Diploma of Hospitality Management

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 specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

Entry Requirements

Academic Entry Requirements

  • Completion of Year 12 or high school or equivalent in applicant’s home country (*Subject to the country Assessment Level).
  • International Students must be over 18 years of age before commencing studies.

There are no course specific entry requirements for this qualification.

English Language Requirements

  • International Students must have a good command of written and spoken English.
  • International students who do not have English as first language will need to show that they are capable of completing the course successfully by meeting at least one of the following entry requirements:
  • An IELTS score (Academic Module) of 5.5 with no individual band score less than 5.0, or
  • Certificate IV or Higher of AQF qualification or
  • PTE, with the minimum of overall 43 score (at least 36 score in each module)
  • Students with 5.0 bands will be considered if they have completed ELICOS program for minimum of 10 weeks
  • NYC in house Oxford Placement Test for onshore applicants from Level 1 & 2 countries only, to be conducted under supervision of NYC Staff.

Note: All applicants from Level 3 countries must sit IELTS or PTE and obtain the required score before they can be enrolled into this course.

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Once students have completed the SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, they will be able to seek employment as a manager within the Hospitality environment or begin a business venture or undertake further studies.


  • Observation of the learner performing /demonstrating practical tasks
  • Written and oral questions
  • Written reports and/or completion of workplace documents
  • Project
  • Practical Simulations

Course Structure

SITXWHS003Implement and monitor work health and safety practicesC
SITXFIN003Manage finances within a budgetC
SITXFIN004Prepare and monitor budgetsC
BSBMGT517Manage operational planC
SITXCOM005Manage ConflictC
SITXMGT001Monitor work operationsC
SITXHRM002Roster staffC
SITXHRM003Lead and manage peopleC
SITXMGT002Establish and conduct business relationshipsC
SITXCCS007Enhance customer service experiencesC
SITXCCS008Develop and manage quality customer service practicesC
SITXGLC001Research and comply with regulatory requirementsC
BSBDIV501Manage diversity in the workplaceC
BSBINN201Contribute to workplace innovationE
SITHCCC017Handle and serve cheeseE
SITHCCC003Prepare and present sandwichesE
SITHCCC004Package prepared foodstuffsE
SITXFSA001Use hygienic practices for food safetyE
SITHCCC005Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookeryE
BSBSUS402Adress customer needsE
SITHKO005Coordinate cooking operationE
SITHCCC006Prepare appetisers and saladsE
SITHCCC007Prepare stocks, sauces and soupsE
SITHCCC008Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishesE
SITHCCC012Prepare poultry dishesE
SITHCCC013Prepare seafood dishesE
SITHFSA002Participate in safe food handling practicesE
SITHCCC014Prepare meat dishesE

Recognition of Prior Learning:

RPL is the assessment process for recognizing competencies gained through previous learning, work and life experiences. Students who have completed any of the subjects or have practical experience that can be used for RPL, can contact NYC prior to enrolment. In order to be granted RPL, candidates are required to provide evidence that they are already competent in the specific subject/ subjects and these evidences should be valid, authentic, current and sufficient.

*The Resource Fee ensures students receive printed notes, access to wifi for the duration of their course, uniform and a 5 piece knife set.

Course Code: SIT50416
CRICOS Course Code: 094091C
Course Duration: 52 weeks
Tuition Fees AUD$9,500.00
Enrolment Fees AUD$200.00
Resources Fees AUD$800.00*

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