Hospitality Courses Brisbane

Diploma of Hospitality Management

Cricos Code 111486E


Diploma – Hospitality Management Australia


Upgrade your hospitality management skills with the 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 skills combined with 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 the 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 departmental or small business manager.


The duration of a course may vary based on the funding by which the program is being delivered under. In this instance, a training plan/schedule will be used to outline the duration and scheduling of the intended program to the student or candidate. The study options will be set out in the schedule/plan which is provided at enrolment, detailing the training methods by which the program is being delivered. All courses have full fee disclosure prior to a student commences upon enrolment.


Domestic Students: 

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

International Students:

  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent* (No band below 5.0)
  • Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent in the student’s home country)*
  • Students who have not completed high school must have relevant work experience or a qualification that indicates a likely success of course completion.

*Alternatively, students are required to take a pretest before enrolment.


Please contact us for the 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.

You can choose to package this course with the Certificate IV in Hospitality for shorter duration and less cost. Contact us to find out more!


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. Once you have completed this course, the range of employers includes restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, caterers, coffee shops and cafés.

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 hospitality 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.


The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 28 units of competency.

SITXMGT005 - Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXFIN010 - Prepare and monitor budget
SITXGLC002 - Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
SITXHRM009 - Lead and manage people
SITXMGT004 - Monitor work operations
SITXWHS007 - Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXCCS015 - Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCCS016 - Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXCOM010 - Manage conflict
SITXFIN009 - Manage finances within a budget
SITXHRM008 - Roster Staff
BSBTWK503 - Manage meetings
SITXWHS008 - Establish and maintain a work health and safety systems
SITXHRM010 - Recruit, select and induct staff
SITHIND008 - Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXHRM007 - Coach others in job skills
SITXFSA005 - Use hygienic practices for food safety*
SITHFAB021 - Provide responsible service of alcohol*
SITHFAB024 - Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB025 - Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB027 - Serve food and beverage
SITHFAB034 - Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHFAB036 - Provide advice on food
SITXFSA006 - Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHIND006 - Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITXINV006 - Receive, store and maintain stock
SITXINV007 - Purchase goods
SITXINV008 - Control stock


Students who successfully complete this hospitality diploma emerge as highly skilled senior operators, capable of making a range of relevant business decisions, taking responsibility for others as well as taking the initiative to operate independently and effectively as managers within hospitality and tourism industries. The SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management is a nationally recognised qualification tailored for individuals aspiring to advance their careers in the hospitality industry in Australia. Through this comprehensive program, students gain advanced skills and knowledge in various aspects of hospitality management, including accommodation services, food and beverage operations, and customer service. Students learn basic methods essential for effective management of hospitality establishments, such as budgeting, rostering, and inventory control. Moreover, students have the opportunity to develop and refine their customer service skills, ensuring they are well-equipped to provide exceptional service experiences to guests and customers.


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 and Tourism 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
• Unit Manager (catering operations)


Is there a permanent residency pathway for international students who complete a SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management?

International students who complete the SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management in Australia may have pathways available for permanent residency, depending on various factors including individual circumstances, immigration policies, and visa regulations at the time of your application One common pathway for international students studying in Australia is the Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485), which allows recent graduates to live, work, and study in Australia temporarily after completing their studies. This visa can provide a pathway to permanent residency through employer sponsorship or other skilled migration programs. Additionally, graduates of certain qualifications, including the SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management, may be eligible to apply for skilled visas such as the Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189), Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190), or Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186) if they meet the relevant eligibility criteria, including occupation demand and points requirements.

Do you need to complete a Certificate III or Certificate IV to take part in a SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management?

Typically, completion of a Certificate III or Certificate IV qualification is not a formal prerequisite for enrolling in the SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management. However, some Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) or educational institutions may have their own specific entry requirements or recommendations. While prior experience or qualifications in hospitality or a related field may be beneficial, it's essential to check with the specific provider offering the diploma program to confirm their entry requirements.


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