(SIT50416) Diploma of Hospitality Management

CRICOS ID – 091050C
Course Duration – 22 weeks
Course Fee – AU$6,100
Location – Hobart
Intake – July

Diploma of Hospitality – Cookery Pathway


Intake Dates for Diploma of Hospitality Commercial Cookery Pathway – July

The Diploma of Hospitality can follows on from Certificate III and Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery. This course pathway provides broad and diverse skills and knowledge in Hospitality and Cookery Management.

Offering a combination of theoretical and practical training, the course covers advanced units such as finance, sustainability, diversity and managing human resources, within a cookery setting. This qualification provides students with the skills and knowledge for hospitality management roles.

Please refer to the Commercial_Cookery_pathyway_flyer  for more information on this 2 year academic program.


Diploma of Hospitality – University Pathway


Intake Dates for Diploma of Hospitality University Pathway – February

This qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. The course provides students with the knowledge and skills to make responsible business decisions and manage employees, within a hospitality setting.

The course allows students to develop hospitality management skills, including financial operations, business plans, recruitment of staff, managing employees and budgeting.

This particular Diploma of Hospitality leads into the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality. The Advanced Diploma in Hospitality provides graduates with 2 years advanced standing (credit) towards the University of Tasmania’s Bachelor of Business Administration – Hospitality Management degree.

Information for Both Diploma Streams:


Career Opportunities

Australian businesses value employees trained in staff management and may offer higher wages for their skills. The Average salary for a Chef in Australia is $53,054. (Source: www.mycareer.com.au).

This qualification provides the skills and the knowledge for an individual to be competent as a qualified chef. Work could be undertaken in various hospitality enterprises where food is prepared and served. Employment opportunities exist with small businesses, larger hotels, restaurants, cafes, hospitals, commercial catering operations, and event caterers in the following areas:

  • Professional Cook /Chef
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Catering Manager
  • Restaurant Owner /Operator


Course Structure

Students will train alongside highly experienced professional chefs in fully equipped kitchens and will have the opportunity to gain further workplace skills by completing placements with our industry partners.

To achieve a Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, core units and electives must be successfully completed.

Electives may vary, contact info@geti.tas.gov.au for a full list of subjects.


Entry Requirements

  • IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
  • Completion of Australian Year 12 (or equivalent)


Recognition of Prior Learning

At TasTAFE we believe that the things you already know how to do should be formally recognised.

Regardless of how, when or where the learning occurred, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of your skills and experience.  When you apply to attend TasTAFE you can ask for recognition of:

  • schooling
  • formal/informal learning
  • life experience
  • employment/work experience.

You may also be able to apply for credit transfer for units/modules that you have completed previously at another training organisation.

It is also possible to apply for credit for TasTAFE subjects if you decide to study at university.



Course information displayed on this website is subject to change.

You may be required to purchase additional materials or stationery for your course.