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Tourism and Hospitality Management

 

 

                                 Awarding Body Overview

The Organisation for Tourism and Hospitality Management (OTHM) was founded in 2003 as a professional membership body servicing the tourism and hospitality industry throughout the world. OTHM training has been specifically designed and developed in response to demand from corporate clients. OTHM provides a track of professional qualifications that are designed for Student Members to develop progressively the skills and knowledge that they will need to help them in their careers.

 

OTHM qualifications enable students to develop the skills that are essential to their progress within the industry:

·         Understanding of the operations, structure and culture of the industry

·         Understanding of contemporary issues in the industry

·         Information technology skills

·         Customer relations skills

 Career Prospects

These courses will prepare students for a wide range of careers in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality such as: Hotel Management, Travel Management, Tourism Management and Web-based positions. Students may also undertake further studies at a higher level e.g. Level One of the BA/BSc (Hons) degree OR OTHM Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality.The OTHM has a key relationship with London South Bank University allowing holders of the OTHM Professional Higher Diploma to have direct entry to the final year of London South Bank University`s Batchelor`s degree programme BA (Hons) in Tourism and Hospitality.

Students who have successfully completed the OTHM Professional Higher Diploma and who have two year`s management experience in the tourism and hospitality industry are eligible to apply for entry to London South Bank University`s MSc programme. OTHM is currently negotiating with further UK universities for Student Members to be able to join their Bachelor`s and Master`s degree courses with a suitable OTHM qualification and experience.

OTHM Management Qualifications available at Global London College

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)

Who is this suitable for?

The OTHM Level 4 is suitable for students who have already gained an OTHM Level 3 Award or original Introductory Certificate or who have qualifications at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent. It is also suitable for mature students with at least 5 years relevant experience.

This qualification will help team leaders and supervisors and those who want to rise to the first tier of management.

OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)  

Who is this suitable for?

OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management 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, you can also be put forward for election as an Associate Member of OTHM.

Work experience

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.

OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)

Who is this suitable for?

The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management is suitable for people who work in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry and who have already gained an OTHM Level 5, or other qualifications at a suitable level.

This qualification is appropriate for middle and senior managers.  On completion of the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management, you can also be put forward for election as a Full Member of OTHM.

Work experience

OTHM Level 6 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

OTHM Level 6 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF) – 2 Academic years.

Who is this suitable for?

The OTHM Level 6 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management is suitable for people who work in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry and who have already gained an OTHM Level 4, or other qualifications at a suitable level.

This qualification is appropriate for middle and senior managers.

On completion of the OTHM Level 6 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management, you can also be put forward for election as a Full Member of OTHM.

Work experience

OTHM Level 6 Extended 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.

Course Durations

15 months per Diploma level

Student Intake

July 2012, September 2012, January 2013

Fees: Travel and Hospitality Management ( OTHM ) Diploma Levels 4, 5 & 6

For level 6 extended diploma enquiries please contact college administrator

Course Name

Duration

Application type

Price

 

Travel & Hospitality Management (including 2 month course in English for Academic Purposes)

15 month

Apply outside UK

£6000**

 

Travel & Hospitality Management

15 month

Apply inside UK

£4500

 

Travel & Hospitality Management

15 month

EU Students

£2500

 

Travel & Hospitality Management

15 month

UK Home Students

£2500

 

** Before starting courses we recommend that our students take a 2 month course in English for Academic Purposes (EAP). For overseas students applying outside the UK the cost of the EAP course is included.

College registration and administration fees are non-refundable

Confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS number) fees are non-refundable.

Details of courses by subjects and units

OTHM  Level  4  Diploma  in  Tourism  and  Hospitality  Management

Unit 1 - Understanding the Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Unit 2 - Understanding the Tourism and Hospitality Business Environment

Unit 3 - Understanding Communication and Customer Care in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Unit 4 - Understanding Accounting and Finance in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Unit 5 - Academic and Employability Skills

Unit 6 - Understanding Events Management in Tourism and Hospitality

Each Unit requires 90 hours of classroom teaching, including business English, tutorials and site visits over the academic year. Recommended teaching period - full academic year with examinations & assessments in June & December each year. Recommended 3 units assessment per exam sitting.

Assessment

Each module is assessed by a three hour written examination.

(Each international examination is in June and December each year)

Special exams on request from the college to the OTHM Education and Examination board (Minimum 90 days required)

Progression

On passing the OTHM Professional Certificate (NQF - old syllabus (4 units)) or the Level 4 Diploma (QCF - new syllabus (6 units)), members will be eligible to be considered for OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF). Students must pass all of the OTHM Level 4 Professional Certificate (NQF) to be eligible to join the new OTHM Level 5 Diploma (QCF)

OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)

Units (New QCF)

Unit 1 - Managing Marketing Objectives in Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 2 - Managing Marketing Planning in Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 3 - Managing Human Resources in a Tourism and Hospitality Organisation

Unit 4 - Managing Operations in Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 5 - Managing Financial Accounts in Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 6 - Managing Customer Relations in Tourism and Hospitality

This qualification consists of 6 units, requiring a total minimum of 1 academic year full-time study (540 Guided Learning Hours), with scope for extra revision and exam preparation. Students normally sit three units per exam cycle : three in June and three in December. Recommended teaching period - full academic year with examinations & assessments in June & December each year. Recommended 3 units assessment per exam cycle.

Assessment

Each Unit is assessed by a three hour written examination. (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)

Progression

On passing the OTHM Professional Diploma (NQF - old syllabus) or the Level 5 Diploma (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 Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)

Unit 1 - Marketing Communications for Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 2 - Working in the International Tourism and Hospitality Business Environment

Unit 3 - Analysing Tourism and Hospitality Business

Unit 4 - Using Management Information Systems for Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 5 - Strategic Human Resources Management in Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 6 - Researching Tourism and Hospitality Operations (Written Project)

This qualification consists of 6 units, requiring a total minimum of 1 academic year full-time study (600 Guided Learning Hours), with scope for extra revision and exam preparation. Students normally sit three units per exam cycle: three in June and three in December.

Recommended teaching period - full academic year with examinations & assessments in June & December each year. Recommended 3 units assessment per exam cycle.

Assessment

Each Unit 1 to 5 is assessed by a three hour written examination.

Unit 6 is assessed by a project.

Examinations are held in June and December each year

Special exams on request from the college to the OTHM Education and Examination board (Minimum 90 days required)

Progression

On passing the OTHM Higher Diploma (NQF - old syllabus) or the Level 6 Diploma (QCF - new syllabus) Members will be eligible to enter the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF). (Post Graduate Level)

Students must pass all of the OTHM Level 6 Higher Professional Diploma (NQF) to be eligible to join the new OTHM Level 7 Diploma (QCF)

OTHM Level 6 Extended Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF)- 2 academic years

Unit 1 - Managing Marketing Objectives in Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 2 - Managing Marketing Planning in Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 3 - Managing Human Resources in a Tourism and Hospitality Organisation

Unit 4 - Managing Operations in Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 5 - Managing Financial Accounts in Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 6 - Managing Customer Relations in Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 7 - Marketing Communications for Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 8 - Working in the International Tourism and Hospitality Business Environment

Unit 9 - Analysing Tourism and Hospitality Business

Unit 10 - Using Management Information Systems for Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 11 - Strategic Human Resources Management in Tourism and Hospitality

Unit 12 - Researching Tourism and Hospitality Operations (Written Project)

This qualification consists of 12 units, requiring a total minimum of 2 academic year full-time study(1140 Guided Learning Hours), with scope for extra revision and exam preparation. Students normally sit three units per semester: three in June and three in December. Recommended teaching period - 2 academic years with examinations & assessments in June & December each year.

Assessment

Each Unit 1 to 11 is assessed by a three hour written examination.

Unit 12 is assessed by a project.

Examinations are held in June and December each year

Special exams on request from the college to the OTHM Education and Examination board (Minimum 90 days required)

Progression

On passing the OTHM Higher Diploma (NQF - old syllabus) or the Level 6 Diploma (QCF - new syllabus) Members will be eligible to enter the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management (QCF). (Post Graduate Level)

Students must pass all of the OTHM Level 6 Higher Professional Diploma (NQF) to be eligible to join the new OTHM Level 7 Diploma (QCF)

Examinations

Examinations are held in June and December each year. Students wishing to take OTHM examinations must be current OTHM student members. Please check your student expiry date if unsure.

Please note that admission will NOT be given to any student to enter examinations if they are not in receipt of their OTHM Exam Confirmation Letter and a form of photo ID.

OTHM student membership fees and examination fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

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