This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior operators who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with managerial skills and sound knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector as a departmental or small business manager. The diversity of employers includes restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.
Possible job titles include:
- banquet or function manager
- bar manager
- cafe manager
- chef de cuisine
- chef patissier
- club manager
- executive housekeeper
- front office manager
- gaming manager
- kitchen manager
- motel manager
- restaurant manager
- sous chef
- unit manager catering operations.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification.
PATHWAYS INTO THE QUALIFICATION
Once students have successfully completed SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, they can apply for jobs within the marketing industry which can include chefs at restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and/or coffee shops.
The further study pathways available to students who undertake this qualification include:
- SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
- or any other Diploma or Advanced Diploma level qualification within the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package or any other accredited course at Advanced Diploma level.