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Diploma of Hospitality

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  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; max 24 months

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  • Awarded by:

    Foundation Education (RTO 22557)

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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.

What you'll learn

About this course

Hospitality is a fast-paced industry where planning and execution are paramount. So if you're looking to take the next step in your career and want to work at a managerial level, complete this online Diploma of Hospitality (SIT50313) course to make sure you've got the skills to succeed.

Delivered by Foundation Education, this course will give you the administrative and managerial skills needed to oversee the business and operational side of hospitality services. The course will develop your skills as a manager, and train you to effectively lead and supervise others, closely monitor work operations, and stay on top of financial budgets.

You'll also learn how to undertake small-business planning, and develop operational plans that address WHS requirements and the need for innovation in the workplace. Give your hospitality career the edge it deserves, and enquire about this course today!

Work placement

This course requires you to complete a minimum of 36 practical shift periods of work within a hospitality business operation.


There are no formal entry requirements to undertake this course; however, it is strongly recommended that students undertake lower-level qualifications, and/or gain industry experience prior to enrolling.

Areas of study

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

Core units:

  • BSBDIV501A - Manage diversity in the workplace
  • BSBMGT515A - Manage operational plan
  • SITXCCS401 - Enhance the customer service experience
  • SITXCOM401 - Manage conflict
  • SITXWHS401 - Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  • SITXMGT401 - Monitor work operations
  • SITXHRM402 - Lead and manage people
  • SITXFIN402 - Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFIN501 - Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXHRM401 - Roster staff
  • SITXGLC501 - Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • SITXMGT501 - Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXCCS501 - Manage quality customer service

Elective units:

  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBADM502B - Manage Meetings
  • BSBINN502A - Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBINN301A - Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBSMB401A - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • BSBSMB404A - Undertake small business planning
  • BSBSUS501A - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBRES401A - Analyse and present research information
  • BSBWRT401A - Write complex documents
  • BSBCMM401A - Make a presentation
  • BSBRSK501B - Manage risk
  • BSBMGT516C - Facilitate continuous improvement
  • SITHIND301 - Work effectively in hospitality service
  • SITHIND101 - Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
RTO 22557
Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:

Flexible Online Study
Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.

Dedicated Student Support
Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry Relevant Courses
Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

Career outcomes

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

Completion of this course will position you to reap the benefits of Australia's growing tourism and hospitality industry, and enable you to fill key skills shortages across the sector. With this nationally recognised qualification under your belt you'll be able to seek work in a number of hospitality venues ranging from restaurants and hotels to casinos and resorts. You will be qualified to work as a:

  • Banquet or function manager
  • Executive housekeeper
  • Front office manager
  • Gaming manager
  • Kitchen manager
  • Motel manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Unit manager (catering operations)

Payment options & support

Finance options

Foundation Education offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 10 months
  • Rapid payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 4 months

Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.

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