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EDEXCEL BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Hospitality (QCF)

Course Code: C3048
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19
This is a two year programme, which on successful completion, is equivalent to three A Levels.

The course will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career within the hospitality industry. This nationally recognised; vocationally specific qualification can lead to direct employment in the industry or progression to an Honours Degree or Foundation Degree in Hospitality Management or equivalent.

In year one you will study units to develop your understanding of the sector including:

• Hospitality Industry
• Providing Customer Service in Hospitality
• Marketing for Hospitality
• Planning and Managing a Hospitality Event

On successful completion of year one you may progress to year two completing your Extended Diploma.  In year two – this will focus on the management function and include units such as:

• Human Resources
• Financial Control in Hospitality
• E-Business for Hospitality
• Environment and Sustainability in Hospitality

Practical skills to enhance employability are developed throughout the course with opportunities to plan and run hospitality events, to take part in enterprise activities, and to train in the College’s newly refurbished Linen Lounge restaurant and training kitchens. Units are internally assessed, using a combination of methods, including case studies, presentations, class test and assignment/portfolio work. There are no formal external examinations.

If required, you may also be able to undertake the study of essential skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT for those who have not achieved level 2 or equivalent in these subjects.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units, which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Upon successful achievement of the Extended Diploma subject to final results, you may progress to study at foundation degree or degree level at Belfast Met or other universities. Successful completion may also lead to direct employment in the Hospitality industry.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at  You will need to have at least four GCSEs at Grade C or above or equivalent, including English. All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Other Information

Students are required to supply their own kit at the cost of approximately £50.00.

Contact Information

Nichola Gillespie, Tel: 028 9026 5022 or email: [email protected]