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Offering Info

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

  • National Course Code: SIT60316
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT60316-01V01-20WCN-038

Multiple Regional Locations

Armidale, Bathurst, Bourke, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Boggabilla, Coonabarabran, Coomealla, Cobar, Condobolin, Coonamble, Cowra, Dubbo, Dunedoo, Dareton, Forbes, Glen Innes, Gunnedah, Gilgandra, Grenfell, Inverell, Lake Cargelligo, Lightning Ridge, Lithgow, Moree, Menindee, Mudgee, Narrabri, Nyngan, Orange, Parkes, Quirindi CLC, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Walgett, Warren, Wellington, Wilcannia

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

13.1 Hours per week

Duration

2 Years

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

Course Details

The nationally accredited Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management prepares you for roles in hospitality senior management. Strengthen your leadership skills and business capabilities to open your own business or step up into roles like operations manager, club secretary or manager, caf manager or executive chef.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:

  • Progressive leadership and management skills
  • Advanced sales techniques and relationship management
  • To develop and implement marketing strategies
  • To manage finances, assets, budgets
  • To prepare and implement business plans

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead in this career:

  • Advanced ability to multi-task and solve problems
  • Great communication
  • Commitment to providing high levels of customer service

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Advanced Diploma
  • Strong study pathways to continue your training and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Area manager or operations manager
  • Caf owner or manager
  • Club secretary or manager
  • Executive chef
  • Executive housekeeper
  • Executive sous chef
  • Food and beverage manager
  • Head chef
  • Hotel owner or manager
  • Rooms division manager

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career to the next level:

  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees
  • Bachelor of Events and Tourism Management

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The hospitality industry is one of the highest employing sectors in Australia, and has been steadily growing by 1.9% each year. A thriving foodie culture, population growth and an increase in consumer demand is driving this growth. Employment is expected to increase by 12.1% or 91,000 jobs, in the five years to 2023.

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.

TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

This qualification includes electives with licensing requirements that are regulated by Liquor and Gaming NSW.

RSA and RCG

  • Provide responsible service of alcohol (RSA)
  • Provide responsible gambling services (RCG)

If you undertake these electives, you will be issued with an interim RSA or RCG certificate on completion. 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.

Other electives

Some of the electives in this course require you to hold an RSA and be 18 years old.

If you are 17 years old, we can tailor the course to your specific circumstances. Contact us to talk through the options available to you.

WORK PLACEMENT

At TAFE NSW we provide training that includes hands-on, practical experience. Work placement ensures you have the job ready skills to achieve competency in this course.

You will be required to undertake 36 service periods and approximately half of the service periods will be conducted at TAFE in a simulated workplace. The remaining service periods may involve paid work, work placement or a combination of both.

If work placement is required, TAFE NSW will arrange your work placement with a suitable industry employer.

BE PREPARED

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

  • Literacy and numeracy skills at Advanced Diploma level to be successful in this course

Note: The NSW Liquor and Gaming regulations require you to be 18 years of age or older to obtain a competency card that allows you to serve or supply alcohol or work with gaming machines.

If you are under 18 years old, or if you need support in preparation for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be eligible for this course you must have recent (in the past 5 years) hospitality experience to satisfy the practical unit requirements which includes 36 service periods of a minimum 4hrs duration or be willing to work in a hospitality business in your local area to complete this requirement. Your teacher will be able to advise you regarding the evidence you will need.

To successfully complete this course, you will need a computer and an internet connection to access some learning materials. You will need to attend 4 workshops per year either face to face in Orange or via video connection or adobe connect classroom. You will be able to attend your local TAFE campus to participate via video connection. If you do not have enough practical experience you will need to complete work experience in a hospitality business. Your teacher will be able to help you arrange suitable work placement.

You must have 36 service periods of a minimum 4 hours each period to satisfy the learning requirements for this course. You must have recent work experience in hospitality or be currently employed in a hospitality business to complete this course.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a flexible blended course. You will need to complete approximately 13.1 hours of study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 2.1 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including preparation for each face to face workshop, individual research and study and incidental learning from work placement either at the TAFE dining room or in their workplace.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who wish to gain employment-managing food and beverage related businesses in the Hospitality industry. You may have completed a Certificate IV or Diploma in Hospitality and want to extend your knowledge and skills in order to manage a hospitality business. This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior managers who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. You will operate with significant autonomy and will be responsible for making strategic business management decisions.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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 Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is delivered flexibly and includes a range of teaching methods. You will be required to attend live workshops either face to face via VC at your local TAFE, MS Teams or Adobe Connect classroom.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

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?

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

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.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

There is a cost of $85 for your RSA competency card and $40 for your RCG competency card from the Office of Liquor and Gaming. If you already have these cards you do not need pay this fee.

Find out more about VET Student Loans

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.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Blended learning provides students with access to a wide range of courses and training opportunities from a local TAFE NSW campus or from home.

Blended learning combines online, web/video conferencing, and workshops including:

Online
Study using the TAFE Digital online learning platform.

Connected learning on campus
Connected learning enables you to attend your nearest TAFE NSW campus to participate in scheduled video conference classes with your teacher and other students located around the state.

Mobile training units
Mobile training units can be mobilised across many TAFE NSW locations and enable you to access teachers and specialised equipment and resources required on training days.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
Elective Units
Number Title
TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools
SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
SITEEVT007 Select event venues and sites
SITXMGT003 Manage projects
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB003 Operate a bar
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage
SITHFAB012 Provide advice on Australian wines
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food
SITHGAM001 Provide responsible gambling services
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXEBS002 Develop, implement and monitor the use of social media in a business
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

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

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