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Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
Adelaide, Australia
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 allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.
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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

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description

      12 months for International Students 

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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.
  • If you are an international student on a student visa, there are a number of steps to outline the process for applying to study at TAFE SA. For more information, please visit the programme website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11268 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16907 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    11268 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16907 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 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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