You will be entering a vibrant and customer-orientated industry offering many varied and exciting career pathways. This full -time course is for ambitious students with a desire to pursue a career in  events, hospitality supervision, management, or run their own event & hospitality business. Year One (Subsidiary Diploma) is the equivalent to 1 A- Level, and Year Two (Extended Diploma) is equivalent to 3  A-Levels.This qualification is well recognised by employers and also provides a route to Higher Education.

Graduate Chloe Coxhill, commented “ Level 3 Diploma in Events & Hospitality course at Bournemouth College has really stretched us as individuals and without the support from the course tutors, we would never be able to face such challenges. The course is so diverse, preparing you for any aspect of the industry. I wholeheartedly recommend it!”



 

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to either: Events, kitchen/restaurant operations, mixology, ski resorts, trainee/assistant management positions within the hospitality industry or progress onto University.

What jobs can I get? 

 

Past students have gone onto great success within the industry, such as Event Management, Mixology, Ski Chalet Hosts, Head Chefs, Degree in International Hotel Management, Food & Beverage Management, and Restaurateurs.

 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English and maths grades 9-4 (formerly A*-C). Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification and have achieved a Level 2 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

It is highly recommended to undertake part time work whilst on the course ( 16-20 hours per week, maximum). You must also complete a hospitality related work placement from late June - Early September ( Between year 1&2).

International entry requirements 

If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
SGL3FN123E 08/09/2021 £100.00 £100.00 £1995.00
There is an Advanced Learner Loan available for this course.

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

NB - If you leave after the first four weeks, you will be liable to pay the full fees for the remainder of the academic year.  You are also liable to repay any assisted funding you have recieved (This includes any uniform/travel assistance)

International Fees 

For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Associated Costs 

You will need to purchase the correct uniform from the links below, and you are actively encouraged to produce your work electronically. 

Uniform & Kit

For progressing students there is a Top Up uniform list for replacement/additional items

Course content

Course Content 

Subjects studied in year 1 (Subsidiary) include:

  • Customer care in hospitality
  • Personal and Professional development
  • European food
  • Financial control in hospitality
  • Food safety supervision
  • Front office operations
  • Industry related project
  • Marketing for hospitality
  • The hospitality industry

In year 2 (Extended) the units include:

  • Alcoholic beverage service operations
  • E-Business in Hospitality
  • Contemporary world food
  • Event management
  • Food service organisation
  • Hospitality business enterprise
  • Human resources
  • Team leadership and supervision

This course also includes the following qualification:

  • Level 2 Food Safety

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Extended National Diploma

Awarding Body 

EDEXCEL BTEC

Curriculum Area 

Business, Digital, Leadership & ESOL - Hospitality and Tourism

More about the course 

Progression from year one is subject to successful completion of all units, work placement, as well as tutor recommendation.   Specialist uniform and equipment is required. 

 

Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Extended National Diploma

Awarding Body 

EDEXCEL BTEC