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Where will this course lead?

This qualification allows learners to broaden their existing knowledge and gain important supervisory and management skills, helping them to take on more responsibility within the Hospitality and Events Industries.

The objective of this qualification is to support a role within the workplace, giving learners employed in hospitality and events roles the opportunity to learn and evidence their knowledge and competency either as part of an apprenticeship or as a stand-alone qualification.

What will I study?

You will develop your knowledge related to the events industry, you will study 5 mandatory units:

Business

People

Customers

Leadership

Hospitality Supervisor in Practice

You will also study the following unit:

Events Supervisor

How will this course be delivered?

Learners will work on different tasks and a variety of assessment methods online, in the classroom and in an industry-related role. Learners will be observed undertaking a variety of tasks within the workplace. Learners will also work on presentations, case studies, assignments, reports, peers' assessments, witness testimonies and practical sessions in the classroom.

What qualifications will I get?

Highfield Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality Supervision

Level 3 Employability, Enrichment and Managing Events College Certificate

How will I be assessed?

This qualification is assessed through the completion of a portfolio of evidence. This qualification is assessed through the completion of a portfolio of evidence. Examples of evidence for the

portfolio could include:

Knowledge criteria:

• worksheets

• record of oral and written questioning

• assignments/projects/reports

• candidate and peer reports

· record of professional discussion

How do I get a place on the course?

Applicants will need to complete an online application form and go through the telephone interview process. A reference and school report will be required, in addition to a successful 1:1 interview. All students will also be asked to attend a Course Confirmation Event to check documentation, grades and to meet the tutors.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners should be 16 or over to undertake this qualification. 4 subjects at GCSE ' Grade C'- where Maths and English must be two out of those 4 subjects. New Maths & English GCSE's grading criteria equivalent of 3. 

What else do I need to know?

Every student is responsible to purchase their own uniform and comply with a dress code as per event management industry. (Uniform consist of black business trousers/skirt, Black shirt/ blouse, black blazer/ jacket, black business shoes, black flat ballerina shoes.)

As this programme is an NVQ students will be required to demonstrate their skills and knowledge in the workplace and also by actively participating in variety of local events, fairs and exhibitions.

The attendance in events organised by learners and your tutors is essential in order to gain invaluable work experience in event industry.

In order to attend the leisure, corporate and sport events, the compulsory payment of £100 per student is required at the start of the course in September.

In order to attend the leisure, corporate and sport events, the compulsory payment of £100 per student is required at the start of the course in September.

Location

Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

Sept-2023

Day

Various

Time

TBC

Course Fee

N/A For 16 to 18 Year Olds

Course Code

HCAAE074BCF0

Study Mode

Full Time

Catering Manager

Catering and bar managers plan, direct and co-ordinate the catering and bar facilities and services of licensed premises, factories, shops, theatres, educational premises and other establishments. They also manage outside catering businesses and shops selling food cooked on the premises.

What’s Involved?

Catering Managers plan catering or bar services and supervise staff. They decide on range and quality of meals and beverages to be provided or discuss customer's requirements for special occasions. They also purchase or direct the purchasing of supplies and arrange for preparation of accounts. They verify that quality of food, beverages and waiting service are as required and that kitchen and dining areas are kept clean in compliance with statutory requirements. They check that supplies are properly used and accounted for to prevent wastage and loss and to keep within budget limit.

Travel Agency Manager

Travel agency managers and proprietors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources and activities of travel agencies and booking offices.

What’s Involved?

Travel Agency Managers plan work schedules and assign tasks and responsibilities. They co-ordinate the activities of clerical, secretarial and other staff. They discuss client's requirements and advise on road, rail, air and sea travel and accommodation. They also make and confirm travel and accommodation bookings, arrange group holidays, tours and individual itineraries. They advise on currency and passport/visa regulations and any necessary health precautions needed. They also determine financial, staffing, material and other short- and long-term needs.

Events Planner

Job holders in this unit group manage, organise and coordinate business conferences, exhibitions and similar events.

What’s Involved?

Events Planners discuss conference and exhibition requirements with clients and advise on facilities. They develop proposals for the event, and present proposal to client. They also allocate exhibition space to exhibitors. They plan work schedules, assign tasks, and co-ordinate the activities of designers, crafts persons, technical staff, caterers and other events staff. They liaise closely with venue staff to ensure smooth running of the event. They also ensure that Health and Safety and other statutory regulations are met.

Hotel & Accommodation Manager

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hotels, hostels, lodging homes, holiday camps, holiday flats and chalets, and organise the domestic, catering, and entertainment facilities on passenger ships.

What’s Involved?

Hotel Managers analyse demand and decide on type, standard and cost of services to be offered. They determine financial, staffing, material and other short- and long-term needs. They ensure physical comfort of residents or passengers and make special arrangements for children, the elderly and the infirm if required. They also approve and arrange shipboard entertainment and shore trips and liaise with ship's agent to ensure that ship is adequately provisioned. They arrange for payment of bills, keep accounts and ensure adherence to licensing and other statutory regulations.

Hospitality Manager

Job holders in this unit group manage, organise and coordinate business conferences, exhibitions and similar events.

What’s Involved?

Hospitality Managers discuss conference and exhibition requirements with clients and advises on facilities. They develop proposals for the event, and present proposals to client. They also allocate exhibition space to exhibitors. They plan work schedules, assign tasks, and co-ordinate the activities of designers, crafts persons, technical staff, caterers and other events staff. They also liaise closely with venue staff to ensure smooth running of the event. They ensure that Health and Safety and other statutory regulations are met.

Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

Employment by Region

The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.
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