HNC Hospitality Management – Culinary Arts Pathway
Why study this course?
Our Culinary Arts Management qualification is an excellent choice for individuals who aspire to pursue a rewarding career in the culinary industry. This program offers a well-rounded education that combines culinary skills with management expertise, preparing students for a wide range of exciting and lucrative opportunities in the culinary world. The course combines theory with fundamental practical knowledge in a variety of hospitality disciplines.
The course provides comprehensive culinary training, business and management knowledge (this knowledge is invaluable or those who aim to excel in leadership roles within the culinary industry), career advancement (with management skills, they can take on supervisory roles, open their own restaurants, or pursue careers in food and beverage management), diverse career opportunities (from working in restaurants and hotels to catering, event planning, and food production), entrepreneurship (this qualification provides the skills and knowledge needed to start and manage a successful culinary business) and much more.
Length of course
HNC (Level 4) one year and progress onto HND (Level 5) One year
Level 4 Mandatory Units:
Unit 1: The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
Unit 2: Managing the Customer Experience
Unit 3: Professional Identity and Practice
Unit 4: The Hospitality Business Toolkit
Unit 5: Leadership and Management for Service Industries (Pearson-set)
Level 4 Optional unit selection for the course (2 from group A, 1 from group B):
Group A: Unit 10: International Gastronomy
Group A: Unt 11: Creative Patisserie and Artisan Bakery
Group B: Unit 13: Work Experience
How many days do I need to be at College?
Full Time: two days per week (To be confirmed – this may also include evenings)
What support do I receive?
Regular tutorial support by the course leader
Online Moodle virtual learning environment for access to learning resources
A range of resources, including books and journals from the Learning Resource Centre on Campus, as well as online learning materials
In class delivery involving lectures, practicals, seminars, group discussion and independent research
Assignment work throughout the programme which may be assessed through practical assessments, seminars, presentations, dissertation and written assignments.
How to apply
Full time applicants should apply via UCAS Apply, using the following code: HMHC
32 UCAS points
GCSE grades A* to C (4 or above) in Maths and English Language.
A Level 3 qualification in Patisserie and Confectionery, Professional Cookery or a similar Catering/Cookery qualification
Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications within the catering industry.
September 2024 timetable to be confirmed
Full Time: £5,995
HE Loan available to eligible applicants.
Should any applicants have questions or queries concerning finance, please contact Admissions for further guidance:
Phone: 0121 602 7607
Or via the live chat facility on the College’s website www.halesowen.ac.uk
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