HND in Food & Beverage Service Management

Level MQF Level 5

Course Duration 2 Semesters


Course content

This programme of studies provides necessary training, knowledge and competencies at Junior Management levels in a Food and Beverage division within the Hospitality Industry.


This programme of study includes:


  • Accounting
  • Foreign language
  • Advanced Mixology and theory
  • Advanced Food Practical Service and theory (Concept dinners)
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • HACCP in Bars and Restaurants
  • Food Safety Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Digital Imagery and Composition
  • Advanced wines
  • Legal aspects in the catering industry



Key Learning Outcomes

  • Be responsible to (at junior management level) for an operational department or section within a hotels, catering establishments, or hospitality oriented organisation.
  • Carry responsibility for an operational section within a hotel being within the food and beverage department, catering operations and hospitality oriented companies.
  • Carry out contemporary systems and theories related to the administrative and operational areas in food and beverage.
  • Comply and exhibit sound ethical behaviour on the workplace, excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Assist in the generation of business/departmental ideas based on specific economic and market situations, trends, and contemporary in hospitality practices.


Entry Criteria

Successful completion of Programme 5, Part 2 – Diploma in Food & Beverage Service Operations (MQF Level 4)


Fields of Work

Restaurants and Bars

Events and Function Organisation and Coordination

Hotel Food and Beverage Department

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

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