Course Features

  • Lectures 104
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 104 week
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 0
  • Assessments Yes

In the Diploma of Hospitality Management, the students reflect the role of highly a skilled senior operator within the industry. They use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with managerial skills and industry knowledge to coordinate and manage hospitality operations. They will be required to operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of business decisions.

This qualification can provide 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, cafes, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multitasking and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.


28 Units must be completed:

  • 13 Core Units
  • 15 Elective Units

Core Units

BSBMGT517: Manage operational plan

SITXCCS008: Develop and manage quality customer service practices

SITXFIN004: Prepare and monitor budgets

SITXGLC001: Research and comply with regulatory requirements

SITXMGT002: Establish and conduct business relationships

BSBDIV501: Manage diversity in the workplace

SITXCCS007: Enhance customer service experiences

SITXCOM005 – Manage conflict

SITXFIN003: Manage finances within a budget

SITXHRM002: Roster staff

SITXHRM003: Lead and manage people

SITXMGT001: Monitor work operations

SITXWHS003 – Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Elective Units

BSBCMM401: Make a presentation

SITXHRM004: Recruit, select and induct staff

SITXMPR007: Develop and implement marketing strategies

BSBADM502: Manage meetings

SITHFAB005: Prepare and serve espresso coffee

BSBSUS501: Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

SITHIND001: Use hygienic practice for hospitality service

SITHIND004: Work effectively in hospitality service

SITHFAB002: Provide responsible service of alcohol

SITHFAB016: Provide advice on food

SITHIND002: Source and use information on the hospitality industry

SITXCCS002: Provide visitor information

SITXFIN002: Interpret financial information

SITXINV004: Control stock

SITXINV003 – Purchase goods

Above list only includes units selected by Vibe College in delivering. However, there are more units listed within training package for elective units. Vibe College may change the units in agreement with students and related stakeholder to meet the need of learners/changing industry trend.


Depending upon the nationality of the student, year 11 (Australian equivalent year 11) may be sufficient*.
Students must have completed at least an Australian year 12 equivalent.
Or Mature Age Students who do not have any qualification – they must pass the Internal LLN/English Placement Test*.

*Applicable for student nationalities and who would fall under SSVF matrix.


  • The student must provide evidence of attaining an overall IELTS score of 5.5 bands or equivalent scores on a similar test (such as TOEFL, PTE, etc).
  • Or the student must have attained at least Upper Intermediate level of English and must provide evidence of the same.
  • Or the student must pass Vibe’s relevant Internal English Placement Test.
  • Or the student must have completed Certificate III in Spoken and Written English.


The Student can be exempted from English Language Requirements if:

They are enrolled in full-time school studies as a principal course including in a secondary exchange programme, a postgraduate research course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), and Foreign Affairs or Defence sponsored students.

Or they have completed at least five years’ study in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland.

Or they have, in the two years before applying for the student visa, completed in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while he/she held a student visa.

Vibe College has a number of options to allow you to select a payment method best suited to your financial needs. Course fees can be paid in person, by phone, internet banking, or credit card.

Fee for Service

  • Option 1: Upfront 100% Payment.
    You can pay course fees in full upfront either by direct debit or credit card. A direct debit or direct withdrawal of funds can be arranged and scheduled from your nominated bank account. We accept payments by MasterCard or Visa.
  • Options 2: Payment Plan
    You are required to make first installment before course commencement and make the remaining payments through convenient installments weekly, fortnightly, monthly or per semester. Terms and conditions apply.
  • Options 3: Direct Debit
    You can arrange direct debit payments to us with your banking provider
  • Options 4: Credit Card
    We accept payments by MasterCard or Visa.

Note: Payments by  MasterCard and Visa credit Card attract a 2.5% surcharge  which will be added to the payment account being made. American express credit cards attract a 3% surcharge.

Study Outcomes

On completion of your studies you will receive a Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT50416 Qualification Certificate, issued by VIBE COLLEGE.

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Banquet or Function Manager
  • Bar Manager
  • Café Manager
  • Chef de Cuisine
  • Chef Patissier
  • Club Manager
  • Executive Housekeeper
  • Front Office Manager
  • Gaming Manager
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Motel Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Sous Chef
  • Unit Manager Catering Operations

Pathways Information

After achieving SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, individuals may undertake:

  • SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Note: Vibe College may not offer the courses listed under Pathway Information. Above list is only representation of higher-level courses available in your areas of study.

The Diploma of Hospitality Management Hospitality with Vibe College includes 240 hours of service periods of practical placement to be completed. In addition to above placement, students will be provided with opportunity to complete food service periods and ability to manage a budget for a business over various service periods.

Vocational placement helps you prepare for the real world with real-life skills. For more information on work placement or support services that we are able to offer, please feel free to contact us or talk to your course adviser at Vibe College today.