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SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Commercial Cookery Stream

Major in Commercial Cookery

Commercial Cookery and Hospitality Management

The Diploma of Hospitality Management represents a qualification that is based on very sophisticated technical applications.

It involves 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 within the hospitality industry.

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 Kitchen Management. 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 Kitchen Management 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 is a registered training organisation that will arrange the practical placement for its students in one of Melbourne’s or Brisbane’s best hotels, for example:

  1. Grand Hyatt Melbourne
  2. The Langham Hotel
  3. The Westin Melbourne
  4. Park Hyatt Melbourne
  5. Blackfire restaurant Brisbane
  6. Four Points Hotel by Sheraton
  7. Westin Hotel Brisbane
  8. Sofitel Gold Coast broadbeach
  9. Sofitel Hotel Brisbane
  10. W Hotel Brisbane
  11. OTTO Restaurant Brisbane
  12. Hilton Brisbane
  13. Brunetti
  14. Pan Pacific
  15. Le Méridien
  16. Grand Chancellor
Training in the workplace encompasses all of your skills learned throughout your first year to enhance your employability skills for the industry.

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 across a range of operational businesses.

Combining culinary skills with management skills, students who complete this course gain competence and understanding in managing every aspect of a commercial kitchen, from implementing hygiene practices and systems to managing operational business decisions.

Course units

To achieve the Diploma of Hospitality Management you must complete 11 core units and 17 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 11 core units are;

  1. SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  2. SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget
  3. SITXHRM008 Roster staff
  4. SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people
  5. SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations
  6. SITXCOM010 Manage conflict
  7. SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  8. SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
  9. SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences
  10. SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets
  11. SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships


After the successful completion of the Diploma in Commercial Cookery, you can entry to SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery Stream)

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 higher education providers.

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 designated computer area, training kitchens, demonstration kitchens, student PCs, Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.

Course Recognition

Nationally Recognised Diploma in Commercial Cookery course
Course Code: SIT50422
Course Name: Diploma of Hospitality Management
CRICOS Code: 111738A
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 two days a week for 20 weeks in an authorised hospitality workplace.
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