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Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management
The Level 4 Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism is a 60-credit qualification which requires learners to complete 3 core units and an additional optional unit.
The Level 5 Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism is a 60-credit size qualification and is the equivalent level to the second year of a degree. Learners must complete the 3 mandatory units totalling 45 credits and a further 1 optional unit to make a total of 60 credits to achieve the diploma.
Key areas explored include the travel and tourism sector and its impact, as well as the communication and people management skills required of managers working in any sector.
Level 4 Content
Sustainability in Tourism and Hospitality Management
On the successful completion of this unit, learners will understand the principles of sustainable development and the level of planning involved to achieve sustainable development in tourism and hospitality. Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of planning and managing tourism and hospitality across various destinations, considering the trends in place. Further models in place are also studied and their application to practical examples, which provides learners with a broad knowledge base.
Operations Management in Tourism and Resort Operations
This unit aims at providing an understanding and knowledge of operations management within the tourism industry and its resort operations. Learners will look at holiday management and the marketing and distribution methods used to sell holidays. Learners will have the opportunity to make strategic and tactical decisions that address operational management issues in order to achieve success.
Management of Visitor Attractions
The aim of this unit is for learners to develop a broad understanding of the nature, development and management of visitor attractions. Learners will consider tourist motivation theories, analysing their impacts and the ways of further improvement. Learners will explore the techniques used to manage visitor attractions and how they can be used to achieve sustainability.
Employability and Development in the Hospitality Industry
This unit aims to provide learners the knowledge and understanding required for effective employment and development in the hospitality industry. Learners will also have the opportunity to consider teams and groups, leadership and communication skills.
Level 5 Content
Tourism Destination Management
In this unit learners will develop knowledge and understanding of national and international tourist destinations, the culture involved and the characteristics of the population. Learners will also look at current trends and their impacts, together with selling in the context of the travel and tourism industry.
Entrepreneurship in Tourism and Hospitality Management
This unit provides knowledge and understanding of the skills set and characteristics of entrepreneurs in context of the travel and tourism industry. Learners will have the opportunity to analyse their own entrepreneurial skills in the start-up and development of an enterprise to attain success.
Cultural Tourism Management
The unit provides learners with the knowledge and understanding of the cultural and heritage sector in the travel and tourism industry. This unit provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the growth and development of the cultural and heritage sector and the potential conflicts which could arise within the sector. Learners will have the opportunity to investigate the role and scope of the sector and its impacts on management.
This unit is designed to develop learner skills in carrying out independent research and enquiry into a research topic. Learners will investigate the research techniques and methods and elements needed to carry out research, together with the various theories that underpin formal research. Learners should seek approval from their tutor before starting the
You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.
Total Programme Fee
The fee for enrolling onto the Level 4 & 5 (combined) course is £3500.
Students can make payment using one of the following methods:
- Credit or debit card
- Bank transfer
- Interest free monthly instalments
- Western Union
Total Fee £3500
Flexible monthly payment plan
Reserve a seat £400