I. HOSPITALITY & TOURISM CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME

Description

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

Programme Objectives

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.

Programme Length

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.

d)          Resume

e)          Police Record

Programme Requirements

course NUMBER

COURSE NAME

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER 1

MAT 098

Foundation Math

45

ENG 098

Foundation English

45

HOS 086

Food Safety & Sanitation

15

HOS 030

Quality Customer Service

30

HOS 044

Hospitality & Tourism Introduction 1

30

PPD-001

Professional, Personal and Work

Place Development

 

30

HOS 041

General Hospitality Rotation

85

COM-003

Computer Literacy

30

SEMESTER 2

ENG 099

Preparatory English

45

MAT 099

Preparatory Math

45

HOS 045

Hospitality & Tourism Introduction II

30

HOS 042

Hospitality Specialization Rotation I

240

SEMESTER 2 Options: Students will choose one option from the courses below

HOS 073

Food Preparation and Cooking - City & Guilds

90

HOS 074

Food & Beverage Service – City & Guilds

60

HOS 072

Reception Services – City & Guilds

60

SEMESTER 3

HOS 043

Hospitality Specialization Rotation II

240

HOS 071

Hospitality Success Skills

30

City & Guilds Exam Preparation & Review – ALL OPTIONS

60

PROGRAMMEME TOTALS

Programme Theory Hours Total

465

Programme Practical Hours – F&B Services & Reception

180

Programme Practical Hours – Food Preparation

225

Programme Rotation / Apprenticeship

565