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SIT50422 – Diploma Of Hospitality Management (pathway)

Key Information


37 WEEKS (2 Terms)
55 WEEKS (3 Terms)


March / July / October
March / July / October


2 TERMS CRICOS: 097252M4


A$22,450* (2 Terms)
A$30,800* (3 Terms)
Course Overview

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.

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.

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

Course Duration And Delivery Mode

This qualification and its duration have been structured as a ‘Packaged pathway’.
26 Weeks * (including public holidays, re-assessment and catch-up classes – full-time study 20 contact hours per week timetabled over 3 days per week)

  • *Successful completion of the SIT30821 – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery and SIT40521 – Certificate IV in Kitchen Management is mandatory to undertake this training plan.
Assessment Methods And Facilities

The program is classroom and training kitchen-based delivery face to face with trainer led in classrooms, training kitchens, industry work-based training venues and computer labs consisting of lectures, group discussions, practical application (Trade Tests), workshops, and simulated work environments.

Assessment consists of direct observation, product-based methods, portfolios, questioning and third-party evidence (work-based training host organisations).

To comply with the requirements of the National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (National Code 2018), no more than one-third of the units of competency should be delivered online to international students.

  • Face to Face
  • Simulated Work Environment
  • Work Based Training
  • Online

Equipment includes Fully Equipped Commercial Kitchen, and student PCs, Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.

Course Requirements

The handling of raw meat including beef, lamb, pork poultry, seafood and shellfish are part of the course requirements.

Timetabled Classes and Work Placement can include Morning’s and Evening’s; Work Placement can also include sessions on Weekends and Public Holidays which align to industry operational requirements.

Work placement is scheduled only after all prerequisites have been completed in an approved Industry or Simulated Work Environment for 12 Complete Food Service periods*(Completed during the SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery).

  • *A complete food service period can cover a Breakfast service, Lunch service, Dinner service or a Special function for a minimum of four (4) hours in an industry workplace with industry-realistic ratios of kitchen staff to customers
Entry Requirements

Atlantis College of Management has the following entry requirements for the SIT50422 – Diploma of Hospitality ManagementAll International students must:

  • Be at least a minimum of 18 years of age at the time of enrolment
  • Have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12 (Verifiable).
  • Meet minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements including:
  • Have obtained an IELTS band score of at least 5.5 ‐ or equivalent; or 5.0 where the test score is combined with at least 10 weeks ELICOS or 4.5 where the test score is combined with at least 20 weeks ELICOS (Note – IELTS results are valid for two (2) years only;; or
  • Have studied in English for at least five years in an English-speaking country (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States)
  • Have successfully completed in Australia a foundation courses or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification within the last 2 years; or
  • If an International student is not required to provide evidence of their English Language Proficiencies (in Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening) at the time of applying for their Student visa (Sub‐class 500),, they will be required to completed a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (Internal) and achieved a minimum CSPA scale score of 110.

Atlantis College of Management will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests – TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and TOEFL PBT however the Test must have been completed no more than two (2) years prior to admission.


Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into the SIT60316 – Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, or higher education qualifications in hospitality or management or further pursue a career in the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality industry multiskilling or as a specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming as a Departmental or Small Business Manager.

  • Level 14, 474, Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
  • 11-17 Jeffcott Street, West Melbourne, Victoria, 3003
Course Structure

Total number of units – 28 Units of Competency (This qualification has 13 core units and 15 elective units)
Units of competency have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the AQF qualification level.
This qualification and its duration have been structured as a direct entry and stand-alone qualification.

To attain qualification SIT50422 – Diploma of Hospitality Management competency in the following units must be achieved



Core – Elective

Manage operational plans


Enhance customer service experiences



Prepare and monitor budgets


Research and comply with regulatory requirements


Roster staff


Establish and conduct business relationships


Create electronic presentations


Design and produce business documents


Source and use information on the hospitality industry


Design and cost menus


Recruit, select and induct staff


Monitor staff performance


Purchase goods


Control stock


Alumni Students Testimonial

Saw Myat Thwe
Saw Myat Thwe
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I’m Saw, I am currently studying the Diploma of Business course at Atlantis College of Management. It’s a place where I can learn what I want and what I am interested in. It’s a really fun atmosphere and I enjoy studying here. The reason why I am enjoying it is that the trainers are professional in their related fields and the class room has provided many amenities and resources that we need for studying. I enjoy studying at Atlantis College because it’s trustworthy !
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Hello I am from Malaysia, As international student in Melbourne, I feel excited and proud to be part of Atlantis College of Management while attending my EAL III course. The institution has great facilities such as classrooms, computer rooms and library, and pantry. Our class is always filled with joy of learning. Moreover, we have a caring, dedicated and informative teacher in our class. Our level of confidence has improved under her guidance
Sehee Oh
Sehee Oh
South Korea
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I am from South Korea. I am very happy with Atlantis.The teacher and participants are very supportive, encouraging and importantly the school actually cares about providing us with the best environment! Academic structure are really good. Also the school organizes many events for students. I ‘ve been learning many new vocabulary, better grammar, social conversation, and idioms.. I can feel my English is improving because of Atlantis’s support.. I really thank to the school for everything.
Charlyn Ocdinaria
Charlyn Ocdinaria
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I am studying Diploma of Business in Atlantis College, I found this course challenging for me as my background is in the health care sector. So far, in my first month here in Atlantis college, my trainer has been really helpful in completing the tasks. The people here are really approachable any time and friendly I don’t hesitate to ask if I have any concerns.

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