SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of

Hospitality Management

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  • Study modeBlended
    (face-to-face and online)

  • Campus locationsParramatta
    and Sydney

  • Course Duration104 weeks

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Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior managers who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management decisions. This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector and for a diversity of employers including 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.

Course Duration

104 Weeks 62 Weeks Tuition 10 Weeks Work Placement 32 Weeks Holidays Full-Time Study 20 Hours/Week

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: $16,000 * Enrolment Fee: $300 ** Materials Fee: $400 * 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 33 units of competency are delivered throughout the 72 weeks. The qualification is delivered over 8 terms (each term is 9 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.


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

BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace Core
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations Core
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget Core
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people Core
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Core
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships Core
BSBFIM601 Manage finances Core
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan Core
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies Core
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices Core
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets Core
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets Core
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance Core
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff Core
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system Core
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements Core
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry Elective
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity Elective
SITXCOM001 Source and present information 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
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict Elective
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Elective
SITXHRM002 Roster staff Elective
SITXMPR004 Coordinate marketing activities Elective
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability 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 SIT60316 Advanced 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:

  • area manager or operations manager,
  • café owner or manager,
  • club secretary or manager,
  • executive chef,
  • executive housekeeper,
  • executive sous chef,
  • food and beverage manager,
  • head chef,
  • motel owner or manager, or
  • rooms division manager.

Job roles and titles may vary across the different industry sectors. The diversity of employers including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling 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

Local and international students who require skills in hospitality management as well as those with substantial experience in hospitality management industry experience gained through employment but who lack a formal management 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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