Course Outline

SIT60322Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management – Culinary
Course CodeSIT60322
CRICOS Code115489C
Delivery ModeVaried: Face to Face Classroom; Computer generated supervised learning; Work based
Course DurationUp to 9 months (student must already have completed an appropriate certificate IV prior to commencing this qualification)
Contact Hours600 hours
Work Based TrainingMinimum 140 hours
Qualification LevelAdvanced Diploma
Cost$7500.00 Tuition + $200.00 Materials fee (These fees are subject to change without notice. Please contact ANIBT marketing staff for the latest fees.)
Nationally RecognisedYes

Course Overview

The hospitality industry presents a diverse landscape of career avenues, spanning a multitude of sectors and opportunities.

At ANIBT, the SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Culinary) stands as a comprehensive qualification tailored to empower individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel as senior managers across various hospitality domains. This program equips learners with the proficiency to meticulously analyze, strategize, and implement decisions, drawing upon a broad spectrum of technical, creative, conceptual, and managerial competencies.

Graduates of this SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Culinary) possess a robust knowledge base, adept at navigating complex challenges and driving organizational success. They often assume roles of significant accountability, overseeing and orchestrating group endeavors within the hospitality realm.

This qualification serves as a gateway to a spectrum of career paths, enabling individuals to pursue roles such as senior management within large-scale hospitality enterprises or take on ownership and managerial responsibilities in smaller ventures. Potential positions encompass a wide array of leadership roles and specialized functions within the dynamic landscape of the hospitality industry. Acquiring this qualification opens doors to roles such as overseeing a department in a large hospitality establishment or managing a smaller enterprise within the industry. Potential positions also encompass:

  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Area Manager
  • Operations Manager.
  • Executive Chef
  • Cafe Owner or Manager
  • Function Co-Ordinator

Typically, work would be undertaken in various hospitality enterprises:


  • Hotels
  • Clubs
  • Pubs
  • Cafes
  • Cafeterias
  • Coffee shops

During this course students will be required to undertake a 10-week Vocational Placement as part of the SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Culinary) requirements.

Course Details

Assessment Methods
Entry Requirements
Course Completion
Course Availability
Future Pathways
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Credit Transfer (CT)
Special Requirements


The SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality qualification is made up of 33 units of competency from the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. The units ANIBT have selected to deliver and for students to complete to be eligible for this qualification are:

Unit CodeUnit Name
SITXCCS016Develop and manage quality customer service practices
BSBFIN601Manage organisational finances
SITXMGT005Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXGLC002Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
BSBOPS601Develop and implement business plans
SITXHRM010Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXFIN010Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXFIN011Manage physical assets
SITXMPR014Develop and implement marketing strategies
SITXWHS007Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
SITXHRM009Lead and manage people
SITXFIN009Manage finances within a budget
SITXMGT004Monitor work operations
SITXHRM012Monitor staff performance
ELECTIVESThe electives for this qualification are taken from the students certificate III or IV in Commercial Cookery or Patisserie

Elective Units - Choice of 17 elective units

For students to undertake the SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Culinary) stream, students must have completed either of the following qualifications as an entry requirement.

  • SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management, or
  • SIT40721 Certificate IV in Patisserie, or
  • SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management (Culinary)

Elective units for the SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Culinary) will be taken from either of the above qualifications once completed.

Assessment Methods

Assessment Methods

Students will be assessed through the following general methods of assessment that may apply to each unit. Each of the selected methods must be completed/deemed satisfactory, as each method is only a partial completion.

  • Observation/Demonstration– students required to demonstrate tasks directly related to the training package requirements.
  • Knowledge questions – a set of written tasks provided to the student required to be completed including question and answer.
  • Role play
  • Case studies – case study analysis and reports
  • Assignments – written tasks provided to the student required to be completed.
  • Portfolio, reports

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

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for entry into this qualification. However, it is highly recommended that students are currently in a workplace or have access to a workplace for this course.

For International Students

Please check with the Australian Department of Home Affairs (DHA) regarding international students enrolling into any online only based qualifications.

The Australian government publishes rules for English language proficiency for international students applying for entry to vocational training. You should establish your country’s assessment level by reading the DHA rules at Be aware that the rules are subject to change from time to time.

Generally, to demonstrate English language proficiency for doing a Certificate or Diploma course, an international student needs one of the following test scores:

English Language proficiency levelIELTSPTE AcademicTOEFL iBTCambridge (CAE)

ANIBT also accepts completion of a recognised equivalent English preparation course from an accredited ELICOS provider. Admission may be approved if the language of instruction in the student’s home country is English or if English has been the language spoken in the student’s home.

Overseas students who do not provide a satisfactory score from an English test recognised by DHA will be interviewed to ascertain their language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

All students must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test at ANIBT as part of the registration process.

If necessary, the student will need to complete an English language course at ANIBT before being admitted to a vocational training Certificate or Diploma course.

Note: ANIBT may establish student’s English language proficiency appropriateness’ level if:

  • The student has completed 1-year study which is taught in English
  • The student has successfully completed ELICOS course and the level is equivalent to IELTS 6.0
  • The student passes ANCE English assessment test, under supervision by ANIBT or ANIBT representative
    agents (does not apply to offshore direct-application).
Course Completion

Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management issued by the Australian National Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd (ANIBT).

The Australian National Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (Provider number: 21368) registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

Course Availability

Course Availability

ANIBT’s programs allow participants to undertake their studies in a variety of flexible ways including:

  • Classroom
  • Work based training – Completed as part of students certificate III or IV in Commercial Cookery or Patisserie
  • Computer generated supervised learning – NOTE – maximum 30% per term.

January Term 1 intake
April Term 2 intake
July Term 3 intake
October Term 4 intake

Please contact ANIBT to discuss your specific study and qualification requirements and how we can tailor a program to suit your specific requirements.

Future Pathways

Future Pathways

After successful completion of your Advanced Diploma, you will have many other study options available to you. These may include other Advanced Diploma level qualifications as well as more advanced study within the Higher Education sector.

Please see here for more information on available Pathways through the college. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by taking into account previous training, employment experience or other life skills that directly relate to the competencies the Unit of competency is assessing.

Please contact ANIBT directly on +61 3 9620 2922 to discuss your previous experience and we will be able to guide you through the RPL process.

Credit Transfer (CT)

Credit Transfer (CT)

Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by taking into account previous studies.
ANIBT recognises AQTF registered organisations for credit transfers.

Please contact ANIBT directly on +61 3 9620 2922 to discuss your previous experience and we will be able to guide you through the RPL process.

Special Requirements

Special Requirements

It is expected that all students will have access to their own personal computer and the internet. This is essential for regular research and also on-line based assessment work throughout the course.


Course Guide- Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Culinary)