SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of

Hospitality Management

CRICOS Course Code: 112320H

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  • Study modeBlended
    (face-to-face and online)

  • Campus locationsParramatta
    and Sydney

  • Course Duration104 weeks

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  • Upcoming Intake DatesView Intakes

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior managers who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management decisions. This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector and for a diversity of employers including 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 course is targetted to domestic and international students who require skills in hospitality management as well as those with substantial experience in hospitality management industry experience gained through employment but who lack a formal management qualification.

Course Duration and Delivery

104 Weeks

  • 63 weeks tuition and 31 weeks holidays
  • 10 weeks work placement


  • 20 Hours/Week

Blended Learning

  • Face-to-face and online

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: $17,000 * Enrolment Fee: $300 ** Resources Fee: $400 * Discounts may apply** Non-refundable Information on other fees and charges available here Note: Pre-paid tuition fees are protected through Tuition Protection Service (TPS)

Intake Dates

  • 10 July 2023
  • 14 August 2023
  • 2 October 2023
  • 6 November 2023

Training Location

Apex trains and assesses this course from the Sydney CBD and Parramatta Campus that are fully equipped with facilities including classrooms, computer lab, wireless internet, library facility, and a student sitting and recreation area.

Entry Requirements and Pre-Requisites

The course will be available to those students who are 18 years or older and have completed Year 12. International Students are also required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification.

Course Completion

Students obtaining a competent result for all listed units of competency will achieve the SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification. A Statement of Attainment will be issued to students who complete less than the required units for the full qualification.

Employment Outcomes and Education Pathways

Employment Outcomes

After completion of the qualification, a person could obtain employment opportunities in various roles within the hospitality industry as a:

  • Area Manager or Operations Manager
  • Cafe 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

Job roles and titles may vary across the different industry sectors. The diversity of employers including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

Education Pathways

Qualifications awarded by Apex will be recognised by other RTOs Australia wide. Upon successful completion of the course, the students may be eligible for credit into relevant higher education courses.

Units of Competency

SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations Core
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget Core
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people Core
SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships Core
BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances Core
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans Core
SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service practices Core
SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law Core
SITXHRM012 Monitor staff performance Core
SITXHRM010 Recruit, select and induct staff Core
SITXWHS008 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system Core
SITXMPR014 Develop and implement marketing strategies Elective
SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets Elective
SITXFIN011 Manage physical assets Elective
SITHIND006 Source and use information on the hospitality industry Elective
BSBCMM411 Make presentations Elective
BSBTEC303 Create electronic presentations Elective
BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents Elective
SITHIND005 Use hygienic practice for hospitality service Elective
SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock Elective
SITXCOM010 Manage conflict Elective
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion Elective
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk Elective
SITHIND008 Work effectively in hospitality service Elective
SITHKOP011 Plan and implement service of buffets Elective
SITXFSA008 Develop and implement a food safety program Elective
SITXFSA007 Transport and store food Elective
SITHKOP012 Develop recipes for special dietary requirements Elective
SITHKOP015 Design and cost menus Elective
SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices Elective
CPPCLO3100 Maintain cleaning storage areas Elective
CPPCLO3105 Clean glass surfaces Elective
SITEEVT023 Plan in-house events Elective

The 33 units of competency are delivered throughout the 78 weeks. The qualification is delivered over 7 terms of tuition and 1 term of workplacement.

All the above listed units of competency must be completed to receive the SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification.


Assessments are conducted during and on completion of training for each unit to determine if the learner is competent. The assessments are conducted using knowledge and skills assessments. Assessment methods may include: Assignment, Questioning (Oral/Written), Case Study, Third Party Report, In Class Activities, Observations, Role Play and RPL.

RPL and Exemptions

Apex will recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other RTO’s, upon verification with the issuing organisation. RPL and Credit Transfer are available for students to access prior to enrolment. More information is available in our student handbook.

Trainers and Assessors

All trainers and assessors hold vocational and training and assessment competencies at the level they teach or assess or higher, and have current and relevant industry skills.

Work Placement

10 weeks of work placement must be completed successfully by all students to gain SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification.

Please note: Apex does not guarantee successful completion of the course nor guarantees a particular employment or migration outcome on completion of the qualification.

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