What will I learn?

Take your career to the next level with a management role in the diverse and ever-growing hospitality industry. This dynamic industry gives you the ability to work in hotels, restaurants, cafe's, conference centres, private catering companies, healthcare environments or tourism and travel venues.

These courses will provide you with substantial skills and knowledge to work internationally in almost any sector of the industry, and will give you specialised managerial skills in the areas of sales and marketing, human resources, financial management and business operations.

Industry Placement

You will undertake 36 unpaid shifts in the hospitality industry as part of this course. With the support of your CIT teachers, you'll also gain casual employment opportunities in the hospitality industry to complement your studies!

Course Subject:

Core: complete all 9 subjects

  • SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
  • SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
  • BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
  • SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
  • SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
  • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
  • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations

Electives: complete all 8 subjects

  • SITEEVT005 Plan in-house events or functions
  • SITHFAB011 Provide advice on beers, spirits and liqueurs
  • SITHFAB012 Provide advice on Australian wines
  • SITXINV003 Purchase goods
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • SITXEBS001 Use social media in business
  • SITXHRM002 Roster staff

Job outcome:

Food and beverage supervisor or team leader, bar supervisor or team leader, duty manager, shift manager.

Teaching methods and Assessment:

Students will learn through a blend of face to face and online learning using digital and teacher resources, textbooks, and online learning and student engagement through eLearn.

Students will be assessed through direct observation, portfolios, product based methods (reports, presentations) and evidence from the workplace.



Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (6 months)

Tuition fees
A$13,700.00 (7,33,405) per year
Course fee: AUD $6,850 per semester
Start date

Expected July 2022


Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

CIT Reid Campus,

37 Constitution Avenue,


Australian Capital Territory,

2601, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic requirements:

  • Year 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Students over the age of 20 may be eligible for adult entry

English requirements:

  • IELTS 5.5 (no band score less than 5.0)
  • TOEFL iBT - 46
  • PTE Academic - 42 (minimum of 36 in each band)
  • Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162
  • Successful completion of CIT's English for Study and Life (Upper Intermediate)

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