SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

The Diploma of Hospitality Management is a uniquely structured program combining the best in both hospitality learning and hands on training. This 2 year program equips students with hospitality and managerial skills, and a sound knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations.

Sarina Russo Institute is an approved provider for VET Student Loans.

The VET Student Loans (VSL) program assists eligible students enrolled in approved higher level vocational education and training (VET) courses to pay their tuition fees.

  • VET student loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements.
  • A VET student loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid. For more info, visit

Fees and Dates

Entry Requirements

Delivery Mode


Career Outcomes

2022 Price 

$20,000.00* including industry tools and equipment

Unit of Study Code Study Period Length (Weeks) Tuition Fee
DHMUS2001 Semester 1 26 $5,000
DHMUS2002 Semester 2 26 $5,000
DHMUS2003 Semester 3 26 $5,000
DHMUS2004 Semester 4 26 $5,000
    Total: 104 weeks  Total: $20,000

*VET Student Loan: A VET Student Loan is available for some of the fees in this course. A VET Student Loan is only available to students who meet the eligibility requirements and will not be approved for students who do not meet these requirements. The VET Student Loans course cap for this course is $5171.00 – any tuition fees over this cap cannot be paid for using a VET Student Loan and are required to be paid by the student as a co-contribution fee. The co-contribution fee is $14,829.00 and is divided up into 4-semester instalments of $3,707.25 per semester A VET Student loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt to the Commonwealth until it is repaid. A 20% Government Loan fee applies to all VET Student Loans.

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  • Minimum Year 11 or equivalent, plus basic computer skills and knowledge of internet use.
  • For students accessing VSL – Year 12 certificate, a Certificate IV or higher, or a competent result in a Government approved LLN reading and numeracy test, or an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) diploma.

  • 2.5 days per week face to face
  • Practicums
  • 108 hours vocational placement (12 shifts)

Duration: 2 years
Intakes: Monthly. Please contact for more details on intake dates.

Student Support Services

  • Dedicated Trainers to help with training and assessment
  • Access to iLearn – our 24/7 learning management system
  • 24/7 access to online learning and assessment materials that comprise of recorded lectures, interactive digital resources eBooks, PowerPoint’s and video links.
  • Opportunities to collaborate online with Trainers, industry experts and peers
  • Free state of the art Language Literacy and Numeracy tools
  • Mentoring and job placement assistance

Employment Assistance
As a Sarina Russo Institute student, you are entitled to our FREE employment assistance, which provides mentoring, employment workshops and job placement service.

Unit Code Unit of Study (Mandatory)
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
Unit Code Unit of Study (Electives)
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBFIA302 Process payroll
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement

All courses are subject to change and availability.

Assessment Methodology
Uses a staggered assessment schedule with a range of methodologies such as:

  • Real-world projects
  • Simulated workplace case studies
  • Portfolios of authentic work samples
  • Presentations
  • Banquet/Function Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Bar Manager
  • Cafe Manager
  • Club Manager
  • Front Office Manager
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Motel Manager

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