PEARSON BTEC LEVEL 5 HND DIPLOMA IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT (QCF)


Awarded by Pearson Education Limited (UK)

Full-Time/Part-Time
Overview
Pearson Education Limited

Pearson Education Limited (Pearson) is the UK’s largest awarding organization, offering academic and vocational qualifications and training to schools, colleges, employers, students and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.

Pearson’s vocational qualifications include BTECs, which are recognized in more than 70 countries worldwide as work-related qualifications suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities. BTECs provide a practical, real-world approach to learning without sacrificing any of the essential subject theory.

Programme Introduction

Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Hospitality Management (QCF) is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for progression to a degree. Such qualification may be accepted by overseas universities with advanced credit standing when applying for degree courses. The acceptance is dependent on universities and is on case-by-case basis.

Upon successful completion of the course and Industrial Attachment, students will be awarded the Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Hospitality Management (QCF) by Pearson Education Limited, UK. Students will have an advanced standing into the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Hospitality Management, year 3 programme of the University of Chester, UK, subject to the approval of the university.

DIMENSIONS International College is a BTEC Approved Centre for the above programme.

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The programme consists of two components:

I. Theory and practical class lessons conducted at DIMENSIONS International College (14 months).
II. Industrial Attachment (IA)*, students will be trained at hotels, resorts, country clubs or restaurants and write a project report (6 months).

Objective

  • To provide students with an understanding of the complexity of the tourism and hospitality industry, multidisciplinary skills and the ability to successfully manage a resort complex.
  • To develop the knowledge and skills necessary for positions within the IR projects.
  • To create awareness in regards to the demanding nature of the service industry.
  • To equip students with sufficient knowledge & techniques in order to enable them to assist decision makers in hospitality industry.

Designed for

  • Aspiring hospitality students
  • Students who desire to pursue bachelor degree
  • Working adults with similar work experience who are looking for an upgrade
Course Structure

Course Structure

This programme consists of 16 modules.

The programme consists of two components:

  • Theory and practical class lessons conducted at DIMENSIONS International College (14 months).
  • Industrial Attachment (IA)*, students will be trained at hotels, resorts, country clubs or restaurants and write a project report (6 months).

*Students must satisfy the following pre-qualifying requirements prior to school’s arrangement for their IA posting:

A) Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of IA posting
B) Complete and pass the practical and theory assessments of your Course
C) Achieve at least 90% attendance rate
D) Pass the Interview Screening Test comprising of:

  • Technical Test
  • Performance Test

Note:

  • IA posting is not guaranteed and will be subjected to approval of relevant passes by Ministry of Manpower (MOM). No further IA posting will be arranged if a student withdraws or is terminated from the IA centre.
  • Industrial Attachment will be arranged for qualified students. Students who are not secured with IA will have to successfully complete a Research Project.

Course Outline

  • Outline for The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
  • Outline for Finance in the Hospitality Industry
  • Outline for Customer Service
  • Outline for Research Project
  • Outline for Food and Beverage Operations Management
  • Outline for Rooms Division Operations Management
  • Outline for The Developing Manager
  • Outline for Hospitality Operations Management
  • Outline for Small Business Enterprise
  • Outline for Hospitality Contract and Event Management
  • Outline for Marketing in Hospitality
  • Outline for Quality Management in Business
  • Outline for Facilities Operations and Management
  • Outline for External Business Environment
  • Outline for Human Resource Management for Service Industries
  • Outline for Work Base Experience

Scope of Study

Theory and practical lesson on Hospitality Management

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials, discussions and research

Commencement Date/Intakes

To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2018, 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$

19,600.00

3. Registration Fee for Pearson Education Limited

:S$

800.00

4. Administrative Fee

:S$

535.00

5. Examination Fee

:S$

1,000.00

6. Course Material

:S$

1,400.00

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$

1,716.05

Total

:S$

26,231.05

Part-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

100.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

19,600.00

3. Registration Fee for Pearson Education Limited

:S$

800.00

4. Administrative Fee

:S$

450.00

5. Examination Fee

:S$

1,000.00

6. Course Material

:S$

1,400.00

7% GST

:S$

1,634.50

Total

:S$

24,984.50

Miscellaneous Fees:

1. Loss of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

278.20

2. Renewal of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

128.40

3. Administrative Fees for Extension / Replacement of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

535.00

4. Additional Book Fee Per Book

:S$

107.00

5. Appeal for Result Fee Per Module

:S$

160.50

6. Academic Status Certification Fee Per Certification Letter

:S$

53.50

7. Late Payment Fee

:S$

107.00

8. Documents Courier Services Fee Per Delivery

:S$

53.50

9. Re-enrolment Fee

:S$

535.00

10. Course Deferment Fee

:S$

374.50

11. Graduation Ceremony Fee

:S$

Subject to University / DIMENSIONS’ prevailing charges

12. Re-assessment Fee Per Module (HND)

:S$

214.00

13. Re-take Fee Per Module (HND)

:S$

1605.00

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 June 2017. 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

14 months Institutional Training and 6 months Industrial Attachment (IA)
Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 28 months of Institutional Training

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

Students can look forward to servicing in these industries:

  • Hotels/Resorts/Restaurants
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Suppliers of Hospitality Industries
  • Service Industy

Notes:

  • Graduates progression pathway is subject to the respective Institutions’/Universities’ entry requirements at the point of application.
  • Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). DIMENSIONS DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Academic Level:

Local students GCE ‘A’ level with at least 1 subject pass or DIMENSIONS Business Foundation or Hospitality Diploma or other private Foundation Certificate (with equivalent entry requirements as Foundation Diploma in Business and subject to approval).
International students Equivalent to Year 12 from the respective home country of the applicant.

Note: Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
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: 9.30am-12.30pm and/or 1.45pm-4.45pm
3 contact hours per session, 5 sessions per week (Total: 15 contact hours per week)

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 contact hours per session, 4 sessions per week (Total: 12 contact hours per week)

Assessment Methods

100% assignments/projects for 16 modules.

Assessment Grading Criteria

Distinction (D): A “Distinction” is achieved by meeting “Pass” and “Merit” requirement and fulfilling all distinction characteristics as defined in the grade descriptor.

Merit (M): A “Merit” grade is achieved by meeting “Pass” requirement and fulfilling all merit grade characteristics as defined in the Grade Descriptor.

Pass (P): A “Pass” grade is achieved by meeting all outcomes & associated criteria as defined in the assessment criteria.

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment
Note: All assessed marks shall be deemed provisional until such time they have been confirmed by Standard Verifier of the Awarding Body.

Qualification Award

Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Hospitality Management (QCF) awarded by Pearson Education Limited (UK)

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all assignments and projects

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.