Diploma of Hospitality (SIT50313)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: SIT50313
Study mode: On Campus
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
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Duration: 12 months
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Careers Australia Education Institute (RTO 22479)
Course fees: Price may vary
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Offered by Careers Australia, the Diploma of Hospitality (SIT50313) course equips you with the practical skills needed to excel in the hospitality industry. The give you the essential training you need to specialise in areas such as management, front of house, and back of house operations; this course has been divided into three streams, and is the ideal launch pad for your career in the fast-paced world of hospitality.

Across all three streams, you will gain knowledge in leadership, event planning, and service delivery, as well as working independently, taking responsibility for junior staff members and making a range of operational business decisions in a variety of roles. This course is ideal for those who seek to transform their passion for people, places and food into a rewarding career in hospitality.


It is recommended applicants be: aged 16 years or older or have completed year 12.

  • Aged 16 years or older; OR
  • Have completed year 12


Areas of study

In this Diploma of Hospitality course, the units of competency you will study include: Hospitality management stream

  • SITHFAB201 - Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • SITXWHS401 - Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  • BSBITU306A - Design and produce business documents
  • BSBWRT401A - Write complex documents
  • BSBITU402A - Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • BSBADM502B - Manage meetings
  • BSBCMM401A - Make a presentation
  • SITXEVT401 - Plan in-house events or functions
  • SITXHRM501 - Recruit, select and induct staff
  • SITXHRM401 - Roster staff
  • SITXHRM402 - Lead and manage people
  • SITXHRM503 - Monitor staff performance
  • SITXMGT401 - Monitor work operations
  • SITXCCS401 - Enhance the customer service experience
  • SITHIND101 - Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
  • SITHIND301 - Work effectively in hospitality service
  • SITXCCS501 - Manage quality customer service
  • BSBRSK501B - Manage risk
  • BSBDIV501A - Manage diversity in the workplace
  • SITXCOM401 - Manage conflict
  • BSBRES401A - Analyse and present research information
  • SITXMGT501 - Establish and conduct business relationships
  • BSBMGT515A - Manage operational plan
  • SITXGLC501 - Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • BSBSUS501A - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • SITXFIN501 - Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXFIN402 - Manage finances within a budget
  • BSBFIA301A - Maintain financial records

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Hospitality (SIT50313) from Careers Australia.

As well as gaining core hospitality industry knowledge, the hospitality management stream is designed for those seeking a management role, and will enable you to take on important administrative tasks and monitor your workplace and staff performance. The front of house stream focuses on providing you with heightened expertise in customer relations and providing high-quality service; while the back of house stream hones in on efficient food preparation, managing a team and making key decisions in a kitchen environment.

Finance options

Course fees vary depending on your own personal circumstances, and which state you reside in.

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this program, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
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