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What will I learn?

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? This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

Students may complete a package of a Certificate III in Hospitality, Commercial Cookery or Patisserie, a Certificate IV in Hospitality, Commercial Cookery or Patisserie, and a Diploma or an Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management. Durations vary depending on the package chosen.


  • 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
  • Monitor staff performance
  • Monitor work operations
  • Prepare and monitor budgets
  • Recruit, select and induct staff
  • Research and comply with regulatory requirements

Innovation and Entrepreneurship:

The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is about learning how to create and advance entrepreneurial business and social ventures that will grow in an ever-changing landscape. Interested students can start their own ventures in the University’s ThincLab Incubator(s) while they study. Students will develop the ability to:

  • Think and act like successful entrepreneurs and investors
  • Identify, evaluate and develop opportunities
  • Develop and implement entrepreneurial strategies
  • Commercialise innovations, and
  • Develop and lead winning entrepreneurial teams

This degree also suits those who want to be intrapreneurs - corporate entrepreneurs who want to drive the development of their employer’s innovative products and services.

Students will benefit from the hands-on help of experienced mentors and professionals who, together with their lecturers, support them in developing their ventures.

Career Readiness

Graduates are well equipped to start their own businesses or advise those who do. They may find employment opportunities in innovative or entrepreneurial positions in a wide range of leadership and support roles, including:

Within existing enterprises, large and small
Managing new ventures within large organisations.

Potential careers

Business Consultant, Commercialisation Manager, Business Development Manager, Business Management, CEO, Entrepreneur, General Manager, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, Innovation Manager, Sole Trader.



Study options

Full Time (4 – 4.5 years)

Tuition fees
TAFE SA Fee: AUD $8,400
Start date

25 July 2022, 30 January 2023


Regency Park Campus

137 Days Road,


South Australia,

5010, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum academic entry is completion of Year 12 or equivalent. IELTS Academic 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.0 in all bands; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – iBT: Score of 46, with reading: 4-7, listening: 4-6, speaking: 14-15, and writing: 14-17; Pearsons Test of English (PTE) Academic: Minimum 42 with 36 in all for communicative skills ((listening, reading, writing and speaking); Occupational English Test OET: Pass; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE), Cambridge First Certificate of English (FCE): Overall score of 162 with a minimum of 154 in all bands; Intensive English Language Institute (IELI): English for Academic Purposes 2 (C grade); GCE O Levels English/1119 English: C6.

For international students

  • Satisfactory completion of the Certificates III & IV in Hospitality, or the Certificates III & IV in Commercial Cookery, or the Certificates III & IV in Patisserie.
  • Academic IELTS score of 5.5 overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.