SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Nationally Recognised Training

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management reflects the role of highly skilled senior managers who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management decisions.

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector and for a diversity of employers including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for acquiring targeted skills in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming. The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

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104 weeks including holidays and Term Breaks

Delivery Mode

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management is delivered face to face mode so international students will require to study face to face minimum 20 hours per week over 80 weeks of delivery excluding holidays to achieve knowledge and skills defined in each unit of competency. All units are delivered as a Stand-Alone unit.

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English Language Requirements

To enrol into Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management with Blue Lotus College, international students, applying either off-shore or on-shore, must satisfy one of the following requirements:

  • Either a minimum IELTS test score of 6 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course;
  • or, IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 10 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course;
  • or, IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 20 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.

Results more than two years old are not acceptable.


  • Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, or United States.


  • Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia and in the English language, either the senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while they held a student visa.

Please note that Blue Lotus College will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English Language Tests: TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), and TOEFL PBT.

*On 26 July 2023 the TOEFL internet-based test (TOEFL iBT) stopped offering English language tests for Australian visa purposes. A score for a TOEFL iBT test taken on or after 26 July 2023 will no longer satisfy the English language requirement for Student visa purposes. Only TOEFL iBT scores from a test taken on or before 25 July 2023 are accepted for Student visa purposes.

**From 12 February 2024, only results from the paper-based Cambridge C1 Advanced test (previously known as Cambridge English: Advanced CAE) will be accepted for Australian visa and migration purposes. Test scores for both C1 Advanced paper-based and computer-based tests, taken before 12 February 2024, within the specified validity period are still accepted.

Academic Requirements

Prospective Blue Lotus College international students are required to demonstrate their capacity to complete the course successfully. International students applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will need satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher qualification.

Age Requirement

The minimum age for entry to this program is 18 years or above at the date of your enrolment.

Pre-training Review

Blue Lotus College conducts pre-enrolment Client Needs Analysis to determine course suitability, existing skills and knowledge, and an early detection of any learning needs. Pre-enrolment analysis includes LLN testing and identification of specific learning and/or support needs. A pre-enrolment interview may also be conducted.

RPL and credit transfer opportunities are provided at the time of enrolment, and an option for students to apply at any time during their studies.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN)

Candidates undertaking this course must possess sound Numeracy skills since they will be required to do calculations, make recipe cards, and complete menu costing.

If learners do not meet English and LLN requirements, learners will be asked to take further Language, Literacy, and Numeracy training e.g. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs.

Basic Computing Skills

Students are required to have basic computer skills including operating MS Office and doing research on the internet since the course will require students to make reports in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint presentations.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, and/or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please discuss with our student support team or your trainer/assessor.

Credit Transfer

You can be granted Credit Transfer for completed parts, or all, of an accredited qualification, with equivalent units. Please discuss this at the time of enrolment.

Qualification Information

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management provides a pathway to work in various organisations which includes restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.

Possible job titles include:

  • Operations manager
  • Café owner or manager
  • Business manager
  • Motel owner or manager

BLC does not make any misleading claims or job guarantees or advertise any employment outcome with its courses.

To be awarded the SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification, learners must be deemed competent in 33 units of competency, as specified in the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package qualification rules. This includes:

  • Fourteen (14) Core Units
  • Nineteen (19) Elective Units, consisting of:
    • 1 unit from Group A of this training package
    • 1 unit from Group B of this training package
    • 11 units from Group C of this training package
    • 6 units from Group C, Group D, elsewhere in the SIT training package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements, and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

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The units offered by Blue Lotus (BLC) are listed below:

Unit Code Unit Title
Core Units
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations
SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXHRM010 Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets
BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans
SITXFIN011 Manage physical assets
SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITXHRM012 Monitor staff performance
SITXMPR014 Develop and implement marketing strategies
SITXWHS008 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
Elective Units
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC027* Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC023* Use food preparation equipment
SITXINV006 Receive, Store and Maintain Stock
SITHCCC029* Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC028* Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC030* Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC031* Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
SITHCCC035* Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC036* Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC037* Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC041* Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHKOP012* Develop recipes for special dietary requirements
SITXCOM010 Manage conflict
SITXHRM008 Roster staff
SITHCCC043* Work effectively as a cook
SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
BSBCMM411 Make a presentation

Note: Fees may change during your course of study. BLC reserves the right to discontinue or alter any course date, tuition or service fee, location, timetable or staffing without prior notice. This will constitute a provider default and all tuition fees will be handled in accordance with Blue Lotus College’s Refund Policy. Interest will not be credited to Student Fees or disbursements and therefore no interest will be recovered by students in the event of cancellation. Students must maintain valid Overseas Student Health Care insurance throughout their enrolment.