SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management (Packaged)

CRICOS: 0102064

Qualification Description

(This course outline is for KCBT learners progressing from SIT40516, please click on this link if you are interested in this qualification as a standalone qualification and not as a progression pathway from KCBT SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery)

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.

Course Duration/Fees

Full Time: 26 Weeks (20 Study Weeks over 2 terms + 6 Weeks Term Break)
(Classes are rostered for 2½ days per week + self-study component. Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week)
Tuition Fees: Please refer to Course Details/Prices link for more details.
Application Fee: $250 (applicable on new enrolments only, once off fee)
Resource Fees: $250

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

The delivery methods for this course include

  • Face-to-face classroom-based structured learning.
  • 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
    • Completed Year 12 (or equivalent)
    • Completion of SSIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
    • 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

    KCBT students progressing from SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (Successfully completed the 21 units) will need to complete the following 7 units in this course.

    Unit Code and TitleType
    BSBMGT517 Manage operational planCore
    SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experienceCore
    SITXCCS008Develop and manage quality customer service practicesCore
    SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets Core
    SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements Core
    SITXHRM002 Roster staff Core


    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). Any skill or observation part of the assessment and tests/exams will still be conducted in the classroom / kitchen.

    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

    KCBT learners progressing from SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery would have already successfully completed eighteen (21) units of competency and as such developed the required skills and knowledge prior to entering this course. Coe will be amended accordingly

    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:

    • Motel Manager
    • Chef Patissier
    • Sous Chef
    • Hospitality Manager
    • Restaurant Manager
      • Pathways from the qualification:

        • After achieving SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, individuals could progress to:
          • SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management or
          • Higher education qualifications in management.