OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)
1 Academic year:
Who is this suitable for?
OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management with work placement is suitable for people who have passed the OTHM Level 4 (or equivalent) or who are already working at supervisory or management level.
On completion of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management with work placement, you can also be put forward for election as an Associate Member of OTHM.
OTHM Level 5 Diploma students are expected to either have work experience in the industry before joining the course or be working part-time in the industry during the course or both. Candidates should note that if they intend to study for further professional qualifications in the industry a certain amount of industrial experience will probably be required.
Units (New QCF)
1. Unit 1: Managing Marketing Planning in Tourism and Hospitality
2. Unit 2: Managing Operations in Tourism and Hospitality: Written assignment
3. Unit 3: Managing Financial Accounts in Tourism and Hospitality
4. Unit 4: Managing Marketing Objectives in Tourism and Hospitality (work based)
5. Unit 5: Managing Human Resources in a Tourism and Hospitality Organisation (work based)
6. Unit 6: Managing Customer Relations in Tourism and Hospitality (work based)
This qualification consists of 6 units, requiring a total minimum of 1 academic year full-time study (450 Guided Learning Hours), with scope for extra revision, assignment and exam preparation.
Recommended teaching period - full academic year with examinations & assessments in June & December each year. Recommended 3 units assessment per exam cycle.
This qualification is a assessed by written examinations, written assignments, diaries and presentations (Each international examination is in June and December each year)
Special exams on request from the college to OTHM Education and Examination board (Minimum 90 days required).
On passing the OTHM Professional Diploma (NQF - old syllabus) or the Level 5 Diploma with work placement (QCF - new syllabus), members will be eligible to be considered for OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF).
Students must pass all of the OTHM Level 5 Professional Diploma (NQF) to be eligible to join the new OTHM Level 6 Diploma (QCF).
OTHM Entry Requirements
A Level standard or overseas equivalent OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF) or equivalent as recognised by UK NARIC Mature students (over 21) with relevant work experience (ideally with team leadership or managerial experience) IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.