Tourism and Hospitality

SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management provides students with skills and knowledge for employment in frontline and management positions in the broad hospitality industry.

The structure of the course includes practical skills training in food and beverage, housekeeping, front office and catering plus specialist supervisory and management units, which are delivered in an action-learning context.

It aims to develop hospitality management/supervisory skills, including financial operations, business plans, recruitment and selection of staff, leading and managing people, legal and industrial relations studies, project management, budgeting, customer service, e-business and marketing.

Study Pathways

The University of Tasmania gives graduates completing the Advanced Diploma 14 out of 24 units credit (towards the University of Tasmania’s Bachelor of Business Administration – Hospitality Management). The degree involves one full year and 2 units undertaken over a Summer School.

Location, dates and times

Hobart, Drysdale Campus

  • Next Intake:   10 February 2020

Learning Options

This course may be delivered on campus and/or in the workplace.

Assessment Process

Throughout all assessments, Occupational Health and Safety procedures must be followed.

Learning outcomes for this course involve complex and highly specific functions relating to planning, budgeting, financial management strategies and leadership.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Eligible Diploma and Advanced Diploma students who are unable to pay tuition fees up front are able to defer fees under the VET Student Loans scheme. Further details are available at our VET Student Loans page.

Are there any ‘other’ costs?

Resources:  $136
Excursion:  $200
Total Cost:  $336

Essential Requirements

SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality is a pre-requisite for this course.Students without formal entry requirements, but who can demonstrate equivalent competencies and potential to complete the course, may be considered for entry. (TCE students – five Satisfactory Achievement (SA) results, two of the five results should be attained in pre-tertiary ‘C’ syllabuses or satisfactory completion of the SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality).

Desirable Skills and Attributes

The following skills and attributes will be useful to students studying this course:

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid mathematical skills


You will be required to attend an interview to help ensure this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Qualification Requirements

To successfully complete this qualification you need 16 core units and 17 elective units.

Not all electives are available in all regions, contact us today for a full list.


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