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This Certificate IV and Diploma will give you the formal qualifications you need to progress quickly through the hospitality industry ranks. Learn how to motivate and lead kitchen teams, identify and asses operational and service issues, plan food production, schedule work flow, understand legal compliance issues, and plan, prepare and cost your own menu. Receive classroom and on-the-job training and get the experience you need to become a senior manager in a large organisation or small business owner or manager. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Cairns, Cannonvale (Whitsunday), Gold Coast - Southport, Mooloolaba, South Bank, Toowoomba, Townsville (Pimlico)

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Wah Yudi

Diploma of Hospitality

I love the teachers at TAFE Queensland because they are full of experience. They are very passionate about their industry and very caring. Because English is my second language it makes a difference. You really get the support you need at TAFE Queensland as well as lots of flexibility. I would totally recommend TAFE Queensland to people from all over the globe because it is the best.

Wah Yudi
Diploma of Hospitality
TAFE Queensland Brisbane

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Wah Yudi, Diploma of Hospitality

After travelling throughout Australia Wah decided to settle in what he considers Australia’s most liveable city, Brisbane. After pursuing his love of hospitality at TAFE Queensland he plans on returning to Bali to run his own café and share the knowledge he’s learnt with others.

Key dates

Provider CRICOS/RTO Code Program CRICOS Code Location Workload Delivery Key Date

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

CRICOS 03037G | RTO 0083

091049G
092163G
Southport Full Time Classroom 03/07/2017
29/01/2018
16/07/2018
29/01/2019

TAFE Queensland North

CRICOS 02012B | RTO 0542

091002M
085597G
Cairns
Townsville (Pimlico)
Whitsunday
Full Time Classroom

10/07/2017
29/01/2018
16/07/2018
04/02/2019

TAFE Queensland Brisbane

CRICOS 03020E | RTO 0275

091046K
092021M
South Bank Full Time Classroom 10/07/2017
12/09/2017
29/01/2018
09/07/2018
29/01/2019

TAFE Queensland East Coast

CRICOS 02004B | RTO 0418

091000B
082989D
Mooloolaba Full Time Classroom 10/07/2017
29/01/2018
16/07/2018
29/01/2019
15/07/2019

TAFE Queensland South West

CRICOS 02011C | RTO 0526

091001A
093894J
Toowoomba Full Time Classroom 10/07/2017
29/01/2018
16/07/2018
29/01/2019
15/07/2019

 

Entry requirements

  • English Language Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other -  For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.  For more information visit Department of Immigration and Border Protection - Welfare Requirements For Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Location/s

Cairns
Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Cannonvale (Whitsunday)
Shute Harbour Road
Cannonvale QLD 4802

Gold Coast - Southport
91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215

Mooloolaba
34 Lady Musgrave Drive
Mountain Creek QLD 4557

South Bank
Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Toowoomba
100 Bridge Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350

Townsville (Pimlico)
Cnr Hugh Street & Fulham Road
Pimlico
Townsville QLD 4812

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Courses may require different resources, depending on your study location;

  • Please refer to additional costs for a comprehensive list of resources required.

Timetable

Timetables may be available online or may be provided to you at your program orientation.

Your timetable may change every semester and you must be able to manage your commitments to ensure attendance at all your classes.

Timetables will be different across TAFE Queensland locations. This is an example of what a course timetable could look like -  

Monday and Tuesday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm and Wednesday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm.

Or

Wednesday and Thursday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm and Friday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm.

Placement

Some qualifications require students to participate in vocational placement to successfully complete and achieve their TAFE Queensland award. If vocational placement is a course requirement it will be organised by your School/Faculty and you will be provided with all the information you need to prepare. Remember you are responsible for ensuring you have met all the requirements to participate in vocational placement.

Confidentiality
During these placements, you may become familiar with information that is confidential to that workplace (for example financial or business affairs, personal affairs and family background of staff and clients, technical information, trade secrets, know-how, formulae, processes, ideas, and inventions). You must not divulge any confidential information that you become aware of during a placement. Breaches of confidentiality will be considered to be acts of behavioural misconduct and may result in disciplinary action.

Units

Diploma of Hospitality Management
To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 28 units:
Core Competencies: 13
Elective Competencies: 15

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 33 units:
Core Competencies: 26
Elective Competencies: 7

TAFE Queensland International

Hospitality Management
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace Core
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Core
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences Core
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices Core
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict Core
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget Core
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets Core
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements Core
SITXHRM002 Roster staff Core
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people Core
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations Core
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships Core
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices Core
Commercial Cookery
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace Core
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Core
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment Core
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery Core
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads Core
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups Core
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes Core
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes Core
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes Core
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes Core
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements Core
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads Core
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook Core
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus Core
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations Core
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts Core
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict Core
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget Core
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety Core
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices Core
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills Core
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people Core
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items Core
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations Core
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices Core

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

Hospitality Management Electives
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITHACS008 Provide accommodation reception services Elective
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol Elective
SITHFAB003 Operate a bar Elective
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages Elective
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee Elective
SITHFAB305 Provide advice on Australian wines Elective
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage Elective
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food Elective
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service Elective
SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system Elective
SITXFIN001A Process financial transactions Elective
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety Elective
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff Elective
SITXHRM005 Manage volunteers Elective
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance Elective
Commercial Cookery Electives
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Elective
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese Elective
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol Elective
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences Elective
SITXHRM002 Roster staff Elective
SITXFIN002 Interpret financial information Elective
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock Elective

TAFE Queensland North

Hospitality Management Electives
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information Elective
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Elective
Commercial Cookery Electives
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Elective
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others Elective
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment Elective
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices Elective
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively Elective
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese Elective

TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Hospitality Management Electives
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITHFAB307 Provide table service of food and beverage Elective
SITHFAB204 Prepare and serve espresso coffee Elective
SITHFAB206 Serve food and beverage Elective
SITHFAB202 Operate a bar Elective
SITXFIN201 Process financial transactions Elective
SITHFAB309 Provide advice on food Elective
SITHFAB201 Provide responsible service of alcohol Elective
SITHIND301 Work effectively in hospitality service Elective
BSBCMM401A Make a presentation Elective
BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents Elective
SITTTSL305 Process reservations Elective
SITTTSL308 Use a computerised reservations or operations system Elective
SITHACS303 Provide accommodation reception services Elective
BSBWRT401A Write complex documents Elective
BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information Elective
Commercial Cookery Electives
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets Elective
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences Elective
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices Elective
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Elective
SITHCCC305 Produce pates and terrines Elective
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese Elective
SITHASC001 Prepare dishes using basic methods of Asian cookery Elective

TAFE Queensland East Coast

Hospitality Management Electives
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety Elective
SITHFAB201 Provide responsible service of alcohol Elective
SITHFAB202 Operate a bar Elective
SITHFAB203 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages Elective
SITHFAB204 Prepare and serve espresso coffee Elective
SITHFAB015A Prepare and serve cocktails Elective
SITHFAB307 Provide table service of food and beverage Elective
SITHFAB018A Provide silver service Elective
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food Elective
SITHFAB017A Provide gueridon service Elective
SITHACS202 Prepare rooms for guests Elective
SITHACS302 Conduct night audit Elective
SITHACS303 Provide accommodation reception services Elective
SITTTSL308 Use a computerised reservations or operations system Elective
SITHIND301 Work effectively in hospitality service Elective
Commercial Cookery Electives
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITXHRM002 Roster staff Elective
SITHPAT002 Produce gateaux, torten and cakes Elective
SITHASC008A Prepare desserts for Asian cuisines Elective
SITHCCC305 Produce pates and terrines Elective
SITHCCC015A Plan and prepare food for buffets Elective
SITHPAT004 Produce yeast-based bakery products Elective
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese Elective

TAFE Queensland South West

Hospitality Management Electives
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety Elective
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices Core
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations Core
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery Core
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads Core
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups Core
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes Core
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes Core
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes Core
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes Core
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements Core
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts Core
Commercial Cookery Electives
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITXHRM002 Roster staff Core
SITXINV003 Purchase goods Core
SITXINV004 Control stock Core
SITXFSA004 Develop and implement a food safety program Core
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese Core
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Core
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships Core

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses.

The course cost indicated is for students on an international student visa. If you are visiting Australia on a non-student visa, (e.g. partner visa, working holiday, employer sponsor etc.) please contact us directly for the price applicable to you.

Costs

Location Cost Duration
Southport, Gold Coast    
Diploma of Hospitality $7,000 6 Months
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery $19,850 1 Year 6 Months
     
Cairns, Townsville, Whitsunday, North    
Diploma of Hospitality $5,500 6 Months
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery $19,500 1 Year 6 Months
     
South Bank, Brisbane    
Diploma of Hospitality $2,500 6 Months
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery $25,500 1 Year 6 Months
     
Mooloolaba, East Coast    
Diploma of Hospitality $5,375 6 Months
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery $16,125 1 Year 6 Months
     
Toowoomba, South West    
Diploma of Hospitality $6,000 6 Months
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery $22,000 1 Year 6 Months

Additional costs

There are additional costs associated with this course, that are not included in your tuition fees. The below items are required to undertake the practical classes, and are available at a variety of hospitality stores. Further details will be given at orientation;

 Uniform

  • Chef's Jacket (Traditional style with white buttons, or modern wrap around style)

  • Traditional check trousers

  • White neckerchief

  • White Apron - waist or bib

  • White traditional style chef’s hat - paper fabric or cloth/white skull cap - clean and suitably presented

  • Black, enclosed, leather shoes

  • Black socks

Beginners Knife/Tool Kit

  • Cooks knife - 20cm to 25cm (8" to 10")

  • Paring knife

  • Vegetable peeler

  • Lockable knife box or knife roll

  • Sharpening steel

  • Gas lighter

  • Engrave all knives with your name or initials or mark the handle with bright nail varnish.

The beginners Knife/Tool Kit will be required by the second week of training

Outcome

SIT50416, SIT40516 Diploma of Hospitality Management / Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Job prospects

  • Cafe And Restaurant Managers
  • Chef de Partie
  • Hospitality Supervisors/Managers
  • Chef
  • Demi Chef
  • Sous Chef

University Pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities. That means cutting down the amount of time you need to complete your degree, or even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

Our pathway partners include:

Wah Yudi

Diploma of Hospitality

I love the teachers at TAFE Queensland because they are full of experience. They are very passionate about their industry and very caring. Because English is my second language it makes a difference. You really get the support you need at TAFE Queensland as well as lots of flexibility. I would totally recommend TAFE Queensland to people from all over the globe because it is the best.

Wah Yudi
Diploma of Hospitality
TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Apply now

Applying to TAFE Queensland International is easy. You can submit an application at any time, but get in early as positions are limited!
Before you apply, make sure that you check that you meet the specific academic and language requirements for your chosen course.
The application process

To support your application, please supply your supporting documents.
These include:

Read the student rules and refund policy.

Enrolment

If your application is successful, we will send you an Offer of Place letter. To accept it and secure your place in your chosen program, you will need to:

After you have accepted your Offer of Place, you will receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) and with your CoE you can apply for your student visa. You will need to arrange your student visa before you come to Australia.

Please note that International Orientation day is compulsory. Students must attend the International Orientation Day before commencing their studies with TAFE Queensland.

Orientation

At the beginning of each semester orientation events are hosted across TAFE Queensland locations.

TAFE Queensland recommends you arrive two weeks prior to your course start date to allow time to organise and settle into your accommodation and prepare for your studies.

International Orientation which is usually conducted the week before study commences will help answer many of your questions about studying with TAFE Queensland. This comprehensive orientation covers many important topics including

  • Living in Queensland and understanding our Australian culture

  • Accommodation

  • Banking

  • Transport

  • Student safety

  • Learning support

  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), insurance and medical needs

  • Student Support Services at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Program specific orientations are also conducted one week prior to the start of study. This is an opportunity for you to meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule.

International Orientation details are emailed to you prior to commencing your studies or they can be accessed via the Orientation Schedule.

Last updated on 29 March 2017

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