Course Duration

Course Fees

Intake Dates

Tuition Fee: $12,000 *
Enrolment Fee: $200 **
Materials Fee: $300

* Discounts may apply
** Non-refundable

Information on other fees and charges available here

78 Weeks

  • 50 Weeks Tuition
  • 18 Weeks Holidays
  • 10 Weeks Work Placement

Full-Time Study
20 Hours/Week
In-class and Online Learning

12 August 2019

7 October 2019

11 November 2019

6 January 2020

10 February 2020

6 April 2020

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.


Units of Competency

All the above listed units of competency must be completed to receive the SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality management qualification.

Entry Requirements and Pre-Requisites

The course will be available for those students who are 18 years or older and have completed Year 12 or equivalent. International Students are required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification.

Target Group

Domestic and overseas students who require skills to work in hospitality industry as well as those with some experience in hospitality industry gained through employment but who lack a formal hospitality qualification.

Vocational Outcomes

After completion of the qualification, a person could obtain employment opportunities in various roles within the hospitality industry as a:
·       banquet or function manager,
·       bar manager,
·       café manager,
·       chef de cuisine,
·       chef pâtissier,
·       club manager,
·       executive housekeeper,
·       front office manager,
·       gaming manager,
·       kitchen manager,
·       motel manager,
·       restaurant manager,
·       sous chef, or
·       unit manager catering operations.

Job roles and titles may vary across the different industry sectors. 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.

RPL and Exemptions

AIE must recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by any other RTO. RPL and Credit Transfer are available for students to access prior to enrolment. More information is available in our student handbook.


Assessments are conducted during and on completion of training for each unit to determine if the learner is competent. The assessments are conducted using knowledge and skills assessments. Assessment methods may include: Assignment, Questioning (Oral/Written), Case Study, Third Party Report, In Class Activities, Observations, Role Play and RPL.

Mode of Study

The 28 units of competency are delivered throughout the 60 weeks. The qualification is delivered over 5 terms of tuition and 1 term of work placement (each term is 10 weeks). Each term is followed by 3 weeks of holidays.

Classroom based learning and up to one-third of the course may be delivered online.

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