SIT50416 / SIT40516

Diploma of Hospitality Management / Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

CRICOS Code: 091046K / 092021M

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This Certificate IV and Diploma will give you the formal qualifications you need to progress quickly through the hospitality industry ranks. Learn how to motivate and lead kitchen teams, identify and asses operational and service issues, plan food production, schedule work flow, understand legal compliance issues, and plan, prepare and cost your own menu. Receive classroom and on-the-job training and get the experience you need to become a senior manager in a large organisation or small business owner or manager.


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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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Key Dates

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

29/01/2018
16/07/2018
29/01/2019
15/07/2019

Southport Hospitality, Gold Coast Full Time Classroom 29/01/2018
16/07/2018
29/01/2019
Cairns
Pimlico, Townsville
Whitsunday
Full Time Classroom 29/01/2018
16/07/2018
29/01/2019
Toowoomba Full Time Classroom 29/01/2018
16/07/2018
29/01/2019
15/07/2019

 


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.


Locations


Cairns
Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870


Cannonvale (Whitsunday)
Shute Harbour Rd
Cannonvale QLD 4802


Gold Coast - Southport
91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215


Mooloolaba
34 Lady Musgrave Drive
Mountain Creek QLD 4557


South Bank
66 Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101


Toowoomba
100 Bridge St
Toowoomba QLD 4350


Townsville (Pimlico)
Corner of Hugh St & Fulham Rd, 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;

  • Please refer to additional costs for a comprehensive list of resources required.

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.

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Unit Introduction

Diploma of Hospitality Management
To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 28 units:
Core Competencies: 13
Elective Competencies: 15

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 33 units:
Core Competencies: 26
Elective Competencies: 7


Units


Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses.

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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.


Location Cost Duration
South Bank, Brisbane    
Diploma of Hospitality
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
$6,000
$22,000
6 Months
1 Year 6 Months
Mooloolaba, East Coast    
Diploma of Hospitality
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
$6,000
$22,000
6 Months
1 Year 6 Months
Southport Hospitality, Gold Coast    
Diploma of Hospitality
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
$6,000
$22,000
6 Months
1 Year 6 Months
CairnsPimlico, Whitsunday, North    
Diploma of Hospitality
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
$6,000
$22,000
6 Months
1 Year 6 Months
Toowoomba, South West    
Diploma of Hospitality
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
$6,000
$22,000
6 Months
1 Year 6 Months

Additional costs

There are additional costs associated with this course that are not included in your tuition fees. The below items are required to undertake practical classes, and are available at a variety of hospitality stores at an approximate cost of $350.

Further details will be given at orientation:

 Uniform

  • Chef's Jacket (Traditional style with white buttons, or modern wrap around style)

  • Traditional check trousers

  • White neckerchief

  • White or Striped Apron - waist or bib

  • White traditional style chef’s hat - paper fabric or cloth/white skull cap - clean and suitably presented

  • Black, enclosed, leather shoes

  • Black socks

Premium Knife/Tool Kit

Engrave all knives with your name or initials or mark the handle with bright nail varnish. Items in the Knife/Tool Kit may include:

  • Cooks knife - 20cm to 25cm (8" to 10")

  • Paring knife

  • Vegetable peeler

  • Lockable knife box or knife roll

  • Sharpening steel

  • Gas lighter

The Knife/Tool Kit will be required by the second week of training

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Outcome

SIT54016 Diploma of Hospitality Management 091046K SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery 092021M

Job Prospects

  • Cafe and Restaurant Manager
  • Chef
  • Chef de Partie
  • Demi Chef
  • Hospitality Supervisors/Managers
  • 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

...
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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. 

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