• Certificate

Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality (Level 4)

The Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality is an introductory course to the operations and functions of the Hospitality and Tourism sectors. The Hospitality and Tourism products and services appeal to a wide variety of international markets and they need to evolve in response to domestic and international environmental influences. The course provides learners with the knowledge required in order to understand and respond to the different demands from the market place.

Subjects

Business of Tourism and Hospitality

Fundamentals of Travel and Tourism

Geography of Tourist Resorts

Principles of Hospitality Services

Entry Requirements

  • Three GCSE’s / GCE`O’ levels and one `A’ level or equivalent qualification, or,
  • An approved Foundation Certificate.
  • An approved training or vocational certificate in the area of hotel, catering and/or tourism

Relevant experience is taken into consideration for students 21 years of age and over who have not completed any formal qualifications.

General Learning Objectives of the Course

On completion of the course learners will:

  • Have gained a detailed knowledge of the key areas of the tourism and hospitality industries
  • Have a clear understanding of the location, characteristics, seasonality and facilities at key resorts worldwide
  • Be aware of the key activities associated with accommodation, food and beverage, reception and restaurant services
  • Be in a position to explain the factors that can influence the effectiveness of hospitality products and services
  • Be able to describe the major trends in the tourism and hospitality industries
  • Have a clear understanding of the distinctive characteristics of tourism and hospitality services