SIT50416 – Diploma of Hospitality Management

CRICOS Course Code: 098035A

About this course

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 the 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.

Key Information

Course Duration

78 Weeks

Study Mode

Classroom, Self-study



Course Location

Brisbane, Melbourne

Course Fees

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Course Intake

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  • International students must be at least 18 years of age
  • International students must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12.
  • These students must also have an IELTS Academic score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).
  • Students must also participate in a course entry interview to demonstrate their suitability for the course.

International Students may not be required to provide evidence of English Language competence where documented evidence can be provided to demonstrate any of the following:

  • The student was educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country.
  • The student has completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO.
  • The student has successfully completed an English Placement Test.
  • The student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia.
  • The student has successfully completed their High School in English Language.

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted.  Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Total Units 28   Core Units 13    Elective Units 15

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
BSBDIV501Manage diversity in the workplaceCore
BSBMGT517Manage operational planCore
SITXCCS007Enhance customer service experiencesCore
SITXCCS008Develop and manage quality customer service practicesCore
SITXCOM005Manage conflictCore
SITXFIN003Manage finances within a budgetCore
SITXFIN004Prepare and monitor budgetsCore
SITXGLC001Research and comply with regulatory requirementsCore
SITXHRM002Roster staffCore
SITXHRM003Lead and manage peopleCore
SITXMGT001Monitor work operationsCore
SITXMGT002Establish and conduct business relationshipsCore
SITXWHS003Implement and monitor work health and safety practicesCore
SITXWHS002Identify hazards, assess and control safety risksElective
SITXFSA002Participate in safe food handling practicesElective
SITXINV002Maintain the quality of perishable itemsElective
SITXCCS006provide service to customersElective
SITXHRM001Coach others in job skillsElective
SITHIND002Source and use information on the hospitality industryElective
SITXFSA001Use hygiene practices for food safetyElective
SITHKOP001Clean kitchen premises and equipmentElective
SITHCCC001Use food preparation equipment*Elective
SITHCCC002Prepare and serve simple dishes*Elective
SITHCCC005Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery*Elective
SITHCCC006Prepare apetisers and salads*Elective
SITHKOP005Co-ordinate cooking operations*Elective
SITHFAB002Provide responsible service of alcoholElective
SITHRM006Monitor staff performanceElective

* The unit SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety is a pre-requisite for all units marked with a star and will, therefore, be delivered and assessed prior to all other units marked with a star.

**The duration of these courses may be shorter depending on your previous study on same fields or if courses are packaged together. If the student has successfully completed the SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery prior to commencing this course then course duration then will be 26 weeks.

Diploma of Hospitality Management includes Practical classes and work Placement. The practical Practical class will be conducted in fully equipped training kitchen based in Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006. And a minimum of 48 food service shifts of work placement hours to be completed to meet the requirement of course.

Work placements provide students with the opportunity to apply the theory and skills they learned while studying in a professional workplace. For more information on work placement, including or support services; please feel free to contact Brighton College

Students who complete this course may be able to seek a range of employment in a hospitality industry sector such as:

  • departmental or small business manager
  • banquet or function manager
  • bar manager
  • café manager etc

Enquire about the course

Simply fill out the form to receive the course guide and a call from Brighton College Student Advisor.


Call 07 3123 4911

8.30 AM – 5.00 PM Monday to Friday