SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

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.
  • Practical Training and Assessmentin KCBT designated Kitchen
    • The Kitchen - Mallard Way CANNINGTON.
    • Learners are expected to make their own travel arrangements to and from Kitchen to attend practical classes.
  • E-learning (Not more than 30% 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: KCBT Policies (

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • 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).


2022: 10/01, 11/04

2022: 10/01, 11/04

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

Course Pre-requisite Requirement:

Completion of KCBT SIT40516 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.

Course Content

KCBT students progressing from SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (Successfully completed the 18 units) will need to complete the following 10 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
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships Core
Group C
SITXHRM004Recruit, select and induct staff Elective
BSBADM502 Manage meetings Elective
SITXHRM006Monitor staff performance Elective


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 (18) units of competency and as such developed the required skills and knowledge prior to entering this course.

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

Pathways into the qualification:

  • KCBT expects its SIT40516 candidates to progress to this course. Other candidates would be expected to have gained some industry experience prior to entering the qualification.

Pathways from the qualification:

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

Learners may be able to receive credit transfer for some units of competency if they appear in the pathway.