What will I learn?

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 course is designed for international students who will be involved in classroom training in a full time capacity to gain the qualification. These students may come from different countries and cultural backgrounds and must hold a valid student visa.


AAIC will deliver this qualification over a 26-week period. This will consist of scheduled Student Contact Hours (SCH) for 20 Hours per week for 20 weeks (400 hours) allowing for 6 weeks of break. This takes into account Public holiday periods such as Christmas & Easter, and School holiday breaks.

Delivery Methods

This program is delivered through class room based face-to-face training, including simulated individual or group exercises in theory classes. The trainer will provide any additional learning material where gaps are identified in either the participant’s underpinning knowledge or the training resources.

Employment Pathway

Participants are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification 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

Pathways for further studies

After achieving the SIT50416 – Diploma of Hospitality, candidates may choose to undertake SIT60316 – Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management or other relevant qualifications.



Study options

Full Time (26 weeks)

Tuition fees
Tuition Fee: AUD $6,000; One Time Application Fees: AUD $250 (Non-Refundable)
Start date

To be confirmed


Australian Adelaide International College

Level 1, 135 Pirie Street,


South Australia,

5000, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry into this program requires International Students to fulfil requirements as listed below:

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Completed year 12 (HSC or equivalent)
  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery SIT30816 and Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery SIT40516

Minimum 5.5 IELTS score or equivalent as per the following:

a. TOEFL iBT 46
b. PTE Academic 42
c. OET: B for each test component
d. Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 162