Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management


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156 Weeks


Sydney Campus, Australia   View map

This qualification 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.

This qualification 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 specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

Possible job titles include:

  • area manager or operations manager
  • café owner or manager
  • club secretary or manager
  • executive chef
  • executive housekeeper
  • executive sous chef
  • food and beverage manager
  • head chef
  • motel owner or manager
  • rooms division manager

Qualification Structure

Unit Code Unit Title
SITTTSL002 Access and interpret product information
SITHIND001 Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBFIA301 Maintain Financial records
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
BSBRSK501 Manage Risk
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor Budgets
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
SITXCCS008 Develop and Manage quality customer service practices
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXCCS007 Enhance the customer service experience
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement  marketing strategies
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system

Work Placement

Work placement forms part of this qualification and students are required to undertake 36 shifts (up to 360 hours) of work placement in an appropriate hospitality environment. Students are responsible for finding their own work placements. However, YBI has agreements with different organisations in case students need any assistance finding placements.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisite requirements for this qualification however

All Students MUST

  • Be 18 years of age or over; AND
  • Have completed year 12 or equivalent; or with substantial vocational experiences and sound workplace written communication skills

International Student MUST

  • Have upper intermediate proficiency in English or an IELTS score of at least 5.5 (or equivalent).

Pathways into the qualification

Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points including:

  • Completed Year 12 schooling, or have sound workplace written communication skills


  • After completing SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management with limited or no vocational experience.

Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:

  • Entry level staff or supervisors of various types from the Hospitality Industry including but not limited to;
  • Food and beverage Attendants
  • Catering staff both front and back of house
  • Club Managers
  • Housekeeping Managers
  • Gamming attendants

This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification.

Pathways from the qualification

After achieving this qualification candidates may choose to progress into a Bachelors program with Universities.

Mode of Course Delivery

67% face-to-face and 33% online

* During the COVID-19 pandemic all of our courses will be delivered 100% online to reduce the spread of the virus and safeguard the welfare of our students, staff and the community.


The Online Class timetable may differ from the actual(face-to-face) class timetable. The nature of student support and engagement may also vary during this  online delivery period.

Please contact the college if you have any enquiries regarding the mode of delivery and the timetable

See: Academic Calendar & Fees for detailed information.

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