Diploma of Hospitality Management
SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management
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.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:
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Excel College Australia has the following entry requirements:
- Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12.
- Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
- Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
- Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
- Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO; or
- Successful completion of an English Placement Test.
Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. You are required toprovide your results so that we can confirm they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.
104 weeks, including 80 study weeks and 24 weeks of holidays.
This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting. A distance mode is also employed for this qualification. Practical face to face training is provided in a commercial training kitchen.
The timetable for this course will be advised in your Offer Letter and Student Agreement.
You are required to attend classes for 14 hours per week and complete structured self-study of 6 hours per week for 80 study weeks (8 terms of 10 weeks each). Holiday breaks are as indicated in your timetable.
Class sessions include a mix of theory and practical activities with a focus on creating a real-life workplace.
In addition to classroom-based learning and structured self-study, you will also need to complete approximately 2 hours of additional, unsupervised study per week including general reading and research for assessments.
You will also need to complete assessments for this course which may include:
- Written questions
- Role plays/observations
At the beginning of each unit, your trainer and assessor will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.
Your classes will be conducted in modern classrooms, and you will be able to access Wi-Fi. There are also areas for you to relax, as well as conduct additional study.
You will be provided with a Student Guide relevant to each unit in your course. Textbooks are also available onsite for you to use and borrow if you wish.
Location of Course
Unit 3C Level 3 40 Raymond Street Bankstown NSW 2200
Kitchen: 1/258 South Terrace Bankstown, NSW 2200
You can apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook.
If you are granted course credit, this will affect your course fees as well as the duration of your course. We will advise you in writing of changes to fees or course duration as a result of the credit. You will also be issued with a new Confirmation of Enrolment.
For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.
The costs for this course are as follows:
|Enrollment and Materials Fees||AUD $250|
|Tuition Fees||AUD $25,000|
|Non-tuition fees||May apply and can be found in our International Student Handbook.|
Course fees do not include laptops or software – see information above.
A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You must pay all of your course fees and on time. Non-payment of fees may result in cancellation of enrolment.
You are also required to take out Overseas Health Insurance Cover before arriving in Australia. Excel College Australia provides details of OSHC providers in the International Student Handbook. You can approach any of these providers to find out costs and organise your cover.
Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in the International Student Handbook. You should carefully review these costs in relation to budgeting. Further information can be found at https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/english/live-in-australia/living-costs.
The following units are included in this course, and all are required for the award of the qualification. Students who only complete some units will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed.
|SITXCCS015||Enhance customer service experiences||Core|
|SITXCCS016||Develop and manage quality customer service practices||Core|
|SITXFIN009||Manage finances within a budget||Core|
|SITXFIN010||Prepare and monitor budgets||Core|
|SITXGLC002||Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law||Core|
|SITXHRM009||Lead and manage people||Core|
|SITXMGT004||Monitor work operations||Core|
|SITXMGT005||Establish and conduct business relationships||Core|
|SITXWHS007||Implement and monitor work health and safety practices||Core|
|SITXFSA005||Use hygienic practices for food safety||Elective Group A|
|SITHKOP013*||Plan cooking operations||Elective Group B|
|SITHCCC023*||Use food preparation equipment||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC026*||Package prepared foodstuffs||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC027*||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC028*||Prepare appetisers and salads||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC029*||Prepare stocks, sauces and soups||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC030*||Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC031*||Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC035*||Prepare poultry dishes||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC036*||Prepare meat dishes*||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC037*||Prepare seafood dishes*||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC038*||Produce and serve food for buffets||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC040*||Prepare and serve cheese||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC041*||Produce cakes, pastries and breads*||Elective Group C|
|SITHCCC042*||Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements||Elective Group C|
|BSBTEC301||Design and produce business documents||Elective Group D|
Who should apply for this course and why?
This course is targeted at international students who are:
- Seeking to pursue a career in hospitality management.
- Seeking to enter a new industry sector.
- Seeking a pathway to higher-level qualifications
Completing this course may provide you with employment or learning opportunities. Potential employment options are in any hospitality industry sector as a departmental or small business manager. Further education pathways may include a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications, such as the SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.
Process to apply
To apply for this course, you are required to complete an enrolment form and submit all required supporting evidence including copies of your:
- High School Certificate
- Proof of English language proficiency as specified in the entry requirements.
If your application is successful, we will send you an Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You should make sure you read through this document carefully to make sure you are happy with all of the terms and conditions. If you are, then simply sign the document and send it back to us.
Once we receive this, we will issue you with a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter and an invoice for the first payment.
The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress requirements.
This course outline should be read in conjunction with Excel College Australia International Student Handbook.
Course progress and attendance
Satisfactory course progress and attendance is very important in order to meet visa requirements. Please read the International Student Handbook carefully for more information. You will also be provided with further information about course progress and attendance requirements at your orientation.
We offer the following in relation to support and welfare.
- one-to-one support from the trainer/assessor
- support with personal issues
- access to additional learning resources
- reasonable adjustment in assessment
- social events
- information about external sources of support.
You may not have studied for a while, may have English as a second language or need additional assistance with literacy or numeracy.
We will identify any additional support needs you may have at the time of application and enrolment and may prepare a Student Support Plan for you based on those needs.
Download Student Handbook here.
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