Diploma in Events & Leisure Operations

Level: MQF Level 4

Course Duration: 4 Semesters (including 2 semesters International Placement)


Course Content

This programme of studies provides necessary training, knowledge and competencies at supervisory levels in events and food and beverage division within the hospitality industry. 

This programme of study includes:

  • Essentials of Accounting
  • Intermediate Beverage Practical Service and theory
  • Intermediate Food Practical Service and theory
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Conference and Banqueting Organisation
  • Purchasing, Cost and Control
  • Sports and Active Leisure
  • Planning and Organising Events
  • Food Nutrition and Dietary requirements
  • Introduction to Front office
  • Principles of Supervision
  • Intermediate Wines


Key Learning Outcomes

  • Carry responsibly for an operational section within a hotel in relation to Events and other types of functions.
  • Carry out contemporary systems and theories related to the administrative and operational areas within this sector.
  • Comply and exhibit sound ethical behaviour on the workplace, excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Deal with a number of key operational issues that might occur within a hotel or a catering organisation.
  • Deliver economic, efficient, effective and environmentally friendly operational performance.


Entry Criteria

Successful completion of Programme 4, Part 1 – Certificate in Events & Leisure (MQF Level 3)


Fields of Work

Outside Catering Establishments

Events and Function Organisation and Coordination

Hotel Conference and Banqueting Department


Further Study Options

Programme 4 - Part 3 Higher National Diploma in Events & Leisure Management (MQF Level 5),


Programme 7 - Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management (MQF Level 5),


Programme 8 - Higher National Diploma in Tour Guiding (MQF Level 5)

ITS - Malta (Main Campus)  
Bajja San Gorg  
San Giljan STJ 3300  
Malta - EU 

ITS - Gozo
Triq l-Isqof Buttigieg,
Qala QLA 1042,