SIT50422 – Diploma of Hospitality Management

CRICOS Code 111552M


The SIT50422 – Diploma of Hospitality Management (111552M) is designed to prepare highly skilled senior operators who possess a wide range of hospitality skills, managerial abilities, and in-depth industry knowledge. Graduates are equipped to independently coordinate hospitality operations, assume leadership roles, and make operational business decisions.

This qualification serves as a pathway to employment in various sectors of the hospitality industry, including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. It allows for the development of diverse skill sets and specialization in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage, and gaming.

There are no specific occupational licensing, certification, or legislative requirements associated with this qualification at the time of publication.


The SIT50422 – Diploma of Hospitality Management (111552M) spans over a total of 104 weeks, comprising 80 weeks of training and assessment distributed across 8 terms of 10 weeks each, with an additional 24 weeks allocated for holidays.



Start Date

Various intake and start dates are available. Call on +02 4608 9972 for more information


Study Mode

A face-to-face training and workplace-based mode are employed for this qualification and all training will take place at Astral Skills Institute of Australia’s training facilities and in a commercial training kitchen.


Delivery Method

The qualification is delivered through a combination of face-to-face training and workplace-based learning. All training sessions will be conducted at Astral Skills Institute of Australia’s training facilities, including a fully equipped commercial training kitchen.

The delivery method involves a blended approach, which incorporates face-to-face sessions, individual and/or group assignments, practical demonstrations, workshops, and simulated environments. Scheduled training sessions will take place at the institute’s training facilities, while practical sessions will be held in the fully equipped kitchen facility. Some units may require candidates to complete work placements to meet the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Assessment Methods

Assessment tasks are ongoing throughout the duration of the qualification until candidates demonstrate competency in the required assessment tasks. The assessment methods may include, but are not limited to, knowledge questions, written assessments, presentations, projects, role-plays, logbooks, reports, practical demonstrations, and observations.

What you will achieve

Upon completion of the SIT50422 – Diploma of Hospitality Management (111552M) program, students will have developed the following abilities:

  • Plan, organize, and coordinate events, projects, and functions.
  • Control, monitor, and evaluate systems and procedures to ensure smooth hospitality operations.
  • Gain managerial competencies for effective team management.


There are no specific prerequisites stated in the training package for this qualification at the time of publication.

RTO Requirements for International students

International students interested in enrolling at Astral Skills Institute of Australia must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have completed at least Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to assess suitability and individual needs.
  • Demonstrate English language competence by providing an IELTS score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). Alternatively, English language competence can be demonstrated through documented evidence of having been educated for at least 5 years in an English-speaking country or successful completion of a recognized English Placement Test. Other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL may also be accepted if equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

For more information on student visa assessment levels, refer to the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) website.

Credit Transfer

To apply for credit transfer, students must provide appropriate documentation, such as a Nationally Recognized Qualification Certificate, Transcript, and/or Statement of Attainment. The documentation should correspond with the same qualification code, name, unit code, and title as those included in the student’s application, and it should indicate the date and duration of the course.

Course Structure

Unit code Unit Title Core/ Elective
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people Core
SITXCOM010  Manage conflict Core
SITXHRM008 Roster staff Core
SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices Core
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget Core
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety Core
SITHCCC026* Package prepared foodstuffs Elective A
SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences Core
SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service practices Core
SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships Core
SITHCCC023* Use food preparation equipment Core
SITHCCC027* Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery Core
SITHCCC029* Prepare stocks, sauces and soups Core
SITHCCC030* Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes Core
SITHCCC028* Prepare appetisers and salads Core
SITHCCC031* Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes Core
SITHCCC040* Prepare and serve cheese Elective A
SITHCCC035* Prepare poultry dishes Core
SITHCCC036* Prepare meat dishes* Core
SITHCCC037* Prepare seafood dishes* Core
SITHCCC035* Prepare poultry dishes Core
SITHCCC036* Prepare meat dishes* Core
SITHCCC041* Produce cakes, pastries and breads* Core
SITHCCC038* Produce and serve food for buffets Elective A
SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements Core
SITHKOP013* Plan cooking operations Core
SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations Core
BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents Elective D
SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets Core
SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law Core

Possible Career Outcomes

Upon completion of the SIT50422 – Diploma of Hospitality Management (111552M) qualification, graduates may pursue various career opportunities in organizations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. Possible job titles include Banquet or Functions Manager, Bar Manager, Café Manager, Chef De Cuisine, Club Manager, Executive Housekeeper, Kitchen Manager, Restaurant Manager, and Unit Manager in Catering Operations. It is important to note that the mentioned career pathways align with the qualification description on the National Training Register ( and do not guarantee employment or specific job roles. The institute does not make any claims regarding employment outcomes or job guarantees associated with its courses as it would be misleading.

Academic Pathways

After completing the SIT50422 – Diploma of Hospitality Management, individuals can progress to SIT60322 – Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management or pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management or any other relevant field at the university of their choice. Please note that ASIA does not offer the SIT60322 – Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Additional Information

For more detailed information, please contact Astral Skills Institute of Australia.

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