EXAMINING BODIES: Hotel Management Hotel Management CO U R S E S E L EC TO R Use this flow-chart for a quick understanding of entry requirements Professional management training to help you achieve a and course progression. truly rewarding career working in an exciting international ‘five star’ luxury hotel environment. 'O'-level or equivalent Relevant qualification or experience Direct Entry Direct Entry Picture (below): The Confederation of Tourism, Many of the overseas students who Practical Training Flexible Entry CERTIFICATION A successful career in a top class 3 YEAR BACHELOR’S Hotel & Catering Management enrol on hotel management courses DEGREE PROGRAMME hotel demands the professionalism come from developing countries The CTHCM Diploma and Advanced WLC offers students the opportunity, All our Hotel Management and breadth of skills that only a comprehensive management CTHCM was established in 1982 which depend heavily on tourism. Diploma programmes taught at should they so wish, to obtain programmes lead to training can provide by a panel of industry professionals These students come to London to West London College place great an honours degree in hotel externally validated and senior academics to provide learn their trade because they know emphasis on practical as well as management from a British recognised standards of training for theoretical training. In addition to University. As can be seen from the professional qualifications that most hotel groups have a Year 1: YEAR 1 the hotel and travel industries. The field trips to top London hotels and chart opposite, students can join the Confederation of or recognised British preference for managers who Tourism, Hotel & Catering resultant syllabi equip students with have undergone training overseas. practical demonstrations in the College either at the beginning of Management Diploma in university degrees. marketable skills and established West London College offers classroom by industry specialists, year one or the beginning of year Hotel Management professional qualifications, plus the management training programmes students are given the opportunity two depending on their existing opportunity to progress through the that are relevant to the running of to experience the very latest qualifications or experience. Most academic system to honours degree international class hotels anywhere computer technology and food applicants will start as complete level and beyond. in the world, and those who undergo production techniques. In fact, the beginners and start with the CTHCM them can be assured of excellent College is equipped with the latest Diploma in Hotel Management, future prospects in what has now version of the same Micros Fidelio but some having already undergone become one of the world's fastest computer software that is currently a period of training equivalent in growing industries. used by 7,500 international class standard and content to the Diploma YEAR 2 Year 2: hotels such as the Sheraton, Hilton course will be offered direct entry to Confederation of Tourism, Hotel & Catering and Intercontinental chains. the Advanced Diploma programme. Management Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management 1. Year 3: YEAR 3 Bournemouth University Bachelor’s degree (BA) in International Hospitality & Tourism Management (Final Year) Picture: 1› A professional training backed by recognised hotel management qualifications can give you invaluable confidence and help you both secure your first appointment and achieve promotion later in your career. 20 21 3A CTHCM COURSE REFERENCE: Want to find out more? Just visit our website at: www.westlondoncollege.com Diploma in Hotel THE MANY RESPONSIBILITIES OF A HOTEL MANAGER Our diploma and degree courses offer Management comprehensive training for them all... An ideal introduction to the essential 1. 2. 3. principles of the hotel business Course Overview THE CTHCM DIPLOMA A STUDENT SAYS... Course Duration IN HOTEL No previous experience or hotel management training is required “I’m in my first year at the college and > One academic year MANAGEMENT Pictures: for entry to this first year programme things are going pretty OK. The Diploma SYLLABUS: course is quite tough and there’s quite a Entry Requirement 1, 2 & 3 › From Housekeeping and which starts from the very Personnel through to Food & Beverage and lot of homework, but the teachers are great and I’m confident that I’ll pass > A good secondary education > Food & Beverage Front Office, a modern hotel is a complex beginning and introduces the basic my exams! equivalent to GCE ‘O’level Operations and challenging business operation that ingredients of a hotel manager’s demands flexible management and > Hygiene & Nutrition specialist practical skills. Housekeeping Management necessary skills portfolio. The college is helping me find part-time Course Starts work at a local hotel in my spare time > Front Office Operations Management of the hotel’s accommodation to By the end of only one academic when I’m not studying, so I’m hoping to > January ensure rooms are cleaned, linen changed and year of study students will have an get some useful commercial experience > June > Facilities & guests cared for in a professional manner. understanding of the food and too which will be great for my CV.” Accommodation > September Operations beverage operations within a hotel, Davide Caschili Food & Beverage Management Qualification plus basic knowledge of front office from Italy > Hospitality Costing Management of the hotel’s and accounting procedures and the > CTHCM Diploma in Hotel & Control restaurant, bar, banqueting & room service operations, computer technology that makes Management > Supervisory along with the kitchens them tick. Designatory letters: ACTHCM - Management and supply stores that Associate Membership of the support them. Theoretical subjects such as marketing > Marketing Confederation of Tourism, and the behavioural aspects of > Tourism Hotel & Catering Management tourism are also covered. > Computing > The Global Hospitality Industry Facilities Management Management of the hotel’s buildings and facilities to ensure they are well maintained and all equipment is operational. Personnel Management Management of the hotel’s staff, undertaking reviews, maintaining morale & discipline and overseeing staff recruitment. General Management Overall strategic management of the entire hotel, its smooth operation and financial performance. Sales & Marketing Management Management of the hotel’s sales activity to ensure optimum room occupancy rates in all seasons. EXAMINING BODY: Financial Management Front Office Management Monitoring the income and expenditure of each Management of the hotel’s reception department and production of financial reports for to provide guests with excellent presentation to the board of directors. levels of customer care. 22 23 3B 3C CTHCM COURSE REFERENCE: Bournemouth University COURSE REFERENCE: Advanced Diploma in Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Hotel Management & Tourism Management Training for more senior departmental One further year for this globally respected positions & general management British university degree Course Overview course in International Hospitality & CTHCM ADVANCED Course Overview BOURNEMOUTH Tourism Management offered by the Course Duration DIPLOMA IN HOTEL UNIVERSITY This course is the logical second Students who successfully complete year study option for holders of the College and which takes only one > One academic year MANAGEMENT the CTHCM Advanced Diploma in Hotel BACHELOR’S DEGREE CTHCM Diploma in Hotel further year of study following SYLLABUS: Management are encouraged to IN INTERNATIONAL Entry Requirement Management. The syllabus builds on completion of the CTHCM Advanced continue their education at West HOSPITALITY & Diploma. (See next page for details > CTHCM Diploma or > Food & Beverage TOURISM MANAGEMENT the theoretical knowledge acquired London College with a further year of of the degree programme) recognised equivalent Management SYLLABUS: at Diploma level and complements study leading to an honours degree > Strategic Hospitality this with the business administration Course Starts awarded by Bournemouth University. NB. Applications for direct entry to Management > International Business techniques and practical skills that the Advanced Diploma are invited > February are required by those aspiring to > Facilities & Accommodation Over the years Bournemouth has Strategy from holders of relevant overseas > October management roles within large Management developed an international reputation qualifications and/or experience > Entrepreneurial international hotels. Qualification > Management Accounting for the the teaching of hospitality and in hotel management. Development tourism management and is rated > CTHCM Advanced Diploma > Human Resource Although well recognised as a 2nd out of all British universities in Hotel Management Management > Research Methods qualification in its own right the in this field*. Designatory letters: > Management Research course is generally used as a > Tourists & Destinations MCTHCM - Full Membership Report The Bournemouth syllabus is geared pathway to the Bournemouth of the Confederation of to the requirements of senior level > Hospitality Consumer University bachelor’s degree Tourism, Hotel & Catering management of international class Marketing Management hotels and tourist resorts and will give > Dissertation 1. students considerable scope for well paid employment and long term career advancement within the A STUDENT SAYS... hospitality and tourism industries. “When I missed out on the A-level All teaching on this programme is grades I needed if I was going to get into 2. university I was really upset. But then I delivered at West London College managed to get a place at WLC to study but students are entitled to use many for the Diploma in Hotel Management, of the University's extensive facilities progressing to the Advanced Diploma the following year. and to take up membership of the Bournemouth University Students Course Duration Qualifications Now I have an honours degree in International Hospitality Management Union. They also receive the same > One academic year > Bachelor of Arts degree from Bournemouth University and I’m degree at the same graduation (with honours) awarded by ready for a career as a Pictures: Entry Requirements hotel manager.” 1 & 2 › Successful management of a ceremony as their Bournemouth Bournemouth University modern hotel demands a variety of University counterparts. > Confederation of Tourism, Sarah Whittall specialist skills. Hotel & Catering Management from London Applications for this course are (CTHCM) Advanced Diploma in welcome from students who have Hotel Management (normally attained a similar profile to those a credit profile) and IELTS 6 EXAMINING BODY: EXAMINING BODY: studying the CTHCM Advanced or equivalent Diploma at West London College. Course Start Dates > September * The Guardian University Guide 2005 24 25
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