Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

VET Course Code: SIT60316  |  CRICOS Code: 106021C

Our Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management provides a deeper dive into the knowledge and skills previously learned at the Diploma level. Explore the secrets of how some restaurants, hotels, and resorts rise to the top. Unlock the standards of excellence needed to be the best, and stand out from the rest.

At a Glance




Gold Coast


54 weeks tuition
+ 16 weeks holidays
= 76 weeks


Weekly intakes

Industry Trends

Government projections show that by 2025 the number of jobs for this profession will grow by 23% in Canberra, and by 21% on the Gold Coast*.

*Statistics on projected employment growth are available on the Labour Market Information Portal at

Potential Income

The Fair Work Ombudsman and Payscale report income for the roles this qualification is suited to ranges from $54,000-$81,000 comprised of salary and bonuses, based on hours and performance.

Career Prospects

Potential career pathways for graduates of this qualification include; 

  • Head Housekeeper
  • Food & Beverage Manager
  • Rooms Division Manager
  • Area Manager or Operations Manager
  • Café Owner or Manager
  • Head Chef
  • Club Secretary or Manager
  • Executive Chef
  • Motel Owner or
  • Hotel Manager

Course Details


Your journey in Hospitality Management continues. This AQF Level 6 course revisits topics introduced at AQF Level 5 and goes deeper into their practical application (significant opportunity exists to receive credit transfer for prior learning, for a possible fast track to completion. Talk with our student support team to explore this when enrolling). Entirely new material is introduced to walk you through the end-to-end process of managing a café, restaurant, hotel, or any business with guests and patrons; from managing a franchise, budgeting, stock control, and utilisation of physical assets, through to how to gain, train and maintain the right team and leverage technology for compliance and profit.

Course Fees

Offshore Fee


Enrolment Fee: $250
Materials Fee: $450

Discounts may apply. Ask your Education Agent about our latest scholarships and multi-course packages

Onshore Fees


Enrolment Fee: $250
Materials Fee: $450

Discounts may apply. Ask your Education Agent about our latest scholarships and multi-course packages

Entry Requirements

All students must be over 18 years of age at the time of course commencement.

International Students must demonstrate they meet the language proficiency during the pre-training assessment, must have a minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (overall band) or an equivalent exam result recognised by the Department of Home Affairs.

Prior to course commencement, international students must secure a student visa or a temporary graduate visa that allows them to study in an Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Academic entry requirements – There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Units of Study

In order to achieve the SIT60316 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, students must satisfactorily complete 33 units of competency:

16 core units plus 17 elective units.

Core Units

BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system

Elective Units

SITXHRM002 Roster staff
SITHIND001 Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITHACS008 Provide accommodation reception services
SITTTSL007 Process reservations
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SITXFSA004 Develop and implement a food safety program
SITHKOP007 Design and cost menus
SITXCCS002 Provide visitor information
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
SITXEBS002 Develop, implement, and monitor the use of social media in a business
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBFRA502 Manage a franchise operation
SITXINV004 Control stock
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict

Additional Information

Course Delivery

The Capital College materials fee provides all required texts for this course, plus access to our student portal and online tools. The sequencing of delivery is:

  1. Reading course texts (online) and other learning materials;
  2. Attending face-to-face classes (currently replaced by webinars);
  3. Attending to online quizzes and case studies;
  4. Applying learning in context outside of the classroom;
  5. Online forums for information.

The following learning techniques are employed:

  1. Trainer presentations & demonstrations;
  2. Individual tasks;
  3. Contextualised case studies;
  4. Quizzes;
  5. Research;
  6. Role-plays; and
  7. Practical group work.

RPL & Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

You may be eligible for RPL if you have sufficient life or work experience to meet the requirements of one or more whole units of competency within this qualification. A fee will be quoted on application.

We recognise all Australian Qualification Framework Certificates and Statements of Attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations in Australia. You will need to provide the original Certificate or Statement of Attainment (or a certified copy).
We charge no fee on applications for Credit Transfer under National Recognition. All applications for RPL or Credit Transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.

RPL assessment attracts a fee for the assessment of each unit.


Assessment will take place at a Capital College campus, or online.

Written projects will be completed by students in their own time.

All activities will be conducted by duly accredited assessors.

Assessors will provide detail of all assessment requirements in advance.

Three assessment attempts will be provided, with support. If satisfactory competence is not observed, the student may be advised to enrol in further relevant training.

What to Study Next?

Upon successful completion of the 33 units of competency in this course, students will be issued the SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification.

After achieving the SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality, students may progress to employment in the sector, or to Bachelor’s degree qualifications in travel, tourism, and hotel management with our higher education partners.

If a student does not complete the full qualification but has successfully achieved units, a Statement of Attainment will be issued, indicating the units completed. Graduates may be eligible for credit towards a university and/or guaranteed entry to a top Australian University.

Capital College has also secured articulation pathways with several leading higher education institutes- learn more and check out our list of partner universities.

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