Hospitality

The flexibility to take your skills wherever you go: from cruise ships, to resorts and restaurants. As a qualified chef, your opportunities are only limited by your imagination. Think beyond the restaurant scene and apply your skills to ready-to-go meals, air travel dining or large food company positions.

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816)

CRICOS CODE
099729G
COURSE DURATION52 weeks (include 6 weeks holiday)
ON-SHORE TUITION FEE
$11500
ON-SHORE MATERIAL FEES
$700
OFF-SHORE TUITION FEE
N/A
OFF-SHORE MATERIAL FEES
N/A
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OCCUPATIONS

Cook (Large Restaurant) Cook (Restaurant and Catering Company) Cook (Small Restaurant or Cafe)

DESCRIPTION

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.

Note: BIT doesn’t make any claim of employment outcome or job guarantee with its courses.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication

Mode of Delivery

Face to face delivery

Duration

Duration of course is 52 weeks which includes 46 weeks delivery and 6 weeks holiday.

BIT Delivery Locations

Classroom -Level 1 & 2, 380 Bourke St Melbourne, Victoria 3000

BITS Cafe Kitchen- Level B-380 Bourke St Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Workplace kitchen as per learner practical placement agreements.

 BIT only delivers this course in Victoria only. No interstate delivery is currently scheduled

Packaging Rules

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 25 units of competency, consisting of:

Total number of units = 25

•           21 core unit, plus

•           4 elective units

Pathways

Vocational pathway

After completing SIT30816 Certificate III in commercial cookery learner can enter in to SIT40516 Cert IV in commercial cookery

Employment/Career pathway

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops 

Possible job titles include:

Cook (Large Restaurant)

Cook (Restaurant and Catering Company)

Cook (Small Restaurant or Cafe)

Please refer to the following source for Pathway and employment outcomes 

Source: http://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=SIT30816

Related industry sectors 

Hospitality, Services Industry 

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Teaching and Assessment methods

Delivery of this qualification involves classroom-based training with face-to-face trainer led theory classes, individual and team activities and assignment research and activities and projects. It will also require the learner to spend a lot of time doing practical cooking in BIT’s kitchen. A learner cannot be competent and therefore gain this qualification without attending and actively participating in all kitchen classes. Trainers and learners will also have access to the internet in BIT’s computer lab.

Intake dates

Please contact BIT’s admissions or marketing department for information on our upcoming intakes.

Note* Information contained on the website is not sufficient for Enrolment purposes however, this information should be read in conjunction with the student handbook, student prospectus and brochures.

CORE UNITS

SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetizers and salads
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook

ELECTIVE UNITS

SITXCOM005 Manage Conflict
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches

Entry Requirements

As per training package there are no formal prerequisites required to enter the SIT30816- Certificate III in Commercial cookery. Although the training package specifies no entry requirement for this course International Learners entering this course at Brighton Institute of Technology must meet the following entry requirements:

Age requirements

For international learners Brighton Institute of Technology has a requirement that all learners must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of their course.

Pre-training Review

All international learners will undertake a pre-training review which aims to identify their training needs. The review aims to discover previous experience or training, the relevance of the courses to the learner and any other relevant information. This review is conducted by BIT’s enrolment officer. The interview also aims to identify any support needs and possible RPL opportunities.

Through the pre-training review the learner will demonstrate that they have the necessary skills to successfully complete their course

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN)

Candidate’s undertaking this course must possess sound Numeracy skills since it requires them to read, understand and expand recipes and do menu costings.

All learners are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test. They must have at least ACSF level 3 in the five core skills.

If learners do not meet English and LLN requirements, learners will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g.  English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with  the institute.

Academic requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed year 12 or secondary studies in the applicant’s home country equivalent to the Australian senior secondary school examination.

Computer literacy requirements:

All learners enrolling into BIT programs must have basic computer skills. BIT courses may require learners to make reports, do graphs and analyse data.

Learners who do not possess basic computing skills will be referred to a computer training course.

Materials and Equipment Required

Although BIT will provide access to computers with the required resources during classroom hours however to work on assignments and tasks for self-study, all learners are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with the Windows 7 operating system or higher. Learners must have an active email address for communication and be contactable by phone (mobile or landline) and by mail (postal address). All learners are expected to have access to MS office applications such as Microsoft Word, and an email platform.

English Requirements

English language requirements for international learners:

International learners applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will require:

i)          Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course, or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course plus successful completion of Brighton Institute’s Language Literacy and Numeracy Test on completion of ELICOS program.

OR

ii)         Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States

OR

iii)        Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Please note Brighton institute of technology will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests - TOEFL IBT, PTE Academic,

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and TOEFL PBT.

 TEST EVIDENCE TABLE:

English language test providers

Minimum test score

Minimum test score when combined with at least 10 weeks ELICOS

Minimum test score when combined with at least 20 weeks ELICOS

 

International English Language Testing System

5.5

5

4.5

*Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper based

527

500

450

TOEFL internet-based test

46

35

32

Pearson Test of English Academic

42

36

30

 

Any international English test must have been taken no more than two years before you apply for a course at BIT

 

* Digital access refers to your learning resources and assessments via our learning management system.

Certificate IV in commercial cookery (SIT40516)

CRICOS CODE
099893F
COURSE DURATION78 weeks (include 9 weeks holiday)
ON-SHORE TUITION FEE
$16500
ON-SHORE MATERIAL FEES
$1000
OFF-SHORE TUITION FEE
N/A
OFF-SHORE MATERIAL FEES
N/A
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OCCUPATIONS

Professional Cook, Sous Chef, Chef de Partie, Chef

DESCRIPTION

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organizations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or to run a small business in these sectors.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Note: BIT doesn’t make any claim of employment outcome or job guarantee with its courses.

Mode of Delivery

Face to face delivery and workplace-based training

Duration

Duration of course is 78 weeks which includes 69 weeks delivery and 9 weeks holiday.

BIT Delivery Locations

Classroom -Level 1 & 2, 380 Bourke St Melbourne, Victoria 3000

BITS Cafe Kitchen- Level B-380 Bourke St Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Workplace kitchen as per learner practical placement agreements.

 BIT only delivers this course in Victoria only. No interstate delivery is currently scheduled

Packaging Rules

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 33 units of competency, consisting of:

Total number of units = 33

26 core unit, plus

7 elective units 

Pathways

Vocational pathway

After completing SIT40516 Certificate IV in commercial cookery learner can enter into SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management 

Employment/Career pathway

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops 

Possible job titles include:

Professional Cook

Sous Chef (Large restaurant, Catering company, Large hotel)

Chef de Partie (Large restaurant, Catering company, Large hotel)

Chef

Please refer to the following source for Pathway and employment outcomes 

Source: http://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=SIT3081

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Teaching and Assessment methods

The course will be delivered face to face in a classroom, training kitchen & in a workplace context in an operational hospitality kitchen. 

Students prepare workflow plans at Brighton Institute of Technology’s training kitchen, and operate as part of a working team (kitchen roles/group work/assignments), 

Learners in this qualification will undertake 360 hours of work-based training (see Work Based Training section for details)

Intake dates

Please contact BIT’s admissions or marketing department for information on our upcoming intakes.

Note* Information contained on the website is not sufficient for Enrolment purposes however, this information should be read in conjunction with the student handbook, student prospectus and brochures.

CORE UNITS

SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment *
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetizers and Salads
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITXCOM005 Manage Conflict
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
BSBDIV501 Manage Diversity in the Workplace
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

ELECTIVE UNITS

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITXCCS007 Enhance the customer service experience

Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites required to enter SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery. International Students entering this course at Brighton Institute of Technology must meet the following entry requirements:


Age requirements

For international students Brighton Institute of Technology has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of their course.

Pre-training Review

All international learners will undertake a pre-training review which aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, the relevance of the courses to the learner and any relevant experience. An interview will be conducted by a Brighton Institute enrolment officer. The interview also aims to identify any support needs and possible RPL opportunities.

Through the pre-training review the learner will demonstrate that they have the necessary skills to successfully complete the course

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN)

Candidate undertaking this course must possess sound Numeracy skills since it requires them to do calculations, make recipe cards and do menu costing 

All students are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test mapped at ACSF level 3 conducted by the institute.

If learners do not meet English and LLN requirements, learners will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g.  English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with the institute at additional cost.

Academic requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed year 12 or secondary studies in the applicant's home country equivalent to the Australian senior secondary school examination.

Computer literacy requirements:

All learners enrolling into BIT programs must have basic computer skills. BIT courses may require learners to make reports, do graphs and analyse data.

Learners who do not possess basic computing skills will be referred to a computer training course.

Materials and Equipment Required

Although the Institute will provide access to computers/laptops with required resources during classroom hours, however, to work on assignments and tasks for self-study, all learners are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with the Windows 7 operating system or higher at their own cost. Students must have an active email address for communication and be contactable by phone (mobile or landline) and by mail (postal address). 

All learners are expected to have access to MS office applications such as Microsoft Word, an email platform at their own cost.

English Requirements

English language requirements for international learners:

International learners applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will require:

i)         Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course, or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course plus successful completion of Brighton Institute’s Language Literacy and Numeracy Test on completion of ELICOS program.

OR

ii)         Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States

OR

iii)        Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.

 

For further information on student visa assessment levels, refer to the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) website (http:// www.homeaffairs.gov.au).

Please note Brighton institute of technology will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests - TOEFL IBT, PTE Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and TOEFL PBT.


 TEST EVIDENCE TABLE:

English language test providers

Minimum test score

Minimum test score when combined with at least 10 weeks ELICOS

Minimum test score when combined with at least 20 weeks ELICOS

 

International English Language Testing System

5.5

5

4.5

*Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper based

527

500

450

TOEFL internet-based test

46

35

32

Pearson Test of English Academic

42

36

30

 

Any international English test must have been taken no more than two years before you apply for a course at BIT

* Digital access refers to your learning resources and assessments via our learning management system.

Diploma of Hospitality Management (SIT50416)

CRICOS CODE
091011K
COURSE DURATION104 weeks (include 26 weeks holiday)
ON-SHORE TUITION FEE
$21500
ON-SHORE MATERIAL FEES
$1400
OFF-SHORE TUITION FEE
N/A
OFF-SHORE MATERIAL FEES
N/A
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OCCUPATIONS

Chef Hotel Manager Resort Manager

DESCRIPTION

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, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialization in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming. Possible job titles include banquet or function manager, bar manager, café manager, chef de cuisine, chef patisserie, club manager, executive housekeeper, front office manager, gaming manager, kitchen manager, motel manager, restaurant manager, sous chef, unit manager catering operations.

Mode of Delivery

Face to face delivery

Duration

Duration of course is 104 weeks which includes 78 weeks delivery and 26 weeks holiday.

BIT Delivery Locations

Classroom -Level 1 & 2, 380 Bourke St Melbourne, Victoria 3000

BITS Cafe Kitchen- Level B-380 Bourke St Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Workplace kitchen as per learner practical placement agreements.

BIT only delivers this course in Victoria only. No interstate delivery is currently scheduled

Packaging Rules

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 28 units of competency:

13 core units,

15 elective units


Pathways

Vocational pathway

Diploma level qualifications provide for the acquisition of more senior or supervisory skills. Industry has an expectation that people in supervisory roles would have gained workplace experience in operational duties before coordinating the duties of others. Industry also strongly recommends that individuals complete the relevant Certificate III qualification and gain vocational experience in industry before progressing to a Diploma or Advanced Diploma. These higher-level qualifications provide for the acquisition of managerial skills at an operational and strategic level. Industry has an expectation that individuals would have gained workplace experience in operational duties before progressing to managerial roles of significant responsibility.

Employment/Career pathway

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who have a managerial or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems. This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or to run a business in these sectors. Possible job titles include:

Owner, Manager, General Manager, Chef, Sous Chef.

Possible job titles include:

Manager/Owner/Chef (Small Restaurant or Cafe)

Executive Chef/Manager/General Manager/Food and Beverage Manager (Large Hotel)

Please refer to the following source for Pathway and employment outcomes 

Source: http://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=SIT50416


Teaching and Assessment methods

The course will be delivered face to face in a classroom, training kitchen & in workplace context for practical placement in workplace kitchen. 

Learners prepare workflow plans at Brighton Institute of Technology’s training kitchen, and operate as part of a working team (kitchen roles/group work/assignments), 

Learners in this qualification will undertake 192 hours of work-based training (see Work Based Training section for details)


Intake dates

Please contact BIT’s admissions or marketing department for information on our upcoming intakes.

Note* Information contained on the website is not sufficient for Enrolment purposes however, this information should be read in conjunction with the student handbook, student prospectus and brochures.

CORE UNITS

SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXCCS007 Enhance the customer service experience
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace

ELECTIVE UNITS

SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook

Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites required to enter SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management. International Learners entering this course at Brighton Institute of Technology must meet the following entry requirements:

Age requirements

For international learners Brighton Institute of Technology has a requirement that all learners must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course.

Pre-training Review

All international learners will undertake a pre-training review which aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, the relevance of the courses to the learner and any relevant experience. An interview will be conducted by a Brighton Institute enrolment officer. The interview also aims to identify any support needs and possible RPL opportunities.

Through the pre-training review the learner will demonstrate that they have the necessary skills to successfully complete the course

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN)

Candidate undertaking this course must possess sound Numeracy skills since it requires them to do calculations, make recipe cards do menu costing 

All learners are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test mapped at ACSF level 4 conducted by the institute.

If learners do not meet English and LLN requirements, learners will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g.  English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with the institute.

Academic requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed year 12 or secondary studies in the applicant's home country equivalent to the Australian senior secondary school examination.

Computer literacy requirements:

All learners enrolling into BIT programs must have basic computer skills. BIT courses may require learners to make reports, do graphs and analyse data.

Learners who do not possess basic computing skills will be referred to a computer training course.

Materials and Equipment Required

Although the Institute will provide access to computers/laptops with required resources during classroom hours however to work on assignments and tasks for self-study, all learners are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with the Windows 7 operating system or higher at their own cost. Learners must have an active email address for communication and be contactable by phone (mobile or landline) and by mail (postal address). 

All learners are expected to have access to MS office applications such as Microsoft Word, an email platform at their own cost.

English Requirements

English language requirements for international learners:

International learners applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will require:

i)          Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course, or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course plus successful completion of Brighton Institute’s Language Literacy and Numeracy Test on completion of ELICOS program.

OR

ii)         Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States

OR

iii)        Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.

 

For further information on student visa assessment levels, refer to the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) website (http:// www.homeaffairs.gov.au).

Please note Brighton institute of technology will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests - TOEFL IBT, PTE Academic,

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and TOEFL PBT.

 TEST EVIDENCE TABLE:

English language test providers

Minimum test score

Minimum test score when combined with at least 10 weeks ELICOS

Minimum test score when combined with at least 20 weeks ELICOS

 

International English Language Testing System

5.5

5

4.5

*Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper based

527

500

450

TOEFL internet-based test

46

35

32

Pearson Test of English Academic

42

36

30

 

Any international English test must have been taken no more than two years before you apply for a course at BIT

 

 

 

* Digital access refers to your learning resources and assessments via our learning management system.

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (SIT60316)

CRICOS CODE
091103F
COURSE DURATION134 weeks (include 34 weeks holiday)
ON-SHORE TUITION FEE
$27500
ON-SHORE MATERIAL FEES
$1500
OFF-SHORE TUITION FEE
N/A
OFF-SHORE MATERIAL FEES
N/A
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OCCUPATIONS

Chef Hotel Manager Resort Manager

DESCRIPTION

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 the 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, café’s, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Note: BIT doesn’t make any claim of employment outcome or job guarantee with its courses.


Mode of Delivery

Face to face and workplace-based training

Duration

Duration of course is 130 weeks which includes 96 weeks delivery and 34 weeks holiday.

BIT Delivery Locations

Classroom -Level 1 & 2, 380 Bourke St Melbourne, Victoria 3000

BITS Cafe Kitchen- Level B-380 Bourke St Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Workplace kitchen as per learner practical placement agreements.

BIT only delivers this course in Victoria only. No interstate delivery is currently scheduled

Packaging Rules

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 33 units of competency, consisting of:

Total number of units = 33

•           16 core units, plus

•           17 elective units

Pathways

Vocational pathway

Training package features and pathways

Within the hospitality industry, there is the ability for a person to gain skills, knowledge and experience to move into other job roles and challenges. Clearly defined pathways are attractive to new entrants, help retain current workers in the industry and can keep apprentice's enthusiasm levels up, in what can be seen to be a long training experience. The Training Package has pathways built into its design, reflecting job roles in the industry. When new job roles emerge, or existing ones change, the Training Package will be modified to mirror this.

 

Direct entry is allowed for all SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package qualifications except the following which have an entry requirement:

 • SIT40316 Certificate IV in Holiday Parks and Resorts

 • SIT50216 Diploma of Holiday Park and Resort Management.

 

For all other qualifications, individuals may enter the qualification with no vocational experience, without prior achievement of any units of competency and without a lower level qualification in any discipline. The tourism, travel and hospitality industries, however, highly recommend that individuals complete the relevant Certificate III qualification and gain vocational experience in industry before progressing to a Certificate IV qualification. Certificate IV qualifications provide for the acquisition of more senior or supervisory skills. Industry has an expectation that people in supervisory roles would have gained workplace experience in operational duties before coordinating the duties of others. Industry also strongly recommends that individuals complete the relevant Certificate III qualification and gain vocational experience in industry before progressing to a Diploma or Advanced Diploma. These higher-level qualifications provide for the acquisition of managerial skills at an operational and strategic level. Industry has an expectation that individuals would have gained workplace experience in operational duties before progressing to managerial roles of significant responsibility.

Employment/Career pathway

This qualification reflects the role of senior managers within the hospitality industry. This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or to run a business in these sectors. Possible job titles include:

Owner, Manager, General Manager, Chef, Sous Chef.

Possible job titles include:

Manager/Owner/Chef (Small Restaurant or Cafe)

Executive Chef/Manager/General Manager/Food and Beverage Manager (Large Hotel)


Please refer to the following source for Pathway and employment outcomes 

Source: https://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=SIT60316


Teaching and Assessment methods

The course will be delivered face to face in a classroom, training kitchen & in workplace context in an operational hospitality kitchen. 

Students prepare workflow plans at Brighton Institute of Technology’s training kitchen, and operate as part of a working team (kitchen roles/group work/assignments), 

Learners in this qualification will undertake 192 hours of work-based training.

Intake dates

Please contact BIT’s admissions or marketing department for information on our upcoming intakes.

Note* Information contained on the website is not sufficient for Enrolment purposes however, this information should be read in conjunction with the student handbook, student prospectus and brochures.

CORE UNITS

BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system

ELECTIVE UNITS

SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for food safety
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites required to enter the SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.  International Students entering this course at Brighton Institute of Technology must meet the following entry requirements:

Age requirements

For international students Brighton Institute of Technology has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course.

Pre-training Review

All international learners will undertake a pre-training review which aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, the relevance of the courses to the learner and any relevant experience. An interview will be conducted by a Brighton Institute enrolment officer. The interview also aims to identify any support needs and possible RPL opportunities.

Through the pre-training review the learner will demonstrate that they have the necessary skills to successfully complete the course

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN)

Candidate undertaking this course must possess sound Numeracy skills since it requires them to do calculations, make recipe cards do menu costing 

All students are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test mapped at ACSF level 4 conducted by the institute.

If learners do not meet English and LLN requirements, learners will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g.  English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with the institute at additional cost.

Academic requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed year 12 or secondary studies in the applicant's home country equivalent to the Australian senior secondary school examination.

Computer literacy requirements:

All learners enrolling into BIT programs must have basic computer skills. BIT courses may require learners to make reports, do graphs and analyse data.

Learners who do not possess basic computing skills will be referred to a computer training course.

Materials and Equipment Required

Although the Institute will provide access to computers/laptops with required resources during classroom hours however to work on assignments and tasks for self-study, all learners are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with the Windows 7 operating system or higher at their own cost. Students must have an active email address for communication and be contactable by phone (mobile or landline) and by mail (postal address) at their own cost.  

All learners are expected to have access to MS office applications such as Microsoft Word, an email platform at their own cost.

English Requirements

English language requirements for international learners:

International learners applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will require:

i)          Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course, or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course plus successful completion of Brighton Institute’s Language Literacy and Numeracy Test on completion of ELICOS program.

OR

ii)         Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States

OR

iii)        Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.

 

For further information on student visa assessment levels, refer to the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) website (http:// www.homeaffairs.gov.au).

Please note Brighton institute of technology will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests - TOEFL IBT, PTE Academic,

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and TOEFL PBT.

 TEST EVIDENCE TABLE:

English language test providers

Minimum test score

Minimum test score when combined with at least 10 weeks ELICOS

Minimum test score when combined with at least 20 weeks ELICOS

 

International English Language Testing System

5.5

5

4.5

*Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper based

527

500

450

TOEFL internet-based test

46

35

32

Pearson Test of English Academic

42

36

30

 

Any international English test must have been taken no more than two years before you apply for a course at BIT

* Digital access refers to your learning resources and assessments via our learning management system.