Diploma of Hospitality Management

CRICOS 114778B Course Code SIT50422

Entry IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
  • Full time
  • 18 Months
  • On Campus
  • $16,600
  • Per Year
  • Glen
  • Waverley

This course is not available for International Students


The Diploma of Hospitality Management provides you with the skills and knowledge to take on a management role within the hospitality industry.

Career Opportunities

  • Banquet or function manager
  • Bar manager
  • Café manager
  • Chef de cuisine (cookery pathway)
  • Chef pâtissier (patisserie pathway)
  • Club manager
  • Executive housekeeper
  • Front office manager
  • Kitchen manager (cookery / patisserie pathway)
  • Motel manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Sous chef (cookery pathway)
  • Unit manager catering operations (cookery pathway)

Pathway to further studies

  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management.

Studying the Diploma of Hospitality Management at Holmesglen

The course is taught through a blend of classroom and practical training at Holmesglen's student training restaurant Zest, located at the Glen Waverley campus. Placement opportunities are also extended to students via our many industry partners and involvement in special industry events. <p>Initially, the course equips students with the skills and knowledge to work within a restaurant environment. As students’ progress further through the course they will gain a greater understanding of hospitality management, leadership, financial management and cost control. Students will also learn how to manage WH&S issues, conflict and diversity within a hospitality environment. Essential skills and knowledge are also gained in key areas of , customer service, business relationships and hospitality law. <p>On completing the course, graduates will be well-positioned to find leadership and management roles across a wide range of enterprises, including restaurants, hotels, function centres, accommodation venues, cruised liners, inventory and logistics gaming venues, clubs, pubs, cafes, aged and health care facilities. These roles are found in Australia and worldwide. <p>Holmesglen offer CV writing and interview workshops to students to assist with the transition into employment

Entry Requirements

International learners are enrolled in a designated pathway. Learners may complete a full-qualification SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management (3 semesters), or they may begin with SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management (2 semesters), or SIT40721 Certificate IV in Patisserie (2 semesters). Upon successful completion of either of these courses, learners will receive a one-year credit towards the SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management and complete the final semester required.<p>International learners must have an English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 with no score lower than 6.0 for diploma courses. At this level, learners have a partial command of the English language and can cope with the overall meaning in most situations, although they are likely to make many mistakes. Learners should be able to handle basic communication in their chosen field of study. Good passes are required in Year 12 or the overseas equivalent. Learners must be at least 18 at the commencement of the course. For equivalent English language tests see <a href="https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/student-500#Eligibility">https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/student-500#Eligibility</a>.

Recognition of prior learning

You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.

Course Structure


SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management consists of 28 units including 11 core units and 17 elective units, delivered over 3 semesters of 16 weeks each, 4 days per week 5 hours per day on campus for face-to-face delivery. Electives have been chosen based on industry consultation and according to the packaging rules for this qualification.
Unit code Unit name
SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget
SITXCOM010 Manage conflict
SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations
SITXHRM008 Roster staff
SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets
Unit code Unit name
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHIND008 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITHFAB023 Operate a bar
SITHFAB024 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB027 Serve food and beverage
SITHFAB036 Provide advice on food
SITHFAB034 Provide table service of food and beverage
SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITHFAB037 Provide advice on food and beverage matching
SITHFAB030 Prepare and serve cocktails
SITHFAB032 Provide advice on Australian wines
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans
SITXHRM010 Recruit, select and induct staff


Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

How to apply

Apply Via Agent

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.


Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Qualification and Recognition

On completion, you will receive the SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Industry Connections


Tuition fees GST exempt Cost
International Fee $16,600 Per Year
Mandatory materials Cost
Materials fee $400 Per Course
Activities fee $110 Per Course

Additional Course Cost

Waiters Uniform $165 <br>Paddock to plate Excursion (optional) $300

An additional administration fee may apply where the application is submitted directly to Holmesglen and not through a Holmesglen-approved education agent.

Tuition Fee Protection Service

The Tuition Protection Service (TPS) is an initiative of the Australian Government to assist international students whose education providers are unable to fully deliver their course of study for which tuition fees are paid. Read more about the TPS

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