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Docklands Academy, London Higher Education courses

Docklands Academy, London is a trading division of Simply Alliance Ltd. We are delighted to offer our students affordable and excellent quality education leading to a variety of professional qualifications in a range of disciplines.
Our facilities are new and have a contemporary dynamic nature which makes it an exciting and stimulating place for your studies and personal development.

At our college we have caring staff who are very passionate about their roles within the college to provide professional services to help our students who all come from many different backgrounds and different countries. Our faculty is committed to providing you with quality programmes to inspire and broaden your horizons to enable you to prepare for immediate entry into many exciting occupations.

Our college provides students with an opportunity to earn their qualifications by studying in a reliable, friendly, caring and professional environment at reasonable cost. Whatever your goals or aspirations, we are here to guide you and help you to achieve them.
Docklands Academy,London allows you to experience our academic excellence within a modern physical setting, progressive learning techniques among a caring and supporting environment.
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Highlighted Courses

Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management- CTH

OVERVIEW
Course Duration: 12 Months
Academic Level: NQF Level 7
Awarding Body: Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH)
This is a 1200 Guided Learning Hour programme where students are required to demonstrate interpersonal, self study and research and presentation skills throughout the qualification. Assessments are developed to encourage these skills that will provide students with a very strong foundation for further studies in hospitality and tourism sectors.

This university endorsed international qualification is appropriate for both hospitality and tourism graduates and experienced hospitality and tourism managers without a first degree.
It also provides an effective route for graduates in other fields who wish to make a career change into the growing hospitality and tourism sectors.
The objectives of this Postgraduate Diploma are to understand the interrelationship between the hospitality and tourism sectors and explore the strategic issues in business development, rather than operational level issues.
120 credits which equates to 240 hours tuition and 960 hours of directed learning.
Candidates have an opportunity to gain credit towards either an MA or an MSc degree. They also have the opportunity to develop higher level academic skills that can be applied in a vocational context.

Level 3 Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality- CTH

Level 4 Diploma in Hotel Management- CTH

OVERVIEW
Ø Course Duration: 12 Months
Ø Academic Level: NQF Level 4
Awarding Body: Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH)
This course introduces students the theoretical and practical skills required and expected in hotel management, including knowledge of front office and accounting procedures. Students are also introduced and required to appreciate the role of marketing and behavioural aspects of tourism.
This is a 1200 Guided Learning Hour programme where students are required to demonstrate interpersonal, self study and research and presentation skills throughout the qualification. This programme is devised on the basis that students will attend a course of study of not less than 450 contact hours. Private study will be required over and above this figure.
Students will study 10 modules. Each of the modules has a two and a half hour examination, set and marked by CTH.
COURSE STRUCTURE
Ø Business Computing for Hospitality and Tourism
Ø Business Operations in Hospitality and Tourism
Ø Finance for Hospitality and Tourism
Ø Food and Beverage Operations
Ø Food Hygiene, Health and Safety
Ø Front Office Operations
Ø Housekeeping and Accommodation Operations
Ø Marketing in Hospitality and Tourism
Ø The Global Hospitality Industry
Ø The Tourism Industr

Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management- CTH

OVERVIEW
Course Duration: 12 Months
Academic Level: NQF Level 5
Awarding Body: Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH)

The Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management aims to provide an understanding of the managerial, decision making and leadership aspects of the international hotel industry. In addition it is also designed to develop independent research and study skills which will be required when working at senior managerial level in the industry.

This is a 1200 Guided Learning Hour programme where students are required to demonstrate interpersonal, self study and research and presentation skills throughout the qualification. Assessments are developed to encourage these skills that will provide students with a very strong foundation for further studies in hospitality and tourism sectors.

Students can achieve the guided learning hours in combination of face to face classroom interactions, attending seminars, visits to hotels, self study and group study as well as research work. If students are based at a study centre, they will be required to attend a certain number of lecture hours to support your studies, and will receive guidance to complete the learning hours.

Level 6 Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management- CTH

OVERVIEW
Course Duration: 12 Months
Academic Level: NQF Level 6
Awarding Body: Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH)

Course start date - September 2011, please also note 'working titles are subject to change'.
Designed as a 360 credit qualification which can lead to postgraduate and Masters level studies. Students will attend a course of study of not less than 1800 contact hours with additional private study required over and above this figure.
ASSESSMENT
All units are assessed either by an examination or an assignment. All assignments and examinations are marked and/or moderated by CTH. Please note CTH Diploma and Advanced Diploma students may get credit entry to the relevant level of the graduate Diploma

Level 1&2 Certificate in English for Hospitality and Tourism- CTH

OVERVIEW
Course Duration: 3 Months
Academic Level: NQF Level 1&2
Awarding Body: Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH)
The CTH Certificates in English for Hospitality and Tourism Levels 1 and 2 are designed to prepare candidates who wish to study for the CTH Diploma level qualifications and who need additional, subject specific English language training. There are 2 levels, each with between 120 to 180 recommended contact hours and both with final examinations. Level 1 takes candidates up to approximately Intermediate level. Level two aims to raise the candidates' use of English to Upper Intermediate level.
The equivalence of the Common European Framework is as follows:
Certificate in English for Hospitality and Tourism Level 1 CEFR (Basic User) Level A2
Certificate in English for Hospitality and Tourism Level 2 CEFR (Independent User) Level B2

Level 4 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management- IAM

OVERVIEW
Course Duration: 12 Months
Academic Level: QCF Level 4
Awarding Body: Institute of Administrative Management (IAM)
The IAM Level 4 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management supports those already working in, or aspiring to work in, business management positions. Holders of the qualification will also be eligible for progression to various UK university degree programmes.
A combination of mandatory and optional units offers learners the fl exibility to study those units that are of interest to them. The qualification is accredited by the appropriate qualification Regulatory Authorities.
QUALIFICATION AIM
This qualification is based on the IAM's definition of administrative management, namely that the administrative management function supports organisations in planning, organising, directing and controlling their business activities across all functional areas. Thus administrative management and administrative managers have a key role in ensuring that businesses gain and maintain their competitive advantage. The qualification explores how businesses design and operate internal structures and systems that support these goals.
Candidates will develop a holistic approach to business together with the analytical and evaluative skills necessary for those in management positions. They will gain fundamental knowledge, understanding and skills to manage effectively and efficiently business and administrative functions across organisations.

Level 5 Advance Diploma in Business & Administrative Management- IAM

OVERVIEW
Course Duration: 12 Months
Academic Level: QCF Level 5
Awarding Body: Institute of Administrative Management (IAM)
The IAM Level 5 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management supports those already working in, or aspiring to work, in business management positions. Holders of the qualification will also be eligible for progression to various university degree programmes.
A combination of mandatory and optional units offers learners fl exibility to study those units that are of interest to them. The course can be studied full time, which takes one year; or part time, which takes two years. Students are assessed by formal examinations, controlled assessments, case studies and assignments.
The qualification is accredited by the appropriate qualification Regulatory Authorities.
COURSE STRUCTURE & MODULE
Nine mandatory units; seven optional units. Candidates have to complete all mandatory units and, in addition to this, any two optional units of their choice. They need to achieve a minimum of 120 credits to complete the qualification.
PROGRESSION
This qualification leads to further studies in management at level 6 and to higher education.

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