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Course summary

The Higher National Certificate in Hospitality Management provides students with the knowledge and skills to progress into various managerial positions within the hospitality industry. Taught by industry experts and with close links to leading city centre hotels, it offers the opportunity to learn crucial practical and theory skills and gives an invaluable insight into the current hospitality sector. The course develops strong sector-related practical skills, alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. Potential career paths may include employment or freelance work in hospitality management in hotels and food and beverage outlets.


Modules studied: • The Contemporary Hospitality Industry • Managing the Customer Experience • Professional Identity & Practice • The Hospitality Business Toolkit • Leadership and Management for Service Industries • Managing Food & Beverage Operations • International Gastronomy • Work Experience

Assessment method

The qualification is designed to cover various areas of the industry and the units will be assessed in a practical and theory-based environment. Assessment will predominantly be conducted through: • A portfolio of documentary evidence of participation and the achievement of learning outcomes • Assignments based on case-study work (e.g. research essays) • The production of reports, analyses and reflection • Presentation, both individually and in groups • Regular assessment of learning – including informal, formative assessment mid-semester and formal, summative assessment at the end of each semester • Development and delivery of a front of house event • Educational visits • Mandatory 80 hours Work Experience with an approved college employer.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

It is expected that all applicants will hold relevant Level 2 maths and English qualifications equivalent to GCSE grade C/4 or above. Mature students: The University Centre welcomes applications from mature students who have relevant experience in lieu of the minimum entry requirements. Mature students (over 21) without formal qualifications may be accepted subject to satisfactory literacy and numeracy tests, work experience (if applicable) and a strong personal statement. Recognition of Prior Learning: Applicants may meet entry requirements through the process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which awards academic credits through recognition of prior learning via work and other life experiences. Recognition of Prior Learning is either certificated (RPCL) through formal assessment, or Experiential (RPEL) via skills and knowledge developed through work and voluntary activities. Students should refer to the RPL Policy on the University Centre website:

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6700 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6700 Year 1
Scotland £6700 Year 1
Wales £6700 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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City of Liverpool College University Centre
The Learning Exchange
Roscoe Street
L1 9DW

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Hospitality Management at City of Liverpool College University Centre - UCAS