The SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management (CRICOS Course Code: 105504C) is a nationally recognised qualification for those looking for the skills and expertise required for a successful and rewarding career working in hospitality.
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.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector as a departmental or small business manager. 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.
Possible job titles include:
- banquet or function manager
- bar manager
- café manager
- chef de cuisine
- chef patissier
- club manager
- executive housekeeper
- front office manager
- gaming manager
- kitchen manager
- motel manager
- restaurant manager
- sous chef
- unit manager catering operations.
This qualification contains the following 13 core units of competency and 15 elective units of competency. All units must be successfully achieved to receive the qualification. There are no core units of competency for this qualification:
- BSBDIV501 – Manage diversity in the workplace
- BSBMGT517 – Manage operational plan
- SITXCCS007 – Enhance customer service experiences
- SITXCCS008 – Develop and manage quality customer service practices
- SITXCOM005 – Manage conflict
- SITXFIN003 – Manage finances within a budget
- SITXFIN004 – Prepare and monitor budgets
- SITXGLC001 – Research and comply with regulatory requirements
- SITXHRM002 – Roster staff
- SITXHRM003 – Lead and manage people
- SITXMGT001 – Monitor work operations – SITXMGT002 – Establish and conduct business relationships
- SITXWHS003 – Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
- SITXFSA001 – Use hygienic practices for food safety
- SITHKOP005 – Coordinate cooking operations
- SITHCCC013 – Prepare seafood dishes
- SITHCCC014 – Prepare meat dishes
- SITHPAT006 – Produce desserts
- SITHCCC019 – Produce cakes, pastries and breads
- BSBCMM401 – Make a presentation
The Course Facts
QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND DURATION:
104 weeks (2 years) – including 80 weeks of training and assessment spread over 8 terms of 10 weeks each, plus one work placement block completed the term break and 24 weeks of holidays.
Face-to-face, 20 hours per week. This program is delivered in the classroom and through structured self-study. Homework is expected to be approximately 2 hours a week. Practical face to face training is provided in a commercial kitchen. A work placement is also required.
Sessions are trainer-led in-group sizes of up to 25 participants. The training program is undertaken using a planned schedule in accordance with national standards.
A pre-enrolment interview will be conducted with the Director of Studies or their delegate, to assess your suitability and capacity to undertake the course.
DELIVERY MODE AND LOCATION
20 hrs of face-to-face learning per week.
Sydney location: Suite 801A, Level 8, Rhodes Waterside, 1 Rider Blvd, Rhodes NSW 2138
Various workplaces for work placement (as required).
The course will be delivered in eight terms over a two-year period.
The following identifies the units of competency to be delivered each term. This is a nationally recognised qualification and you are required to complete assessments for each unit of competency.
Following the completion of each topic and unit of competency you will have an additional assessment tasks due 2 weeks after the completion of each unit. Assessment due dates are given to students at the beginning of the course and each term.
The term break can also be used to provide additional learning support for any students at risk. Evidence collected will comply with the rules of evidence.
Minimum Entry Requirements
ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Year 12 or equivalent and above, and
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Students will need moderate to high levels of English language, literacy and numeracy. Students will also need to be able to competently operate a computer and know how to use the internet for research purposes.
A good command of spoken and written English is required for communicating with the trainer and to achieve course outcomes. A strong command of written English is required for reading resources and completing written assessments.
Students are required to provide their own laptop computer that is compatible with Australian power voltage requirements and is loaded with Microsoft Office 365 software or Open Office 365 (open source).
Sound computer skills are required that include using intermediate level Microsoft Word features. Ability to produce and present word-processed documents/ reports and undertake internet research.
As part of the learning cycle students may be required to undertake online research or activities each week in class during term time.
To enrol into a course as an overseas student at NSW Institute of Education and Training, applicants must complete an International Student Enrolment Form, available from the website>> Apply now.
The application for enrolment must be accompanied by:
Evidence of a High School Certificate or equivalent secondary schooling out-come
When we receive your application, our Admissions Officer will review it for completeness. When the application for enrolment is complete you will be issued a Letter of Offer (valid for 30 days), invoice for initial payment of fees and provided with an International Student Agreement for your review.
Upon approval of your application, an electronic confirmation of enrolment forwarded to you at the address provided on your application with an official receipt for the fees paid.
PROTECTION UNDER AUSTRALIAN CONSUMER LAW
As a student undertaking a vocational education and training course, you are protected under Australian Consumer Law and under State and Territory consumer protection laws. These protections include areas such as unfair contract terms, consumer guarantees, to a statutory cooling-off period, and unscrupulous sales practices. You can find out more information about your rights as a consumer from the Australian Consumer Law website which includes a range of helpful guides relating to specific areas of protection. Please visit the following sites for more information:
Consumer Protection Australian Consumer Law: https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/english/live-in-australia/support-services
Tuition Protection Service: https://tps.gov.au/Home
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