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Hospitality & Event Management
The BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Hospitality & Event Management introduces you to the world of Hospitality, customer service and event planning. This course has been developed to Apprenticeships meet the needs of students interested in a career within the (/courses/apprenticeships.aspx) rapidly growing Hospitality Industry. It will allow you to develop Access to Higher the skills and knowledge required to progress into employment Education Courses at and/or continue your study in the vocational area. The Level 3 North Kent College Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification with various (http://www.northkent.ac.uk/courses/searchadditional programmes added to meet the needs of the industry by-course-area/accesse.g. Functional Skills to-higher-education.aspx) The course is designed for those who are interested in pursuing a career in the growing and dynamic sector of hospitality & Higher Education catering.
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The course is aimed at 16-19 year olds who have just completed their GCSEs, or are looking to get back into education to study in this expanding and desirable subject area. The course consists of 6 units:
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Year 1 Unit 1 The Hospitality Industry Unit 2 The Principles of Supervising Customer Service performance in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism Unit 3 Providing Customer Service in Hospitality Qualifications Unit 18 Marketing for Hospitality (/courses/qualifications.aspx)Unit 16 Hospitality Business Enterprise Unit 14 Environment and Sustainability in Hospitality Which level? Unit 25 Personal and Professional Development in Hospitality
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Additional Course – NCFE Level 2 Event Planning
How will I be assessed? A wide variety of assessments will be used. The BTEC programme will use continuous assessment rather than examinations and you will be able to track your performance as you work towards the pass, merit and distinction grades. You will be encouraged to manage your own assessments and identify where you have met the required standards. To facilitate assessment, you will be expected to devote personal time for your studies. How will I be taught? The programme is taught through theoretical, practical training and simulation. Each lesson will provide you with assessment opportunities as you work to achieve your goals and targets. You will need an active passion for hospitality & event planning and your tutors will encourage you to discuss your own achievements as well as the issues in modern hospitality. Much of your assessment will be online in the form of web logs (blogs) and discussion of key points. Additional Courses* During the course, there will be opportunities to achieve other qualifications in addition to your main BTEC programme. These additional qualifications may include, functional skills, event planning, first aid and customer services. What can I do when I finish my course? Many of the learners progress onto a Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality or in the future, a Higher Education course in Hospitality or Event Planning. If you want to progress into employment the following areas in the Hospitality industry would be suitable; hotel management or conference planner. The types of employers include hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, holiday resorts, conference centres, and holiday parks. As part of the study programme the learners will be expected to undertake 160 hours work experience within the Hospitality and Events Industry.
What qualification will I gain? BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Hospitality & Event Management; NCFE Level 2 Diploma in Event Planning
Entry requirements? The course requires successful applicants to have 5 GCSEs grades A*- C; these must include English and Maths. Successful applicants must also demonstrate a willingness to become involved in all aspects of hospitality, including the practical experiences as well as the theoretical.
What progression options will I have? Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality or in the future, a Higher Education course in Hospitality or Event Planning. Employment.
What costs are involved? Tuition Fees: 16-18 - free 19+ - £TBA - Registration £135 Other Costs (payable by all students): £20 Equipment, £60 Trip deposit This course may also attract additional costs, for example, kit, uniform or books, that all students will be required to pay. Please contact the College for further details.
How will I be assessed? Methods of assessment may include web blogs, presentations, practical demonstrations, posters, reports, leaflets, interviews and discussions.
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