This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior operators who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with managerial skills and sound knowledge of the industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector as a departmental or small business manager. The diversity of employers includes restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.
Students are required to undertake 48 hours of work placement in order to successfully complete this course
Course Mode, Delivery and Duration
This program will be delivered in the classroom. Practical components for the unit SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety will be provided in a commercial training kitchen.
This qualification is expected to be completed in 68 weeks. This will include 50 weeks of face-to-face training and assessment spread over 5 terms of 10 weeks each and 18 weeks of term breaks (accumulative).
Students will also need to complete work placement as part of their course. This will be an additional 48 hours (for the unit SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations) concurrently in term 3.
There are no specific entry requirements as per the qualification details or training package. International students entering this course at Mint International College must meet the following entry requirements:
Students must be a minimum age of 18 years or above at the time of course commencement.
To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate III or higher.
English Language Requirements
To enter this qualification, applicants must also meet English Language Requirements – IELTS (Academic) overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent. English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
- Minimum five (5) years of study in English in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Britain, America, South America or Ireland.
- Completed in Australia in English a substantial component (at least 50%) of a qualification at AQF level 4 or higher.
- Successfully completed in Australia in English the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education.
- Completed a recognised ELICOS program and achieved an English Proficiency level of upper intermediate or equivalent.
Applicants without the documented evidence to demonstrate the required English language competence may undertake the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test online to achieve a result of ACSF level 3 to meet Mint International College’s English Language entry requirement.
All international learners will undertake pre-training review to determine suitability for the course and student needs. The aim of the review is to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, relevance of the course to applicant, and relevant experience. Applicant is also required to submit a video recording to give a brief introduction of themselves and provide answers to questions on the purpose of studying the course and the reason of choosing Mint International College. This pre-training review also aims to identify any support needs and possible RPL or credit transfer opportunities.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
All students will be required to complete an LLN assessment prior to the commencement of the course. – it is a diagnostic process to identify if prospective student requires LLN support during study.
Note: Students who have completed the LLN test during the enrolment process to meet Mint International College’s English language entry requirement, will not be required to do the LLN test again)
Mint International College provides learners Office 365 account (free of charge) with access to online Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneDrive etc to facilitate the training and communication. Mint International College will provide access to computers/laptops during classroom hours. However, for students to work on assessments, tasks and self-study, all learners are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with Windows/macOS operating system at their own cost.
Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications, such as the SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.
After graduating, you could find employment in the following positions:
- banquet or function manager
- bar manager
- café manager
- club manager
- front office manager
- motel manager
- restaurant manager
Find information on employment for management and other roles in the hospitality sector, as well as salary information, on the government job-data site: https://joboutlook.gov.au/occupations/occupation?occupationCode=1499#xd_co_f=Y2ZiM2UyYWQtMjVlNC00YThiLTlmMjMtZjUxN2IzNWFlZGRi~
|BSBDIV501||Manage diversity in the workplace|
|BSBMGT517||Manage operational plan|
|SITXCCS007||Enhance customer service experiences|
|SITXCCS008||Develop and manage quality customer service practices|
|SITXFIN003||Manage finances within a budget|
|SITXFIN004||Prepare and monitor budgets|
|SITXGLC001||Research and comply with regulatory requirements|
|SITXHRM003||Lead and manage people|
|SITXMGT001||Monitor work operations|
|SITXMGT002||Establish and conduct business relationships|
|SITXWHS003||Implement and monitor work health and safety practices|
|SITXWHS002||Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITXHRM001||Coach others in job skills|
|SITHIND002||Source and use information on the hospitality industry|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents|
|BSBSUS401||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices|
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports|
|BSBCMM401||Make a presentation|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers|
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITHKOP005||Coordinate cooking operations*|
|SITHKOP004||Develop menus for special dietary requirements|
|SITXHRM004||Recruit, select and induct staff|
|SITXHRM006||Monitor staff performance|
- Practical placement is a compulsory component of this course in order to achieve this qualification. 48 hours in an operational commercial kitchen work placement required.
- Further information: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/SIT50416