HND Hospitality Management will help you to develop your communication, supervisory and management skills - essential skills required for this dynamic fast-changing and expanding industry. The course is designed to prepare you for work at an intermediate level in hospitality, tourism, food and beverage or leisure management.
In year 1 there is a mandatory 80 hours of work experience that can be carried out throughout the year - excellent on-the-job training to prepare you for your future career. There will be opportunities for you to participate in a programme of visits to hotels and other businesses operating within the Hospitality/Events industry - these visits will give you further insight into the hospitality industry. There are also opportunities for you to take part in competition work and you are encouraged to take advantage of the many volunteering opportunities available to you as an HND hospitality student.
Year 2 will cover a range of management topics: Managing Financial Resources, Human Resource Management , Accommodation Management and Management of Food and Beverage Operations. In addition there will be specialist units such as Alcoholic Beverages and Hospitality Management Accounting. The course will ensure you are well prepared to progress onto further training opportunities at degree level or into employment. Although there is no mandatory work experience element in year 2 it is recommended that you continue to gain industry experience while studying - this will enable you to keep up to date with industry standards and skills while developing your theoretical knowledge in College - fantastic on-going career development within the industry.
Year 1 units
- Hospitality Front Office Procedures
- Financial and Control Systems
- Hospitality Management
- Hospitality Industry
- Hospitality Supervision
- Accommodation Servicing
- Accommodation Management
- Management of Human Resources
- Management of Food and Beverage
- Operations Hospitality Management
- Accounting Intermediate
- Food Hygiene Food Production Processes
- Food Service
Year 2 units
- Managing Financial Resources in Hospitality
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Hospitality Front Office Procedures 2
- Hospitality Management Accounting
- Hospitality: Graded Unit 2
- Managing Hospitality Organisations 1
- Managing Hospitality Organisations 2
- Management of Human Resources in Hospitality 1
- Management of Food and Beverage Operations
- Hospitality Industry
- Accommodation Management
- Management of Human Resources in Hospitality 2
- Year 1- There is a mandatory 80 hours of work placement which can be carried out throughout the year.
- Although there is no mandatory placement requirement for year 2 applicants are recommended to seek employment within the Hospitality industry to support their studies.
How Course Is Assessed:
- The course is assessed on an ongoing basis through the following methods - Open book Closed book Port folios Projects Practical observations
Number of Days per week:
HND year 1
- A minimum 1 grade C pass (or above) at Higher level from the following - English, Modern Studies, History, Religious Studies, Social Science, Psychology or Business Management (if you have 1 Higher in a subject not listed, we welcome your application)
- And 3 National 5`s or 3 Standard Grades at Grade 3 or above (two of which should be Maths and English)
- Or satisfactory completion of appropriate SCQF 5 or 6 SQA course/units.
- Or if you do not meet these criteria but have relevant work experience we welcome your application
HND year 2
- You must hold an HND Year 1 in Hospitality with 15 credits
English Proficiency Requirements:
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements:
- Applicants will be invited into College to attend an information session - group tasks will be set and carried out during this time. There are opportunities for applicants to speak to the lecturing team during the information session on a one to one basis.
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- Opportunities within the Events and Hospitality industries - Conference Co-ordinator, Reception, Supervisor Front of House, Assistant Manager, Human Resources Assistant, Restaurant Manager
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- On successful completion of year 1 you will have the opportunity to progress to year 2
- Other options are - BA Honours International Hospitality and Tourism Management at Queen Margaret University, BA Honours Hospitality Management at Edinburgh Napier University, HND Hospitality Management with progression to the BA (Hons), International Hospitality and Tourism Management at Queen Margaret University
- Opportunities within the Events, Hospitality and Marketing industries - Events Co-ordinator, Charity fundraiser Events, Hospitality or Marketing Manager, Events Assistant, Event Planner
The Hospitality HND Management Course is really surprising and have lots of variety in the level of teaching of the lecturers. This discipline is many times underestimated by people who never tried to serve others and don’t know the pleasure and satisfaction it brings. If you have motivation and attitude to help others in the industry, don’t think twice. There is always a demand for professionals and you, choosing this course will definitely become one.
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