Hospitality Management

About the Course

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.

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

Possible job titles include:
- area manager or operations manager
- cafe owner or manager
- club secretary or manager
- executive chef
- executive housekeeper
- executive sous chef
- food and beverage manager
- head chef
- motel owner or manager
- rooms division 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

Qualification Advanced Diploma
National Code SIT60316
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?

TAFE Western Connect

VET Student Loans

  Starts in February

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: SIT60316-01V01-19WCN-112

TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

You need to complete a number of service periods to complete your course. Service periods are available Monday & Tuesday night in our apprentice dining room in Orange or you may use your current workplace service. You can discuss this with your teacher at orientation. For the service periods in our dining room you will need a food service uniform of black skirt or pants and a black or white collared shirt and black leather enclosed shoes. This qualification reflects the role of a highly skilled hospitality operations employee. The course content covers a broad range of hospitality and managerial knowledge and skills to enable you to work as a supervisor or middle manager in a hospitality business. There are no formal entry requirements for this course however it is a local entry requirement that you have good level of English language and numeracy proficiency by providing your NSW HSC or Australian equivalent or complete an RU Ready assessment. You will complete a range of activates during this course including workshops, virtual classrooms, self-paced learning and volunteer or workplace observation.

The course is delivered flexibly by a mix of self-paced distance learning and activities combined with workshop sessions. We use a number of delivery methods including face to face workshops, Adobe Connect Classroom, paper based work books and Moodle online student learning system. Your teacher will provide support online or over the phone. You need to be working in industry or be available to work in our apprentice restaurant to complete the practical unit’s assessments. You need to attend an online orientation session where your workshop and adobe classroom dates will be discussed.

The workshop sessions offer valuable networking and real time tuition. Your self-paced learning resources will be sent to you as required. These include activities, case studies, and written assessments. You are expected to complete these activities and assessments in your own time. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However students must be over 17 years of age to meet Liquor and gaming requirements to undertake the RSA and RCG training. Students must be over 18 years to sell and provide alcoholic beverages or work in gaming venues. This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, accommodation properties, clubs, resorts or other hospitality businesses.

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 delievered flexibly.

Course length: 18 hours per week for 36 Weeks

Start Date: 4 February 2019
End Date: 3 February 2020

What will I pay?

A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be made available closer to your enrolment.

A course related fee of $215.00 is applicable to this course. This includes $100 for a Hospitality Management workbook kit for you to take home and $85.00 for RSA Liquor and $30.00 Gaming Competency Card as a mandatory licensing fee. 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 $4,630.00 (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.

Payment Options

Study Now, Pay Later

VET Student LoansVET Student Loans commenced on 1 January 2017, replacing the VET FEE-HELP scheme, which ceased on 31 December 2016. The new student loans program gives eligible students access to quality higher level VET qualifications, particularly those students who could not otherwise afford to pay upfront.

More information on VET Student Loans can be found at including: eligibility, loan caps, eligible courses, repayment options.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601