Hospitality BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma

About the course

This course provides learners with the opportunity to develop key skills and understanding that can be applied across a range of employment opportunities in the Hospitality industry. These include:

  • Planning and Managing a Hospitality Event

  • Hospitality Business Enterprise

  • Supervisory Skills in the Hospitality Industry

  • Financial Control in Hospitality

  • Human Resources in Hospitality

  • Personal Selling and Promotional Skills for Hospitality

  • Food and Drinks Service

  • Contemporary World Food

    The full range of units allows the learner to experience a diverse range of development opportunities that are available in today’s industry. You will develop your understanding of how the industry works and be able to apply this knowledge and understanding into practical situations. The course will develop your leadership, problem solving and supervisory skills.

    You will be assessed through assignment submissions that include some aspect of practical observations.

Entry Requirements

Achieved PASS grade on a BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Hospitality

5 GCSE at grades 4/C or above


To include:

English GCSE Grade 4

Maths GCSE Grade 4

A relevant Level 2 Qualification with an overall Merit grade.

What will I do on this course?

You will take part in classroom activities to develop your understanding using a range of methods such as individual and group work, presentations, role play and peer reviewing. You will have the opportunities to develop your supervisory and practical skills in the kitchen and restaurant. During the course you will develop business ideas and organise and run events, improve your customer service skills and engage with your peers and employers through work experience.

There will be other non‐qualification activities which you will engage in whilst studying such as enrichment activities which might include the development of employability skills, team work, safe working practices and problem solving techniques, which are really important when thinking about working in this industry.

You will also receive personal tutorials which will provide opportunities to set meaningful targets for yourself and to carryout self‐evaluation and reflection.

Who is it for?

The qualification prepares learners for appropriate direct employment in the vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they clearly wish to enter a particular specialist area of work. It is broadly equivalent to one A Level. Some learners may wish to gain the qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment or to progress to a higher education foundation / full degree or other professional development programme. The course has been developed to give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

How to apply

You can apply for this course by clicking the ‘apply’ button and completing an application form. Following your application, you will be invited to attend an interview.

What could I do next?

You could progress onto a Higher Education course or enter into trainee management or business support roles in the hospitality and catering industry.


You will need to bring:

  • Qualifications Certificates
  • A positive and motivated attitude



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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