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Explore Excellence: Elevate Your Hospitality Journey with OTHM

Benefits of joining this program, 

About OTHM

They operate as a UK-based Awarding Organisation under the regulation of Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). With a global network of numerous delivery centers, including our Training Center, OTHM is dedicated to evolving continually to bolster professions and industries. Their commitment involves providing exceptional qualifications to foster a highly skilled and experienced workforce. OTHM holds full membership in FAB, the trade association for vocational awarding bodies in the UK.


Building robust academic connections both in the UK and abroad is a priority for OTHM to ensure the global recognition of its qualifications. This recognition, both locally and internationally, has empowered OTHM graduates to augment their employability skills and access opportunities to enroll in degree and/or Master top-up programs.

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Why OTHM Degree?

Global Recognition

OTHM qualifications are globally recognized, offering a credential that carries importance not just within the United Kingdom but also in diverse international markets.

Progression Pathways

OTHM qualifications frequently offer well-defined pathways for progression, enabling you to advance to more advanced levels of education or obtain exemptions in professional certifications, thereby boosting your career opportunities.

Professional Recognition

Professional bodies in diverse sectors globally acknowledge OTHM qualifications, elevating your credibility and increasing your attractiveness to potential employers in the job market.

Affordable Education

OTHM programs frequently offer a more economical alternative compared to conventional degree programs, ensuring that top-notch education is within reach for a wider spectrum of students.

Quality Assurance

OTHM guarantees the quality of its programs through thorough accreditation procedures, assuring that you obtain a high standard of education and training.

Program Overview

The primary goal of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management is to foster the growth of learners as managers within the tourism and hospitality sector, promoting a lifelong-learning approach. Successful completion of this qualification equips learners with specialized skills and technical terminology essential for advancing their management capabilities and transitioning to further education or employment. The diploma offers learners a diverse array of academic progressions, including the opportunity to pursue the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Since this qualification is sanctioned and overseen by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners have the eligibility to directly enter the final year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree program.

Qualification Title

OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management


1 year

Total Credit Value

120 Credits

Total Qualification Time (TQT)

1200 Hours

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

600 Hours


Qualifications at RQF Level 5 within the OTHM framework embody applied knowledge, skills, capabilities, and competencies assessed academically as being comparable to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diploma (HND), and the second year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree.

Entry Requirements

These credentials are crafted for individuals usually aged 18 years and older.

Learners must have an entry profile that includes a minimum of one of the following:

Mandatory Units

Digital Marketing Management for Tourism and Hospitality

20 credits

Operations Management

20 credits

Management Accounting

20 credits

Management of Human Resources

20 credits

Customer Relationship Management

20 credits

Contemporary Issues in Tourism and Hospitality

20 credits

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