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1 Year


If you are a people-person, there is a great hospitality career waiting for you. This course is ideal for those who are already working in hospitality or wish to work in the Hospitality industry and want to move up to a lower management or supervisory role, or perhaps you want to start a new career in hospitality.

The Diploma of Hospitality will teach you the skills required to thrive in the hospitality industry and combines practical skills with contextualised business and management knowledge. This course offers you a scope for career progression that goes well beyond the hospitality industry. You will learn about a broad range of managerial skills needed to coordinate hospitality operations. You will learn to operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

Work Placement Hours:

Workplace learning (on the job training) of 180 hours in total, is required for the achievement of competencies to receive the Diploma of Hospitality Management. A teacher will assist with securing a work placemen for you and assist in the organization of the workplace learning and associated workplace activities in line with TAFE NSW policy.


  • Possible job titles include: Banquet or function manager at a hotel or similar venue
  • Chef de cuisine
  • Chef patissier
  • Executive housekeeper
  • Front office manager
  • Gaming manager
  • Kitchen manager
  • Motel manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Sous chef
  • Unit manager (catering operations)


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.

  • Year 10 or equivalent
  • The NSW Liquor and Gaming regulations require students to be 18 years of age or older if they are undertaking units that involve the service of alcohol and/or gaming operations.
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or TAFE NSW General English Program


From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from over 50 campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network, socialise and just chill out.

Learn more about TAFE NSW study locations


LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Campbelltown Feb , Jul A$14,680
Coffs Harbour Education (CHEC) Jul A$14,680
Hamilton Feb , Jul A$14,680
Kingscliff Feb , Jul A$14,680
Kingswood Feb , Jul A$14,680
Ourimbah Feb A$14,680
Port Macquarie Feb , Jul A$14,680
Ryde Feb , Jul A$14,680
Ultimo Feb , May , Jul , Sep A$14,680
Wollongbar Feb , Jul A$14,680
Wollongong Feb , Jul A$14,680


LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Campbelltown Feb , Jul A$14,680
Coffs Harbour Education (CHEC) Jul A$14,680
Hamilton Feb , Jul A$14,680
Kingscliff Feb , Jul A$14,680
Kingswood Feb , Jul A$14,680
Ourimbah Feb A$14,680
Port Macquarie Feb , Jul A$14,680
Ryde Feb , Jul A$14,680
Ultimo Feb , Mar , Jul , Sep A$14,680
Wollongbar Feb , Jul A$14,680
Wollongong Feb , Jul A$14,680


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


There are many scholarships, grants and bursaries which can help you financially with studying in Australia.They are offered by the Australian Government and a number of other public and private organisations.

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To receive this course students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which 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.

  • Manage diversity in the workplace
  • Manage operational plan
  • Enhance customer service experiences
  • Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • Manage conflict
  • Manage finances within a budget
  • Prepare and monitor budgets
  • Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • Roster staff
  • Lead and manage people
  • Monitor work operations
  • Establish and conduct business relationships
  • Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  • Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • Work effectively as a cook
  • Work effectively in hospitality service
  • Coordinate cooking operations
  • Maintain hard floor surfaces
  • Maintain carpeted floors
  • Clean glass surfaces
  • Clean ceiling surfaces and fittings
  • Clean wet areas
  • Sort and remove waste and recyclable materials
  • Maintain cleaning storage areas
  • Clean window coverings
  • Wash furniture and fittings
  • Clean premises and equipment
  • Provide housekeeping services to guests
  • Prepare rooms for guests
  • Launder linen and guest clothes
  • Provide porter services
  • Provide valet services
  • Conduct night audit
  • Provide accommodation reception services
  • Access and interpret product information
  • Sell tourism products and services
  • Prepare quotations
  • Process reservations
  • Use a computerised reservations or operations system
  • Manage meetings
  • Analyse and present research information
  • Prepare dishes using basic methods of Asian cookery
  • Prepare Asian appetisers and snacks
  • Prepare Asian stocks and soups
  • Prepare Asian sauces, dips and accompaniments
  • Prepare Asian salads
  • Prepare Asian rice and noodles
  • Prepare curry pastes and powders
  • Prepare Asian cooked dishes
  • Prepare Asian desserts
  • Produce Japanese cooked dishes
  • Prepare sashimi
  • Prepare sushi
  • Prepare Japanese desserts
  • Prepare dim sum
  • Prepare Chinese roast meat and poultry dishes
  • Prepare tandoori dishes
  • Prepare Indian breads
  • Prepare Indian sweetmeats
  • Prepare Indian pickles and chutneys
  • Provide visitor information
  • Provide lost and found services
  • Provide club reception services
  • Respond to a customer in crisis
  • Use food preparation equipment
  • Prepare and present sandwiches
  • Package prepared foodstuffs
  • Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • Prepare appetisers and salads
  • Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
  • Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
  • Produce cook-chill and cook-freeze foods
  • Re-thermalise chilled and frozen foods
  • Prepare poultry dishes
  • Prepare seafood dishes
  • Prepare meat dishes
  • Produce and serve food for buffets
  • Produce pates and terrines
  • Handle and serve cheese
  • Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • Produce cakes, pastries and breads
  • Prepare specialised food items
  • Prepare portion-controlled meat cuts and meat products
  • Make a presentation
  • Address protocol requirements
  • Create and use databases
  • Create electronic presentations
  • Design and produce business documents
  • Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • Investigate and design e-business solutions
  • Develop, implement and monitor the use of social media in a business
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Source and use information on the events industry
  • Plan in-house events or functions
  • Manage event staging components
  • Manage on-site event operations
  • Process payroll
  • Process accounts payable and receivable
  • Maintain a general ledger
  • Prepare financial reports
  • Manage payroll
  • Process financial transactions
  • Interpret financial information
  • Provide first aid
  • Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • Operate a bar
  • Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
  • Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • Provide room service
  • Serve food and beverage
  • Operate and monitor cellar systems
  • Conduct a product tasting for alcoholic beverages
  • Prepare and serve cocktails
  • Provide advice on beers, spirits and liqueurs
  • Provide advice on Australian wines
  • Provide advice on imported wines
  • Provide table service of food and beverage
  • Provide silver service
  • Provide advice on food
  • Provide advice on food and beverage matching
  • Provide gueridon service
  • Plan and monitor espresso coffee service
  • Manage the sale or service of wine
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • Participate in safe food handling practices
  • Transport and store food
  • Develop and implement a food safety program
  • Manage a franchise operation
  • Provide responsible gambling services
  • Attend gaming machines
  • Operate a TAB outlet
  • Recruit, select and induct staff
  • Manage volunteers
  • Monitor staff performance
  • Maintain the quality of perishable items
  • Purchase goods
  • Control stock
  • Plan and display buffets
  • Develop menus for special dietary requirements
  • Coordinate cooking operations
  • Plan catering for events or functions
  • Design and cost menus
  • Select catering systems
  • Conduct oral communication in a language other than English
  • Conduct complex oral communication in a language other than English
  • Read and write information in a language other than English
  • Read and write documents in a language other than English
  • Manage risk
  • Profile the market
  • Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials
  • Create a promotional display or stand
  • Plan and implement sales activities
  • Coordinate marketing activities
  • Participate in cooperative online marketing initiatives
  • Obtain and manage sponsorship
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • Produce cakes
  • Produce gateaux, torten and cakes
  • Produce pastries
  • Produce yeast-based bakery products
  • Produce petits fours
  • Produce desserts
  • Prepare and model marzipan
  • Produce chocolate confectionery
  • Model sugar-based decorations
  • Design and produce sweet buffet showpieces
  • Package tourism products
  • Coordinate and operate sustainable tourism activities
  • Develop in-house recreational activities
  • Develop host community awareness of tourism
  • Research and analyse tourism data
  • Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour
  • Plan and conduct evacuation of premises
  • Provide for the safety of persons at risk
  • Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
  • Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • Work effectively in hospitality service


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


When you finish this course you may be eligible to study SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality or higher education qualifications in management.


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, either to meet the prerequisite requirements for a course or to plan your studies around your career goals. You can submit a single TAFE NSW application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.