Diploma of Hospitality Management

Duration Up to 18 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeSIT50416
TAFE SA CodeTP01022
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Do you want 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.



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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access VET Student Loans are required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills, or provide evidence of successful completion of SACE Stage 2 or equivalent Australian Year 12 certificate, or completion of Certificate IV or above, as part of course counselling before enrolling.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
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    How to Apply

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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Career opportunities include assistant manager, banquet or function manager, chef de cuisine, chef patissier, kitchen manager, motel manager, restaurant manager, sous chef, unit manager (catering operations.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Hospitality Management (SIT50416)
    This qualification is for individuals who wish to use a sound knowledge of industry operations, and a broad range of managerial skills, to develop and manage hospitality operations. They will learn the skills to operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions. 13 core units and 15 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Credit Transfer

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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     Fee Range (approx)
    Total TAFE SA course cost$13,260

    Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    This course also has an incidentals cost of: $700  for HOSPITALITY STREAM: up to $140 1x white business shirt; 1 pair black tailored pants 1 pair black closed in shoes, non slip sole; name badge (organised through the campus); Waiter's friend; apron; 1 x TAFE SA logo approved top; USB (organised through the campus) COOKERY STREAM: up to $700 Semester 1: chef's full uniform requirements; 1 x advanced chef knife set; black leather, non slip sole; name badge (organised through the campus); USB (organised through the campus); 1 x excursion (organised through the campus) Semester 2: 1 x TAFE SA logo approved top (campus dependent) If you have completed a lower qualification in this discipline this price will be reduced as you will already have purchased some of the uniform and equipment requirement.

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