self-assessment, Observation and Role Play.

All assessments are conducted in accordance with the Principles of Assessment (fairness, flexibility, validity and reliability) and Rules of Evidence (validity, sufficiency, authenticity and currency).

What you will achieve

By the end of this qualification students will be able to:

• Plan, organise and coordinate events, projects and functions.
• Control, monitor and evaluate systems and procedures to ensure smooth hospitality operations
• Gain managerial competencies to effectively manage a team.


There are no entry requirements for this qualification specified in the training package

RTO Requirements for International students

International students must meet certain English language requirements for admission into ASIA:
• Students must be over 18 years of age
• Students must provide academic evidence of satisfactory completion of Year 12 or equivalent.
• Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course or has completed ELICOS equivalent with minimum IELTS results (please refer test table below). ELICOS results must been interpreted to IELTS or equivalent on issued completion certificate equivalent by ELICOS provider. ELICOS must be taken before the main VET course and must demonstrate successful completion of Astral ’s Language and Numeracy Test on completion of ELICOS program.
Results older than two years are not acceptable.
• Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States
• Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.

For further information on student visa assessment levels, refer to the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) website
(http:// www.homeaffairs.gov.au).

Credit Transfer

All Credit Transfer Applications must be supported by appropriate documentation. This may be in the form of a Nationally Recognised Qualification Certificate, Transcript and/or a Statement of Attainment, which corresponds with the same qualification code and name, unit code and title as those included in the student application and date/duration of the course.

Course structure

Unit code Unit Title Core/ Elective
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety E
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items E
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment E
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment E
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices E
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices E
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery E
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads E
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups E
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes E
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes E
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes E
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes E
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook E
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations E
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict C
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace C
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people C
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices C
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations C
SITXFIN002 Manage finances within a budget C
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets C
BSBMGT517 Manage operational Plan C
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences C
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer services practices C
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements C
SITXHRM002 Roster staff C
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships C

Possible Career Outcomes

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.

Possible job titles include:
– banquet or function manager
– bar manager
– café manager
– chef de cuisine
– chef patisserie
– front office manager
– kitchen manager
– motel manager
– restaurant manager
– sous chef
– unit manager catering operations.

Note: Above career pathway information is in line with qualification description on National Training Register (www.training.gov.au), it doesn’t imply any job guarantee or job role at the end of the course.
Institute doesn’t claim any employment outcome or job guarantee associated with its courses as it will be misleading

Pathways from this qualification

After achieving Diploma of Hospitality SIT50416., individuals can progress to SIT60316- Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Note: Astral doesn’t offer advance SIT60316- Advanced diploma of Hospitality Management or neither guarantees any pathway in to further studies as institute doesn’t have any arrangement with any course provider. Students may be required to meet entry requirement of the institute offering pathway course.