The Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality Management QCF aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the operational aspects of the international hospitality industry and a knowledge of the underlying principles involved.

CTH Level 4 courses combine practical career-based elements with a number of essential underpinning management disciplines that will be invaluable as the individual’s career progresses. The course is therefore an ideal preparation for immediate employment in the sector.

Alternatively students may use it as a pathway to advanced study, typically progressing on to the CTH Level 5 Diploma. Since the Level 4 Diploma is designed to be broadly equivalent to that of the first year of a bachelor’s degree, students may use the qualification to apply for credit entry to a number of bachelor degree programmes at selected universities worldwide.

Entry Requirements

  • Pass at least one subject at Grade E in GCE A level (or)
  • Equivalent foreign qualifications (or) possess level 3 Diploma from CTH (or)
  • Mature candidates (minimum 30 years old with 8 years of working experience) with NITEC or minimum 2 GCE O level passes (at least C6 in English and any other subject) or 3 GCE N level passes (at least grade 5 in English and any two other subjects)

Language Proficiency: Students entering the programme whose first language is not English or students whose medium of instruction on their qualifying programme was not English will be required to demonstrate a proficiency in English to TOEFL 500 / IELTS 5.5 or pass in BMC English entry test
Articulate with: CTH Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management QCF (equivalent to the 2nd year of any Hospitality-related bachelor degree programme)

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Module Synopsis

  1. Rooms Division Operations (RDO)
    This unit covers understanding rooms division operations (front office and housekeeping departments), front office processes and housekeeping operations.

    Assessment: Closed book written examination
  2. Rooms Division Supervision (RDS)
    This unit covers evaluating the effectiveness of rooms division operations (front office and housekeeping departments), supervising housekeeping operations, supervising housekeeping operations and managing the performance of staff.

    Assessment: Assignment or work-based assessment
  3. Food and Beverage Operations (FBO)
    This unit covers understanding the principles of food production operations, food production operations and food and beverage service.

    Assessment: Closed book written examination
  4. Food and Beverage Supervision (FBS)
    This unit covers evaluating the effectiveness of food and beverage operations, developing food and beverage operations, understanding how to arrange banquets and functions, understanding how to supervise the purchasing and storage of food and beverages and the management of staff performance’

    Assessment: Assignment or work-based assessment
  5. Finance in Tourism and Hospitality (FTH)
    This unit aims to introduce learners to the essentials of finance in tourism and hospitality. Learners will understand the key principles for controlling finance, how to interpret financial statements and the use of IT to support financial management in the tourism and hospitality industry.

    Assessment: Closed book written examination
  6. Customer Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality (CSMTH)
    This unit covers the management of customer service operations, managing the resolution customers’ queries and complaints, analysing the effectiveness of customer service in hospitality or tourism and understanding the use of quality systems in the tourism and hospitality industry.

    Assessment: Assignment or work-based assessment
  7. Global Tourism and Hospitality (GTH)
    This unit covers understanding the size and scope of the global tourism and hospitality industry, the food and accommodation sub-sectors it, the issues and influences affecting it and the growth of global tourism and hospitality brands.

    Assessment: Assignment

Examination Board. CTH Management Programmes are widely recognised by universities as offering equivalency to degree level study and CTH Level 4 Diploma students may therefore gain direct entry onto the second year of a variety of hospitality degree programmes. Similarly, CTH Level 5 Diploma students may enter onto their chosen degree at final year level. The Examinations are conducted five times a year, in January, March, June, September and November.

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Course Duration

  • Full-time: 9 Months
    Students have theory lessons for a period of 9 months at BMC on Monday to Friday.
  • Part-time: 12 Months
    Students have theory lessons for a period of 12 months at BMC on weekday nights.

6-months Industry Attachment (IA)

Industry Attachment (IA) is provided to the students who successfully completed the 7 core modules of the course. Students can secure IA in or outside Singapore. BMC International College will assist in the IA application by linking them to the industry partners of the College. Students who do not wish to do the Industry Attachment (IA) or are unable to secure, will have to successfully complete a Research Project.

The application for training work permit is subject to approval by the Ministry of Manpower in Singapore.

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Method of Delivery

Students can achieve the guided learning hours in combination of face to face classroom interactions, self study and group study as well as research work. They will be required to attend a certain number of lecture hours to support their studies, and will receive guidance to complete the learning hours.

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Award Criteria

Upon completion of all 7 modules, the Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management QCF Certification will be awarded by Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality.

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Grading System

The Grade Structure is Pass 40%, Merit 60% and Distinction 80%.

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Assessment Information

Closed book written examination or assignment/work assessment.

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Expected date of release of Assessment result

Assessment results will be available to the students within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment for that assessment cycle. Appeal (if any) on assessment results must be lodged within 7 days after the release of assessment results.

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$7,330.08 (FULL-PAYMENT)$7,330.08 (FULL-PAYMENT)$7,438.15 (FULL-PAYMENT)
  1. All fees are subject to the prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) unless specified otherwise.
  2. Course Application Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.
  3. Do not pay your school fees before you have signed the standard student contract.
  4. All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollar (S$).
  5. Fees are subject to periodic changes without prior notice.
  6. BMC accepts the following methods of payment:
    1. Cash
    2. Cashier’s order payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    3. Cheque payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    4. NETS
    5. Credit cards (VISA & Mastercard)


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Hospitality & Tourism


Programme Manager
Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Mr. Aniceto Berou Jr. is the current Programme Manager for Business and Hospitality & Tourism Management departments at BMC International College, managing Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) and PEARSON BTEC along with the various in-house Business and Hospitality courses.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of San Jose-Recoletos in Cebu City, Philippines and has started his Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration (PhDBA) in the University of San Carlos in Cebu City, Philippines as a Commission on Higher Education (CHED) scholar. His Doctorate degree was put on hold due to time constraints caused by his numerous appointments as entrepreneur, consultant, trainer and educator, all at the same time.

Mr. Berou has a wide experience in the retailing industry having worked in the biggest department stores and supermarkets in the Philippines and in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It was during this time as a Corporate Training Manager that he found his passion in educating, nurturing, mentoring, and training people. He made a career change and entered into the academic field where he worked as an Academic for many years, initially as a Lecturer in Business, then as Business Research Coordinator and Lecturer, to becoming the Assistant Vice President for Research and Academics in one of the universities and academies in the Southern Philippines respectively.

With over 16 years of industry and academic work experiences, he has developed skills in effective time management, efficient business operations management, organizational and human resource management, business research and personal behavioural skills management.

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