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1.5 Years


The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management at TAFE NSW prepares you for senior management roles in the hospitality industry.

Strengthen your leadership skills and business capabilities so you can open your own business or step up into roles like operations manager, club secretary or manager, café manager or executive chef. With a combination of practical experience and the latest industry knowledge, this course will give you the skills you need to succeed in one of the world’s largest and fastest growing industries.

Practical training covering hospitality will be provided in 36 sessions (Approx.144 hours) as an integrated part of your studies. Training will be provided within a TAFE NSW operated restaurant at your enrolment location’.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to: 

  • Manage finances, assets and budgets
  • Recruit, select and induct staff
  • Monitor staff performance and work operations
  • Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • Establish and maintain a work health and safety system


Build your experience and get practical skills in:

  • Leadership and management skills
  • Advanced sales techniques and relationship management
  • Developing and implementing marketing strategies
  • Preparing and implementing business plans
  • Managing diversity in the workplace


Develop the qualities you need to get ahead in this industry:

  • Collaboration and team work
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management


This qualification could help you prepare for roles like:

  • 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


When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Academic Requirements:

English Language Requirements:

  • Academic IELTS 6.0 (with no individual band less than 5.5) or equivalent

Additional Requirements:

  • The NSW Liquor and Gaming Regulations require students be 18 years of age or older if they are undertaking units that involve the service of alcohol and/or gaming operations

TAFE NSW makes every effort to ensure your Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) needs are met. The level of support you need may be assessed via a review of your LLN skills with written tasks and a one-on-one interview. If you need to strengthen your LLN skills, an individual training plan will be created with you.

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • An interest in moving into leadership and management roles

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

The NSW Liquor and Gaming regulations require students to be at least 18 years old if they undertake units that involve the service of alcohol and/or gaming operations.

You need to be at least 18 years old to complete the electives below:


•Provide responsible service of alcohol (RSA)

•Provide responsible gambling services (RCG)

Students who complete the RSA and RCG electives will receive a competency card from NSW Liquor and Gaming, allowing you to serve or supply alcohol and/or work with gaming machines.


From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from a range of courses offered at multiple campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network and socialise.

Learn more about TAFE NSW study locations

LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Campbelltown Feb , Jul A$23,690
Hamilton Feb , Jul A$23,690
Kingswood Feb , Jul A$23,690
Ryde Feb , Jul A$23,690
Ultimo Feb , Mar , Jul , Sep A$23,690
LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Campbelltown Feb , Jul A$23,690
Hamilton Feb , Jul A$23,690
Ryde Feb , Jul A$23,690
Ultimo Feb , Mar , Jul , Sep A$23,690


Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.


TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the resources, counselling and facilities to support you while you are studying.

We offer a range of support services including: 

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service 
  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) support  
  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling, and Pathways Service  
  • Smarthinking – online access to a tutor 
  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource that offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills


To receive this course students must complete all core units and a range of Additional units. 

Note: Additional units may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit at that location. TAFE NSW does not guarantee that speciality units listed will be offered at each location and semester. You will receive your timetable from the teaching section on commencement and speciality units offered will be provided at that time.

  • Packaging Rules -33 units must be completed
  • 14 core units
  • 19 elective units, consisting of:1 unit from Group A,1 unit from Group B,11 units from Group C,
  • 6 units from Group C, Group D, elsewhere in the SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.
  • Core Units
  • BSBFIN601 - Manage organisational finances
  • BSBOPS601 - Develop and implement business plans
  • SITXCCS016 - Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • SITXFIN009 - Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFIN010 - Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXFIN011 - Manage physical assets
  • SITXGLC002 - Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
  • SITXHRM009 - Lead and manage people
  • SITXHRM010 - Recruit, select and induct staff
  • SITXHRM012 - Monitor staff performance
  • SITXMGT004 - Monitor work operations
  • SITXMGT005 - Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXMPR014 - Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • SITXWHS008 - Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
  • SITHIND005 - Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
  • SITXFSA005 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHCCC043 - Work effectively as a cook
  • SITHACS009 - Clean premises and equipment
  • SITHACS010 - Provide housekeeping services to guests
  • SITHACS011 - Prepare rooms for guests
  • SITHACS013 - Provide porter services
  • SITHACS016 - Provide accommodation reception services
  • SITTTVL006 - Book tourism products and process documentation
  • SITTTVL007 - Use a computerised reservations or operations system
  • SITXCCS015 - Enhance customer service experiences
  • SITXCCS017 - Use a computerised booking system
  • SITHCCC024 - Prepare and present simple dishes
  • SITHCCC025 - Prepare and present sandwiches
  • SITHCCC034 - Work effectively in a commercial kitchen
  • SITEEVT023 - Plan in-house events
  • SITEEVT028 - Manage on-site event operations
  • SITHFAB021 - Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • SITHFAB023 - Operate a bar
  • SITHFAB024 - Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
  • SITHFAB025 - Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITHFAB027 - Serve food and beverage
  • SITHFAB030 - Prepare and serve cocktails
  • SITHFAB032 - Provide advice on Australian wines
  • SITHFAB037 - Provide advice on food and beverage matching
  • SITXFSA006 - Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITHGAM022 - Provide responsible gambling services
  • SITHIND006 - Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • SITHIND008 - Work effectively in hospitality service
  • BSBTWK503 - Manage meetings
  • BSBTWK501 - Lead diversity and inclusion
  • SITXCOM010 - Manage conflict
  • BSBTEC301 - Design and produce business documents
  • SITXFIN007 - Process financial transactions
  • SITXFIN008 - Interpret financial information
  • SITXHRM007 - Coach others in job skills
  • SITXHRM008 - Roster staff
  • BSBOPS502 - Manage business operational plans
  • BSBOPS504 - Manage business risk
  • BSBSUS211 - Participate in sustainable work practices
  • SITXMPR015 - Obtain and manage sponsorship
  • SITXWHS007 - Implement and monitor work health and safety practices


From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.


Build your expertise with a University Degree:

  • Students who successfully complete the TAFE NSW Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management may articulate with credit transfer into the Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events at the University of Newcastle Australia (UON).
  • The University of Newcastle Australia (UON) gives TAFE NSW graduates entry into the Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events with 1.5 year credit transfer.


Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.

TAFE NSW allows for two or more courses to be packaged together leading to a University Bachelor Degree with guaranteed credit at Australian universities. You will be required to complete a TAFE NSW application form & University application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.