QUALIFICATION

Diploma of Hospitality Management


National Code: SIT50416
TAFE SA Code: TP01022


Description

This course 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.

Duration
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Up to 18 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Hotel Manager Hotel Manager

In response to COVID-19, TAFE SA has had to make some changes to how courses are delivered. If any changes are made to the delivery of your course, TAFE SA will communicate with you directly.

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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 18 month course
Subsidised
$2,160
$6,480
Concession
$1,620
$4,860

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$4,420
$13,260

This course also has an incidentals cost of $70.00 for Uniform.

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
    • Regency Park Campus has more than one intake each Semester and you will commence at the next available intake.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • 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. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 13 core units and 15 elective units.

    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.

    88%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    85%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Develop and manage quality customer service practices 30
    Enhance customer service experiences 40
    Establish and conduct business relationships 60
    Implement and monitor work health and safety practices 30
    Lead and manage people 60
    Manage conflict 20
    Manage diversity in the workplace 60
    Manage finances within a budget 30
    Manage operational plan 60
    Monitor work operations 20
    Prepare and monitor budgets 30
    Research and comply with regulatory requirements 80
    Roster staff 30

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Clean and tidy bar areas 15
    Coach others in job skills 20
    Develop and use complex spreadsheets 50
    Interpret financial information 60
    Operate a bar 35
    Prepare and serve cocktails 20
    Prepare and serve espresso coffee 30
    Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages 20
    Provide advice on Australian wines 40
    Provide responsible service of alcohol 10
    Provide table service of food and beverage 110
    Serve food and beverage 80
    Source and use information on the hospitality industry 25
    Use hygienic practices for food safety 15
    Work effectively in hospitality service 110
  • 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

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Business
    Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management
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