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Diploma of Hospitality Management

  • National Course Code: SIT50416
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT50416-01V02-20ULT-004

Location – Ultimo, Main Campus (Food and Beverage)

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

30 Mar 2020

Hours Per Week



28 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 be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have:

You will need to be 18+ years of age when you begin this course in March 2020 to legally serve alcohol in our training restaurant.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • Number of Core Units: 13
  • Number of Elective Units: 15
  • Total Number of Units: 28
  • 36 shifts (approx 4 hours each) at a hospitality related enterprise. Your shifts are recorded in a supplied workplace diary and submitted prior to the completion of your course.

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

Date: Wednesday, 11/12/2019
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm Or 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Ultimo Campus, Building E, Level 4, Room E4.29


Date: Wednesday, 22/01/2020
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm Or 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Ultimo Campus, Building E, Level 4, Room E4.29


This is a full-time face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 26 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 28 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 17 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including unstructured Learning may include private study, assignment preparation, work experience and research.

An indication of your weekly timetable for the first semester:Semester 1 (30/03/2020 to 19/06/2020):
Weeks 1 and 2, then 5 to 10 + 12

Management theory units:

  • Mondays - 10:00am until 7:00pm
  • Wednesdays - 10:00am until 5:00pm

    Week 11 ? Tuesday to Thursday - exam timetable

    Additionally F&B training in the first semester:
    Week 1 - Thursday - Coach Jobs Skills and Hygiene workshops - 09:00am until 4:30pm
    Week 1 - Friday - Provide responsible service of alcohol (RSA) - 09:00am until 3:30pm
    Week 2 - Provide Responsible Conduct of Gaming (RCG) - 09:00am until 3:30pm

    For Weeks 3 & 4 - Wednesdays and Thursdays - 09:00am until 3:30pm.
    Essential Food & Beverage training covering Restaurant and Bar units.

    Then from weeks 5 to 12 (and continue management theory units too):
    Restaurant - attend two restaurant service shifts each week on Thursdays and Fridays.
    Either - Two x Lunch shifts: 9:30am - 3:00pm OR two x Dinner shifts: 3:30pm - 9:30pm.

    All of the above is indicative and subject to change.


    This course offering is designed for people who:

    study mid-level management units along with practical classes in Bar, Restaurant, Cocktails, Beer, Spirits, Liqueurs, Local and International Wines. Along with timetabled work placement with our program partners hotels.


There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support
    Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
    The following additional support is provided for this Student Group: LLN support by Literacy and disabilities support if required.

    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

You will need to attend approximately 26 hours of class a week over 4 days over two semesters (28 weeks). If you wish to see the timetables prior to the start of your course please ask a Hospitality teacher.


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.


You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
Provide responsible service of alcohol (RSA card $85 - current L&G NSW price); Provide Responsible Conduct of Gaming (RCG $35 card - current L&G NSW price); Name badge $10; Optional suggested text book approx. $80; Food & Beverage restaurant kit aprox. $40; Hospitality uniform including black leather shoes that is worn in the restaurant and front office practical classes approx. $100;

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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

Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
20ULT01990 UOS 1-SIT50416-01V02-20ULT-004-SSVSL 30 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 04 May 2020 $1,058.00
20ULT01993 UOS 2-SIT50416-01V02-20ULT-004-SSVSL 01 Jun 2020 31 Jul 2020 06 Jul 2020 $1,058.00
20ULT01996 UOS 3-SIT50416-01V02-20ULT-004-SSVSL 03 Aug 2020 02 Oct 2020 07 Sep 2020 $1,058.00
20ULT01999 UOS 4-SIT50416-01V02-20ULT-004-SSVSL 06 Oct 2020 04 Dec 2020 02 Nov 2020 $1,056.00

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For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Core Units
Number Title
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
Elective Units
Number Title
SITHACS005 Provide porter services
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB003 Operate a bar
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHFAB017 Provide advice on food and beverage matching
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXINV004 Control stock
SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system
SITHACS008 Provide accommodation reception services
SITTTSL007 Process reservations

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

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Course Location

Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601

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