Hospitality, Nutrition and Dietetics

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An exciting future

Do you have a flair for food and entertaining? Do you like working in a fast-paced industry? Do you have plenty of energy, self-motivation and organisational skills?

Sydney TAFE hospitality courses prepare you for an exciting career with opportunities in hotels, restaurants, cafés, bars and events.

Graduate with a hospitality course from Sydney TAFE and you could become a hospitality operations manager, food and beverages manager, concierge, barista, butler, fine dining waiter or even a restaurant, café or hotel owner.

Sydney TAFE is serving you

Sydney TAFE gives you the advantage whatever the stage of your career.

  • Leaving school? Talk to your careers advisor about combining your studies with a TVET course.
  • Launching your career? Hospitality is an industry with strong apprenticeship and traineeship programs.
  • Time for a change? Sydney TAFE hospitality courses  can give you a fresh start or help you build on your experience to take you on a new pathway in a growing industry.

Flexible and fast-track options

Sydney TAFE can recognise your knowledge and life/work experience so you finish your qualification faster.

If you are already working in the industry and want to build on your career, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) so you don’t have to study what you already know.

Sydney TAFE is always developing innovative ways to deliver its courses, including evening and online options.

From Sydney TAFE to a degree

Sydney TAFE has agreements with a number of Australian universities and other training organisations which allow you to apply for credit, if you enrol in one of their relevant degree courses.

As a general rule, the higher the qualification you study at Sydney TAFE, the more credit you are eligible to receive.

Bachelor of Hospitality (Management) at Sydney TAFE

Sydney TAFE now offers a Bachelor of Hospitality (Management) in partnership with the University of Ballarat. This innovative degree program integrates applied and academic learning to reflect the changing roles and responsibilities of a senior hospitality manager.

The course normally takes three years to complete but if you already have earned a Hospitality Diploma and Hospitality Advanced Diploma (or equivalent) at Sydney TAFE, you’ll receive up to two years credit on your degree.

Build new career skills

Sydney TAFE offers you the opportunity of adding value to your skill-set through other programs, including short courses:

  • Barista
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
  • Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG)
  • Food Safety Supervision
  • Hotel and On Premises Licensee competency.

You may be interested in other Sydney TAFE career areas, including Events Management and Design, Tourism, Business Management and Office Administration.


Industry partners include:

Hilton Sydney | Mercure Hotels | ACCOR Hotel & Resorts | Marriott Hotels & Resorts | Tradies and Cumulus Wine.

Industry facts sourced from: Service Skills Australia Environmental Scan 2014; Job Outlook, Australian Government Department of Employment;

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