Diploma of Hospitality Management
TAFE Queensland - Bundaberg (Food & Beverage)

Course outline

This course covers managerial skills including rostering, budgeting, marketing, and people management. Students also learn customer service skills in TAFE Queensland’s training restaurants and how to operate a bar and prepare espresso coffee. This qualification will provide graduates with the skills to lead and manage teams in the hospitality industry.


Applicants offered a place in this course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. VET Student Loans may be available to eligible applicants for study in the diploma, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for information.

Combined diploma/degrees

The Diploma of Hospitality Management can be combined with other programs as listed below to attain the awards of Diploma of Hospitality Management from TAFE Queensland and the relevant degree from the university. Students undertake initial study at TAFE Queensland and complete the degree at the relevant university. Duration, location, mode of study, semester intakes, electives and specialisations may vary. All mandatory university admission and English language requirements must be met before university enrolment is finalised. For more information contact the relevant university. Note: TAFE Queensland students making a transition to the degree may need to wait six months to start with the semester one university intake.

To apply for a combined diploma/degree, applicants must select the Diploma of Hospitality Management for the relevant TAFE Queensland location on their application and then nominate their preferred degree/university (one only). Applicants can list the stand-alone diploma or the combined program but not both. Listing more than one is not needed because they have the same eligibility and ATAR/rank requirements.

D Hospitality Management/B Business:

575992 Bundaberg/James Cook University (Hospitality Major) (1CL & 2F)

520992 Cairns/James Cook University (Hospitality Major) (1CO & 2F)

505500 Ipswich (Cookery)/James Cook University (Hospitality Major) (1C & 2F)

505992 Ipswich (Food & Beverage)/James Cook University (Hospitality Major) (1C & 2F)

511992 Mooloolaba (Food & Beverage)/James Cook University (Hospitality Major) (1CL & 2F)

526992 Robina/James Cook University (Hospitality Major) (1CO & 2F)

555992 South Bank/James Cook University (Hospitality Major) (1C & 2F)

568500 Toowoomba (Cookery)/James Cook University (Hospitality Major) (1C & 2F)

568992 Toowoomba (Food & Beverage)/James Cook University (Hospitality Major) (1C & 2F)

503992 Townsville (Pimlico)/James Cook University (Hospitality Major) (1CO & 2F)

521992 Whitsundays (Cannonvale)/James Cook University (Hospitality Major) (1CO & 2F)

D Hospitality Management/B International Tourism and Hotel Management:

575992 Bundaberg/Griffith University (1CL & 2F)

520992 Cairns/Griffith University (1CO & 2F)

505500 Ipswich (Cookery)/Griffith University (1C & 2F)

505992 Ipswich (Food & Beverage)/Griffith University (1C & 2F)

511992 Mooloolaba (Food & Beverage)/Griffith University (1CL & 2F)

526992 Robina/Griffith University (1CO & 2F)

555992 South Bank/Griffith University (1C & 2F)

568500 Toowoomba (Cookery)/Griffith University (1C & 2F)

568992 Toowoomba (Food & Beverage)/Griffith University (1C & 2F)

503992 Townsville (Pimlico)/Griffith University (1CO & 2F)

521992 Whitsundays (Cannonvale)/Griffith University (1CO & 2F)

Course Options

You can study this course as a single qualification or choose one of the degree options below when applying and gain direct entry on successful completion of the diploma. Degree options may vary with each diploma start month.

Combined program

GU – B International Tourism and Hotel Management

JCU – B Business

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Motel manager, gaming manager, sous chef, restaurant manager, banquet manager, functions manager, cafe manager, bar manager, chef de cuisine, chef patisserie, club manager, executive housekeeper, front office manager, kitchen manager, unit manager (catering operations),.

Course Code
Start Date
Jan 2023

Sub *See notes

Level of Qualification
Study Area
Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Classroom based learning
Course Duration

1 year Classroom based learning

Wide Bay/Burnett