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Higher Certificate in Hospitality Studies

Higher Certificate in Arts
Programme Code: CR_OHOST_6
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:5
programmeReviewDate:September 2017

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) a professional approach in meeting the highest standards of hospitality service. be able to apply fundamental business principles to the hospitality operations
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) response in a professional manner to the needs and expectations of customers, using appropriate social skills in an active learning environment. provide the highest standards of personal appearance and presentation and grooming and customer care.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) provide with confidence and creativity best practice standards of restaurant, bar reception and other related services. use appropriate information processing and communications relevant applications appropriate to the tourism and hospitality sector businesses.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) apply the appropriate level of product knowledge to the various service operations in hospitality. demonstrate effective communications skills to respond to customer needs, and operational needs.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) be aware of changing industry trends in both product and markets affecting the tourism industry. be able to demonstrate the ability to work in a variety of roles in the range of hospitality sectors. apply the appropriate health and safety, hygiene and environmental standards as required.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) operate at the appropriate level the requirements of the legislation in hospitality and tourism operations. continue to develop professional skills through reflection, experience, mentoring and further education.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) continue to develop professional a career plan enabling achievement of personal lifelong goals.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) recognise the impacts, both social and economic of the domestic and international tourism sector.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
HOSP6069 Food and Beverage Operations
HOSP6068 Accommodation Operations 1
HOSP6067 Practical Cookery Skills
INFO6014 Business IT Skills
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
Module Code Module Title
MATH6025 Business Maths for Hospitality
LANG6005 Introduction to Spanish
LANG6039 German Language & Culture
LANG7018 Working with French

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
HOSP6070 Food and Beverage Ops 2
HOSP6066 Practical Cookery Techniques
HOSP6065 Personal Development
HOSP7013 Hospitality Property Mngmt
HOSP6055 Communications
Module Code Module Title
SECR6003 Applied Business Management
LANG6006 Basic Spanish
LANG6040 Breakthrough German
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
LANG6010 French Business and Culture

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
PLAC6004 Work Based Learning
HOSP6063 Food and Beverage Studies
HOSP6072 Front Office Operations
HOSP7006 Food and Beverage Control
HOSP6080 Intro to Supervising People
Module Code Module Title
HOSP6064 Tourism Studies
LANG6019 German 2.1
HOSP6032 Hospitality Law
LANG6029 Spanish and History
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
HOSP6059 Learning Led Event
HOSP6062 Hotel Front Office
HOSP6034 Hospitality Marketing 1
HOSP6013 Mgmt Principles For Services
HOSP6058 Event Concepts
Module Code Module Title
TOUR6009 Financial Acc for Tour & Hosp
LANG6021 German 2.2
LANG6030 Spanish Language and Culture
ECON6004 Economics for Services
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

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