The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) – Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management QCF

Awarding Organisation: The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH)

The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) is the UK’s leading professional awarding body for qualifications in the specialist growing hospitality and tourism sector worldwide. The following link provides an extensive pathway of information for students covering all areas from qualifications through to future employment routes.

Assessment is in the form of assignments and exams, however Khalsa College London has its own internal policy of continuous assessment which is carried out each term in the form of an exam and short assignment. Additionally your Course co-ordinator will discuss with you course specifications, how to access additional external information, assessment criteria and feedback. We work with students in the classroom to identify areas of both strength and weakness and there is an opportunity to have weekly one-to-one time with a member of our teaching staff to discuss any areas of concern and/or gain feedback on assignments. Assignments are marked following the CTH criteria by an approved IV (Internal Verifier) before submission to CTH (EV) external verifier for final sign-off. Any exams will be conducted under strict invigilation following CTH’s guidelines and our own exam policy guidelines.

Please come in to Khalsa College London or give us a call on 020 8427 5132 to discuss the course at more length, you are welcome to book a meeting with the Course Co-ordinator to discuss any matters relating to the course before making your decision.

Level: 5

Admission Requirements: Entry is available to graduates of the QCF Level 4 CTH Diploma or an equivalent approved qualification. Students should have at least IELTS 5.5 level English or equivalent.

Exemptions: Contact College.

Fees: Fees on application. Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment. Additional fee : books, membership to awarding body and examinations. Fees once paid are non-refundable.

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The course aims to provide students with an understanding of the managerial, decision-making and leadership aspects of the hospitality industry.

In addition it is also designed to develop independent research and study skills required when working at senior managerial level in the industry. It is therefore an excellent preparation for either entry to the workplace or as a springboard into final year bachelors degree level study.

The programme comprises 7 mandatory units and leads to a total of 175 credits.

Minimum guided learning hours are 715. Assessment is via a combination of closed book written 2.5 hour examination or assignment/work assessment. All assessments are marked or moderated by CTH.

Syllabus Overview:

Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management – Candidates must achieve:

  • All 7 Mandatory units, providing 175 credits. i.e. a total of 175 credits, of which 160 credits are at level 5 and 15 credits at level 4
  • 1 Min credit (Mandatory units): 175
  • Max credit (Mandatory units): 175
  • Min GLH for qualification: 715
  • Max GLH for qualification: 715

Annual fees for the courses are payable at the time of enrolment. All fees are for one academic session, and not refundable. The fees include the costs of the teaching and internal examinations. The fees do not, however, cover the cost of books, stationery, handouts or the cost of external examinations.

For more information please contact: Khalsa College office

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