SIT50422 Diploma of
Hospitality Management

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.

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 acquiring targeted skills in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

CRICOS Course Code 110370C

Course Duration

Duration: 65 weeks, including 50 teaching weeks and 15 weeks of holidays .

Term Dates: Refer to the Institute’s Academic Calendar.

 

Study Mode

This program is delivered in the classroom.  Practical face to face training is provided in a commercial kitchen. A work placement is also required.

Location

Classroom: Aventia Institute, Level 1, 93 Edward Street, Brisbane 4000

Training kitchen: Vanilla Zulu, 92, Commercial Road, Teneriffe, Brisbane, QLD, 4005, Australia

Entry Requirements

Aventia Institute’s entry requirements are as follows:

Students must:

  • Be 18 years and above.
  • Have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS Overall score of 6.0 or equivalent English proficiency as determined by Aventia Institute (Test results must be no more than 2 years old). OR
  • (IELTS) Overall band score 5.5 or equivalent, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; OR
  • (IELTS) Overall band score of 5.0 or equivalent, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS
  • English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
      • the student was educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country.
      • the student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia
      • the student has successfully completed the College English Placement Test.
      • An applicant, who, in the 2 years before applying for the course as holder of a student visa, has successfully completed a substantial component (More than 50%) of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV level or higher that was conducted in Australia and in English, while the applicant was holding a student visa OR
      • Where a student cannot provide evidence of English language proficiency as above, they will be required to complete the Versant Placement Test. The Versant Placement Test includes a score mapping to the CEFR which in turn maps back to IELTS. Therefore, the student’s results from this test will be mapped back to the IELTS entry requirements indicated above to check they have met requirements.

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted.  Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 6.0.

Qualification Requirements

Students must complete a total of Twenty-eight (28) units  Eleven (11) core units and including Seventeen (17) elective units.

Core

  • SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences
  • SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • SITXCOM010 Manage conflict
  • SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
  • SITXHRM008 Roster staff
  • SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people
  • SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations
  • SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Elective

Refer to the Aventia course brochure for the list of Electives.

Pathways

Study Pathway

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications, such as the SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management. 

Employment Pathways

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, cafes, 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
  • cafe 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

RTO No. 41418 | CRICOS CODE 03473J

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