SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

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Course Overview

Course Code: SIT50416
CRICOS Code: 0100561
Training Package: SIT – Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package
Course Duration: 78 weeks
Classroom Location: Seven Hills, NSW


This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or to run a small business in these sectors.

You can apply for the recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (Credit and/or Recognition of Prior Learning). The granting of Credit or RPL may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. Please refer to our ‘International Student Handbook’ for more details.





There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, ANIE has some specific entry requirements for the international students that include:

  • 18 years of age or above at the time of enrolment.
  • Must have completed year 12 or equivalent.
  • IELTS overall band score 5.5 or more, or equivalent accredited English language test
  • Participation in the Course Entry Interview and LLN (Language, Literacy and Numeracy) test, if applicable





This course’s training and assessment activities are conducted in the classroom, where 20-hour attendance per week is mandatory. Additionally, practical training is provided in a commercial kitchen. ANIE has an industry-standard commercial kitchen to train the students in a simulated environment.

A mandatory work placement component is also included in this course. Every student will work for at least 10 weeks in a commercially approved hospitality setting or an approved restaurant to complete their compulsory service periods experience where ANIE assessors will visit the students to assess them at work.

For all enrolled students, the Australian National Institute of Education is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment activities and the issuance of all AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) certificates.





This qualification will be delivered over 78 weeks, including 60 weeks of training and assessment spread over 6 terms of 10 weeks each. Holidays are 3 weeks per term, amounting to 18 weeks of holidays followed by the training and assessment weeks spread over 6 terms.

Students who have already achieved competency in the units of the SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery qualification will receive credit for those units. This will significantly reduce the duration and the cost of this course. For more information about package courses, please contact us.


Thirty-three (33) units must be completed for the award of the SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery qualification. The regulatory authority decides the core units. ANIE has selected the elective units according to the regulatory packaging rules. This selection is also guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements, and the complexity of skills appropriate to this qualification’s AQF level.

For course completion, a student of the SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery course must achieve competency in the following units:

Unit Code Unit Title Core/Elective
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace Core
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Core
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences Core
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices Core
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict Core
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget Core
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets Core
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements Core
SITXHRM002 Roster staff Core
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people Core
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations Core
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships Core
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices Core
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety Elective
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations Elective
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes* Elective
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes* Elective
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts* Elective
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads* Elective
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation Elective
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Elective
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks Elective
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others Elective
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers Elective
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills Elective
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry Elective
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports Elective

* The unit “SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety” is a pre-requisite for all units marked with an asterisk.


SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management is a course suitable for international students who are seeking to pursue a career in the lucrative hospitality industry in various mid-level positions. This course is also ideal for those who are seeking to enter the hospitality sector. This course is also a good choice for those who are seeking to develop their existing skills and knowledge as well as to improve their employment opportunities.

Moreover, graduated students may wish to continue their education in various advanced diploma level qualifications or at undergraduate level in the Australian universities.


Enrolling with us is pretty straightforward.

Be sure to read all course information, our International Student Handbook and the Prospectus for International Students (both are available on the ANIE website or our campus) to ensure that this is the right course for you and you can meet the entry requirements. Please consult with an Education Agent if you feel the need to do so.

Once you are ready, complete our Enrolment Form (available on the website or on-campus) and submit it to us, or to your Education Agent with the required documents attached.

From there, we will review the application and contact you or your Educational Agent (if you have nominated one to act on your behalf).

If you require any further information in any phase of your enrolment process, please contact us via email or phone, or you may visit our campus during regular business hours to talk to one of our Student Support Officers.

Welcome aboard! Accelerate your career by enrolling with the Australian National Institute of Education.

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