I. HOSPITALITY & TOURISM CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME
This programme is a joint partnership between UCCI and the Cayman Islands Govern- ment through the Department of Tourism to prepare Caymanians with Hospitality & Tourism related Education, Training, Certification and Career guidance for long-term hospitality success and industry leadership.
The programme follows a corporative learning model where students follow pre- scribed theoretical elements combined with on the job training and shadowing for the duration of the program.
Students who successfully complete the Hospitality and Tourism Certificate will receive:
• UCCI Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism
• City & Guilds Diploma in at least one of the following areas: o Food Preparation and Cooking
o Food & Beverage Services
o Receptions Services
Certificate Programme Objectives:
To provide students with the fundamental knowledge of the hospitality industry operations and the required management skills necessary to be successfully employed in entry or supervisory positions
To enhance the students’ understanding of the opportunities and challenges present in the hospitality industry
To assist the student in developing the high level personal and professional performance standards required by the hospitality industry.
For full-time students, this programme should last three semesters.
Programme Entry Requirements
a) Must be Caymanian
b) At least 17 years old
c) 300-word essay – See essay topics on the application form.
e) Police Record
Food Safety & Sanitation
Quality Customer Service
Hospitality & Tourism Introduction 1
Professional, Personal and Work
General Hospitality Rotation
Hospitality & Tourism Introduction II
Hospitality Specialization Rotation I
SEMESTER 2 Options: Students will choose one option from the courses below
Food Preparation and Cooking - City & Guilds
Food & Beverage Service – City & Guilds
Reception Services – City & Guilds
Hospitality Specialization Rotation II
Hospitality Success Skills
City & Guilds Exam Preparation & Review – ALL OPTIONS
Programme Theory Hours Total
Programme Practical Hours – F&B Services & Reception
Programme Practical Hours – Food Preparation
Programme Rotation / Apprenticeship