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Diploma of Hospitality Management (F&B)

Course available at:      Adelaide Campus     Sydney Campus

CRICOS Code: 091054K   Program Code: SIT50416

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The Diploma of Hospitality Management (F&B) qualification reflects the role of individuals who use sound knowledge of industry operations and a broad range of managerial skills to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

Job Roles
This qualification provides a pathway to work in any sector of the hospitality industry as a departmental or small business manager.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Banquet or Function Manager
  • Front Office Manager
  • Motel Manager
  • Restaurant Manager

Course Pathways

Pathways into the qualification
It is strongly recommended that individuals undertake lower level qualifications, and/or gain industry experience prior to entering SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management. However this is not mandatory.

Pathways from the qualification
After achieving SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, individuals could progress to SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management or higher education qualifications in management.

Study Mode
Assessment strategies are developed in consultation with industry. Case studies and simulated workplace environment will be used to ensure appropriate application of skills. Assessment methods include: Case study projects, Role play, Written report, Presentations, Projects, Simulated restaurant activities, Industry placement for 36 sessions for SITHIND301 Work effectively in hospitality service. Assessments will be provided for each unit.

Duration and Course Delivery

  • 78 Weeks total duration
  • 2.5 days per week (20 hours per week)
  • 2 workshops of 4 hours each per day in 8 hours

The majority of the assessment activities will be completed in the workshop simulated environment.

All participants will attend an orientation workshop prior to commencement to discuss the course, delivery, RPL, assessment, support systems, pathways and to do a LLN assessment.

Note: if students receive credit transfer for units in the Diploma of Hospitality the overall duration may be reduced. This would be identified in a student’s learning plan.

Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
Do you already have existing skills and knowledge as a Cook and don’t need additional training?  Have you done previous training? Please contact our office if you would like to undertake Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or apply for credit transfer.

Packaging Rules
There are 28 units in this qualification. 13 core units and 15 electives as shown below. Students must successfully complete the following units:

SITXFIN003 - Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 - Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXHRM003 - Lead and manage people
BSBMGT517 - Manage operational plan
SITXMGT001 - Monitor work operations
SITXGLC001 - Research and comply with regulatory requirements
BSDIV501 - Manage diversity in the workplace
SITXGLC001 - Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXCCS008 - Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXHRM002 - Roster staff
SITXCOM005 - Manage conflict
SITXCCS007 - Enhance customer service experiences
SITXWHS003 - Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXHRM006 - Monitor staff performance
SITXHRM004 - Recruit, select and induct staff
SITHKOP005 - Coordinate cooking operations
SITHFAB002 - Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB007 - Serve food and beverage
SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC019 - Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHKOP004 – Develop menus for special dietary requirements
SITXFSA004 - Develop and implement a food safety program
BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHKOP006 - Plan catering for events or functions
SITHPAT006 - Produce desserts
SITHFAB005 - Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB012 - Provide advice on Australian wines
SITXINV004 - Control stock

A successful assessment outcome for the qualification is a total of 28 units of competence: 13 core units, plus 15 elective units. The elective units of competency have been selected by Salford College as being most appropriate, based on extensive industry experience, to be delivered within the scope of registration and skill to provide valid, reliable, fair and flexible assessment.

Further Information:

Admissions Officer, Salford College, Level 11, 68 Grenfell Street, Adelaide 5000.  | Telephone: (08) 8232 6190

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