Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (240 Credits)
Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (240 Credits) – Progression to Final Year of a 3 Year UK Undergraduate Degree or a Level 6 Diploma
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Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (240 Credits)
The purpose of the Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management is to equip students with a specialised course of study that gives a comprehensive understanding of important tourism and hospitality industry concepts. This certificate is intended for those who seek to expand their tourism and hospitality expertise and get a recognised qualification.
In this Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification, learners will study level 4 and level 5 modules, each earning 120 credits for a total of 240 credits (equivalent to the first 2 years of an honours degree).
The Level 4 lessons present subject-specific Tourism and Hospitality topics that serve as a basis for learning.
These units will provide students with knowledge and skills in the areas of academic and research skills, the tourism and hospitality business environment, the development of the tourism and hospitality industry, services marketing, consumer behaviour, sustainability in tourism and hospitality, and event management.
With the Level 5 modules, students can specialise and advance in a number of pertinent Tourism and Hospitality topic areas.
Learners will develop and improve their skills in the following areas: customer relationship management, digital marketing management, human resources management accounting, and operations management, as well as gain an understanding of current trends and issues in the tourism and hospitality industry.
Learners who successfully complete this certification will be able to work in a range of tourist and hospitality management positions and continue their education.
Undergraduate Level Course: Equivalent to the First and the Second Year of a 3 Year Undergraduate / Bachelor’s University Degree course
This course help you to progress to:
This qualification is Accredited by OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), which is a UK Government body.
Qualification Number: 610/0336/0
Program Overview: Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (240 Credits)
Key Highlights of the Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (240 Credits) qualification are:
Why study Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management
Some individuals are naturally gifted communicators. Their outgoing abilities peek through in every interaction with others. But what’s even more impressive about them is that they can utilise this aura. If you consider yourself a member of this group and possess exceptional communication abilities, a job in hospitality and tourism may be for you!
In recent years, tourism has become a significant industry that has had a significant influence on the growth of national economies. The primary benefits of tourism are the development of money and employment opportunities. Tourism is the most significant source of income for many communities. Therefore, it is advantageous for nations to respond proportionally by establishing the required infrastructure and enhancing their capacity to meet the demands of visitors.
This is also where the significance of studying tourism resides. You have a significant need for skilled individuals and a really appealing field. What do you have to lose?
But what exactly do you learn in a hospitality and tourism programme?
This Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (240 Credits) will provide the most valued asset in the form of business management abilities. Although the primary focus of your study will be on management as it relates to the tourism and hospitality sector, these abilities may be applied to a variety of other industries that may be of interest in the future. This business is so exciting and attractive to young students due to the abundance of opportunities for transferrable skills to be utilised.
Advantages of Studying Tourism and Hospitality Management
No two days are same
Given that tourism is a people-oriented profession, many tourism jobs need quick thinking, creativity, and stepping out of your comfort zone. If people want you to lead them through their holiday, you will need to establish a portfolio of your own exciting experiences. The days of a tour guide, hotel manager, or travel attendant are lively, and there will be few to no dull times to recall. No surprise people who study or work in this subject are often gregarious and laid-back!
The adaptable schedule
If you’re seeking for a profession that will allow you to escape the usual 9-to-5 grind, you should consider tourism. It is not the traditional employment in which one is confined to an office all day and waits for allotted work to fill the day. In the hotel industry, it is frequently feasible to earn a full-time salary while working fewer than 40 hours per week. Win-win.
You can work both locally and globally
This is not always the case, despite the fact that many people choose to study hospitality and tourism since it affords them numerous travel chances. Many people may have the motivation and desire to work in this region, but they may not be willing to travel frequently. You have the option of devoting your time to local or international tourism. Each nation has its hidden treasures, and we have no doubt that yours is no exception. So that you may contribute to its promotion and increase its capacity to assist foreigners while remaining in your native country.
The possibilities are limitless.
Did we previously emphasise the transferrable abilities acquired via tourist management study? So, here we are underlining them one more. The tourist sector is replete with dynamics that prepare you for a variety of problems, situations, and settings. Therefore, a job in tourism might truly expand your horizons, particularly if you desire to combine work with travel.
You contribute to a legacy
Tourism has a sociocultural influence on landscapes and individuals. It influences the lifestyles and cultures of both locals and tourists. Students at the London School of Business and Research (LSBR) revealed in one of their studies that tourism is lauded for its capacity to promote and commercialise local goods and resources in an exemplary manner.
Consider that by participating in this business, you are directly contributing to the revitalisation and preservation of local traditions, customs, cultural life, handicrafts, arts, culture, artists, identity and history, as well as the revitalisation of local architectural traditions. They claim that not all heroes wear capes. Occasionally, they simply belong to an industry that pushes progress, stimulates the economy, or maintains history and culture.
This industry is in constant demand. If you are the proper person, have the appropriate mindset, and have a Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification, there are endless options for you to succeed.
After completing the Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management, learners can continue to a:
- Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management, or
- Final Year of a 3 Year UK Undergraduate Degree in a related discipline or
- Directly into employment in a wide range of occupations
After completing the Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management, below are some of the careers opportunities you can explore:
Hotel Management Jobs:
- Front Office Supervisor
- Rooms Division Manager
- Assistant Director of Operations
- General Manager
- Night Manager
- Guest Relations Manager
- Director of Sales
- Group Regional Manager
Food & Beverage Jobs
- F&B Outlets Manager (hotel)
- Culinary Director
- Director of F&B
- F&B Coordinator
- F&B Catering & Events Manager
Travel & Tourism Jobs
- Hospitality Services Coordinator (Cruise)
- Guest Experience Manager
- Director of HR & Training
- VIP Lounge Assistant
- Guest Services Coordinator
- Director of Operations
- Communications Specialist
- Digital Marketing Manager
- Business Development Director
Events, Sports, Wellness & Leisure Positions
- Hotel Event Coordinator
- Conference & Banqueting Manager
- Project Manager
- Sports Event Executive
- VIP Services Manager
- Director of Group Sales
- Spa Attendant
- Wellness Area Manager
- Hospitality Services Director
Other Sectors for Hospitality Graduates
- Digital Marketer
- Sales Funnel Manager
- Assistant Director Marketing
- Office Coordinator
- Merchandising Expert
- Marketing Manager (Proctor & Gamble)
- Sales & Planning Coordinator (Honda)
- Product Manager (Honda Motorcycles)
- Business Planning Specialist (Nestlé)
- Finance & Control Intern (Nestlé)
- Expat Tax Associate (PWC)
- International Wealth Management Front Support (Credit Suisse)
As our OTHM accredited qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and Qualifications Wales, learners are also eligible to progress to a top-up degree, master’s programme, or MBA at many universities in UK and overseas with advanced standing.
Progress to a Higher Qualification: Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (240 Credits)
In addition to Progression to the Universities, you also have an option to progress to the following Qualifications after completion of your Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (240 Credits) qualification:
- Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management – Level 6
- Diploma in Health and Social Care Management – Level 6
- Diploma in Accounting and Business – Level 6
- Diploma in Business Management – Level 6
- Diploma in Teaching and Learning – Level 6
- Diploma in Information Technology – Level 6
- Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – Level 6
What is the Entry Requirement?
For entry onto the Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (240 Credits) qualification, learners must possess:
- Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course,
- Mature learners (over 21) with work experience
The qualification is offered in English.
What are the Course Modules?
The Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification consists of 12 mandatory units for a combined total of 240 credits:
Level 4: 6 Mandatory units:
- Academic Writing and Research Skills (20 credits)
- Business Environment for Tourism and Hospitality (20 credits)
- Services Marketing in Tourism and Hospitality (20 credits)
- Sustainability in Tourism and Hospitality (20 credits)
- Events Management (20 credits)
- The Development of the Tourism and Hospitality Industry (20 credits)
Level 5: 6 Mandatory units:
- Digital Marketing Management for Tourism and Hospitality (20 credits)
- Operations Management (20 credits)
- Management Accounting (20 credits)
- Management of Human Resources (20 credits)
- Customer Relationship Management (20 credits)
- Contemporary Issues in Tourism and Hospitality (20 credits)
Workshops and Webinars
There would be Live Webinars which would be spread across the duration of the course.
If for any reason you are not able to attend the live sessions, you will have the option to go through the Recordings at a later date as per your convenience.
What is Level 5 qualification Equivalent to?
This qualifications at RQF Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to
- Foundation Degrees,
- Higher National Diploma (HND) and
- Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.
Is the Course Accredited?
Yes, the diploma programmes are accredited by OTHM, UK – an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator – OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)
How is the Assessment done?
- The assessment is done via submission of assignment.
- There are no written exams.
Successful completion of the qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant Level 6 Diplomas.
The Level 5 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualifications have been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into the Final Year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.
Can the Course Fee be paid in Instalments?
Yes, the Course Fee can be paid in Equal Monthly Instalments. Please click on “Enrol Now” button on the top and choose some of the best payment options available for you.