Diploma of Hospitality Management


Upgrade your hospitality management skills with Diploma of Hospitality Management at Queensland Academy of Technology.

The Diploma of Hospitality Management at QAT provides students with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience in practical food production, hygiene, menu costing, occupational health and safety, teamwork and basic nutrition.


Upon successful completion of SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management at QAT, you will have the necessary skills and knowledge required to lead and manage in the fast paced world of hospitality. You will acquire a broad range of hospitality managerial skills such as developing and managing quality customer service and preparing and monitoring budgets. You will also gain a sound knowledge of the industry in order to coordinate hospitality operations and take on a role of a skilled senior employee capable of making operational business decisions.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a Chef, Chef de cuisine, or any hospitality industry sector as a department or business manager.

Course Duration and Study Options



Please contact us for tuition fee of this course.


Skills and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you study at the Queensland Academy of Technology, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning.


We have many payment options available depending on each individual student. Please Contact QAT to know what payment option suits you.

Why Study with QAT?

At QAT our aim is to assist you in reaching the required competence and confidence to succeed within the Hospitality industry.

Join QAT industry award winning trainers who will provide you with the individual training support to successfully achieve your study to reach career goals and gain employment in the Hospitality, Events and Tourism industry.

You will receive:

• This course will equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a qualified manager in the hospitality industry.
• This qualification is nationally recognised.
• Our trainers are qualified, industry-experienced professionals who provide one-on-one support to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.
• Students will be trained in real world settings and acquire job-ready skills through their training.
• Successful completion of this course will enable you to work as a manager in the hospitality industry, or complete further study with our internal or university pathways.


BSBTWK503 - Manage meetings
SITHFAB014 - Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHFAB021 - Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB024 - Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB025 - Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB027 - Serve food and beverage
SITHFAB036 - Provide advice on food
SITHFAB036 - Provide advice on food
SITHIND002 - Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHIND008 - Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXCCS014 - Provide service to customers
SITXCCS015 - Enhance the customer service experience
SITXCCS016 - Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXCOM007 - Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXCOM010 - Manage conflict
SITXFIN009 - Manage finances within the budget
SITXFIN010 - Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXFSA005 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA006 - Participate in Food Handling Practices
SITXGLC002 - Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
SITXHRM007 - Coach others in job skills
SITXHRM008 - Roster Staff
SITXHRM009 - Lead and manage people
SITXHRM010 - Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXMGT004 - Monitor work operations
SITXMGT005 - Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXWHS005 - Participate in safe work practices
SITXWHS007 - Implement and monitor work health and safety practices


Upon successful completion of this course, students can pursue further studies from our wide range of university pathways.

Our pathways for this course include the following degrees:

• Business
• Commerce
• Hotel Management
• Hospitality Management
• International Tourism
• Tourism

Students can have up to 8 units credit (1 year) transferred.

For more information on our university pathways, please see Pathways


Successfully securing this qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to be competent as a manager in any hospitality functional area. You would possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and be able to use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate your own work and/or the work of your team.

You could find yourself working in various hospitality settings, such as:

• Banquet or Function Manager
• Café Manager
• Chef de Cuisine
• Kitchen Manager
• Restaurant Manager
• Sous Chef
• Catering operations

Any Questions?

For assistance, our Enrolments Team are more than happy to help you with any questions you may have. Contact us now and we'll get you started.


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