Hospitality & Catering
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

ILM Level 6 Diploma in Management (for the Hospitality Industry) has been designed to provide practising or potential senior management with a solid foundation for their formal development in this role. This course is aimed at overseas graduate students wishing to undertake level 6 qualification in the UK combined with a 6 month salaried Work Placement in the UK Hospitality Industry.

This programme has been designed exclusively for International students to help hotel school graduates and young professionals in acquiring the necessary skills in modern hospitality operations and to get prepared for first line management positions in the international hospitality industry. The duration of the course is for 21 months and includes a 6 month paid work placement in the Hospitality sector.

The Work Placement Team will guide students in finding these positions. The placements may be situated anywhere in the UK. Due to the UK Border Agency rules and regulations students can work 10 hours per week during the term times and full time during the holidays and work placements period.

Modules Include: Critical thinking and research skills in management Reviewing corporate policy and strategy Becoming an effective leader Understanding how management coaching and mentoring can benefit individuals and organisations Optimising organisational capacity Developing excellence in operations Managing operations research Building commitment to corporate visions and values Team working in organisational partnerships The Hospitality Industry Customer Care Tutorials, English support and Pre-Employment package

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold an UK standard equivalent (as measured by NARIC) three year diploma or degree and six month's work experience.

If English is not your first language, an English language score of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required with min 5.5 in each band.

Mature students who do not meet the entry criteria are encouraged to apply and will be considered on the basis of relevant work experience and successful interview.

Assessment Method

For each module, assessments will be a mixture of assignments, observed practicals, case studies and group projects. NB: Industrial placements will also be monitored by the student's assigned College work replacement team.

Progression Opportunities

The course is accredited by the ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management), subsidiary of City and Guilds and it's on the Ofqual Register (the British government's regulatory authority). On completion of the course, students will gain a dual award: ILM Level 6 Diploma in Management and Level 6 qualification in Hospitality Management from Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College.

Study Methods

You will learn at Hammersith campus during the day, part time.


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