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BTEC HND Hospitality Management

Full Time - 2 Years

Course Description

The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management is a nationally recognised course developed as a progression route to the professional qualifications offered by the Institute of Hospitality. This qualification encourages and provides opportunities for learners to access higher education, vocational qualifications such as a full-time degree in hospitality management or related areas such as business management and tourism management.

The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management is designed for learners who wish to adopt careers in areas such as hospitality, licensed retail, food and beverage or leisure and tourism sectors.

The focus of this qualification is on extensively developing the knowledge, understanding and skills of the learner in the field of hospitality management in a range of sectors, including those suggested above. Learners will benefit from developing these skills, techniques and attributes which are essential for successful performance in contributing to working life within the hospitality industry.

This qualification aims to develop the higher level skills in a hospitality management context, including investigatory research and research skills focusing on management issues within the context of hospitality, leisure or tourism. This is an ideal route for providing flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for future studies and career development in hospitality management.

Course Structure / Units

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The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management consists of eight units in Year 1, plus a further eight units from Year 2.


Year 1 - Students will study eight units at Leve l 4, with a value of 15 credits each = 120 credits.


Year 2 - Students will study a further eight units (7 at 15 credits each plus one at 30 credits) = 120 credits


Total credits for the BTEC HND Hospitality Management is 240 Credit.