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SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
(Commercial Cookery Stream)

Major in Commercial Cookery


The Diploma in Hospitality represents a qualification that is based on very sophisticated technical applications involving competencies requiring increased theoretical knowledge, applied in a non-routine environment and which involves team leadership, management and increased responsibility for better outcomes. It reflects the role of a Manager, Chef and Sous Chef.

The course is delivered face to face in classrooms and commercial kitchens. A range of assessment methods are used, from practical observation to knowledge test to assignment work.

The Commercial cookery stream incorporates units from the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery. It is recommended that this qualification be completed before commencing the Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery) or packaged together. In 2 years of study you can complete a dual qualification of Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and Diploma of Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) at Academia.

Practical placement is a compulsory component of this course in order to achieve your qualification. All workplace partners are at a short distance from our Institute. Academia arranges the practical placement for its students in one of Melbourne’s or Brisbane’s best hotels, for example:

Training in the workplace encompasses all of your skills learned throughout your first year to enhance your employability skills for the industry.

Course Recognition

Course Code: SIT50416
Course Name: Diploma of Hospitality Management
CRICOS Code: 091017D
CRICOS Duration: 79 weeks registered on CRICOS including tuition and course breaks
Work placement: This course includes 2 days a week for 10 weeks in an Academia affiliated Hotel commercial kitchen and 3 days a week for 10 weeks in an authorised hospitality work place.
Course Delivery Location: Melbourne Campus (399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000)
Brisbane Campus (41 Raff Street, Spring Hill QLD 4000)

Units of competency for the Diploma of Hospitality Management
(Commercial Cookery Stream)

To achieve the Diploma of Hospitality Management you must complete 13 core units and 15 electives (Electives have been selected by Academia to be relevant to the work outcome for this qualification. Electives will differ depending on which stream you are enrolled).
The 13 core units are;

Unit Code
Unit Description
Manage diversity in the workplace
Manage operational plan
Enhance customer service experiences
Develop and manage quality customer service practices
Manage conflict
Unit Code
Unit Description
Manage finances within a budget
Prepare and monitor budgets
Research and comply with regulatory requirements
Roster staff
Unit Code
Unit Description
Lead and manage people
Monitor work operations
Establish and conduct business relationships
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Job Roles (Possible Careers)

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a manager in any hospitality functional area.


After the successful completion of this course you can entry to

Academia is recognised as a College delivering quality tuition in Vocational Education and Training. This recognition is demonstrated in the pathways we have achieved to date with quality Institutions in the University and Higher Education sectors. After you complete this course there is an articulation pathway with CQUniversity.

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

  1. This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and workshops. You will be assessed through written tests, computer-based tasks, and assignments
  2. Equipment includes: Fully Equipped Computer Labs, training kitchens, demonstration kitchens, student PCs, Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.

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