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Diploma of Hospitality Management

Course available at:      Adelaide Campus     Sydney Campus

Program Code: SIT50313

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This 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.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

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 include:

  • banquet or function manager
  • chef de cuisine
  • chef patissier
  • executive housekeeper
  • front office manager
  • gaming manager
  • kitchen manager
  • motel manager
  • restaurant manager
  • sous chef
  • unit manager (catering operations).

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
This course is delivered in a classroom environment and includes theory, kitchen practical group discussions, case studies, presentations and research.

Duration and Course Delivery
52 weeks after having completed the lower level qualification of Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. (*duration and price may be less if you have other hospitality qualifications)

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.
28 units must be completed:

  • 13 core units
  • 15 elective units, consisting of:
  • 1 unit from Group A
  • 1 unit from Group B
  • 8 units from Group C
  • 5 units from Group C, elsewhere in SIT16 Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core units

BSBDIV501A – Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBMGT515A – Manage operational plan
SITXCCS401 – Enhance the customer service experience
SITXCCS501 – Manage quality customer service
SITXCOM401 – Manage conflict
SITXFIN402 – Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN501 – Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXGLC501 – Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM401 – Roster staff
SITXHRM402 – Lead and manage people
SITXMGT401 – Monitor work operations
SITXMGT501 – Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXWHS401 – Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Elective Units

SITXFSA101 – Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHKOP403 – Coordinate cooking operations *
BSBADM502B – Manage meetings
BSBCMM401A – Make a presentation
SITXFIN401 – Interpret financial information
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
SITXFSA201 – Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM501 – Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM503 – Monitor staff performance
BSBSMB401A – Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
SITHCCC103 – Prepare sandwiches *
SITHCCC202 – Produce appetisers and salads *
SITHCCC204 – Produce vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes *
SITHCCC306 – Handle and serve cheese *
SITHCCC309 – Work effectively as a cook*

Further Information:

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

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