Edexcel BTEC HND Diploma in Hospitality Management

The Edexcel BTEC HND Diploma in Hospitality Management offers a progression route to the professional qualifications offered by the Institute of Hospitality. Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Hospitality Management has been developed to focus on providing education and training for a range of management careers in hospitality, licensed retail, food and beverage or leisure and tourism sectors; for example food and beverage manager, front office,  house manager or events manager. The qualifications provide opportunities for full-time learners to gain recognised, vocationally specific qualification to enter employment in hospitality management or progress to higher education, vocational qualifications such as a full-time degree in hospitality management or related areas such as business management or leisure and tourism management.

This qualification aims to help learners develop knowledge, understanding, skills, techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in the hospitality management industry. Learners studying for Edexcel BTEC HND Diploma in Hospitality Management will be able to think independently and solve problems and issues facing commercial hospitality organizations.

Course Brief:

The course is made up of sixteen units (16) – 8 core units, which is mandatory, and 8 specialist units leading to the HND. The specialist units enable you to study particular areas in depth, and there is opportunity to follow a clear specialist pathway. These specialist pathways are recognised in the following endorsed qualification titles:

  • The Contemporary Hospitality Industry

  • Finance in the Hospitality Industry

  • Customer Service

  • Research Project

  • Food and Beverage Operations Management

  • Rooms Division Operations Management

  • The Developing Manager

  • Human Resource Management for Service Industries.

  • Hospitality Operations Management

  • Quality Management in Business

  • Planning and Managing Food Production and Beverage Service

  • Food Safety Management

  • Nutrition and Diet

  • The Travel and Tourism Sector

  • Personal and Professional Development

Entry Criteria:

‘O ’ levels, 10th grade equivalents (GED / CBSE / ICSE / WAEC / NECO /ISC/ HSC, Filipino Board


Employment opportunities:

With the international recognition of BTEC courses, you can progress straight into employment or higher education. If successful there are a variety of potential careers that you can explore in Hospitality and Tourism industry. Learners who gain an Edexcel BTEC HND Diploma in Hospitality Management may apply for membership of the Institute of Hospitality. All members are awarded a membership certificate and a personalised membership card with a unique number ID. Associates, Members and Fellows are eligible to use the following post-nominal respectively for their grade of membership – Associate (AIH), Member (MIH) or Fellow (FIH). These are an industry-recognised acknowledgement of the level of professional experience achieved.