Principles of Hospitality Management (7147)

About this level

This level will suit you if you are already in full-time employment, progressing from a Level 3 qualification, in Hospitality and Catering, or in a position to start at Level 4.

The assessment method will be assignment based.
Level 4 Diploma in Principles of Hospitality Management  (7147-44)
Last registration date:31/12/2014
Level 4 Diploma in Principles of Hospitality Management
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:600/6642/8
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:QCF
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:37
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:231 - 240
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/12/2017

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What's involved in delivering this course?
It is designed to encourage work-based, higher education and SSC partners to provide a flexible and responsive delivery infrastructure. The assessment method will be assignments using realistic scenarios and evidence from the workplace where appropriate. Centre devised assignments are also possible, for more information please refer to the handbook for more guidance.

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What's involved in studying this course?
You'll cover things like:
  • Leadership and management in hospitality organisations
  • Complying with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Developing hospitality teams
  • how to plan and manage food and beverage operations
  • Food safety management for catering
  • Hospitality accommodation management

You will learn on the job in the work environment or in a suitable training provider. 

What careers can this lead to?
The qualification can lead to a range of hospitality management careers. This could be as general managers and heads of department in hotels and contract catering establishments, restaurant managers, kitchen managers and managers in the events and leisure sector.

Learners interested in moving into a leadership, supervisory or management roles should also visit the ILM website.