SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management

SIT50422 - Diploma of Hospitality Management

Course Details

Course description

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 acquiring targeted skills in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Course duration

This course is delivered over 62 weeks of full time study at 20 hours per week of scheduled class time at the Cambridge College Australia training facility and in a fully-equipped training kitchen facility. This includes six weeks holidays.

Study/ training 56 20 1,120
Holiday 6
Total 62 1,120

Delivery method

This program utilises a blended delivery mode which incorporates face to face delivery, workshops, individual assignments, team based assignments and/or simulated environment. Participants will attend scheduled training sessions delivered in the training facility and practical work will be conducted in a fully-equipped kitchen facilities. Students may also complete practical work requirements at workplaces which fulfil the AQF requirements specified in the individual units.


Academic prerequisites

Applicants must have completed year 12 high school or equivalent. There are no specific prerequisite units for entry to this qualification. However, many of the individual units of competency require one or more of the following prerequisite units:

  • SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes
  • SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Entry requirements for NESB Students

The following are the language literacy requirements for this course:

  1. Having arrived at an admission decision, the English language skills (language and literacy) will be assessed. If the student has a satisfactory IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent the applicant will be admitted to his/her chosen course

  2. If an applicant cannot produce a satisfactory IELTS score, and/or there are doubts about his/her English language skills to cope in an academic environment, the applicant is advised to enrol in an English (ELICOS) course at an approved provider for an appropriate duration until the student achieves an IELTS score of 5.5

  3. In a situation where the student can demonstrate that he/she can communicate in English but cannot produce any formal English qualifications as described above, then the student will be required to complete an IELTS test or equivalent in Australia

Applicants must be 18 years and above.

Course requirements

To complete this course, it is expected that you will have access to:

  • A computer with Windows 8 or higher
  • Internet
  • Media Player

These facilities are available on campus.

Other requirements

All students must be at least 18 years of age.

Course Outline

Resources included

All of the learning and assessment resources required to complete this course will be provided.

Course units

In order to receive this qualification, twenty-eight units must be completed satisfactorily:

  • 11 core units
  • 17 elective units
SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXCOM010 Manage conflict
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
SITXHRM008 Roster staff
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations
SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
BSBCMM411 Make presentations
BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC030 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC035 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC036 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC037 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC040 Prepare and serve cheese
SITHFAB036 Provide advice on food
SITHIND006 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHKOP013 Plan cooking operations
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXHRM010 Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM012 Monitor staff performance
SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock
SITXINV007 Purchase goods

Course Outcomes

Career outcomes

This course provides participants with the skills to obtain the occupational position across various industrial sectors. Job roles and titles vary across these different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Banquet or function manager
  • Bar manager
  • Café manager
  • Chef de cuisine
  • Chef patissier
  • Club manager
  • Executive housekeeper
  • Front office manager
  • Gaming manager
  • Kitchen manager
  • Motel manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Sous chef
  • Unit manager catering operations

Academic pathways

Individuals who successfully complete the Diploma of Hospitality Management may progress to higher qualifications in hospitality and management.

Additional Information

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students who have completed any of the units of study or have practical experience that may be used for recognition of prior learning must contact Cambridge College Australia prior to enrolment.


As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the duration of the course until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.

Assessment tasks may include:

  • Written questions and answers
  • Presentations
  • Projects
  • Case study analysis
  • Observation of the learner
  • Written and oral questioning
  • Written reports
  • Simulated role play
  • Practical demonstration

Student support

Cambridge College Australia has a commitment to providing equity in training for all learners. In particular, ensuring equity in training for women and the elimination of discrimination against female students in vocational education and training is a priority.

Cambridge College Australia encourages all students to pursue their vocational education and achieve their training goals, including students:

  • With language, literacy and numeracy problems
  • From a non-English speaking background
  • With a disability

Our college will identify and access appropriate support services, and ensure the necessary services are provided for participants as required.


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