Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (National Code SIT60322/CRICOS Code 110945B)


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.

Qualification Rules

Students need to complete 33 units of competency in total, following the guidelines as outlined in the SIT Training Package Qualifications Rules, which require:

  • 14 core units plus
  • 19 elective units

Please note: All the elective units have been selected by the college through an extensive consultative process with industry partners and they have been identified to provide knowledge and skills appropriate for the industry. The full list of units can be found within SIT Training Package and are made available for all AAIC training staff and students to review. The units offered by AAIC are listed as below:

Unit Code Unit Name Core / Elective
BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances Core
BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans Core
SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service practices Core
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget Core
SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets Core
SITXFIN011 Manage physical assets Core
SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law Core
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people Core
SITXHRM010 Recruit, select and induct staff Core
SITXHRM012 Monitor staff performance Core
SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations Core
SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships Core
SITXMPR014 Develop and implement marketing strategies Core
SITXWHS008 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system Core
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety Elective
SITHCCC043* Work effectively as a cook Elective
SITHCCC023* Use food preparation equipment Elective
SITHCCC041 Produce cakes, pastries and breads Elective
SITHCCC026* Package prepared foodstuffs Elective
SITHCCC027* Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery Elective
SITHCCC028* Prepare appetisers and salads Elective
SITHCCC029* Prepare stocks, sauces and soups Elective
SITHCCC030* Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes Elective
SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements Elective
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion Elective
SITHCCC035* Prepare poultry dishes Elective
SITHCCC036* Prepare meat dishes Elective
SITHCCC037* Prepare seafood dishes Elective
SITHCCC040* Prepare and serve cheese Elective
SITHPAT016 Produce desserts Elective
SITXHRM008 Roster staff Elective
BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans Elective
SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks Elective


AAIC will deliver this qualification over a 114-week period. This will consist of scheduled 20 Student Contact Hours (SCH) per week for 98 weeks (1960 hours) allowing for 16 weeks of break. This takes into account public holiday periods such as Christmas & Easter, and School holiday breaks.

Delivery Methods

This program is delivered through classroom based face-to-face training, including simulated individual or group exercises in theory classes. The trainer will provide any additional learning material where gaps are identified in either the student’s underpinning knowledge or the training resources.

Assessment Methods

Students will be advised of the assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit. Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery or as advised by the trainer. As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the student either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.

The assessment process may include:

  • Knowledge Test
  • Case studies
  • Assignments
  • Role plays
  • Supervised Assessments

Employment Pathway

Students are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program. Job roles and titles may vary across different industry sectors. 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 may include:

  • Conference And Event Organiser
  • Area Manager
  • Motel Manager
  • Operations Manager

(AAIC does not guarantee an employment outcome, licence, or accreditation at the completion of this qualification).

Pathways for further studies

After achieving the SIT60322 – Advanced Diploma of Hospitality, students may choose to undertake further studies at higher education level.

International Student’s Entry Requirements

Entry into this program requires International Students to fulfil requirements as listed below:

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Completed year 12 (HSC or equivalent)
  • Minimum 6.0 IELTS score or equivalent in PTE, TOEFL, OET and Cambridge English.


AAIC Campus, Level 1, 135 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Delivery mode: 

Classroom based


Tuition Fee $23000
One time Application Fees $250 (Non-Refundable)
Text Books& Material Fees $0
Single Overseas Student Health Cover $ 550 per Annum Approximately
Family Overseas Student Health Cover $ 5000 per Annum Approximately

Intake Dates

Intake dates for Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (SIT60322)
2024 session

22/1/2024 29/3/2026
5/2/2024 12/4/2026
4/3/2024 10/5/2026
1/4/2024 7/6/2026
22/4/2024 28/6/2026
27/5/2024 2/8/2026
17/6/2024 23/8/2026
29/7/2024 4/10/2026
12/8/2024 18/10/2026
2/9/2024 8/11/2026
7/10/2024 13/12/2026
18/11/2024 24/1/2027
9/12/2024 14/2/2027

Scheduled breaks

2023: 25/12/2023 to 21/1/2024
2024: 8/4/2024 to 21/4/2024; 15/7/2024 to 28/7/2024; 4/11/2024 to 17/11/2024
2025: 3/3/2025 to 16/3/2025; 30/6/2025 to 27/7/2025
2026: 26/1/2026 to 22/2/2026; 15/6/2026 to 28/6/2026; 21/9/2026 to 4/10/2026
2027: 11/1/2027 to 24/1/2027

*Official timetable included in the Offer Letter