Tourism and Hospitality

SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

SIT50416 – Diploma of Hospitality Management is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who use sound knowledge of industry operations and a broad range of managerial skills to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a manager in any hospitality functional area. This individual would possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and be able to use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and/or the work of their team.

Work would be undertaken in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Possible job roles include:

  • restaurant manager
  • kitchen manager
  • front office manager
  • housekeeper
  • chef
  • sous chef
  • gaming manager
  • motel manager
  • unit manager (catering operations)

Study Pathways

This course may be a pathway to further study. Related courses include:

  •  SIT60316 – Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Location, Dates and Times

Drysdale Campus – Hobart

  • Next Intake:  2019 – Dates to be advised
  • Venue:  Drysdale Campus, 59 Collins Street, Hobart
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Devonport Campus – Drysdale

  • Flexible Delivery
  • Information Session:  Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 11am or 5.30pm
    • Venue:  Restaurant, Devonport Campus, 20 Valley Road, Devonport
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

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SIT50416 – Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Qualification Requirements

To successfully complete this qualification you will need 28 units, comprising of:

  • 13 core units
  • 15 elective units

Electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification.


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