Diploma of Hospitality Management


This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior operators who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with managerial skills and sound knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

This qualification provides 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, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for acquiring targeted skills in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Course Details

28 Units must be completed

11 Core Units

17 Elective Units


Core units

  • SITXCCS015: Enhance customer service experiences
  • SITXCCS016: Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • SITXCOM010: Manage conflict
  • SITXFIN009: Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFIN010: Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXGLC002: Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
  • SITXHRM008: Roster staff
  • SITXHRM009: Lead and manage people
  • SITXMGT004: Monitor work operations
  • SITXMGT005: Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXWHS007: Implement and monitor work health and safety practices


Elective units

  • SITXFSA005: Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC043: Work effectively as a cook
  • SITHCCC023: Use food preparation equipment
  • SITHCCC027: Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • SITHCCC028: Prepare appetisers and salads
  • SITHCCC029: Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
  • SITHCCC030: Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
  • SITHCCC031: Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
  • SITHCCC035: Prepare poultry dishes
  • SITHCCC036: Prepare meat dishes
  • SITHCCC037: Prepare seafood dishes
  • SITHCCC041: Produce cakes, pastries and breads
  • SITHCCC042: Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • SITXFSA006: Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITXINV007: Purchase goods
  • SITXINV008: Control stock
  • SITHFAB021: Provide responsible service of alcohol

Note: Course duration may vary due to prior qualifications and credit transfers applied.

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 6 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 SIT50422 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 SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management, individuals may undertake:

  • SIT60322 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.

Govt. Guidlines

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