SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

CRICOS Course Code: 105863B

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior managers who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management decisions.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector and for a diversity of employers including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.


Course Duration/Fees

Full time: Total: 104 weeks 8 terms (80 study weeks + 24 weeks term break)
Tuition Fees: Please refer to Course Details/Prices link for more details.
Application Fees: $250 (applicable on new enrolments only, once off fee)
Resources Fee: Please refer to Course Details/Prices link for more details.

The Resource Fee covers equipment and resources used in the delivery of your course at KCBT

The delivery methods for this course include

  • Blended Learning (Face-to-face / Online)
  • Practical Training and Assessment in KCBT designated Kitchen
    • THE KITCHEN Balcatta - 2 Cressall Rd, Balcatta WA 6021
  • Simulated business environment
  • E-learning (Not more than 33% of the course)
  • Learners will be required to bring their laptop device (BYOD – bring your own device) - for further details regarding the BYOD policy visit: Policies

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum 5.5 IELTS score & above or equivalent or KCBT placement test.

(Those students who do not meet the minimum English requirement will need to package this program with an English Course before proceeding to this qualification).


Please refer to Course Details/Prices link for more details.

Course Content

To attain the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management 33 units must be achieved:

  • 16 core units; and
  • 17 elective units

** These units have a pre-requisite – SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety.

KCBT Students Progressing from SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management will receive credits in the common units between the courses. Accordingly, their CoEs will be amended for the course duration. There is no work placement requirement in this course. Students enrolling directly in this course (SIT60316) will be enrolled for the prescribed duration as below and will need to complete ALL thirty-three (33) units of competency to attain the qualification.

SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment**
SITXINV002Maintain the quality of perishable items**
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads**
SITXFSA002Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes**
SITHCCC007Prepare stocks, sauces and soups**
SITHCCC014Prepare meat dishes**
SITHCCC005Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery**
SITHCCC019Produce cakes, pastries and Breads**
SITHCCC018Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements**
SITHPAT006Produce desserts**
SITHKOP005 Cooking operation
SITXFIN003Manage finances within a budget
BSBDIV501Manage diversity in the workplace
SITXCOM005Manage conflict
SITXHRM003Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001Monitor work operations
SITXWHS003Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXMGT002Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXHRM002Roster staff
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCCS008Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXGLC001Research and comply with regulatory requirements
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
SITXHRM004Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBMGT617Develop and implement a business plan


All units of competence will be assessed using a selection of tools (including portfolios, reports, role-plays, observations in the real simulated work environment, case studies, questioning, simulation activities, and knowledge-based assessments)

Recognition of Prior Learning

An application can be made for RPL when the learner believes that they have already attained the necessary skills and competencies elsewhere (work, other study etc.). The RPL policy, procedure and application form is available from the reception upon request or on the college website (

Learners will be required to provide evidence to support their application. The application will be processed and assessed in accordance with the KCBT RPL and recognition Policy and Procedure. Assessment includes a challenge test of skill demonstration in a simulated or real work environment.

Credit Transfer

Learners, who can demonstrate they already hold any of the Units of Competency specified above, may be eligible to receive a credit transfer for those units. They will need to submit a verified Certificate or Statement of Attainment issued by a RTO for recognition purposes.

Please complete RPL or Credit Transfer or Exemption Form ( and attach detailed evidence of your relevant experience / study, completed academic transcripts and official unit description(s) to your application.

For all credit transfer request, the learner is required to authorize Keystone College of Business and Technology – RTO Code - 41183 to access the Unique Student Identifier (USI) transcript online to confirm the validity of the old transcripts. For more information on how to enable Keystone College of Business and Technology, to view your transcript, please watch this video (

Learners who are awarded a credit transfer will be exempted from completing those units at KCBT and this will be recorded on the system as a variation.

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Career Pathway

Employment opportunities resulting from the completion of this course may include following job roles:

  • Area manager or operations manager
  • Café owner or manager
  • Food and beverage manager
  • Motel owner or manager

Pathways from this qualification

After achieving SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, individuals could progress to higher education qualifications in management.
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