SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management

CRICOS Course Code: 111093M

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 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.

Key Information

Course Duration

78 Weeks

Study Mode

Classroom, Self-study



Course Location

Brisbane, Melbourne, Hobart

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 not less than 5. PTE equivalent 42 not less than 36. The 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 11    Elective Units 17

Unit CodeUnit NameCore / Elective
SITXGLC002Identify and manage legal risks and comply with lawCore
SITXCCS015Enhance customer service experiencesCore
SITXFIN010Prepare and monitor budgetsCore
SITXMGT005Establish and conduct business relationshipsCore
SITXHRM008Roster staffCore
SITXFIN009Manage finances within a budgetCore
SITXHRM009Lead and manage peopleCore
SITXMGT004Monitor work operationsCore
SITXCOM010Manage conflictCore
SITXWHS007Implement and monitor work health and safety practicesCore
SITXCCS016Develop and manage quality customer service practicesCore
SITHCCC027Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookeryElective
SITXFSA005Use hygienic practices for food safetyElective
SITXFSA006Participate in safe food handling practicesElective
SITHFAB021Provide responsible service of alcoholElective
SITXHRM010Recruit, select and induct staffElective
SITHCCC023Use food preparation equipmentElective
SITXFSA008Develop and implement a food safety programElective
SITXINV006Receive, store and maintain stockElective
SITHCCC026Package prepared foodstuffsElective
SITHCCC028Prepare appetisers and saladsElective
SITHCCC029Prepare stocks, sauces and soupsElective
SITHCCC035Prepare poultry dishesElective
SITHCCC036Prepare meat dishesElective
SITHCCC037Prepare seafood dishesElective
SITHCCC038Produce and serve food for buffetsElective
SITHCCC043Work effectively as a cookElective
SITXWHS006Identify hazards, assess and control safety risksElective

* The unit SITXFSA005 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 SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management 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