National code: SIT50416

Diploma of Hospitality Management

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Overview About this course

Use your hospitality knowledge and experience to upskill to supervisory or management roles in the hospitality industry. This course combine practical skills with contextualised business knowledge so you can thrive in a global, fast-paced industry.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Lead hospitality services in real and simulated environments

  • Manage and deliver operational plans

  • Enhance customer service experiences

  • Prepare and manage budgets

  • Manage difficult situations and conflict

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Real-world experience through completing 36 service periods (shifts or work placement) in the hospitality industry

  • Confidence in your leadership approach

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Comfortable working shifts during busy periods with long hours

  • The ability to communicate effectively

  • An interest in moving into leadership and management roles

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Banquet or function manager, Bar manager, Café manager, Chef de cuisine, Chef patissier, Club manager, Executive housekeeper, Front office manager, Gaming manager, Kitchen manager, Motel manager, Restaurant manager and Sous chef

Licensing

This qualification includes electives with licensing requirements that are regulated by Liquor and Gaming NSW: Provide responsible service of alcohol (RSA) and Provide responsible gambling services (RCG) If you undertake these electives, you will be issued with an interim RSA or RCG certificate. The interim certificate licenses you to work in the industry immediately and is only valid for a short period while you apply for your permanent competency card through Service NSW. It's important to note that you while you can undertake these units to become job ready, you will not be able to serve or sell alcohol or providing gaming services until you are 18 years old.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 3 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Diploma of Hospitality Management does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 28 Units of competency, including 13 core and 15 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Develop and manage quality customer service practices SITXCCS008

  • Implement and monitor work health and safety practices SITXWHS003

  • Establish and conduct business relationships SITXMGT002

  • Prepare and monitor budgets SITXFIN004

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TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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