Hospitality

About the Course

This qualification reflects the role of skilled operators who use a broad range of hospitality service, sales or operational skills combined with supervisory skills and sound knowledge of industry operations to plan, monitor and evaluate the work of team members. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others, and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a supervisor in hospitality organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafs, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage, and gaming.

Possible job titles include:
bar supervisor or team leader
concierge
duty manager
food and beverage supervisor or team leader
front office supervisor or team leader
housekeeping supervisor or team leader
gaming supervisor or team leader
shift manager.

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

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Available as a traineeship

This course is targeted to people who have access to workplaces which will provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification.

Qualification Certificate IV
National Code SIT40416
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

Orange

  Starts Anytime

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT40416-01V01-18ORA-013

TAFE Western Connect

  Starts Anytime

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: SIT40416-01V01-18WCN-013

Orange

How will I study?

Possible job titles include:
• espresso coffee machine operator Certificate IV
• food and beverage attendant
• front desk receptionist
• function attendant
• function host
• gaming attendant
• housekeeper
• restaurant host
• senior bar attendant
• waiter.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, please contact the teaching section

An individual study plan will be developed based on personal circumstances including work and life commitments. The study plan will be developed after the recognition process has determined individual advanced standing in the course based on recognition of skills gained through previous successful study and/or paid or unpaid work experience.

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are:
Be currently employed or have recent experience in the food and beverage sector of the hospitality industry – if you are not currently employed in the sector and no previous experience you may need to attend campus for the practical units in the course or alternately find employment locally.

You will require access to email to successfully complete this course
In this distance learning course you will undertake your learning and assessment through a combination of self-paced learner resource activities, , third party verification, workplace samples and individual tutorial support. Case studies and written assessments.
Your teacher will provide study support online, over the phone or via email. Your learning resources will be sent to you as required.
This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.

Student who undertake this distance participation mode will need to contact the section to ensure they are able to meet the functional unit component of the course – by either being currently employed in the industry or have recent and relevant workplace experience preferably at a supervisory level.

This delivery mode is targeted to existing workers or participants who are geographically isolated or have life or work commitments, which would preclude college, based attendance.

Your teacher will provide study support online, over the phone or via email. Your learning resources will be sent to you as required.
Student who undertake this distance participation mode will need to contact the section to ensure they are able to meet the functional unit component of the course – by either being currently employed in the industry or have recent and relevant workplace experience preferably at a supervisory level.

If you have no previous hospitality practical experience some attendance at the campus will be required to undertake practical units of competence or alternatively find appropriate employment locally. Tourism in particular has been singled out as one of Australia ‘Fantastic Five’ growth sectors over the next 20 years. On average tourism directly accounts for around 2.8 per cent of GDP and 4.7 per cent of employment. It also contributes significantly to regional and remote economies by providing jobs in communities where they are no other employment opportunities

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. It provides options for specialisation in areas such as accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming. The qualification also allows an outcome for small businesses requiring multi-skilled employees.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

The course is also a flexible self -paced distance mode and no attendance is required.

Course length: 15 hours per week for 36 Weeks

What will I pay?

A course related charge of $100 is applicable to this course, The fee is for learner resources this fee needs to be paid at the time of enrolment.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,750.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

  • Materials: $100.00
  • RSA Certificate: $70.00
  • RCG Certificate: $30.00

Total additional costs are $200.00.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393

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TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

Possible job titles include:
• espresso coffee machine operator Certificate IV
• food and beverage attendant
• front desk receptionist
• function attendant
• function host
• gaming attendant
• housekeeper
• restaurant host
• senior bar attendant
• waiter.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, please contact the teaching section

An individual study plan will be developed based on personal circumstances including work and life commitments. The study plan will be developed after the recognition process has determined individual advanced standing in the course based on recognition of skills gained through previous successful study and/or paid or unpaid work experience.

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are:
Be currently employed or have recent experience in the food and beverage sector of the hospitality industry – if you are not currently employed in the sector and no previous experience you may need to attend campus for the practical units in the course or alternately find employment locally.

You will require access to email to successfully complete this course
In this distance learning course you will undertake your learning and assessment through a combination of self-paced learner resource activities, , third party verification, workplace samples and individual tutorial support. Case studies and written assessments.
Your teacher will provide study support online, over the phone or via email. Your learning resources will be sent to you as required.
This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.

Student who undertake this distance participation mode will need to contact the section to ensure they are able to meet the functional unit component of the course – by either being currently employed in the industry or have recent and relevant workplace experience preferably at a supervisory level.

This delivery mode is targeted to existing workers or participants who are geographically isolated or have life or work commitments, which would preclude college, based attendance.

Your teacher will provide study support online, over the phone or via email. Your learning resources will be sent to you as required.
Student who undertake this distance participation mode will need to contact the section to ensure they are able to meet the functional unit component of the course – by either being currently employed in the industry or have recent and relevant workplace experience preferably at a supervisory level.

If you have no previous hospitality practical experience some attendance at the campus will be required to undertake practical units of competence or alternatively find appropriate employment locally. Tourism in particular has been singled out as one of Australia ‘Fantastic Five’ growth sectors over the next 20 years. On average tourism directly accounts for around 2.8 per cent of GDP and 4.7 per cent of employment. It also contributes significantly to regional and remote economies by providing jobs in communities where they are no other employment opportunities

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. It provides options for specialisation in areas such as accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming. The qualification also allows an outcome for small businesses requiring multi-skilled employees.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

This course is delivered via Posted resources

Class attendance is Part time

The course is also a flexible self -paced distance mode and no attendance is required.

Course length: 16 hours per week for 1 Year

What will I pay?

A course related charge of $100 is applicable to this course, The fee is for learner resources this fee needs to be paid at the time of enrolment.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,750.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

There is an additional cost for Materials of $100.00.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393

APPLY NOW ENQUIRE