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 November

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: SIT60316-01V01-18WCN-157

TAFE Western Connect

How will I study?

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.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification:

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 industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

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

When will I study?

This course is delivered Online

Class attendance is Part time

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

Course length: 30 hours per week for 36 Weeks

Start Date: 5 November 2018
End Date: 4 November 2019

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.

Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility.

A course related charge of $115.00 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 $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.

Additional Costs

There is an additional cost for Materials of $115.00.

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 https://www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans including: eligibility, loan caps, eligible courses, repayment options.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 131601.

What do I need?

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.

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