Hospitality and Small Business Management

Whether you run a hotel, café or restaurant, food retailing outlet or a small business, LQ Education is a one-stop shop that will tailor a program to your specific training needs.


Traineeships combine practical work with structured training on the job to provide a valuable, relevant and recognised qualification, with many incentives to the employer.

Traineeships and courses available in:

Certificate in Hospitality (Catering Operations)

Certificate in Small Business Management

Certificate in Hospitality

Diploma in Hospitality

Advanced Diploma in Hospitality

Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management

Units are available separately, clustered or as a full qualification. Pathways into further study such as the Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality are available to students on completion.

Skill Set Training

Fully customisable skill set training in:

Managing staff

Induction programs

RSA, hygiene and basic compliance

Customer service

Frontline management

Food & beverage service

Housekeeping and front of house

Barista training

Kitchen operations

Front of house reservations systems

Compliance Training

The training is designed to give employees a stepping-stone to hospitality qualifications and encourage a high standard of work, in light of legislative demands and increasing liability.

Our compliance courses ensure industry standards are met and that employees and employers comply with requirements.

Compliance courses include:

Food Safety Courses

Liquor courses (Responsible Service of Alcohol)

Gaming courses

TAB Wagering Programs

RSG Refresher

Pre-employment course

The Coffee Academy

for the hospitality industry and all individuals who love to prepare a perfect cup of coffee. The Coffee Academy offers a range of coffee making courses from the ABC of Espresso to the recognised Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee.

Travel and Tourism

Assisting the many tourism businesses and bodies that combine to make up the tourism industry, we provide a suite of products specifically designed to meet your business needs. We deliver short course and specific skill set training as well as traineeship and management programs.

Skill Set Training

Fully customisable skill set training in:

Live reservation systems training

Galileo and Amadeus

Standard and promotional fares

Managing staff

Customer service

Induction programs

Frontline management

Accredited qualifications

Certificate in Travel

Certificate in Tourism

Units are available separately, clustered or as a full qualification. Pathways into further study such as the Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality are available to students on completion.       

Level 6 Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management  

This programme is ultimate undergraduate level award and has been expressly designed to provide equivalent learning to that provided by a British university bachelor’s degree programme in hospitality and tourism.

In fact, graduates of this programme are able to convert their award into a recognised British university bachelor’s degree.

Level 7 Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management

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.

Given the broad and highly varied nature of the hospitality and tourism industry, candidates will need to demonstrate the higher-level skills and qualities specified in the Level 7 outcomes within a non-homogeneous vocational context.

Certificate in Management for International Hospitality and Tourism

Focusing on the operational aspects of the hospitality and tourism industries, this qualification has been designed to meet the needs of individuals working or aspiring to work in the sector who wish to improve their knowledge and gain an appropriate award.

Diploma in Management for International Hospitality and Tourism

Designed to support first line managers or consolidate previous learning, this qualification builds on and updates the practising manager's knowledge and strengthens operational management skills.

Advanced Diploma in Management for International Hospitality and Tourism

Designed to meet the needs of managers and senior managers in the industry, this qualification provides a sound insight into strategic business management and focuses on the knowledge and skills required for successful leadership.

Specialist Diplomas for International Hospitality and Tourism

These awards focus on the key areas of leadership and management for the International Hospitality and Tourism industry and include Finance and Business, Human Resources, Marketing and Sales and Professional Development.

Level 5 Diploma in Hospitality Management / Level 5 Diploma in Tourism Management  

The course aims to provide students with an understanding of the managerial, decision-making and leadership aspects of the hospitality industry.

In addition it is also designed to develop independent research and study skills required when working at senior managerial level in the industry. It is therefore an excellent preparation for either entry to the workplace or as a springboard into final year bachelors degree level study.

Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality Management / Level 4 Diploma in Tourism Management 

This is a substantive management programme, typically delivered over a nine month period in the case of full-time students. 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.
In Collaboration  with over 80 reputable universities across the UK and globally

Level 3 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management  

Hospitality, Travel and Tourism is the world’s single biggest industry, covering everything from international airlines and global hotel chains right down to small family-run restaurants and private tour guiding. The career options are huge and varied. LQ offers undergraduate & postgraduate level programmes specially designed to prepare the next generation of professionals in the sector. This preliminary foundation course is the first step towards an exciting career.

The Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality is a 120 Credit course (comprising 600 Guided Learning Hours) where students are required to demonstrate interpersonal, self study, research and presentation skills throughout the qualification. Assessments are developed to encourage these skills to provide students with a very strong foundation for further studies in hospitality and tourism sectors.

Students can achieve the Diploma 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 their studies and will receive guidance to complete the learning hours.



Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

We are global provider in the assessment and certification of recognised quality British qualifications and programmes.

We offer qualifications which benefit our centers in many ways:

Flexibility - centers can choose to offer full-time or part-time study to meet the needs of students.

Quality - recognised by Ofqual as British Qualifications Regulator.

Value for money - centers can offer qualifications at a competitive price. 

Our diplomas are included in the UK & EUROPEAN Qualifications Credit Framework 

LQ offerS a range of PROFESSIONAL qualifications to suit every ability

Progression offers a whole International Degree Journey from level 3 to Bachelor and Master