Diploma in Applied Hospitality Skills

Provided by London School of Business & Finance


Awarded by LSBF

Course introduction


The Diploma in Applied Hospitality Skills is developed by London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) as a programme for students who are seeking a qualification that will enable them to enter into the Hospitality Industry.

The programme is design to provide the basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of the hospitality industry, while also being able to provide a practice based environment which will allow students to develop the basic practical skills required by the industry. Students will be fully supported throughout the programme, with formative assessments proving feedback of their progress. Student performance and satisfaction is monitored to ensure that the course meets students’ academic and personal development needs; and industry contacts ensure that the programme is relevant and suitable for the demands of a career in hospitality management.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

To provide the required skills and knowledge for entrants into the hospitality industry to develop the necessary understanding and competency to enable them to enter the industry and add value upon entry. The qualification is designed for people who wish to enter the hospitality industry.

The Diploma in Applied Hospitality Skills can also be used as a progression route for students who subsequently wish to further their educational qualifications.

Area of Studies


Entry Requirements

Minimum Academic Entry Requirement

  • Four ‘GCE O’ levels (min C6) or equivalent, or
  • Three ‘O’ levels and 1 ‘A’ level, or
  • Completion of the equivalent of Year 10, or
  • Completion of appropriate Foundation/Certificate programme; or
  • Mature Entry Route (MER) minimum age of 21
Minimum English Language Entry Requirement
  • English: GCE ‘O’ level English minimum D7, or
  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent, or
  • LSBF PCE Upper Intermediate or equivalent
  • All international students for whom English is not their first language or who have not studied in an English language medium must provide evidence of their linguistic ability at IELTS 5.0 or equivalent.
Minimum Age
  • 17 years

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Lecture / Tutorial / Seminar / Workshop (Lab Work) / Practical at Mock Room

8 months in class plus 6 month Industrial Attachment

Fees & Funding

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