SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management 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. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Course Code: SIT50422
RTO No.: 41544
CRICOS Code: 111546J
Pre-requisites: Nil
Duration: 112 Weeks incl. Holidays
Intakes: Monthly
Delivery Mode: Face-to-Face
Course Fee*: AU$28,000
Location: 51 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

*All fees are in Australian Dollars (AU$) and are subject to change, and include a course material fee of $250 for Hospitality courses.

Course Structure - Units

To achieve this qualification, the learner must demonstrate competency in 28 units of competency; 11 core units and 17 elective units. Successful participants will be issued with a Certificate by the Ultimate Institute of Australia (UIA).

*All electives must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units

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

Elective Units

SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHIND006 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITXFSA004 Develop and implement a food safety program
SITHCCC029 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC030 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC037 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC036 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC028 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC035 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC041 Produce Cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC043 Work effectively as a cook
SITHKOP012 Develop recipes for special dietary requirements
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements

As per UIA entry requirements.

Age Learners must be 18 years of age or older.

English Language Requirements

Learners who wish to apply must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • IELTS General test score of 5.5 (or equivalent*) for direct entry into the course
  • IELTS General score of 5.0 (or equivalent*) with evidence of enrolment in an ELICOS course of at least 10 weeks’ duration taken before the VET course
  • IELTS General score of 4.5 (or equivalent*) with evidence of enrolment in an ELICOS course of at least 20 weeks’ duration taken before the VET course
  • Completion of an ELICOS course exiting at the upper-intermediate level


  1. ii) Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States


iii) Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in an Australian foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.


Student can provide evidence that they attended secondary or tertiary education in English, successfully, prior to enrolling in this course.

Students who do not have the required English language entry level can enrol in an English language course at a nominated English language college. Results older than two years are not acceptable.

 Results older than 2 years are not accepted.

*Acceptable equivalent tests are TOEFL IBT, TOEFL PBT, PTE Academic, Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)


 For domestic students a minimum of ACSF level 2 required.

 Entry requirements as listed in the Training Package.

Training Package indicates that there are no qualification entry requirements for this Nationally Recognised Training.

Evidence of flu and COVID-19 vaccination is required to undertake practical placement in an aged care setting. For more information, check with your state health department website.

Education Pathways

Participants who exit this course at any time prior to completion will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency they have successfully achieved.

After completing students may undertake a range of related higher-level qualifications.

For instance, after achieving SIT50422 – Diploma of Hospitality Management, learners may undertake the following pathways:

  • SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Career Pathways

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.


Orientation event is held before the start of the term. The students will be provided information their course, the requirements of attendance and assessment submissions, and the support services available to students.

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Diploma of Hospitality Management

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