Offering Info

Diploma of Hospitality Management

  • National Course Code: SIT50416
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT50416-01V02-20RYD-202

Location – Ryde

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week



36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior operators who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with managerial skills and sound knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

This qualification 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, cafs, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

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 knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

To successfully complete this course, you will need: - to successfully complete 13 core units and 15 elective units.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.


To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date: Wednesday 11, December, 2019
Time: 05:30pm to 07:00pm
Location: Building A, Level 5, Main Reception, Blaxland Rd Entrance
Campus: Ryde Campus

Date: Wednesday 22, January, 2020
Time: 01:00pm to 02:30pm
Location: Building A, Level 5, Main Reception, Blaxland Rd Entrance
Campus: Ryde Campus

Date: Wednesday 22, January, 2020
Time: 04:30pm to 06:00pm
Location: Building A, Level 5, Main Reception, Blaxland Rd Entrance
Campus: Ryde Campus

If you are unable to attend during these times please email Naznin Nisa on At this session you will finalise your enrolment and receive information about timetables, uniforms and required learning resources. Original documentation (certificates, transcripts and resumes) to support requests for recognition of previous studies and work experience are to be presented at this session. For further information contact us on 131 674 or (02) 94486237. Specific details about the orientation session will be given to you on the 22nd of Janaury 2020 when you attend the compulsory information session. They will aslo be sent to you by email. Orientation activities will be a various times during your first week of study.


This course offering is designed for people who:
are any Year 12 school leaver and people with industry experience seeking further promotion or people who are making a career change into the Tourism and Hospitality Industry.
Study locally and work globally. Ryde TAFE campus is Australia?s premier Hospitality School. Our internationally recognised, state of the art facilities can launch your career in one of the world?s most exciting and largest industries. Our courses offer you real life work experience with 100% of our students gaining employment with one of our industry partners before they complete the course. Upon completion of this course you will receive 12 months credit from our Bachelor of our Event Tourism and Hospitality Management.
Secure your place by applying now and you will be contacted by our customer service team. We will be conducting an information evening/campus tour on Wednseday 11th December from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at Ryde Campus, Buidling A, Level 5, Main Reception.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled over 4 days in Semester1 and 3 days in Semester 2 on Monday from 03:00pm to 09:30pm, Tuesday from 12:30pm to 04:30pm, Wednesday from 09:00pm to 04:00pm and Thursday 09:00am to 04:00pm


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?


This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.

To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:

  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.

If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.


You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:
The course includes "Responsible Service of Alcohol" training. This is an additional cost of $85.00

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Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.


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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00
Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
20RYD00276 UOS 1 SIT50416-20RYD-202-SSVSL 03 Feb 2020 17 Apr 2020 02 Mar 2020 $1,058.00
20RYD00277 UOS 2 SIT50416-20RYD-202-SSVSL 20 Apr 2020 10 Jul 2020 01 Jun 2020 $1,058.00
20RYD00279 UOS 3 SIT50416-20RYD-202-SSVSL 06 Jul 2020 25 Sep 2020 03 Aug 2020 $1,058.00
20RYD00281 UOS 4 SIT50416-20RYD-202-SSVSL 28 Sep 2020 11 Dec 2020 02 Nov 2020 $1,056.00

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601

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Core Units
Number Title
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
Elective Units
Number Title
SITTTSL007 Process reservations
SITHACS003 Prepare rooms for guests
SITHACS008 Provide accommodation reception services
SITHFAB003 Operate a bar
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Possible job titles include:
banquet or function manager
bar manager
cafe manager
chef de cuisine
chef patissier
club manager
executive housekeeper
front office manager
gaming manager
kitchen manager
motel manager
restaurant manager
sous chef

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

250 Blaxland Road, Ryde
Phone 131 601

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