SIT50422- Diploma of Hospitality Management
CRICOS Course Code: 110561G
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.
Academic: Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent
English (International Students):
IELTS 5.5 or higher with a minimum score of 5.0 in each band or equivalent TOEFL, PTE or EAP
Age: Must be 18 years of age on commencement
|Application Fee:||$250 (Non-refundable)|
***All students must have their own laptop and software.
Credit Transfer (CT) or Recognition Prior Learning (RPL)
You may be eligible to apply for Credit Transfer (CT) and/or Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) at application if you have previously studied at another Registered Training Organisation in Australia and have successfully achieved competency. Evidence of study must be submitted at the application to Contempo College.
Aims and Outcome
This course is aimed at:
- Assisting the students develop the skills and competencies required to work in a managerial role within the hospitality sector
- Developing the required skills to effectively operate in a hospitality management area and gain knowledge in a range of management functions within the hospitality environment
- Developing knowledge of management and hospitality industry
- Providing a pathway to further qualifications and learning
The amount of assessment hours required for this qualification is broken down into the course delivery
The amount of assessment hours required for this qualification is broken down into the course delivery modes/methods below. The number of hours allocated for summative assessments activities are detailed as follows:
- 240 hours of supervised assessment activities such as in-class/kitchen demonstrations, practicals, written assessments, exams/tests, case studies, projects, roleplays, presentations, demonstrations, projects, etc. (min 4 hours pw x 60 weeks) – (4 hours out of 20 scheduled hours)
- 180 hours of unsupervised practice, research, writing, preparation of presentations etc, and unit specific tasks including preparation of assessment activities and submission documents (3 hours pw x 60 weeks)
The total Amount of Assessment for this qualification is therefore: 420 Hours
Note: The amount of assessment for students with credits (e.g., progressing students) would vary. The amount of assessment for students with approved credits will, therefore, be proportionate to the total number of weeks/durations allocated as part to their enrolments. For example, amount of assessment for students progressing from SIT40521 with all applicable credits will be based on two terms equivalent.
Suggested pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
- Completion of a certificate level qualification within the SIT training package.
Pathways from the qualification
After achieving SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality, individuals could progress to SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management or higher education qualifications in management.
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-Face: Classroom and kitchen-based commercial cookery environment, including work-based training.
No other modes offered. Student must attend minimum 20 hours per week.
Delivered in a face-to-face mode in a classroom environment supported by a purpose-built on-campus training kitchen. All students will have access a purpose-built training kitchen facility. Where needed, a simulated environment will be created in classroom and kitchen to resemble real-life work practices, activities, and challenges; and to prepare the students to effectively transition to work after completion
This course is delivered over a period of TWO (2.0) years. The course duration is:
104 Weeks of Course duration consisting of:
- 80 Weeks of scheduled study/tuition (8 terms of 10 weeks each)
- 24 Weeks of scheduled breaks/holidays (including pre-training and completion activities)
1. A minimum of 20 contact hours per week of study/tuition have been scheduled by Contempo College – to ensure students meet their student study visa conditions
2. The course duration may vary for students who have been granted credits or RPL towards this course (e.g., students having completed any units in a previous course/qualification).
Course Structure and Unit of Competency
To attain SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management, 28 units must be achieved:
11 core units; and
17 elective units
Elective units reflect the intended course outcomes and the supported job roles. When available, other elective units may be chosen within the packaging rules.
Direct Entry Students:
Students entering this qualification directly will need to complete ALL the twenty-eight (28) units below.
Lead and manage people
Manage finances within a budget
Monitor work operations
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
Develop and implement a food safety program
Plan cooking operations
Use hygienic practices for food safety
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
Prepare poultry dishes
Prepare meat dishes
Prepare seafood dishes
Produce cakes, pastries and Breads
Produce and serve food for buffets
Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
Participate in safe food handling practices
Contempo Progressing Students:
Contempo students having successfully completed and progressing from SIT40521 (successfully completed with the above 20 units attained) will need to complete the following 8 units in this course.
Enhance customer service experience
Develop and manage quality customer service practices
Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
Establish and conduct business relationships
Prepare and monitor budgets
Monitor staff performance
Recruit, select and induct staff
Lead diversity and inclusion
* These units have a pre-requisite. Pre-requisites must be scheduled and completed prior to undertaking these units.
For more details on qualification and packaging rule, refer: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/SIT50422