|SIT60316||Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management – Hotel Operations|
|Delivery Mode||Varied: Face to Face Classroom, Workshop, Computer generated supervised learning|
|Course Duration||Up to 21 months|
|Nominal Study Hours||1200 hours|
|Work Based Training||160 hours|
|Qualification Level||Advanced Diploma|
The hospitality industry provides a vast array of career opportunities across a broad range of sectors. This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a senior manager in any hospitality Room Division area.
This individual would analyse, design and execute judgements using wide-ranging technical, creative, conceptual or managerial competencies. Their knowledge base may be specialized or broad and they are often accountable for group outcomes.
Having this qualification will allow you to perform roles including senior manager in a large hospitality enterprise or owning or managing a small hospitality enterprise. The types of positions available also include:
- Area Manager
- Operations Manager
- Rooms Division Manager
- Executive Housekeeper
- Motel owner or Manager
Typically, work would be undertaken in various hospitality enterprises that provides guest rooms:
- Serviced Apartments
The SIT60316 Diploma of Hospitality Management – Hotel Operations 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 Code||Unit Name|
|BSBDIV501||Manage diversity in the workplace|
|BSBMGT517||Manage operational plan|
|BSBMGT617||Develop and implement a business plan|
|SITXCCS008||Develop and manage quality customer service practices|
|SITXFIN003||Manage finances within a budget|
|SITXFIN004||Prepare and monitor budgets|
|SITXFIN005||Manage physical assets|
|SITXGLC001||Research and comply with regulatory requirements|
|SITXHRM003||Lead and manage people|
|SITXHRM004||Recruit, select and induct staff|
|SITXHRM006||Monitor staff performance|
|SITXMGT001||Monitor work operations|
|SITXMGT002||Establish and conduct business relationships|
|SITXMPR007||Develop and implement marketing strategies|
|SITXWHS004||Establish and maintain a work health and safety system|
|SITHIND001||Use hygienic practices for hospitality service|
|SITHIND004||Work effectively in hospitality service (WBT)|
|SITHACS001||Clean premises and equipment|
|SITHACS002||Provide housekeeping services to guests|
|SITHACS003||Prepare rooms for guests|
|SITHACS005||Provide porter services|
|SITHACS006||Provide valet services|
|SITHACS007||Conduct night audit|
|SITHACS008||Provide accommodation services|
|CPPCL02019||Sort and remove waste and recyclable materials|
|CPPCLO2035||Maintain cleaning storage areas|
|SITHFAB002||Provide responsible service of alcohol|
|SITHIND002||Source and use information on the hospitality industry|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|SITXCCS007||Enhance the customer service experience|
ANIBT may change the elective units based on industry, student needs and trainer availability.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage diversity in the workplace. It covers implementing the organisation’s diversity policy, fostering diversity within the work team and promoting the benefits of a diverse workplace.
It applies to individuals who direct the work of others in teams of variable sizes. They may work with staff from different cultures, races, religions, generations, or other forms of difference in any industry context.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting and to allocate and manage resources to achieve the required outputs for the business unit. It includes contributing to financial bids and estimates, allocating funds, managing budgets and reporting on financial activity.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans.
Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation’s operational plan.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to run a business operation and covers the steps required to develop and implement a business plan
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, monitor and adjust customer service practices. It requires the ability to consult with colleagues and customers, develop policies and procedures for quality service provision, and manage the delivery of customer service.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to take responsibility for budget management where others may have developed the budget. It requires the ability to interpret budgetary requirements, allocate resources, monitor actual income and expenditure, and report on budgetary deviations.
The skills and knowledge for budget development are covered in SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to analyse financial and other business information to prepare and monitor budgets. It requires the ability to draft and negotiate budgets, identify deviations, and manage the delivery of successful budgetary performance.
The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors. The budget may be for an entire organisation, for a department or for a particular project or activity.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage the physical assets of an organisation. It requires the ability to establish systems and practices for asset monitoring, maintenance and acquisition.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to comply with laws and licensing requirements for specific business operations. It requires the ability to access and interpret regulatory information, determine scope of compliance, and develop, implement and continuously review and update policies and practices for business compliance.
The unit applies to regulatory requirements for day-to-day business operations in all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors and to special requirements for one-off events.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to lead and manage people including in teams and support and encourage their commitment to the organisation. It requires the ability to lead by example and manage performance through effective leadership.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coordinate the recruitment, selection and induction of new staff members within the framework of existing human resource policies and procedures. It requires the ability to identify recruitment needs, develop selection criteria, process and evaluate applications, select people according to their attitude, aptitude and fit to the position and coordinate induction programs.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to monitor staff performance within the framework of established performance management systems. It requires the ability to monitor the day-to-day effectiveness of staff and conduct structured performance appraisals and formal counselling sessions.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to oversee and monitor the quality of day-to-day work. It requires the ability to communicate effectively with team members, plan and organise operational functions, and solve problems.
positive business relationships. It requires the ability to use high-level communication and relationship building skills to conduct formal negotiations and make commercially significant business-to-business agreements.
The unit applies to all industry sectors, and to individuals who take responsibility for making decisions about purchasing or marketing activities. They also oversee the maintenance of contracts or agreements. This could include senior operational personnel, sales and marketing personnel, managers or owner-operators of small businesses. Agreements may relate to corporate accounts, service contracts, agency agreements, venue contracts, rate negotiations, preferred product agreements, supply agreements and marketing agreements.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to analyse internal and external business environments, and develop and evaluate marketing strategies and plans for products and services.
The unit applies to all industry sectors, and to individuals in senior marketing or management roles. This may include those whose primary role is marketing related, or those for whom marketing is a part of a broader job responsibility.
Marketing strategies could be developed for a new or existing product or service, a small or medium-sized business organisation, a destination or a specific project, such as an event.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and sustain effective, professional and contemporary work health and safety (WHS) management practices. It requires the ability to establish and review systems, policies and procedures designed to ensure a safe workplace.
The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors and to any small, medium or large organisation.
It applies to those senior managers who operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making a range of strategic management decisions.
This unit incorporates the requirement, under state and territory WHS legislation, for businesses to take a systematic approach to managing the safety of their workers and others in the workplace.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to maintain the health and wellbeing of self and others.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a hospitality environment and provide service to customers during service periods.
It requires the ability to integrate a range of individual technical skills while dealing with numerous sales, service or operational tasks simultaneously to meet the needs of multiple and diverse customers. It incorporates preparation, service and end of service tasks.
The unit applies individuals working in a range of different departments such as accommodation services, food and beverage, gaming operations and housekeeping, in various hospitality industry settings, including bars, hotels, cafes, restaurants, clubs, pubs and motels.
It applies to those frontline service personnel who deal directly with customers on a daily basis and who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to carry out general cleaning duties. It requires the ability to set up cleaning equipment and to safely clean premises and equipment using resources efficiently to reduce negative environmental impacts.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide a range of general housekeeping services to guests.
The unit applies to housekeeping attendants, porters and concierge staff in commercial accommodation establishments. They work under supervision and usually as part of a team.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to clean and prepare rooms, including bedrooms and bathrooms, in an accommodation establishment. It requires the ability to set up cleaning equipment and trolleys and to safely clean guest rooms using resources efficiently to reduce negative environmental impacts.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide porter services in commercial accommodation establishments. It requires the ability to check and plan for daily arrivals, assist guests with luggage, and provide ancillary services for guests.
The unit applies to frontline service personnel in commercial accommodation venues. Porter services are usually associated with dedicated bell desk or concierge roles in larger venues. In smaller venues, reception or other staff provide these services. People working under supervision undertake this function, though the unit may also be relevant to owner-operators of small businesses.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide specialist valet or butler services. It requires the use of well-developed interpersonal communication skills plus the ability to care for client property and arrange personalised services.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to check and reconcile daily financial transactions and records, and produce reports relating to commercial accommodation establishment trading and revenue.
The unit applies to all types of commercial accommodation, and to reception personnel or night auditors who check financial transactions during periods of minimal customer activity at the front desk. They work within established procedures and systems under some supervision, but the problem-solving nature of this activity means they apply some discretion and judgment.
In many establishments, the night audit function is now automated and runs throughout the day.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to check guests in and out of commercial accommodation establishments. It requires the ability to check daily arrivals, allocate rooms and complete relevant documentation.
The unit applies to all types of commercial accommodation, and to individuals who staff the reception area. They use established procedures and systems under some supervision, but the customer service nature of the role means they apply some discretion and judgment in their interaction with guests.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to receive and process reservations for a tourism, travel, hospitality or events product or service offered for sale to agents or direct to the customer. It requires the ability to determine the availability of the product or service, offer alternatives, accurately record the reservation details and administer the reservation through to finalisation. This unit covers the required skills to manage reservations and not the related sales and computer skills that are found in other units.
The product can include any international or domestic product sold by any tourism, travel, hospitality, or event organisation. It applies to those operators who act as principal (the supplier) and who receive and process reservations for the supply of their product or service. This includes airlines, vehicle rental companies, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts or other accommodation providers, tour operators of any type, outbound tour wholesalers, and attractions and theme parks.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify waste and recyclable materials to be removed, assess hazards associated with their removal, remove waste collected or created through the cleaning process, and safely transfer it to a dedicated waste disposal point for collection using required equipment and methods. Waste collection is conducted as part of a regular cleaning routine, usually on a daily basis and can include a range of materials, such as chemicals, contaminated materials and general waste. The unit also covers identifying recyclable materials and transferring them to required collection points. Recyclable materials are those that may be reused or made into another product.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to maintain cleaning consumable storage areas to ensure they are accessible to authorised personnel only, that their contents are safely stored, and that equipment is maintained in serviceable condition. It requires the ability to maintain and operate a safe and efficient cleaning storage area following established procedures for storing and using chemicals according to legislative and health and safety requirements. The unit includes the movement and control of equipment, chemicals and consumables used in the provision of cleaning services.
The unit supports cleaners who work alone or in teams. It applies to storage areas in a range of commercial and residential work sites, including cleaners’ rooms at a client work site, chemical cupboards, equipment storage bays, and in-built vehicular storage arrangements to keep consumables and equipment secure during transportation.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to responsibly sell or serve alcohol.
Responsible practices must be undertaken wherever alcohol is sold or served, including where alcohol samples are served during on-site product tastings. This unit, therefore, applies to any workplace where alcohol is sold or served, including all types of hospitality venues, packaged liquor outlets and wineries, breweries and distilleries.
The unit applies to all levels of sales personnel involved in the sale, service and promotional service of alcohol in licensed premises. Those selling or serving alcohol may include food and beverage attendants; packaged liquor sales persons selling in person, over the phone or online; winery, brewery and distillery cellar door staff; and supplier sales representatives. The unit also applies to security staff who monitor customer behaviour and to the licensee who is ultimately responsible for responsible service of alcohol (RSA) management.
The unit incorporates the knowledge requirements, under state and territory liquor licensing law, for employees engaged in the sale or service of alcohol.
Certification requirements differ across states and territories. In some cases all people involved in the sale, service and promotional service of alcohol in licensed premises must be certified in this unit. This can include the licensee and security staff.
This unit covers the RSA skill and knowledge requirements common to all States and Territories. Some legislative requirements and knowledge will differ across borders. In some cases after completion of this unit, state and territory liquor authorities require candidates to complete a bridging course to address these specific differences.
Those developing training to support this unit must consult the relevant state or territory liquor licensing authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source and use current and emerging information on the hospitality industry. This includes industry structure, technology, laws and ethical issues specifically relevant to the hospitality industry. Hospitality personnel integrate this essential knowledge on a daily basis to work effectively in the industry.
The unit applies to all hospitality sectors and people working at different levels. Managers will use more formal research to attain specialised and comprehensive knowledge to support product planning, marketing and strategic management activities. This is covered in other units of competency.
This unit is not about having in-depth knowledge but focuses on the ability to source and interpret information relevant to day-to-day activities in order to maximise work performance.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, administer and communicate staff rosters. It requires the ability to plan rosters according to industrial provisions, operational efficiency requirements, and within wage budgets.
This unit applies to individuals responsible for developing staff rosters for situations involving potentially large numbers of staff working across a range of different service periods or shifts. It does not apply to small office environments.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide professional and personalised customer service experiences. It requires the ability to determine and meet customer preferences, develop customer relationships, respond to difficult service situations, and take responsibility for resolving complaints.
ANIBT may change the elective units based on industry, student needs and trainer availability.
A wide variety of assessments methods will be employed to assess student competence in each unit. These include but are not limited to:
- Demonstration and observation
- Review questions and answers
- Group assignments
- Individual projects / portfolios
- Case studies
- Role plays
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 www.homeaffairs.gov.au. 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:
|Cambridge||5.B2 – 160-179|
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 5.5
- The student passes ANCE English assessment test, under supervision by ANIBT or ANIBT representative
agents (does not apply to offshore direct-application).
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification
SIT50416 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).
ANIBT’s programs allow participants to undertake their studies in a variety of flexible ways including:
- Work-based training - NOTE – for the unit SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service – 160 hours
- Computer generated supervised learning – NOTE – maximum 20% per term which equals 4 hours per week.
ANIBT has regular intakes for its classroom-based courses as follows:
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.
After successful completion of your Diploma, you will have many other study options available to you. These may include Advanced Diploma level or Bachelor qualifications.
Please see here for more information on available Pathways through the college.
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 to discuss your previous experiences and we will be able to guide you through the RPL process.
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 to discuss your previous studies and we will be able to guide you through the credit transfer process
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.