Hospitality

Take your career to the next level with a management role in the diverse and ever-growing hospitality industry. This dynamic industry gives you the ability to work in hotels, restaurants, cafés, conference centres, private catering companies, healthcare environments or tourism and travel venues.

These courses will provide you with substantial skills and knowledge to work internationally in almost any sector of the industry, and will give you specialised managerial skills in the areas of sales and marketing, human resources, financial management and business operations.

Industry Placement

You will undertake 36 unpaid shifts in the hospitality industry as part of this course. With the support of your CIT teachers, you’ll also gain casual employment opportunities in the hospitality industry to complement your studies!

  • Course Details
    Course/s

    Certificate III in Hospitality | SIT30616
    CRICOS: 090935G


    Certificate IV in Hospitality | SIT40416
    CRICOS: 090951G


    Diploma of Hospitality Management | SIT50416
    CRICOS: 090978G


    Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management | SIT60316
    CRICOS: 091136G

  • Course Duration
    Duration

    TOTAL CIT PACKAGE: 2 years
    Certificate III: 6 months Certificate IV: 6 months Diploma: 6 months Advanced Diploma: 6 months

  • Course Intake
    Intake

    Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) 2020

  • Course Campus
    Campus

    CIT Reid

  • Course Fees
    Fees*

    Tuition Fees:

    2020 - 2021: Semester 1 - $6,850 Semester 2 - $6,850

    Extra Fees:

    Certificate III: Uniform Costs: $145 Textbooks: $75 Software: $255

  • *Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small fee increases happen annually in line with CIT's fee pricing review. 2019 and 2020 fees subject to change.

  • Entry Requirements

    Academic requirements:

    • Year 12 Certificate or equivalent


    Students over the age of 20 may be eligible for adult entry. Please refer to Entry Requirements for more information.

    English requirements:

  • Course Subjects - Certificate III

    Certificate III in Hospitality | SIT30616 – 15 subjects

    Core: complete all 7 subjects

    • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
    • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
    • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
    • SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
    • SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
    • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
    • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills

    Electives: complete all 8 subjects

    • SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas
    • SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
    • SITHFAB003 Operate a bar
    • SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
    • SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food
    • SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions
    • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
    • SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • Course Subjects - Certificate IV

    Certificate IV in Hospitality | SIT40416 – 17 subjects

    Core: complete all 9 subjects

    • SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
    • SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
    • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
    • BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
    • SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
    • SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
    • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
    • SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
    • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations

    Electives: complete all 8 subjects

    • SITEEVT005 Plan in-house events or functions
    • SITHFAB011 Provide advice on beers, spirits and liqueurs
    • SITHFAB012 Provide advice on Australian wines
    • SITXINV003 Purchase goods
    • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
    • SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
    • SITXEBS001 Use social media in business
    • SITXHRM002 Roster staff
  • Course Subjects - Diploma

    Diploma of Hospitality Management | SIT50416 – 7 subjects

    Core: complete all 5 subjects

    • SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
    • SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
    • SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
    • SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
    • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan

    Electives: complete all 2 subjects

    • SITXEBS002 Develop, implement and monitor the use of social media in a business
    • SITXMGT003 Manage projects
  • Course Subjects - Advanced Diploma

    Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management | SIT60316 – 9 subjects

    Core: complete all 7 subjects

    • SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets
    • SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
    • SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
    • SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
    • BSBFIM601 Manage finances
    • BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
    • SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system

    Electives: complete all 2 subjects

    • BSBRSK501 Manage risk
    • BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • Likely Job Outcome

    Certificate IV: Food and beverage supervisor or team leader, bar supervisor or team leader, duty manager, shift manager.

    Diploma: Restaurant manager, banquet or function manager, bar manager, café manager, club manager, motel manager.

    Advanced Diploma: Food and beverage manager, operations manager, cafe owner or manager, human resources coordinator, sales and marketing coordinator.

  • Teaching Methods and Assessment

    Students will learn through a blend of face to face and online learning using digital and teacher resources, textbooks, and online learning and student engagement through eLearn.

    Students will be assessed through direct observation, portfolios, product based methods (reports, presentations) and evidence from the workplace.

  • Pathways to Further Study

    CIT’s credit transfer arrangements can reduce the time and fees required to complete a bachelor degree at university. If you successfully complete your CIT qualification and gain entry into the university below, you will receive the following:

    University of Canberra (UC)

    • Diploma of Hospitality Management | SIT50416  =  24 credit points (1 year) towards UC's Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management (MGB401.1)
    • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management | SIT60313  =  27 credit points (over 1 year) towards UC's Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management (MGB401.1)

    We advise you speak directly with your chosen university in relation to credit transfer, entry requirements and their application process.

    Certificate III in Hospitality (6 months)
    PLUS
    Certificate IV in Hospitality (6 months)
    PLUS
    Diploma of Hospitality Management (6 months)
    PLUS
    Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (6 months)
    = 2 years of study
    Optional degree pathway available