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Higher Certificate in Tourism Hospitality Studies

Higher Certificate in Tourism Hospitality Studies

Duration:2 Years Full time, Daytime
Qualification:Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)
Location:CIT; DKIT; GMIT; LYIT (Killybegs Campus); LIT; Tralee IT; WIT

General Information:

Hospitality Studies is a two year higher certificate programme aimed at developing the skills and knowledge of the students. This will enable them to pursue a rewarding career in the hotel and catering industry. The emphasis of the course is on the following core areas:

• Food and beverage production and service
• Front office and accommodation operations
• An introduction to hotel and catering supervision.

Benefits to be gained from this course:

• Excellent industry links giving relevant work experience opportunities.
• Modern lecture/practical facilities.
• Centre of excellence in hospitality and tourism.
• Opportunities for international travel.
• A range of follow on programmes allowing for career progression.

Subjects Covered:

Learning at Third Level   Food and Beverage Operations
Culinary Skills     Accommodation Operations
Front Office Operations    Information Technology
Facilities Operations   Communications/Customer Care
Work Based Learning   Human Resource Management and Training
Tourism Studies    Marketing


Note: As well as the mandatory modules listed above you will study a number of elective modules.

Please refer to specific college course details of your choice for more detailed information including entry requirements, start dates and more.



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