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Code
WD173
Cao points
AQA - 529
Level
6
Campus
Cork Road
Duration
2 years
Credits
120 ECTS
Study Abroad
Yes
International Applications
Accepted
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What is the Higher Certificate in Arts - Hospitality Studies?

This two year full-time course qualifies students for multi-skilled employment in the hospitality industry at a professional level. Training covers both theory and practice, including a period of work placement in the hospitality industry at the end of year one. This course is particularly attractive for those who enjoy variety and are looking for all-round experience. Many graduates go on to specialise in a particular area of the hospitality industry, including management.

Unique Features of the Higher Certificate in Arts in Hospitality Studies

Students complete a work placement organised by the Institute, and tailored to suit their learning needs. WIT has world class facilities which allow students to learn practical and applied skills in specially designed service restaurants, demonstration theatres, teaching kitchens and language laboratories.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Learning to LearnPersonal Development & Career Planning
Food & Beverage Operations 1.1Food & Beverage Operations 1.2
Introduction to Food & Beverage Cost ControlCulinary Studies
Accommodation OperationsFacilities Operations
Information TechnologyCommunications & Customer Care
ElectiveElective
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Advanced Food & Beverage 2.1Hospitality Financial Accounting
Front Office Operations 2.1Advanced Food & Beverage 2.2
Human Resource Management & TrainingFront Office Operations 2.2
Tourism StudiesIntroduction to Management
Introduction to Hospitality AccountingMarketing Principles
ElectiveElective

Leaving Cert: Minimum entry requirements for the Higher Certificate in Hospitality Studies

5 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7

 

Advanced and Equivalent Entry for the Higher Certificate in Hospitality Studies:

 

 

Other Requirements for the Higher Certificate in Hospitality Studies:

 

Students on this course will be required to provide their own uniforms and equipment for practical classes; the estimated cost is €275.

Students are provided with a qualification recognised worldwide. They will have a strong foundation in the operational skills and junior management techniques, which are essential for supervisory positions in the hospitality sector. This qualification offers huge international opportunities.

Follow on Study for the Higher Certificate in Hospitality Studies

WD091 - BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management


 

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Course Leader
Bartholin, Fabrice
Mr. Fabrice Bartholin
BSc, MBA - Assistant Lecturer in Hospitality Management
[email protected]

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