SIT50416 Diploma of

Hospitality Management

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  • Study modeBlended (face-to-face
    and online

  • LocationParramatta
    and Sydney

  • Course duration78 weeks

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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.

Course Duration

78 Weeks

50 Weeks Tuition

10 Weeks Work Placement

18 Weeks Holidays

Full-Time Study

20 Hours/Week

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: $12,000 *

Enrolment Fee: $300 **

Materials Fee: $300

* Discounts may apply** Non-refundable Information on other fees and charges available here

Intake Dates

  • 12 August 2019
  • 7 October 2019
  • 11 November 2019

Mode of Study

The 28 units of competency are delivered throughout 60 weeks. The qualification is delivered over 5 terms of tuition and 1 term of work placement (each term is 9 weeks in duration). Each term is followed by 3 weeks of holidays.

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


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.

Units of Competency

SITXCOM005 Manage conflict Core
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace Core
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations Core
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget Core
SITXHRM002 Roster staff Core
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people Core
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Core
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets Core
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships Core
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences Core
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices Core
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices Core
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements Core
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry Elective
SITXCOM001 Source and present information Elective
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity Elective
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions Elective
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations Elective
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Elective
SITHIND001 Use hygienic practice for hospitality service Elective
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks Elective
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock Elective
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
SITXMPR004 Coordinate marketing activities Elective
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff Elective
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service Elective
BSBTEC201 Use business software applications Elective

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

RPL and Exemptions

Apex will recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other RTO’s, upon verification with the issuing organisation. RPL and Credit Transfer are available for students to access prior to enrolment. More information is available in our student handbook.

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.

Entry Requirements and Pre-Requisites

The course will be available to those students who are 18 years or older and have completed Year 12. International Students are also 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.

Please note: Apex does not guarantee successful completion of the course nor guarantees a particular employment or migration outcome on completion of the qualification.

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