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SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management~

CRICOS code: 096683G
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Next intake February 2023
LocationsGeelong City Campus
DurationFull-time: 6 Months

Course description

If you love working with people and are looking for a rewarding career in the hospitality industry, then this course is for you!

You will learn to develop quality customer service skills, manage finances within a budget, and manage staff and regulatory requirements. The learning style combines hands-on and theory, teaching you everything you need to become a highly skilled manager in the hospitality industry.

Take advantage of Job Trainer! Eligible Victorian students who elect to use their one Job Trainer opportunity Material and resources fees still apply. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

This is a JobTrainer Priority Course. All students who meet the Skills First eligibility criteria can access free or reduced tuition fees for this course. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

~ This course is in transition.

The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided on The Gordon website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

Possible career outcomes

  • Front of house manager
  • Cafe or Restaurant Owner
  • Hospitality manager
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Functions Manager
  • Bar Manager

Applications & attendance

How to apply

  1. Follow our instructions for how to apply for a course.
  2. Apply online by selecting an intake from the Applications & attendance table below.

If you need help, visit Customer Service or request application support via email.
Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in the course.

IntakeApplicationsAttendanceClassesDuration 
2023 February
Geelong City Campus 
Open: 1 Aug 2022
Close: 1 Feb 2023 
Class DayStart: 7 Feb 2023
Tue,Wed,Thur 8am to 5pm
 
Full-time: 6 Months  Apply  
2023 July
Geelong City Campus 
Open: 1 Apr 2023
Close: 1 Jul 2023 
Class DayStart: 11 Jul 2023
Tue,Wed,Thur 8am to 5pm
 
Full-time: 6 Months    

 

Students may need to complete some self-paced learning and assessment activities outside class time. This will be different for each course and will depend on a student’s level of skill and experience.

Class days and times in the above table are indicative. Prior to course commencement, changes may be necessary. Follow the link for more information on Attendance mode definitions. When you submit your application, please make sure you answer all the questions. Only successful applicants with complete applications will receive an offer. We issue offers as soon as possible. Follow the link for more information on Offer timing.

Many courses have limited places and high demand. We may close an intake before the date above. We recommend you apply early. If student numbers are insufficient we may cancel an intake or a course.

  • Successful completion of Certificate IV Cookery or Certificate IV Patisserie or hold relevant qualifications or units of competency. Students who do not hold these qualifications will need to complete these units prior to course commencement.
  • Applicants must be aged 18 years and over at the time of course commencement
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3 to meet the academic requirements for the course. 
  • To be eligible to apply for a VET Student Loan applicants will be required to: 
    • undertake an independent assessment test to ensure they possess Level 3 in reading and numeracy, or
    • provide their Year 12 certificate, or
    • provide evidence of completion of a Certificate IV or above. 
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Job Trainer. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.

Each student must complete a pre-training review as part of their application. The outcome of your pre-training review assists our teachers and trainers to better understand your capabilities prior to training and enables you to be matched to the right program. Your literacy and numeracy skills will be evaluated and you may be required to undertake a separate assessment. Follow this link for more information about literacy and numeracy skills .

Practice tests

In order to prepare for your LLN, you may wish to attempt some practise tests in which you will find similar questions (with solutions too). These practice tests are not VSL approved but may be similar in question type and level of difficulty to what may be asked in the VSL approved LLN. Click here for practice tests. Please note, the VSL approved LLN cannot be resat within 3 months of undertaking it.

Academic:

Pre requisite courses - successfully completed:

  • SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (1 year)
  • SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (6 months)
or
  • Hold relevant qualifications or units of competency. Students who do not hold these qualifications will need to complete these units prior to course commencement.
For more information please refer to entry requirements here.

English:

IELTS Academic overall score of 5.5 with no band below 5.0 (or equivalent) – Equivalents can be found on our English language equivalency page.
 
*Applicants from specified countries may be exempt from English Language Requirements for admissions purposes. Such students will still need to provide evidence of meeting minimum English requirements for visa purposes. Check the list of exempt countries for more information.

Age/other requirements:

You must be 18 years or over at the time of course commencement.

  • Successful completion of Certificate IV Cookery or Certificate IV Patisserie or hold relevant qualifications or units of competency. Students who do not hold these qualifications will need to complete these units prior to course commencement.
  • Applicants must be aged 18 years and over at the time of course commencement
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3 to meet the academic requirements for the course. 
  • To be eligible to apply for a VET Student Loan applicants will be required to: 
    • undertake an independent assessment test to ensure they possess Level 3 in reading and numeracy, or
    • provide their Year 12 certificate, or
    • provide evidence of completion of a Certificate IV or above. 

Personal Learning Requirements

There are personal learning requirements for each qualification at The Gordon. These are essential personal capabilities and skills required to successfully complete the course and be ready to work in the industry.

Please review the requirements here and consider any challenges you may have in meeting them. When applying for your course, please let us know what support you may need.

Selection mode

Core Units Code Hours
Develop and manage quality customer service practices SITXCCS008 30
Enhance customer service experiences SITXCCS007 40
Establish and conduct business relationships SITXMGT002 60
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices SITXWHS003 30
Lead and manage people SITXHRM003 60
Manage conflict SITXCOM005 20
Manage diversity in the workplace BSBDIV501 60
Manage finances within a budget SITXFIN003 30
Manage operational plan BSBMGT517 70
Monitor work operations SITXMGT001 20
Prepare and monitor budgets SITXFIN004 30
Research and comply with regulatory requirements SITXGLC001 80
Roster staff SITXHRM002 30
Elective Units Code Hours
Coordinate cooking operations SITHKOP005 100
Develop and implement a food safety program SITXFSA004 50
Develop menus for special dietary requirements SITHKOP004 15
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices BSBSUS411 40
Operate a bar SITHFAB003 35
Package prepared foodstuffs SITHCCC004 15
Plan and monitor espresso coffee service SITHFAB019 80
Prepare and serve espresso coffee SITHFAB005 30
Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages SITHFAB004 20
Process financial transactions SITXFIN001 25
Provide responsible service of alcohol SITHFAB002 10
Serve food and beverage SITHFAB007 80
Show social and cultural sensitivity SITXCOM002 20
Use hygienic practices for food safety SITXFSA001 15
Use social media in a business SITXEBS001 35

 

Please note that the listed electives are delivered by The Gordon but you may not need to complete all of these units to successfully complete this qualification. If you have previously completed any of the units of competency relevant to this course, you may be eligible for Credit Transfer (CT). Any previous relevant experience may qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Find out more about CT or RPL here.

Assessment is based on:

  • Hands-on work
  • Written assignments 
  • Team projects
  • Exam 
  • May also be based on Service periods

This course is eligible for Free TAFE!

Eligible Victorian students who elect to use their one Free TAFE opportunity will not incur any tuition fees. Material and resources fees still apply. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

FeesRateUnitIndicative Course HoursIndicative Tuition Payable by StudentMax. Indicative Government Subsidy Total
Standard Tuition AUD $4.74 per hour 620 AUD $2,939.00 AUD $5,610.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $13.33 per hour 620 AUD $8,265.00

Add the costs below to your relevant tuition fee

Materials AUD $560.00 Once
Equipment Levy AUD $40.00 Once
Education Levy AUD $93.00

 

All fees and charges are correct at time of publication but may change without notice. The student tuition fees are indicative only. Additional fees may apply. Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.

Which fee will I pay?

Your fees will be charged according to your eligibility for government funding. For more information, visit our Fees & Payments pages.

Fee help and student loans

VET Student Loans are available for eligible students for tuition fees ONLY.
The current years maximum VET Student Loan Course Cap is $11,191

Payment plans may be available for students who are not eligible for a VET Student Loan.

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Date published: 24/01/2023 10:01:04 PM
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