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Diploma of Hospitality Management

Course Code: SIT50422 | CRICOS 112615D

Course Duration: 81 Week (6 Terms)

Course Summary

Our Diploma of Hospitality Management is a course tailored for individuals aspiring to take on managerial roles in the vibrant hospitality industry. This qualification is designed to improve your expertise, encompassing a broad range of hospitality skills, managerial acumen, and industry knowledge necessary for coordinating seamless hospitality operations.

As a student in this program, you will study a comprehensive curriculum that hones managerial skills crucial for success in the industry. Topics covered include rostering, budgeting, marketing strategies, and people management. Whether you envision leading a department or managing a small business, this diploma equips you with the competencies required to make operational decisions, demonstrating your capability to operate independently and assume responsibilities for others.

The Diploma of Hospitality Management not only reflects the skills and knowledge essential for managing hospitality operations but also serves as a pathway to diverse sectors within the industry. From restaurants, hotels, motels, and catering operations to clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops, this qualification opens doors to a wealth of opportunities.

Our course is crafted to provide you with the skills needed for the delivery, management, and coordination of person-centred services to individuals, groups, and communities within the hospitality context. This course not only expands your knowledge but also positions you as a competent and versatile leader in the dynamic world of hospitality.

To learn more, download our course brochure or Apply online to become a skilled professional for an exciting career in the hospitality industry.

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What You Will Learn
In this qualification, you will learn various skills which can be applied in the hospitality work environment.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a departmental or small business manager in any hospitality industry sector. 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.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards, and industry codes of practice.

Sample course units:

  • SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences
  • SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service
  • practices
  • SITXCOM010 Manage conflict
  • SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
  • SITXHRM008 Roster staff
  • SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people
  • SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations
  • SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Approved visa for study in Australia (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification*
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)
English Language Tests
ItemTest NameAlso known asMinimum Test Score
1International English Language Testing systemIELTS Test

• Overall band score 6.0; or;

• Overall band score 5.5 if packaged with at least 12 weeks ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 5.0 if packaged with at least 24 weeks ELICOS.

2Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) testCertificate in Advanced English

• 169; or

• 162, if packaged with at least 12 weeks ELICOS; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 24 weeks ELICOS.

3Pearson Test of English AcademicPTE

• 50; or

• 42, if packaged with at least 12 weeks ELICOS; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 24 weeks ELICOS.

4Occupational English TestOET• A score of at least B for each test component of the OET.

*On 26 July 2023 the TOEFL internet-based test (TOEFL iBT) stopped offering English language tests for Australian visa purposes. A score for a TOEFL iBT test taken on or after 26 July 2023 will no longer satisfy the English langauge requirement for Approved visa for study in Australia purposes. Only TOEFL iBT scores from a test taken on or before 25 July 2023 are accepted for Approved visa for study in Australia purposes.

* Under 18 students must have welfare and accommodation arrangements approved by the Department of Home Affairs.


You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

  •  You are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland
  • You are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)
  • You are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course
  •  You have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • In the 2 years before applying for the approved visa for study in Australia, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a approved visa for study in Australia.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.


Study Pathway

1. Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

2. Bachelor of Business

*Course not available via SSC or pathway universities

Career Pathway

Full-time share


Employment size

 937,100 workers

Average age

25 years

Weekly pay

$ 600

Gender share

 55.3% female

Future growth


Jobs Roles

Jobs Roles Available Avg. Salary Offered Annual Salary Range Offered Weekly Salary Source of occupation and Salary Range
Cafe Worker
$ 65156
$ 1253
Other Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers
$ 101712
$ 1956
Accommodation and Hospitality Manager
$90,000 – $100,000
Café Manager
$65,000 – $75,000
Job Role Descriptions

Are you passionate about the hospitality industry? At South Sydney College, we offer comprehensive Diploma programs in Hospitality Management designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in this dynamic field. With a focus on practical training and industry-relevant curriculum, our courses prepare you for a variety of rewarding job roles. Here’s a glimpse of the career opportunities awaiting you:

Cafe Worker
Average Salary: $65,156
Deliver exceptional service in cafes, restaurants, and other food service establishments, ensuring customer satisfaction and operational efficiency.

Other Hospitality, Retail, and Service Managers
Average Salary: $101,712
Lead and manage teams in various hospitality, retail, and service settings, overseeing operations and delivering excellent customer experiences.

Accommodation and Hospitality Manager
Average Salary: $95,000
Manage accommodation facilities such as hotels, resorts, and bed-and-breakfast establishments, overseeing guest services, staff management, and facility maintenance.

Café Manager
Average Salary: $70,000
Oversee the daily operations of cafes, including staff management, inventory control, customer service, and financial management.

Enroll in our “Dip. of Hospitality Management” courses at South Sydney College today and embark on a fulfilling career in the vibrant hospitality industry!

Course Fee

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Special pricing is available for applicants currently applying within Australia.

Please contact our Education Advisors for details on specials that may be available for your country and course.

Latest fees and schedules are in the course infopack.

Intake Dates

2024: 29-JAN, 12-FEB, 26-FEB, 11-MAR, 18-MAR, 15-APR, 29-APR, 13-MAY, 20-MAY, 3-JUN, 8-JUL, 22-JUL, 5-AUG, 26-AUG, 23-SEP, 7-OCT, 21-OCT, 28-OCT, 11-NOV
2025: 27-JAN, 10-FEB, 24-FEB, 3-MAR, 17-MAR, 14-APR, 28-APR, 12-MAY, 2-JUN, 7-JUL, 21-JUL, 4-AUG, 18-AUG, 25-AUG, 22-SEP, 6-OCT, 20-OCT, 27-OCT, 8-DEC

Campus Location

Main Campus (Burwood)
GM Tower Level 2,
11-15 Deane St,
Burwood, NSW 2134
[email protected]
+61 2 8599 8866

Why Study With
South Sydney College

Live & Study In Sydney, Australia

Attend classes with other overseas students under our expert trainers in our Sydney campus.

Nationally Recognised Qualification

SSC is a registered provider of nationally recognised and accredited training courses for both Australian and International Students.

Flexible Study Methods

We have multiple intake schedules throughout the year with a mix of face-to-face and online classes.

Industry Experienced Trainers

All expert trainers have years of experience in their field and mentor International Students every year.

Primer Student Service

Our dedicated student co-ordinators are always ready to help through mentoring, tutorials, and guides while you study in Sydney.

Student VISA

We will guide you throughout the whole process and help you collect requirements and file your application to the Australian Government.

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