SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management [Cookery] (CRICOS Course Code : 094319K)

Qualification Name SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management [Cookery] (CRICOS Course Code : 094319K)
AQF Level AQF Level 5
Duration 26 weeks
Fees Tuition Fee: $4,500.00 AUD

Enrolment Fee: $200.00 AUD

Material Fee: $200.00 AUD

Other Fees: Please refer to the International Fees Schedule

About the course

The purpose of this course is to prepare individuals with sound knowledge of industry operations and a broad range of managerial skills to coordinate hospitality operations. It provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

At present CBC only offers this course with Cookery specialisation. The course is offered as a package with SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery or as an upgrade to those who have already completed SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery.

Students must complete 6 core units and all elective units as part of SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery.

Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles

  • Sous Chef
  • Chef de Cuisine

Entry Requirements

  • An overall IELTS band 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0) or equivalent
  • 18 years and above with a High School Certificate (Year 12)
  • Completion of SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery


This course is delivered for 2326 weeks, which comprises of 19 study weeks and  4 weeks holiday (7 weeks holiday if over Christmas period).

Delivery locations

Campus Address Operating Hours
Sydney Campus Suite 301, L3 and Suite 701, L7 at 541 Kent Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Mon – Fri

9:00 – 17.30

Parramatta Campus Level 5, Suite 2/460 Church St, Parramatta, NSW 2150 Mon – Fri

9:00 – 18:00

Melbourne Campus Level 6, 341 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000 Mon – Fri

9:00 – 17:30

Gold Coast Campus G104/G105 Australia Fair, Southport, QLD 4215 Mon – Thu

9:00 – 17:30

Delivery mode and Assessment

The course is delivered over 20 hours per week. It consists of two 7-hour days face to face training and 6 hours of online/distance course work.

Assessments may be conducted through a combination of written questions and answers, case studies, role-plays, and demonstrations.

An average of 10-15 hours of self-study per week is required in this course.

Course Structure

Total number of units = 28

(21 units are to be completed as part of SIT40516-Certificate IV in commercial cookery)

Course units:

  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
  • SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
  • SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • SITXHRM002 Roster Staff
  • SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
  • BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
  • SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
  • SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
  • SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
  • SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
  • SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
  • SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
  • SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
  • SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
  • SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
  • SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements
  • SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
  • SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
  • SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
  • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
  • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
  • SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices


Upon successful completion of SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, the student may pursue SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Recognition of Prior Learning

We offer everyone the opportunity to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at enrolment. Students may be granted credit or partial credit in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or prior training.


Intake Date

11 Jan 15 Feb
05 Apr 10 May
28 Jun 02 Aug
20 Sep 25 Oct
10 Jan 14 Feb
11 Apr 16 May
11 Jul 15 Aug
10 Oct 14 Nov

Unique Student Identifier (USI)


All students are required by the Australian Government to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI, we cannot issue your credential (Certificate & Transcript, or Statement of Attainment).