Why Should You Take This Course?
This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in the Hospitality, Catering or Travel and Tourism Industries. The Certificate, which is completed in the first year, is equivalent to the first year of an A Level whereas the Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to a full A Level. This qualification can therefore be done alongside other BTEC courses or an A Level programme. The course particularly goes well alongside Travel & Tourism and/or Food Science & Nutrition and Health & Social Care.
In the first year the Certificate in Hospitality consists of the following three units:
The Hospitality Industry
Contemporary World Food
Planning and Managing a Hospitality Event
In the second year, the Subsidiary Diploma in Hospitality consists of the following units:
Principles of Supervising Customer Service Performance in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Providing Customer Service in Hospitality
Industry Related Project in Hospitality
How will I be assessed?
There are no exams for this qualification; you will be assessed on coursework.
Are there any special expenses?
We try and place you in placement near your home or the College in order to prevent you incurring extra costs. However, if you want a specific placement, you will have the extra transport cost. There will be some trips which will incur a small cost.
What could I do next?
The course will give you the opportunity to enter employment in the hospitality industry or continue on to higher education. This qualification also gives you the opportunity to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.