Why Should You Take This Course?
This course is suitable for anyone who has an interest in the Hospitality, Catering or the Tourism Industry, and wants either employment in these industries or entry into Higher Education. There is a strong practical element to the course including some cooking and planning a Hospitality event. You will also complete a work placement in a relevant setting. The course goes particularly well alongside Travel & Tourism, Business, Food Science & Nutrition and Health & Social Care.
The Diploma is equivalent to 2 A Levels.
The course includes units on the hospitality industry and its operations including finances, marketing and the impact of effective customer service.
The course will include units on food and nutrition, food and drinks service, front of house and event management. Practical food preparation also forms part of the qualification. The course includes work placement.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through external assessment, coursework and practical work.
Are there any special expenses?
For placement we try and place you near your home or the College in order to prevent you incurring extra cost. However, if you want a specific placement, you will have the extra transport cost. There will be some additional trips.
What could I do next?
This course will give access to Higher Education courses such as Hospitality Management or into employment.
If you wish to apply for 2020-2021 academic year, please complete the online application form.