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Extend your hospitality skills

Secure your future job prospects with our practical, industry-based course. You’ll learn the principles behind financial management, legal compliance, sales and marketing as they relate to the hospitality sector. Content areas include practical skills in food and beverage service, front office skills, communication, managing quality customer service, workplace coaching, managing diversity and establishing effective business relationships. You’ll graduate with a broad range of managerial skills that will give you the edge in the competitive hospitality job market. Course details

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Cairns, Cannonvale (Whitsunday), 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

Study Hospitality and Tourism at TAFE

Get a 5 star career

Get the edge you need to quickly progress through the ranks in the tourism and hospitality industry. Gain valuable office, marketing and business writing skills; learn how to manage staff rostering, budgeting and finances; and get experience in live service and supervisory roles in our training restaurant.

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Key dates

Location Workload Delivery Key Date
Cairns
Pimlico, Townsville
Whitsunday
Full Time Classroom 29/01/2018
16/07/2018
04/02/2019

Entry requirements

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic 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

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.

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 III in Commercial Cookery:

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 25 units:
Core Competencies: 22
Elective Competencies: 3

Diploma of Hospitality Management

Units
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace Core
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Core
AVI4I1508A Monitor and enhance customer service excellence Core
AVI3I1108A Provide quality customer service Core
BSBATSIL503 Manage conflict Core
SITXFIN004A Manage finances within a budget Core
SITXFIN005A Prepare and monitor budgets Core
SITXGLC501 Research and comply with regulatory requirements Core
SITXHRM003A Roster staff Core
SITXHRM005A Lead and manage people Core
SITXMGT001A Monitor work operations Core
SITXMGT006A Establish and conduct business relationships Core
SIFXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety procedures Core
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Elective
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information Elective
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol Elective

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Units
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others Core
SITHCCC101 Use food preparation equipment Core
SITHCCC201 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery Core
SITHCCC202 Produce appetisers and salads Core
SITHCCC203 Produce stocks, sauces and soups Core
SITHCCC204 Produce vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes Core
SITHCCC301 Produce poultry dishes Core
SITHCCC302 Produce seafood dishes Core
SITHCCC303 Produce meat dishes Core
SITHCCC307 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements Core
SITHCCC308 Produce cakes, pastries and breads Core
SITHCCC309 Work effectively as a cook Core
SITHKOP101 Clean kitchen premises and equipment Core
SITHKOP302 Plan and cost basic menus Core
SITHPAT306 Produce desserts Core
SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety Core
SITXFSA201 Participate in safe food handling practices Core
SITXHRM301 Coach others in job skills Core
SITXINV202 Maintain the quality of perishable items Core
SITXWHS101 Participate in safe work practices Core
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Elective
SITHCCC306 Handle and serve cheese Elective

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
Cairns, North    
Diploma of Hospitality Management $5,500 1 Year
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery $16,000 1 Year
     
Pimlico, Townsville, North    
Diploma of Hospitality Management $5,500 1 Year
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery $16,000 1 Year
     
Whitsunday, North    
Diploma of Hospitality Management $5,500 1 Year
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery $16,000 1 Year

Outcome

SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management 091046K

SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery 095210D

Job prospects

  • Chef
  • Hospitality Worker
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Chef Patissier
  • Hospitality, Retail And Service Managers

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

Application Process

Applying to TAFE Queensland International is easy. You can submit an application at any time, but get in early as positions are limited. Follow the steps below to apply to study at TAFE Queensland.

Before you apply

  1. Check the evidence required to apply for your visa

    Before you apply to study at TAFE Queensland, you should check what documents and evidence you will need to provide to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) to support your visa application.

    How to check what evidence you will need to provide to obtain a visa:

    • Visit the Student Visa (subclass 500) page on the DIBP website
    • Scroll down to the Document Checklist Tool
    • Select the country listed on your passport
    • Enter 03020E in the Education Provider CRICOS code field
    • Answer the final question: I am one of the following
    • Click the Display Evidence button
    • Read through the Documentary Evidence List to find out what you will need to submit with your visa application

  2. Review Admissions criteria and key dates

    Some courses require you to meet additional entry requirements eg. Submit a portfolio or artwork with your application. Please check individual course requirements via the Course page.

  3. Prepare your certified supporting documents

    If you are an international student applying directly to TAFE Queensland, you will need to include certified copies of the following documents to support your application:

    • Copy of passport
    • Educational certificate and academic records
    • English language test results

  4. Applying as a mature aged student

    Mature age students (at least 21years of age and with work experience/other qualifications) may be admitted into a program without meeting the formal academic requirements.
    The following documentation is required to support your application:

    • Current CV
    • References on company letterhead from current or previous employers

    Where previous study/employment was conducted in English, submit a certified letter from the educational institution/employer confirming the language of instruction/employment was English.
  5. Under 18 students

    International student visa applicants under the age of 18 will only 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. For more information visit Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.

  6. Submit your application

    Submit your application and supporting documents through TAFE Queensland's online application portal or through a TAFE Queensland Registered Agent who can guide you through the enrolment process.

    Receive your Letter of Offer

    Accepting your Letter of Offer

    Note the expiry date for acceptance.

    • Meet all conditions as outlined in your Letter of Offer and Acceptance
    • Read and agree to the Terms and Conditions of your Letter of Offer and Acceptance
    • Read the International Student Refund Policy
    • Read the TAFE Queensland student rules
    • Pay the tuition fees as stated in your Letter of Offer
    • Pay for Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) as stated in your Letter of Offer, or arrange your own OSHC for the duration of your visa.

    Next Step

    Receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE -required for visa lodgement). You will use this document to apply for your student visa.

    Apply for your visa

    To apply for your student visa, visit the DIBP website and click Apply Now. Follow the steps to create your ImmiAccount and apply for your visa.

    Travel to Queensland and attend Orientation

    Once you have received your student visa, you can travel to Queensland ready to attend the TAFE Queensland International Orientation.

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

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. 

Last updated on 14 July 2017

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