Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
VET National Code : SIT60316
CRICOS Course Code : 0102177
Course Duration: 116 Weeks (Incl. Holidays)
Entry Requirements: Refer to this page below
Delivery Mode: Face-to-Face
AQF Level 5
This comprehensive course is designed to provide students an opportunity to build on the skills and knowledge of the Diploma program and reflects the role of a senior manager in a range of hospitality areas. Graduates of this program will benefit from a higher level of training and knowledge in the operations and management of a hospitality enterprise. Individuals with this qualification are able to perform senior management roles in a large hospitality enterprise or pursue owner/ manager roles in a hospitality enterprise. This course is designed to equip the graduate for employment opportunities in a variety of supervisory or management positions including bar manager, catering manager or owner, reception manager, food and beverage manager, cafe owner or manager, motel owner or manager, area manager, executive housekeeper, club secretary or manager, rooms division manager or operations manager in large hospitality organisations. Our practical classes will provide plenty of one-on-one time with our trainers, allowing you to fully develop your technique and skills. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
This qualification is designed to provide a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector as an Accommodation and Hospitality Manager, Operations Manager, Motel Manager, Area Manager,. This course is designed for employment as a café owner or manager
club secretary or manager, executive chef, executive housekeeper, executive sous chef, food and beverage manager, head chef, motel owner or manager, rooms division manager for a diversity of employers including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops and/or to continue higher studies, individuals could progress to a Bachelor’s Degree with various higher education providers in Australia.
Veritas Institute Australia does not guarantee any placement into any pathway program (s) at another institute as it is entirely the responsibility of the student. Also, the college does not guarantee any migration or employment outcome upon course completion. Veritas Institute Australia also does not provide any assurance that students will always get a job upon returning to their home country. However, this qualification will offer a range of skills that aspiring chefs must have to work in hospitality, food service and other related sectors.
Mode of Study
Face to Face for minimum 20 hours per week plus Work Based Training
Location of Course Delivery
Classroom: Suite 14, Level 2 / 10–24 Moorabool Street | Geelong | Victoria 3220 |Australia
Simulated Commercial Kitchen: Sacred Heart College| Retreat Road| Newtown| Victoria 3220
Work based Training: Workplace kitchen as per student practical placement agreements. For more information about Work based training, please read the Work Based Training section in the student prospectus.
What is Work Based Training
WBT is considered to mean training and/or assessment that will occur in a workplace other than in Veritas Institute Australia’s own simulated commercial kitchen. It can be voluntary work within industry, designed to allow the learner to understand the workplace and the tasks involved in their chosen area of study. Voluntary meaning that the learner will engage in the same work practices as other employees but without being paid.
SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management involves work-based training / Practical Placement for 48 complete food service periods (or approximately 192 hours) in a commercial kitchen. For more information about Work based training, please read the Work Based Training section in the student prospectus.
Although there are no formal prerequisites required to enter SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, however, International Students entering this course at Veritas Institute Australia must meet the minimum entry requirements as listed below:
Aged 18 or above
Passed Australian Year 12 or equivalent
IELTS (Academic) test score of 5.5 or equivalent
Successful completion of Veritas Institute Australia’s LLN Test at the appropriate ACSF Level.
Please read International Student Prospectus and Student Handbook for more information.
Awards issued on Completion
Students obtaining a competent result for all 33 units of competency will achieve the Nationally Recognised qualification SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (CRICOS Course Code: 0102177). A Record of Results will be issued to students who complete less than 28 units.
To successfully achieve this qualification, students need to complete 33 units of competency which include 16 core units, plus 17 elective units.
Unit of Competency Code
Unit of Competency Title
Core or Elective
Manage diversity in the workplace
Manage operational plan
Develop and implement a business plan
Develop and manage quality customer service practices
Manage finances within a budget
Prepare and monitor budgets
Manage physical assets
Research and comply with regulatory requirements
Lead and manage people
Recruit, select and induct staff
Monitor staff performance
Monitor work operations
Establish and conduct business relationships
Develop and implement marketing strategies
Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
Use hygienic practices for food safety
Participate in safe food handling practices
Clean kitchen premises and equipment**
Use food preparation equipment**
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery**
Prepare appetisers and salads**
Prepare stocks, sauces and soups**
Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes**
Prepare poultry dishes**
Prepare seafood dishes**
Prepare meat dishes**
Produce cakes, pastries and breads**
Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements**
Work effectively as a cook**
Enhance customer service experiences
Develop menus for special dietary requirements
*Elective units for this qualification are current at the time of publication and are subject to change. Please read https://www.asqa.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-01/FACT_SHEET_Delivering_elective_units.pdf for more information about delivering elective units.
**Units marked ** have the pre-requisite unit SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for food safety.