ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN HOSPITALITY AND F&B SERVICES (9 months)


Awarded by DIMENSIONS International College

Full-Time/Part-Time
Overview

Why Study Hospitality and F&B Services at DIMENSIONS?

Best Private Education Institution Award in Hospitality and Tourism

As a second-time recipient of the prestigious and highly coveted Best Private Education Institution Award in Hospitality and Tourism – JobsCentral Learning Training & Education Development (T.E.D.) Awards (2017 and 2018), it bears ample testimony to our pedagogical excellence and the remarkable quality in the effective delivery of our Hospitality and Tourism programmes.

DIMENSIONS’ Hospitality and Tourism programmes are officially endorsed by our in-house Hospitality Advisory Board (HAB) that is actively supporting our students’ educational journey through continuously improved syllabus, significant industry inputs, best practices in the industry, and analysis of the future trends. In addition to that, students are richly supported with our bespoke training facilities, such as the bar and restaurant training room, guest room, as well as the fully equipped industrial-grade kitchen to help them develop their practical skills.

Gold Standard Service Provider Award in Food and Beverage

In 2018, DIMENSIONS was honoured as the sole recipient of the Gold Service Standard Provider Award in Food and Beverage (F&B) by JobsCentral Learning, Singapore. Adding yet another feather in our cap, this award bears testimony to our successful curricula and effective pedagogical techniques along with our lifelong commitment to educational excellence.

With a rapidly growing presence of catering and F&B enterprises in Singapore, DIMENSIONS’ well-furnished bar and restaurant training room is specifically designed to equip students with the sought-after industry-based knowledge and practical skills through outcome-oriented training sessions, up-to-date and high-quality instructional materials, and vivid demonstrations by our seasoned practitioners to ensure the effectiveness of our training programmes.

Programme Introduction

With the steady increase in international travel, the demand for individuals who are proficient in providing specialised F&B and hospitality services has significantly heightened as well. The Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and F&B Services programme will be of great interest to learners who wish to enrich themselves with in-depth F&B and hospitality-related knowledge.

Consisting of nine (9) months of institutional training, this programme broadens the learners’ competencies and equips them with the necessary experiences and skills to provide excellent customer care, customer-focused leadership, professional F&B services, etc. in hotels, restaurants, and other hospitality establishments.

Upon successful completion of the programme, learners will be awarded the Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and F&B Services by DIMENSIONS International College. The vocational competence acquired through the rigorous curriculum greatly prepares learners for the different facets of the F&B and hospitality sectors.

Objective

  • To facilitate learners’ acquisition of a broad range of knowledge and skills applicable to the field of hospitality and F&B operations
  • To pave the way for our learners’ future employment in hospitality and tourism establishments

Designed for

  • Diploma holders who are keen to gain a wide spectrum of professional knowledge and skills required for supervisory and managerial roles in the hospitality industry.
  • Existing hotel operations managers, catering managers, sommeliers, restaurant managers, reservations managers, guest services executives, etc. who desire to hone their skills and deepen their expertise.
Course Structure

Course Structure

Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and F&B Services (9 months) consists of 6 modules.

Course Outline

  • Outline for Excellent Customer Service
  • Outline for Food, Cuisine and Culture
  • Outline for Food and Beverage Operation
  • Outline for Supervision, Management & Leadership
  • Outline for Hospitality Operation
  • Outline for Finance for Food and Beverage and Hospitality Industries

Scope of Study

Principles, theories and cases studies related to food & beverage and hospitality services

Delivery Mode

Lectures and tutorials

Commencement Date/Intakes

To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2019, please click here.
To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2020, please click here.
DIMENSIONS reserves the right to change the intakes at any time without prior notice.

Course Fees

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Full-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

7,500.00

3. Administrative Fee

:S$

535.00

4. Examination Fee

:S$

600.00

5. Course Material

:S$

400.00

6. Uniform

:S$

200.00

7. Medical Check-Up Fee

:S$

60.00

8. International Student Management Fee

:S$

500.00

9. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

:S$

120.00

7% GST

:S$

729.05

TOTAL

:S$

11,144.05

Part-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

100.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

7,500.00

3. Administrative Fee

:S$

500.00

4. Examination Fee

:S$

300.00

5. Course Material

:S$

500.00

6. Uniform

:S$

200.00

7% GST

:S$

637.00

TOTAL

:S$

9,737.00

Please click here for more information on the fees which are likely to be incurred during the students’ course of study. Students are expected to pay for the stipulated fee(s) incurred, if necessary.

Note 1: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
Note 2: Total course fees paid (except application fee and GST) by students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
Note 3: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 4: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 5: The course fees shown above are effective from 1st January 2019. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

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For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.

Duration

9 months Institutional Training
Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 18 months

Maximum Candidature Period

Student is not allowed to retake the course and/or request for a refund in the event if he/she fails to complete the programme within the maximum candidature period.

Opportunities for Further Education

Students may consider pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in International Hospitality Management or other options within this field of study.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Academic Level: Completion of DIMENSIONS’ Diploma in Food and Beverage Operations or DIMENSIONS’ Diploma in Hospitality Services or other Diploma of related disciplines or its equivalent.

English Proficiency: At least IELTS 5.5 or CAE Level 4 or pass the English Proficiency Test at equivalent level conducted by DIMENSIONS. English proficiency may be considered to have been met and an IELTS score may not be required if applicant possesses a highest qualification where English was the sole medium of instruction.

Assessment & Awards

Class Periods

Full-time

Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 11.30am and/or 12.15pm - 3.15pm and/or 3.30pm - 6.30pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Part-time

Weekday (Monday to Friday)
Sessions will be held in the evening

and/or

Weekend (Saturday and/or Sunday)
Sessions will be conducted within 9.00am to 6.00pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Examination Period

At the end of each module

Assessment Methods

Combination of assignments and examinations

Assessment Grading Criteria

 Module Name Assessment Methods (Weighting)
Excellent Customer Service Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)
Food, Cuisine and Culture Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)
Food and Beverage Operation Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)
Supervision, Management & Leadership Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)
Hospitality Operation Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)
Finance for Food and Beverage and Hospitality Industries Assignment (50%); Examination (50%)

Grading Criteria

A: (80 marks and above)
B: (70 – 79 marks)
C: (60 – 69 marks)
D: (50 – 59 marks)
F: Fail (49 marks and below)
Note:

  • A student who fails with average mark less than 30 is required to retake the module.
  • A student who fails more than half of the total number of modules is required to retake the whole course.

Qualification Award

Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and F&B Services awarded by DIMENSIONS International College

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all assignments and examinations

Teacher – Student Ratio

Average teacher-student ratio is 1:35
Note: The number of students in the classroom is subject to the maximum seating capacity.

Note 1: International Student must achieve at least 90% attendance rate (ICA Requirement).
Note 2: International Student must not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reason (ICA Requirement).
Note 3: Students who do not require ICA’s student’s pass must achieve at least 80% attendance rate.Our College only accept medical certificates as proof for absenteeism. Any other documents should only be accepted on a case-by-case basis with full justification and be acceptable by ICA.
Note 4: In the first week of studies, an induction session will be conducted. The students will be briefed by the Academic Staff on full details of the course including scheme of work, timetable, assessments and grading, assessment and exam dates and venue and many other academic matters.
Note 5: DIMENSIONS has the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy).
Note 6: Students (both international and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.
Note 7: Our courses will be conducted at one of the above registered premises of DIMENSIONS International College.