Certificate Program in Tourism and Hospitality

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Tourism and Hospitality

Tourism and hospitality is a field in which a variety of disciplines are studied and brought together to create a solid understanding of the service industry. As part of a global market that changes regularly, it is important to be aware of travel trends and the impact that a small change can make within the entire industry.

What is a Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality? This certificate focuses on concentrations that are currently in demand, creating a specialized niche for those wanting to further their career in the service industry. It allows the student to develop their skills and knowledge in capacities that are instrumental in their chosen area.

The benefits of acquiring a Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality include learning more about planning and how to make correct decisions for situations that are often presented without warning. Students learn how to predict upcoming trends, allowing them to better create an environment that best suits their clientele. They can also increase their knowledge base concerning event planning, management, operations, organizing financials, marketing, and legal aspects of tourism and hospitality.

Different academic institutions may vary in cost based on the time frame expected to fulfill requirements, as well as the school’s location. Before applying for a Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality, thoroughly research the school and the length of time it will take for the preferred program.

With a Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality an individual can either branch into or further their career in a position as a facilities manager or as the manager of a resort or other similar establishment. It can boost those who work within the industry in the legal realm, helping to keep ahead of new developments to understand potential legal pitfalls that may come along with those changes. A certificate of this type can also give marketers and operations managers a competitive edge.

 

There are now international programs with online options, making any location convenient when applying to earn a Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Ship's Cook Certificate

Tante Marie Culinary Academy
Campus Full time 4 days May 2017 United Kingdom Woking

This course is ideally suited to experienced chefs who are already working on-board a vessel and need to update their certification, or to chefs who have solid industry experience and are looking to begin a career at sea. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Tourism and Hospitality 2017. Tante Marie Culinary Academy is pleased to announce that we are now providing the Assessment in Marine Cookery – the Ship’s Cook Assessment – a vital step in achieving the compulsory Ship’s Cook Certificate of Competency. This course is ideally suited to experienced chefs who are already working on-board a vessel and need to update their certification, or to chefs who have solid industry experience and are looking to begin a career at sea. The Tante Marie Culinary Academy is based in central Woking, just a 20 minute train ride from London, Waterloo. Our state-of-the-art facilities combined with our online ‘Virtual Learning Environment’ (VLE) means our Academy is the ideal place to gain the accreditation you and your crew need, as quickly and simply as possible, to ensure compliance with MLC 2006. Course Summary For new and existing chefs looking to gain the compulsory, Ship’s Cook Certificate of Competency. This assessment is run over 4 to 5 days and offers flexibility to those with Accredited Prior Learning. What is the Assessment in Marine Cookery? The Ship’s Cook Certificate is a mandatory requirement for all chefs on UK-registered commercial vessels operating more than 60 miles offshore and with 10 or more seafarers on board. This qualification replaces the previous Merchant Shipping (Certificate of Ship’s Cooks) Regulations 1981. Ship’s cooks may qualify from the age of 18 and minimum sea time has now been reduced from 5 years to one month. To be eligible... [-]

Individual Professional Award (Distance Learning)

SOAS University of London
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom London

Whether you’re looking to update your professional skills, or wanting to sample distance learning before embarking on a postgraduate degree, we offer our modules for individual study. The Individual Professional Award (IPA) scheme enables you to study one or more modules outside the structure of a formal CeDEP degree programme. Most students study for IPAs over the course of a study year (30 weeks: February to October). However, for selected modules, there is a second entry point during the year where students can study for an award in a shorter period (15 weeks: June to October). [+]

Mode of Attendance: Distance Learning Description The Short Course Scheme has been a tremendous experience, enabling my return to higher education while balancing career and family. I have applied the thinking and learning gained to my work with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, designing with stakeholders an incentive-based project for tourism and forestry. Grant A Ritchie – Manager, NER Planning Unit Whether you’re looking to update your professional skills, or wanting to sample distance learning before embarking on a postgraduate degree, we offer our modules for individual study. The Individual Professional Award (IPA) scheme enables you to study one or more modules outside the structure of a formal CeDEP degree programme. Most students study for IPAs over the course of a study year (30 weeks: February to October). However, for selected modules, there is a second entry point during the year where students can study for an award in a shorter period (15 weeks: June to October). Benefiting from the Individual Professional Award In general, the Individual Professional Award caters for three categories of students: Category I – Professional Updating Those wishing to take an individual module or modules on a one-off basis for reasons of professional updating and/or special interest. They may select from any of the modules shown in the list below. Category II – Sampler Those wishing to ‘sample’ a programme before deciding whether to apply for MSc, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate registration. These students are advised to choose from the modules available, one which... [-]

Certificate in International Hotel & Tourism Management

IMI International Management Institute Switzerland
Campus Full time 22 weeks Open Enrollment Switzerland Luzern

This 22 week foundaton programme offers ideal preparation for those looking to pursue University level study in a Hospitality, Events or Tourism related discipline at IMI. [+]

The objective of the programme is to give students a sound professional education in the operational management of hospitality and tourism organisations with a particular focus on the management of food and beverages, front office systems and tourism processes. The programme also includes opportunities to acquire fundamental skills in languages, information technology, communication, business planning and self-development.

Requirements for Admission

Minimum 17 years of age High school certificate or equivalent e.g. GCSE O/A Levels Appropriate level of English. 

Applicants who do not have the required English level may join the four week Pre-Sessional English Course or the 10 week University English Preparatory Programme (UEPP).... [-]


Certificate in Applied Tourism & Event Management

ISB International School Of Business Dublin
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 Ireland Dublin

This programme is designed for undergraduate business students who have a particular interest in Tourism and Event Management. This is a study abroad program for a duration of three months. Students study these subjects in the context of Ireland which adds to their previous knowledge in these areas. They continue to build on their knowledge and skills in the areas of management, communication and economics in a multi-cultural context. [+]

This programme is designed for undergraduate business students who have a particular interest in Tourism and Event Management. This is a study abroad program for a duration of three months. Students study these subjects in the context of Ireland which adds to their previous knowledge in these areas. They continue to build on their knowledge and skills in the areas of management, communication and economics in a multi-cultural context. Tourism Marketing Management & Organisations Event Management Social and Economic Aspects of Ireland Business Communication Skills Tourism & Event Management Project Tourism Marketing The aim of this module is to enable international learners to apply a broad understanding of the theory and practice of tourism marketing to a foreign workplace environment. On successful completion of this module learners should be able to: Identify the main components of the marketing mix, segmentation process and strategic decisions for tourism marketers. Recognize the difference between the 7P’s of services marketing from the 4P’s of product marketing and the associated characteristics and challenges of services marketing. Communicate the application of an original and appropriate marketing strategy and communications campaign for a tourist destination. Discuss the specifics of the tourism marketing environment in Ireland and explain how it could be applied in an International setting. Management & Organisations The aim of this module is to familiarise international learners with the theory, principles, practices, roles and functions of management and organisations in the Irish business environment. On successful completion of this module learners should be able to:... [-]

Certificate IV in Hospitality

ICAE: International College of Advanced Education
Campus Full time 1 year July 2017 Australia Darwin

Certificate IV in Hospitality is a one year course comprising one semester of on-campus study, followed by one semester of paid Industry Placement (students can elect to do unpaid IP if desired). This qualification provides students with a pathway to work as a supervisor in hospitality organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Tourism and Hospitality 2017. Certificate IV in Hospitality Certificate IV in Hospitality is a one year course comprising one semester of on-campus study, followed by one semester of paid Industry Placement (students can elect to do unpaid IP if desired). This qualification provides students with a pathway to work as a supervisor in hospitality organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. In Darwin’s booming hospitality industry, students undertake their Industry Placement in food and beverage or accommodation service. Most students have a hospitality job within a few weeks of commencing their course, and many choose to stay with that employer for their IP. Possible jobs in Industry Placement include: Bar attendant, supervisor or team leader Accommodation receptionist Concierge Duty manager Food and beverage attendant, supervisor or team leader Front office attendant, supervisor or team leader Housekeeping attendant, supervisor or team leader Gaming attendant, supervisor or team leader Curriculum Core Units BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service SITXCCS007Enhance customer service experiences SITXCOM005 Manage conflict SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices Elective Units SITHIND001 Use hygienic practices for hospitality service SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol SITHFAB003 Operate a bar SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee SITHFAB010 Prepare and serve cocktails... [-]

Adventure Guide Program

Keilir Academy in Iceland
Campus Full time Part time 8 months August 2017 Iceland Reykjavik + 1 more

Adventure Guide Studies is an eight month university program in Iceland focusing adventure sports and the adventure industry with extensive time on field activity courses and compressed and modularized classroom course instruction. [+]

Adventure Guide Program Overview Thompson Rivers University in Canada offers - in cooperation with Keilir Health Academy in Iceland - an eight-month unniversity program for Adventure Guides. The Adventure Sport Certificate program is an introduction to adventure sports and the adventure industry with extensive time on field activity courses and compressed and modularized classroom course instruction. This is the ideal program for entry-level adventure students and students wishing to explore their career interest in adventure-related fields. The Adventure Sport Certificate is a 60-credit (eight-month) intensive education building on local and international expertise within the field and using the unique and accessible natural environment in Iceland as a practical class room. Why should you consider the Adventure Sport Certificate? The program is a solid foundation for all major parts of adventure tourism and benefits especially those that are interested in: an introduction to adventure sports improving current adventure sport skills exploring the adventure industry as a career a relatively short course of study transfering credit earned into further studies Program Structure The program is delivered with extensive time engaged in field activity courses and compressed and modularized classroom course instruction. Approximately twelve weeks of classroom instruction and twelve weeks of field activity courses make up the program. All course credit completed in the Adventure Sport Certificate is transferable to other Adventure Studies Department programs at TRU. Students who wish to continue their adventure studies at TRU may ladder directly into the Adventure Guide Diploma, the Adventure Management Diploma, or the Adventure... [-]

Certificate in International Tourism Management

IUT Valence
Campus Full time 1 semester January 2018 France Valence

Certificate in International Tourism Management French art de vivre in the Rhône Valley - One semester after which you will be able to manage general skills (Tourism finance management, web marketing, processing of statistical surveys, French as a foreign language), but also specialised skills, such as oenology,(wine tasting and marketing), gastronomy, event planning. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Tourism and Hospitality 2017. Looking for training in tourism? In the Rhône Valley, France, among vineyards close to the ski slopes and not far from the Mediterranean sea? To acquire skills in the production and marketing of tourism products. To develop skills for strategic tourism and hospitality management. To acquire the skills and expertise to develop tourism products. To learn about the trends and skills needed in the tourism industry. The answer Certificate in International Tourism Management French art de vivre in the Rhône Valley One semester after which you will be able to manage general skills (Tourism finance management, web marketing, processing of statistical surveys, French as a foreign language), but also specialised skills, such as oenology, (wine tasting and marketing), gastronomy, event planning. A place Where you can find some of the best wine makers(Chapoutier, Delas, Jaboulet, La Cave de Tain...) Where some of the best gastronomic restaurants (Maison PIC, Chabran, Kléber, Chartron...) are settled. In the heart of Ardèche,the Pont d’Arc Cavern, the largest decorated cave replica in the world features a collection of paintings, drawings, and engravings reproduced from the Chauvet Cave, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its 125km of slopes, the Villard / Corrençon resort offers the largest downhill skiing area in the Vercors. Training 300h, a semester completely delivered in English, open to every student having passed a year 2 University level. This training is conceived as -a door open for students in tourism after their bachelor’s degree, or... [-]

ESL + Hospitality and Tourism Management Certificate + Paid Internship Program

Columbia West College
Campus Full time 21 months February 2018 USA Los Angeles

Learn English, earn a Professional Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management and land a 12-month paid internship! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to advance your career in the hospitality and tourism industry! Now you can study ESL at Columbia West College in fabulous Los Angeles and Hospitality and Tourism Management at Vatel/CIBU in sunny San Diego, PLUS land the paid internship of your dreams! [+]

Learn English, earn a Professional Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management and land a 12-month paid internship! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to advance your career in the hospitality and tourism industry! Now you can study ESL at Columbia West College in fabulous Los Angeles and Hospitality and Tourism Management at Vatel/CIBU in sunny San Diego, PLUS land the paid internship of your dreams! CWC Tuition: Depends upon length of study. Please see tuition chart for details. Vatel/CIBU Tuition: $11,750 Hospitality and Tourism Management certificate program 12-month paid OPT AND SO MUCH MORE! 2016 Start Dates February 1st, 2016 August 29th, 2016 About CWC: Located in Los Angeles, CWC provides outstanding English language instruction, experienced and dedicated teachers, warm and helpful staff, great student services, partnerships with higher education institutions, an ethnically diverse student population and all the other benefits you’re looking for in a great language school! Whatever your goals may be, we want to support you every step of the way on your journey to success! About VATEL/CIBU: Vatel is the leading group in hospitality and management education, with 30 schools worldwide. CIBU is one of the few nationally accredited, private business universities in the US. Together, their mission is to educate the next generation of hospitality managers for the world’s largest and most vibrant industry. They achieve their mission through a commitment to excellence in teaching, strong collaborations with hospitality industry leaders, incorporation of practical experience and valuable international exposure. Full List of Program Benefits: 1. Standard... [-]

BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate (HNC)

Regent's International College
Campus Full time 2 years June 2017 Thailand Bangkok

BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate (HNC) is widely recognized by international universities and professional bodies. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Tourism and Hospitality 2017. Opening doors to a brilliant career BTEC (British Technology Education Council) qualifications have been part of the mainstream educational field for over 25 years offering skills and knowledge to learners from all ages and abilities around the world. Through RIC these programmes are now also available in Thailand. BTEC qualifications provide a practical, real-world approach to learning without sacrificing any essential theory. Students can get those skills required to either move onto higher education or enter the work environment. How BTEC can open the right doors to your future career Figures released by Edexcel show that: 85% of learners have progressed to further studies expect to derive long-term, career-related benefits from their BTEC. 79% of learners who progressed to work consider the BTEC one of the stepping stones towards their dream job. BTEC qualifications (Level 3) can be taken as well as, or in place of IGCSEs and A levels, and alongside Diplomas in schools and colleges. They are valued by colleges, universities, employers and professional bodies across the United Kingdom and recognized throughout over 80 countries worldwide. The BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate (HNC) is widely recognized by international universities and professional bodies. After a period of two years study, students can progress to the final year of a degree programme in the UK or the 3rd year of other overseas destinations, where the degree programme is likely four years long. Learners who successfully complete a BTEC Higher National Diploma... [-]

Certificate in Hospitality Management

Apicius International School of Hospitality
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 Italy Florence

The Apicius Professional Program in Hospitality Management offers international students a unique opportunity to specialize in the hospitality field, while studying in one of tourism’s most challenging cities in the world. [+]

The Apicius Professional Program in Hospitality Management offers international students a unique opportunity to specialize in the hospitality field, while studying in one of tourism’s most challenging cities in the world. The program is based not only on theory, but also on practical experience consisting of site visits, guest lectures and internships organized to offer professional, formative experiences for the students. The combination of a dynamic and sophisticated city with a program that provides high levels of expertise in teaching methods ensures a remarkable experience for each A.I.S.H. Hospitality student.

 

Program Curriculum

 

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Certificate in Hawaiian Studies

Windward Community College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Honolulu

The ASC in Hawaiian Studies prepares students for careers in education, the visitor industry, or in fields requiring expertise in Hawaiian subject matter. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Tourism and Hospitality 2017. The ASC in Hawaiian Studies prepares students for careers in education, the visitor industry, or in fields requiring expertise in Hawaiian subject matter. Program Outcomes Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to: Access sources of Information about Hawai'i and Hawaiian Studies. Critically analyze information about Hawai'i and Hawaiian Studies. Communicate, applying correct Hawaiian pronunciation, spelling, basic phrase and sentence patterns. Apply a firm foundation to continued Hawaiian language acquisition. Demonstrate a basic understanding of Hawai'i, its natural and social history, and its Hawaiian heritage. Identify Hawaiian environmental and community issues and ways to contribute to Hawai'i by applying information and understanding gained from the ASC in Hawaiian Studies. Understand, appreciate, articulate, and safeguard Hawai'i, its unique heritage and identity through having attained the ASC in Hawaiian Studies. You are eligible to apply if you: Are 18 years of age or older, or Have earned a U.S. high school diploma, GED or equivalency International Student requirements and information Submit an application if you are: Not currently enrolled at any of the UH system campuses A first-time college student A returning student (a person who previously attended but is not currently enrolled at any other UH campus) A transfer student (a person who is currently or was previously enrolled at a non-UH institution) Transfer Credit Search - UH System Course Transfer Database An Early Admit or Running Start student (a junior or senior high school student admitted under the Early... [-]

Certificate in Tourism

Saddleback College
Campus Full time 32 weeks September 2017 USA Mission Viejo

This program is soundly based on the travel and tourism industry and prepares students for careers related to ticketing, reservations, major tourist areas and resorts, fares and routes, tour promotion and planning and all modes of travel including air, cruising, rail and car. [+]

Saddleback College offers an associate degree or a certificate program that will prepare you for entry into Travel and Tourism occupations. This program is soundly based on the travel and tourism industry and prepares students for careers related to ticketing, reservations, major tourist areas and resorts, fares and routes, tour promotion and planning and all modes of travel including air, cruising, rail and car. Public interest in leisure and travel has made Travel and Tourism a rapidly changing and growing field that offers many opportunities for the well trained individual. Employment Opportunities: Travel Counselor Meeting Planner In-house travel Consultant Reservation Sales Agent Ticket Agent With Further Education and Experience these types of employment opportunities may be available to you: Sales representative for: Airlines Amtrak Car Rental Companies Cruise Lines Tour Operations Convention and Incentive Specialist Tour Escort Travel Industry Evaluator [-]

Hospitality Diploma & Certificate Program

Reeves College
Campus Full time 43 weeks September 2017 Canada Calgary

Tourism/Eco-tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of the Canadian and world economy. The eco-tourism industry is expected to accelerate as world demand for travel to pristine wilderness areas increases. [+]

Tourism/Eco-tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of the Canadian and world economy. The eco-tourism industry is expected to accelerate as world demand for travel to pristine wilderness areas increases. Major areas of employment in the industry include Adventure Tourism and Recreation, Tourism Services, Food & Beverage Services, Accommodations, Travel & Trade, Events & Conferences, and Transportation Attractions. Successful graduates will receive an American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) diploma and a Reeves College diploma which are transferable to many colleges and universities.

 

 

Program Objectives

 

The aim of this program is to provide students with a combination of communication, customer service and safe work practices that will enable them to be active and contributing members of a tourism hospitality team.... [-]


One-Year Certificate in Hotel and Tourism Operations

International Hotel and Tourism Industry Management School
Campus Full time 1 year June 2017 Thailand Bangkok

I-TIM’s one-year certificate program in Hotel and Tourism Operations is primarily designed for people who already have a degree in another field but wish to work either in the hotel or travel and tourism industry. [+]

One-Year Certificate in Hotel and Tourism Operations

I-TIM’s one-year certificate program in Hotel and Tourism Operations is primarily designed for people who already have a degree in another field but wish to work either in the hotel or travel and tourism industry.

 

Program

Students will follow the syllabus of the Certificate in Hotel and Tourism Industry Management. This introduces the concept of Hotel and Tourism Management, examines the practical, business functions of a hotel from a supervisor/junior management perspective, tourism management, European culinary and restaurant service and management.

By the end of the first year students will understand the practical elements of the running of a modern hotel. Students will also have an understanding of the social and economic environment in which hotels operate and the role of organizations within that environment. Moreover, they will gain an understanding of both restaurant services and European culinary techniques.... [-]


Certificate Course in Tourism and Hospitality

David Game Management School Thailand
Campus Full time Part time June 2017 Thailand Bangkok

The Certificate Course in Tourism and Hospitality is a basic level qualification for both school leavers and those who are employed. The Course is available on both a full-time and a part-time basis. [+]

Certificate Course in Tourism and HospitalityThe Certificate Course in Tourism and Hospitality is a basic level qualification for both school leavers and those who are employed. The Course is available on both a full-time and a part-time basis. The full-time mode is suitable for school leavers. The part-time mode is meant for people who are already employed. Modules taught in Course

    Tourism operations     Hotel and restaurant operations     Introduction to marketing in tourism and hospitality     Introduction to customer service skills

Entry requirementsStudents are expected to have sucessfully completed the qualification of Certificate of Secondary Education (Maw 6) or its equivalent and should be at least 17 years of age. It is also expected that students should display appropriate level of English Language proficiency. Therefore, they are expected to have either successfully completed Levels 1 and 2 Courses in "English for Hospitality and Tourism Industry" at David Game Management School or posses the equivalent such as IELTS with an Overall Band Score of 5.5. The CertificationsAt the end of the Course, the students will sit for the examinations of the UK based Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH), UK (www.cthawards.com). Therefore, upon passing of the examinations for all the four modules taught in the Course, students will be awarded an internationally recognised Certificate qualification by the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH), UK.Academic ProgressionThe successful completion of the Course will enable students to progress on to either the Diploma in Hospitality Management or the Diploma in Tourism Management at David Game Management... [-]