CRICOS Code 102512E

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.


Start Date

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



103 weeks (88 Weeks study + 15 weeks holidays) this includes 240 hours of practical placement.


Study Mode

On Campus, face to face delivery and Practical Placement


Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include: Knowledge questions, Projects, Written reports, Portfolio of work, Assignment, Case Study, Self-assessment, Observation and Role Play.

All assessments are conducted in accordance with the Principles of Assessment (fairness, flexibility, validity and reliability) and Rules of Evidence (validity, sufficiency, authenticity and currency).

What you will achieve

By the end of this qualification students will be able to:

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


There are no pre-requisites for this qualification specified in the training package.


RTO Requirements for International students

International students must meet certain English language requirements for admission into ASIA:
• Students must be over 18 years of age
• Students must provide academic evidence of satisfactory completion of Year 12 or equivalent.
• Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course or has completed ELICOS equivalent with minimum IELTS results (please refer test table below). ELICOS results must been interpreted to IELTS or equivalent on issued completion certificate equivalent by ELICOS provider. ELICOS must be taken before the main VET course and must demonstrate successful completion of Astral ’s Language and Numeracy Test on completion of ELICOS program.
Results older than two years are not acceptable.
• 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
• Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a 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.

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

Credit Transfer

All Credit Transfer Applications must be supported by appropriate documentation. This may be in the form of a Nationally Recognised Qualification Certificate, Transcript and/or a Statement of Attainment, which corresponds with the same qualification code and name, unit code and title as those included in the student application and date/duration of the course.

Course Structure

Unit codeUnit TitleCore/ Elective
SITXFSA001Use hygienic practices for food safetyE
SITXINV002Maintain the quality of perishable itemsE
SITHCCC001Use food preparation equipmentE
SITHKOP001Clean kitchen premises and equipmentE
SITXWHS001Participate in safe work practicesE
SITXFSA002Participate in safe food handling practicesE
SITHCCC005Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookeryE
SITHCCC006Prepare appetisers and saladsE
SITHCCC007Prepare stocks, sauces and soupsE
SITHCCC008Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishesE
SITHCCC012Prepare poultry dishesE
SITHCCC013Prepare seafood dishesE
SITHCCC014Prepare meat dishesE
SITHCCC020Work effectively as a cookE
SITHKOP005Coordinate cooking operationsE
SITXCOM005Manage conflictC
BSBDIV501Manage diversity in the workplaceC
SITXHRM003Lead and manage peopleC
SITXWHS003Implement and monitor work health and safety practicesC
SITXMGT001Monitor work operationsC
SITXFIN002Manage finances within a budgetC
SITXFIN004Prepare and monitor budgetsC
BSBMGT517Manage operational PlanC
SITXCCS007Enhance customer service experiencesC
SITXCCS008Develop and manage quality customer services practicesC
SITXGLC001Research and comply with regulatory requirementsC
SITXHRM002Roster staffC
SITXMGT002Establish and conduct business relationshipsC


Possible Career Outcomes

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.

Possible job titles include:
– banquet or function manager
– bar manager
– café manager
– chef de cuisine
– chef patisserie
– front office manager
– kitchen manager
– motel manager
– restaurant manager
– sous chef
– unit manager catering operations.


Note: Above career pathway information is in line with the qualification description on National Training Register (, it doesn’t imply any job guarantee or job role at the end of the course.
Institute doesn’t claim any employment outcome or job guarantee associated with its courses as it will be misleading

Pathways from this qualification

After achieving Diploma of Hospitality SIT50416., individuals can progress to SIT60316- Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management


Note: Astral doesn’t offer advanced SIT60316- Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management or neither guarantees any pathway into further studies as the institute doesn’t have any arrangement with any course provider. Students may be required to meet the entry requirement of the institute offering pathway course.

Study National Diploma in Hospitality Management

Study National Diploma in Hospitality Management

Astral Skills Institute of Australia, the leading Hospitality Institute of Australia, offers a diploma program that is both nationally and internationally recognised. We are The Hospitality Institute of Australia, ensuring that our students have a competitive advantage in the market. Our diploma holders are some of the most sought-after professionals in the market. Upon completing this course, our students can confidently reach out to any hospitality institution in the country and would immediately become one of their top applicants. They can move forward with full confidence.

What You Get When Enrolling for a Diploma of Hospitality Management (102512F)

  • Internationally recognised education: The Diploma holder of our Hospitality program can apply to work in any hospitality worldwide and fulfil their career goals.
  • Boundless opportunities: It is safe to say that on the completion of the diploma from the premier Institute of Hospitality in Australia, our students will have boundless prospects. They would be eligible to work in restaurants, travel agencies, as a resort manager, restaurant manager, leisure, sports & event manager and many more. The world is their oyster.
  • Gain managerial abilities: In our course, we train our students on how they can efficiently manage their team with leadership qualities. The students would be able to control, monitor, and evaluate the in-operation system to ensure a smooth running of the operation.
  • Planning and coordinating events: Our National Diploma in Hospitality Management (102512F) holder would be able to plan, organisation and then coordinate events according to their client requirements.
  • Understanding safe practices in the industry with practical knowledge: Our course includes practical classes with a keen focus on safe practices and procedures in the hospitality industry.

If hospitality always interests you, this diploma course is just for you. So, get enrolled now. 

Are you ready to take the next step toward your future career?