Course Details

Course Overview

If you would like a management position in the hospitality industry or run your own restaurant or catering related business, this Higher National Certificate qualification in Hospitality Management will give you the skills and knowledge for success.
You will gain an understanding of the hospitality industry and the importance of finance, marketing and customer service, as well as menu planning and preparing and cooking dishes from different regions across the world.

How long is the course?

This course runs for two years.

What qualification will I achieve?

BTEC HNC Hospitality Management

What will I study?

The course offers theoretical aspects and provides you with the ability to relate this to the real world of work. The knowledge, skills and experience gained on this course are in demand within hotels, restaurants, airlines and much more as the hospitality industry continues to expand.

Mandatory course units

  • The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
  • Finance in the Hospitality Industry
  • Customer Service

Where will I study?

You will study at University Campus Barnsley and Barnsley College Old Mill Lane Campus, Church Street, Barnsley, S70 2AX.

What equipment will I need?

For the Contemporary Gastronomy and World Food unit you will require chef whites, knife kit and safety shoes.  Kit lists for these will be available at interview.

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment completed through practical events, research projects and written assignments.

What can I do next?

You can progress to a HND in Hospitality Management or into the following career:

  • Food and Beverage Operations Manager
  • Head Chef
  • Executive Chef
  • Development Chef
  • Event Manager
  • Conference and Banqueting Manager

How do I apply?

Please download an application form.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £2,995 per year.

Student Finance

As a Higher Education student living in England you may be eligible for the non-means tested Tuition Fee Loan from the Government. For further details go to:

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Further information

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