SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management (CRICOS: 110553G)

CRICOS: 110553G

Course Description

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.

Course Duration/Fees

Direct Entry Pathway: Total: 104 weeks 8 terms (80 study weeks + 24 weeks term break)
Advanced Standing Pathway: Total: 26 weeks 2 terms (20 study weeks + 6 weeks term break) (Completion of SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management)
Direct Entry Pathway:
Application Fee: $250
Tuition Fees: $20,000
Materials Fee: $1,900 (toolkit/uniform)
Advanced Standing Pathway:
Application Fee: $250
Resource Fees: $400 (toolkit/uniform)
Tuition Fees: $5,000

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

familiarize yourself with the KCBT Refund and Cancellation Policy link for more details.

The delivery methods for this course include

  • Face-to-face classroom-based structured learning.
  • Practical Training and Assessment in KCBT designated Kitchen
    • THE KITCHEN Balcatta - 2 Cressall Rd, Balcatta WA 6021
  • Learners are expected to make their own travel arrangements to and from Kitchen to attend practical classes.
  • E-learning (Not more than 33% of the course)
  • Work-based training (Industry Placement -IP)
  • Learners will be required to bring their laptop device (BYOD – bring your own device) - for further details regarding the BYOD policy visit: Policies
  • KCBT will provide a kitchen uniform and tool kit.
  • Entry Requirements

    • Must be 18 years of age or over
    • Completed Year 12 (or equivalent) OR
    • High School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent OR
    • A Certificate IV or equivalent OR
    • A mature age.
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.5 or equivalent
    • If the learner does not have current proof of one of the English Language Test, they will be required to take a KCBT - English 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 a SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality 28 units must be achieved:

    • 11 core units; and
    • 17 elective units

    Learners enrolled in the Advanced standing pathway will receive credit transfer for the units completed in KCBT’s SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management.. In this case, the total duration is 26 weeks – Advanced standing Pathway.

    * These units have a pre-requisite/s –

    SITXCCS015Enhance customer service experiencesCore
    SITXCCS016Develop and manage quality customer service practicesCore
    SITXCOM010Manage conflictCore
    SITXFIN009Manage finances within a budgetCore
    SITXFIN010Prepare and monitor budgetsCore
    SITXGLC002Identify and manage legal risks and comply with lawCore
    SITXHRM008Roster staffCore
    SITXHRM009Lead and manage peopleCore
    SITXMGT004Monitor work operationsCore
    SITXMGT005Establish and conduct business relationshipsCore
    SITXWHS007Implement and monitor work health and safety practicesCore
    SITXFSA005Use hygienic practices for food safetyElective
    SITHKOP013*Plan cooking operationsElective
    SITHCCC023*Use food preparation equipmentElective
    SITHCCC027*Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookeryElective
    SITHCCC028*Prepare appetizers and saladsElective
    SITHCCC029*Prepare stocks, sauces and soupsElective
    SITHCCC030*Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishesElective
    SITHCCC035*Prepare poultry dishesElective
    SITHCCC036*Prepare meat dishesElective
    SITHCCC037*Prepare seafood dishesElective
    SITHCCC041*Produce cakes, pastries and breadsElective
    SITHCCC042*Prepare food to meet special dietary requirementsElective
    SITXFSA006Participate in safe food handling practicesElective
    SITXINV006*Receive, store and maintain stockElective
    SITHKOP012*Develop recipes for special dietary requirementsElective
    SITHPAT016*Produce dessertsElective
    SITHKOP010*Plan and cost recipesElective


    The Assessment Process is based on the principles of competency-based training. Assessment for each unit of competency will be through a combination of classroom-based and work-placement tasks. Classroom-based assessments include but are not limited to:

  • Classroom Exercises
  • Assignments
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Group Activities
  • Projects
  • Work placement arrangements with a work placement contract, logbook, work evidence, and assessment of tasks completed at the workplace through evidence, third-party evidence, and/or observation.

    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:

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

        • After achieving SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management, individuals could progress to:
          • SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management or
          • Higher education qualifications in management.
          Learners may be able to receive credit transfers for some units of competency if they appear in the pathway.

          Apply online and open up a world of opportunities.