Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, Pre-Bachelor | TAFE South Australia | Adelaide, Australia
Pre-Bachelor On Campus Blended

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

18 months
5740 AUD/year
11709 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Are you after a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector and for a diversity of employers including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops?  The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management course at TAFE South Australia allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.   


Employment Outcomes 

Career opportunities include working as a banquet or function manager, chef de cuisine, chef patissier, kitchen manager, motel manager, restaurant manager, sous chef, unit manager (catering operations), business owner.

Qualifications and Skills Covered  

In this Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management course at TAFE South Australia you will gain the skills to become a competent manager or to open your own business. This qualification is for individuals planning to operate at a senior level who wish to use substantial industry knowledge and wide-ranging, specialised managerial skills. They operate independently, take responsibility for others and make a range of strategic business decisions. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 16 core units and 17 elective units.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Develop and implement a business plan
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • Establish and conduct business relationships 
  • Establish and maintain a work health and safety system 
  • Lead and manage people 
  • Manage diversity in the workplace
  • Manage finances
  • Manage finances within a budget
  • Manage operational plan
  • Manage physical assets
  • Manage quality customer service
  • Monitor staff performance
  • Monitor work operations
  • Prepare and monitor budgets
  • Recruit, select and induct staff

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 091139E 


  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access VET Student Loans are required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills, or provide evidence of successful completion of SACE Stage 2 or equivalent Australian Year 12 certificate, or completion of Certificate IV or above.


  • Academic IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent.
  • Satisfactory completion of the Certificates III & IV in Hospitality, or the Certificates III & IV in Commercial Cookery, or the Certificates III & IV in Patisserie.
  • Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Nepalese students need satisfactory completion of Year 12 or overseas equivalent 60% in the top 4 subjects (excluding native language) for all courses (i.e. Cert III, Cert IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Associate Degree) If student has needed to re-sit for their exam, student also need to provide all exam results. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5740 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8610 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    11709 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17564 AUD for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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