Diploma of Hospitality (SIT50313)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: SIT50313
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
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Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
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Awarded by: William Blue College of Hospitality Management (RTO 0269)
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

The Diploma of Hospitality (SIT50313) program offered through SEEK Learning is designed both for hospitality professionals seeking more senior roles and individuals looking to enter the industry. Developed in consultation with industry experts and delivered by William Blue College of Hospitality Management, this course provides core training in a wide range of hospitality competencies, from food safety and hospitality marketing to business communication skills and hospitality law.

This comprehensive course is quality assured by the international accreditation body Tourism and Hospitality Education International Centre of Excellence (THE-ICE). Work placement partners include several prestigious hotel chains including Club Med, Shangri-La, Mercure and Sheraton.

Work placement

This course requires students to complete 36 service periods within a hospitality environment. Students are welcome to use their existing work placement to complete this subject, providing the placement meets the requirements of the subject.

Alternatively, William Blue's Career Management Team can help students to secure a work placement.


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be able to provide a copy of your High School Certificate or equivalent (year 12); OR
  • Successfully complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test.

Areas of study

In this hospitality course, the subjects you will study include:

  • SITXFSA101 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA201 - Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITXWHS101 - Participate in safe work practices
  • SITXMGT401 - Monitor work operations
  • SITXHRM401 - Roster staff
  • SITXHRM501 - Recruit, select and induct staff
  • SITXHRM402 - Lead and manage people
  • BSBDIV501A - Manage diversity in the workplace
  • SITXCOM401 - Manage conflict
  • SITHACS303 - Provide accommodation reception services*
  • BSBSUS201A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices*
  • BSBMGT515A - Manage operational plan
  • SITXWHS401 - Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  • SITXWHS601 - Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
  • SITXCCS501 - Manage quality customer service
  • SITXCCS401 - Enhance the customer service experience
  • SITXMGT501 - Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXMPR502 - Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • SITXFIN402 - Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFIN501 - Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXFIN401 - Interpret financial information
  • BSBHRM604A - Manage employee relations
  • SITXHRM503 - Monitor staff performance
  • SITXGLC501 - Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • SITXFIN601 - Manage physical assets
  • SITHIND301 - Work effectively in hospitality service
  • SITHIND201 - Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • SITHIND101 - Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
  • BSBITU203A - Communicate electronically

* Choose either front office management OR environmental sustainability.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Hospitality (SIT50313) from William Blue College of Hospitality Management (RTO 0269). Hospitality is the largest and fastest growing industry on the planet. But to get in on the action and land a great role in the industry, you'll need more than just the ability to serve a cocktail.

You'll need sound business and practical skills that you can apply to any setting. The Diploma of Hospitality (SIT50313) course gives you the high standard of skills the industry craves. You'll have the business understanding and the leadership abilities to work in a wide range of management roles such as:

  • Administration Officer
  • Office Manager
  • Operations Manager or Assistant
  • Duty Manager or Assistant
  • Front Office Manager or Assistant
  • Area Manager

Finance options

Upfront payment: Pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP, 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.
SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
As a student of William Blue, you will receive a high level of personalised support from experienced mentors via phone or email. You will also receive one-on-one study support from advisors to help you establish your goals and gain valuable study skills. To help you with your studies, you will have access to an online learning portal, extensive resources and an online library with over 70 million articles available. William Blue’s career management team will also equip you with the skills you need to find a job after you graduate.

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