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Start a delicious career in hospitality

Gain broad and well-rounded training in food and beverage operations, event management, front office operations and supervision of staff. Learn the principles behind financial management, legal compliance, and sales and marketing as they relate to the hospitality sector. Pair these management skills with practical skills in classical and contemporary patisserie techniques including the production of gateaux, pastries, petit fours, desserts, chocolate confectionery and buffet showpieces. Course details

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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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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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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

Location Workload Delivery Key Date
South Bank, Brisbane Full Time Classroom 29/01/2018
16/07/2018
29/01/2019

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 10 (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

South Bank
Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

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.

COTAH is a hub of industry activity with frequent visits from Hospitality employers to all campuses and we have a strong commitment to showing our students and our College in the best light - with professional presentation a must for this customer facing industry, Therefore Uniforms for Hospitality are compulsory across all TAFE Queensland Brisbane campuses. Uniforms are to be worn at all times on and off campus, theory and practical, plus during any/all excursions. This ensures that our students are recognised by Industry as highly employable graduates with impeccable standards of presentation and dress. 

Uniform provisions include the below and have been included in the course fees:

  • 1 Mandarin jacket
  • 1 Apron
  • 2 stripe shirts
  • 1 jacket 
  • 1 tie or scarf

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 8.00am - 4.45pm and Wednesday 8.00am - 12.00pm

Or

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

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 Patisserie:

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 22 units:
Core Competencies: 17
Elective Competencies: 5

Diploma of Hospitality Management

Core and Elective Units
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences Core
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices Core
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict Core
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people Core
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations Core
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices Core
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace Core
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan 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
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships Core
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol Elective
SITHFAB003 Operate a bar Elective
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee Elective
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage Elective
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety Elective
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food Elective
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions Elective
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service Elective
SITXFIN002 Interpret financial information Elective
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Elective
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information Elective
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents Elective
SITHACS008 Provide accommodation reception services Elective
SITTTSL007 Process reservations Elective
SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system Elective
Certificate III in Patisserie - Core and Elective Units
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices Core
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment Core
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery Core
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety Core
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items Core
SITHPAT003 Produce pastries Core
SITHPAT004 Produce yeast-based bakery products Core
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts Core
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices Core
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment Core
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively Core
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others Core
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills Core
SITHPAT005 Produce petits fours Core
SITHPAT001 Produce cakes Core
SITHPAT002 Produce gateaux, torten and cakes Core
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock Elective
FDFRB3014A Produce sweet yeast products Elective
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict Elective
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations Elective
SITXHRM005 Manage volunteers 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
South Bank, Brisbane
Diploma of Hospitality Management
Certificate III in Patisserie

$14,000
$14,000

1 Year
1 Year

Additional costs

Prior to orientation students will be required to purchase a complete uniform kit comprising of a chef hat, two long-sleeved jackets, neckerchief, chef trousers, two aprons and appropriate safety footwear costing approximately $250. Additionally, a full set of tools and equipment costing approximately $250 are required to be purchased by each student. The faculty can provide a full list and information on where to purchase these items. We recommend that students enrolled in this course purchase the basic toolkit.

Please note that all students must be appropriately dressed and have the necessary equipment before entering any practical class.

Outcome

SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management 091046K
SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie 092020A

Job prospects

  • Banquet or Function Manager
  • Chef de Cuisine
  • Executive Housekeeper
  • Gaming Manager
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Pastrycook
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Unit Manager (catering operations)
  • Cafe and Restaurant Manager
  • Chef Patissier
  • Front Office Manager
  • Hospitality Supervisors/Managers
  • Motel Manager
  • Pastrycook's Assistant
  • 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

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 26 September 2017

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