The Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership can help you progress to a senior role within the hospitality industry. You will broaden your existing knowledge and gain important leadership and management skills for working on events/functions and in other roles within the industry.
You need a relevant qualification at Level 2 and a grade 4 or above in GCSE Maths or English and a grade 3 or above in Maths or English.
For mature students, relevant experience within the industry is essential.
You will complete five core units:
You can then choose a number of optional units from a wide range, for example:
There are lots more options to choose from, too.
You will be assessed and will carry out a variety of theoretical work.
A uniform will be required at an approximate cost of £100.
You could progress to an advanced apprenticeship or to study at degree level at university.
You can advance to take up a senior role within the hospitality/customer service industry.
Derby College catering student Jack Bowler has extended his menu of career choices by taking a foundation degree in international hospitality management.Jack, who already holds level 2 and 3 qualifications in catering and hospitality via the college is now learning the management and front of house aspects of the hospitality industry as well as the catering side.During his level 3 course Jack also gained confidence-building experience through working at the college's Engine Shed fine dining restaurant at the Roundhouse.Jack, who was inspired to cook from a young age by his mum and gran, now plans to progress to level 5 and gain his BA Honours degree. He is currently working in the kitchens at Calke Abbey at weekends and will be taking on more shifts when he completes his foundation degree. Ultimately he hopes to find a job in his chosen field through educational work experience.
He said: "I love cooking but it's been interesting learning new things and finding out about the management aspects too. I enjoy being front of house as I've always liked interacting with customers.
"Derby College has such great facilities, including the new Fujitsu and Intel Innovation Hub which recently opened at the Roundhouse. The hub's got fantastic top of the range technology and quiet study areas."