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What will I learn?

The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management course provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to become competent as a Manager in any hospitality function area. This individual would have the ability to analyse, design and execute judgement’s using wide-ranging technical, creative, conceptual or managerial competencies. Work would be undertaken in various hospitality settings.

Training Pathway
After achieving SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality, individuals could progress to higher education qualifications in management.

Employment Pathway

This qualification provides a pathway to work in any sector of the hospitality industry as a senior manager in large organisation or small business owner or manager.

Employment Pathway

Possible job titles include:
• area manager or operations manager
• cafe owner or manager
• executive chef
• executive sous chef
• food and beverage manager
• head chef

Assessment Methods

The Institute will use the following assessment methods during this course which includes and may not be limited to Questions, Assignments, Projects, Case Studies, Activities, Third Party Reports/Logbooks, Portfolio, Observations, Tests and Written Assessments.

Course Structure

Units of Competency

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
SITXCCS007 Enhance Customer Service Experiences
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXFIN002 Interpret financial information
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system



Study options

Full Time (107 weeks including breaks (20 hours per week))

Tuition fees
A$8,368.00 (4,60,286) per year
AUD $17,219 for the entire course; Application Fee: AUD $200
Start date

25 July 2022, 10 October 2022


Adelaide Campus

14, Adam Street,


South Australia,

5007, ADELAIDE, Australia

Full Time (107 weeks including breaks (20 hours per week))

Tuition fees
AUD $17,219 for the entire course; Application Fee: AUD $200
Start date

25 July 2022, 10 October 2022


Victorian Institute of Technology

Level 14, 123 Queen Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Any one of the below:

  • Completion of senior high school to the Australian Year 12 or equivalent
  • Mature age students can also enter based on an interview with VIT staff

Minimum Age Requirement: 18 years or older at commencement of course.

An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • Cert III in EAL / IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent
  • Satisfactorily completed ELICOS at least to Upper Intermediate level
  • Completed equivalent of Australian Year 11 qualification from any of the English speaking countries such as Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Completed any AQF Certificate III or higher qualification
  • Satisfactorily completed at least one semester of study in Australia in a tertiary course (satisfactorily for this purpose would mean that the applicant has completed more than 50% of the semester load)
  • Completed a Placement Test devised and administered by VIT or a nominated accredited agency.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.