To equip employees in the hospitality and tourism sector with enhanced skills to lead and manage their teams effectively.

This course is for learners who are new to a supervisory role and who aspire to progress into a team leader role in Hospitality.

Developing Leaders for Hospitality and Tourism is a result of a collaboration between SOLAS, the Education and Training Boards (ETBs), the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF), Fáilte Ireland and the Regional Skills Fora.



50 Weeks  


To boost the retention and development of key talent in hospitality and tourism.

To provide critical team leadership and supervisory management skills to enable business recovery and growth.


  • Customer Service
  • Working Relationships
  • Resource Control
  • Health, Safety and Hygiene
  • Portering and Concierge
  • Reception, Reservations and Bookings
  • Digital Skills
  • Workplace Wellness
  • Green Skills


The Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership can lead to a career in a wide range of career roles including:

  • Bar Person and Manager
  • Catering/Restaurant Manager
  • Kitchen Supervisor/Manager
  • Leisure Centre Manager
  • Supervisor/Team Leader
  • Hotel Manager


On successful completion of the programme, learners will receive a City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership (equivalent of Level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications)