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Key Facts

Level:
Level 3
Subject Sector:
7.4 Hospitality and Catering
Credits:
60
Qualification No:
QAAQ002535
Price:
£135.00 per learner
Age Range:
19+

Qualification Summary

The Diploma allows learners to undertake study related to hospitality but within a business management context. Learners will have the opportunity to develop skills which will enable progression to a range of degree level programmes within hospitality management or hospitality
with business management. Learners will complete units which consider topics such as event management, customer service, the hospitality sector and relevant hospitality topics, for example, hospitality accommodation, principles of food and drink service and leadership and management within the sector. Learners will be able to explore different career paths within the sector. The range of optional units will allow learners to pursue a specific element within the sector.


Why choose this qualification?

The Access to HE Hospitality and Business Management Diploma contains a balance of hospitality and business units which allow the learners to keep their options open until they have fully decided on their preferred route at degree level. The ungraded units have been chosen to support both progression into higher education and also to allow the learners to develop skills relevant to the subject area e.g. communication skills and problem solving.

Please note that the validation period for this Diploma starts on the 1st August 2018.

Units

Mandatory Graded Units

Learners must achieve 24 credits from this group.

Business Skills for the Hospitality Industry

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU018625
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Careers within the Hospitality Industry

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018627
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Customer Service in Hospitality

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU020657
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Leadership and Management Practice for the Hospitality Sector

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU020664
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Legislation within the Hospitality Sector

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU020672
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Research: Practical Investigation Project

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU018310
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Understanding the Hospitality Sector

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU020670
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Optional Graded Units

Students must complete 12 optional credits with at least 3 credits from the Business Optional Group and at least 3 credits from the Hospitality Optional Group. Remaining credits can be achieved from either group.

Optional Business Graded Units

Learners must achieve at least 3 credits from this group.

Applied Business Marketing

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018251
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Business Planning and Budgets

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU016671
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Effective Business Processes

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU016681
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Project Management

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU016763
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Spreadsheets

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU011467
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Understand Human Resource Management

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU016673
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Optional Hospitality Graded Units

Learners must achieve at least 3 credits from this group.

Event Management

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU017364
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Health, Safety and Welfare Systems in Hospitality and Catering

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU020659
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Principles of Food Safety in the Hospitality Sector

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU020668
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Principles of Hospitality Accommodation Management

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU020674
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Understanding Nutrition and Healthy Eating

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU006034
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Understanding the Principles of Supervising Food and Drink Service

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU020666
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Ungraded Units

Learners must achieve 15 credits from this group.

Academic Writing Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025276
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Communication - Speaking and Listening

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU007560
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Developing Professional Attributes

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025278
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Preparation for Higher Education

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025532
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Problem Solving in the Workplace

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018630
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Professional Interpersonal Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025402
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Promoting Wellbeing and Building Resilience

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU028487
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Study Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018318
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QAA aim code

40008009

Target Groups

Adults who, because of social, educational or individual circumstances may have achieved few, if any, prior qualifications and wish to progress to HE
b) Adults who have gone straight into industry (perhaps following apprenticeship routes) who wish to progress to HE.


Provider approval criteria

No specific resources required.


Successful completion criteria

Learners will probably require a pass in maths and English at Level 2 / GCSE to progress onto a degree course. Delivery providers should make learners aware of HEI course entry requirements.

Progression Routes

BSc (Hons) Business and Hospitality Management
Foundation Degree in International Hospitality Management
BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management
BA (Hons) Hospitality Management
BA (Hons) Hospitality Business Management
BA (Hons) Business Management


Funding information

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Additional funding information for Access to HE

  • Access to HE is eligible for funding as part of the legal entitlement offer.
  • Access to HE is eligible for funding via Advanced Learner Loans and appears on the Advanced Learner Loans catalogues published by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).
  • Access to HE Diplomas are designed for adult learners aged 19+ and the ESFA only funds young people on these programmes by exception, as stated in paragraph 149, page 39 of the Funding guidance for young people 2020 to 2021.

We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.

The following support materials will help you deliver this qualification.

Access to HE Quick Guides

Information for Access Centres

Access to HE Administration

Assignment briefs

Centres approved to deliver our Access to HE Diplomas can download assignment briefs for a selection of units in this Diploma. Assignment briefs can be downloaded by logging to Prism and locating the relevant unit. More assignment briefs are being added not all units currently have assignment briefs available.

The assignment briefs can be easily adapted to suit your needs. We recommend checking the rules of combination for the Diploma and adapting the brief accordingly.

To provide a flavour of what’s available, you can download the below samples for free:

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