The Diploma of Hospitality Management certification reflects the position of highly competent senior operators who manage hospitality operations using a variety of talents from the hospitality field along with management know-how and thorough market awareness. They make a variety of operational business decisions, work independently, and are in charge of others.

The Diploma of Hospitality Management certification offers a route to employment as a departmental or small business manager in any sector of the hospitality industry. Restaurants, hotels, motels, catering businesses, clubs, breweries, cafés, and coffee shops are just a few of the diverse employers. With this qualification, you can specialise in gaming, cooking, food and beverage preparation, or lodging services.

Fees and Charges/ Resource Requirements

Fees and Charges:

International students: For more information about the tuition fees and other charges, please click on Fees and Charges.

Resource Requirements:

Alice Springs College of Australia will provide access to computers with required resources including access to internet during classroom hours, however, to work on the assignments and tasks for self-study, all learners are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with the Windows 7 operating system or higher. Students must have an active email address for communication and be contactable by phone (mobile or landline) and by mail (postal address). 

All learners are expected to have access to MS office application such as Microsoft Word, an email platform. 

Additional Requirements: 

For SIT40521 - Certificate IV in Kitchen Management and SIT50422 - Diploma of Hospitality Management 

Learners are required to have Kitchen kit including, chef dress, safety boots and knife kit (knife kit includes various types of knives) and other tools. Kitchen Kit is required to enter into the kitchen and to be able to undertake training in the kitchen effectively. 

Kitchen Kit is included in the material fees. Material Fees will include printed reading materials, books and kitchen kit which include chef dress and knife kit. Chef dress includes chef coat, apron and safety boots.


Intake Dates

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Study Mode and Work Placement:

Training will be delivered using a blended approach, combining face-to-face training, online sessions, and work placement. Face-to-face sessions will be held in the classroom, with 15 hours per week dedicated to face-to-face training and an additional 5 hours of trainer-led online sessions.

The Diploma of Hospitality Management requires a minimum of 48 service periods while maintaining 15 hours face-to-face + 5 hours trainer-led online sessions.

Assessment Mode

Assessment of students will encompass a diverse range of general evaluation methods tailored to each unit.

These may include assessing knowledge and skills, through theory tests, projects, role plays, case studies, scenarios, and observation/demonstration activities.

Pre - Requisites

There are no entry requirements for this qualification specified in the training package

What You Will Achieve

By the end of this qualification students will be able to:

  • Events, tasks, and activities should be planned, organised, and coordinated.
  • To maintain efficient hospitality operations, control, monitor, and assess systems and procedures.
  • Obtain managerial skills to manage a team well.

RTO requirements for International students

Alice Springs College of Australia has the following entry requirements: 

International students must:  

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed year 12 or equivalent 
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs 
  • Have an IELTS* score of 6+ (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following: 
  • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or 
  • Successful completion of an English Placement Test. 

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 6+. 

Credit Transfer

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.  

This process is outlined in Alice Springs College of Australia’s Student Enrolment and Completion Policy and Associated Procedures and Training and Assessment Policy & Associated Procedures.

Course Structure

Note: Units marked with an *asterisk have one or more prerequisites.

Unit code Unit Title Core/ Elective
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety E
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items E
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment E
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment E
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices E
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices E
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery E
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads E
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups E
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes E
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes E
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes E
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes E
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook E
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations E
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict C
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace C
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people C
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices C
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations C
SITXFIN002 Manage finances within a budget C
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets C
BSBMGT517 Manage operational Plan C
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences C
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer services practices C
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements C
SITXHRM002 Roster staff C
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships C

Possible Career Outcomes

The SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management offers diverse career opportunities, including roles such as Hotel Manager, Restaurant Manager, Catering Manager, Resort Manager, Event Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Front Office Manager, and Hospitality Consultant. Graduates are equipped with skills applicable across various sectors of the hospitality industry, enabling them to pursue rewarding careers and opportunities for advancement.

Disclaimer: The career pathways outlined align with qualification standards ( but do not ensure employment or suggest specific job roles post-course completion. ASCA refrains from making claims about employment outcomes or guarantees, as they could be misleading. Actual employment opportunities may vary based on individual skills, experience, and market conditions.

Pathways from this qualification

After completing the SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management, individuals can pursue advanced studies such as an Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management or higher educational degrees like a Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management at other institutions.

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