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  • Diploma of Hospitality
  • Australian School of Tourism and Hotel Management 1
  • Australian School of Tourism and Hotel Management 2

SIT50313 - Diploma of Hospitality

1 Year Full Time; this course is also available Part time

Planning and execution are paramount and this program has a strong focus on management skills with a services oriented approach as this applies directly to the broad business operations of international hotels and resorts.

The Hospitality Industry is fast-faced and fast growing.  With a skills shortage across the Industry this is the perfect time to study and gain the skills required to start a prosperous career.

Throughout the Diploma of Hospitality you will find yourself in various learning environments including our fully equipped training bar and restaurant, 'real life' work placement and our training hotel front.  The Diploma of Hospitality integrates study with nationally registered vocational units providing you with the skills and knowledge to prosper in the Hospitality Industry.

Through our Industry Work Placement program students undertake 36 industry work placement shifts as part of their hospitality training.  This helps you transfer your knowledge from College to the workplace.

Pathways to a Higher Degree

The Diploma of Hospitality graduatesmay receive up to 8 units of credit toward the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management at the Australian School of Management.


government funded hospitality course

NOTE: ACAE has been awarded Priority industry Training (PIT) funding for this course from Future Skills WA.  This allows eligible local students to have part of their fees subsidised, find out if you are eligible here.

Course Subjects SIT50313

SIT12DIP001: Hospitality and Tourism Services Management

  • SITHIND301Work effectively in hospitality service
  • SITXCCS501Manage quality customer service
  • SITXWHS401Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  • SITXCCS401Enhance the customer service experience

SIT12DIP003: Food and Beverage Operations

  • SITXFSA101Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHFAB201Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • SITHFAB202Operate a bar
  • SITHFAB204Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITHFAB307Provide table service of food and beverage

SIT12DIP002: Leadership and Motivation

  • SITXHRM402Lead and manage people
  • SITXMGT401Monitor work operations
  • SITXMGT502Manage projects

SIT12DIP004: Human Resource Management

  • BSBDIV501Manage diversity in the workplace
  • SITXCOM401Manage conflict
  • SITXHRM401Roster staff

SIT12DIP301: Accommodation Services Management

  • SITHACS303Provide accommodation reception services
  • SITHACS302Conduct night audit
  • SITTTSL305Process reservations

SIT12DIP008: Financial Information for Decision Making

  • SITXFIN501Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXFIN402Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFIN401Interpret financial information

SIT12DIP005: eBusiness for Hospitality and Tourism

  • BSBMGT517Manage operational plan
  • BSBEBU501Investigate and design e-business solutions
  • BSBEBU502Implement ebusiness solution

SIT12DIP006: Marketing Principles and Practices

  • SITXMGT501Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXGLC501Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • BSBWRT401Write complex documents
  • SITXMPR404Coordinate marketing activities

Award Rules

Award Requirements

To be eligible for the Diploma of Hospitality, a candidate shall succesfully complete all of the eight (8) course subjects listed.

Credit Transfer

Students who wish to have their AQF qualification and/or Statement of Attainment recognised must submit the documentary evidence before enrolment to the Admissions Department. Once the enrolment has been accepted, no further exemptions will be granted. Further details are available from the Admissions Department.

Course Assessments 

It is important to note that ACAE adopts a number of assessments items or tools that are designed to best suit your course and the knowledge and skills that is required to be demonstrated by each participant. All assessments are identified clearly in our subject guides which are provided to students upon enrolment. The subject guide provides a great amount of detail on the timing and style of assessment. It is important to note that participants need to demonstrate competency through each of the prescribed assessment items throughout your time enrolled in the course. In general the following assessment items apply for this course.

  • Projects
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Knowledge Based Tests
  • Case Studies
  • Industry Placement Portfolios
  • Check points

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February, April, July and October

(see fee schedule for yearly dates)

Entry Requirements

All students are required to have completed the equivalent of Australian School Year 12. More information is available at Admission Requirements for Local Students and Admission Requirements for International Students.


  1. Subjects must be taken in the order that they are offered and at the discretion of the Management Committee.
  2. The information above is correct at the time of publishing. However, all programs may be subject to ongoing review by the Management Committee.



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