CTH LEVEL 3 FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

Students will be able to gain access to the first year of selected university degrees, or to any of the Level 4 CTH Diploma programmes. It is also a free-standing qualification for those who wish to enter employment at team member level.

Students will be able to gain access to the first year of selected university degrees, or to any of the Level 4 CTH Diploma programmes. It is also a free-standing qualification for those who wish to enter employment at team member level.

The course combines practical career-based elements with a number of essential underpinning management disciplines that will be invaluable as the individual’s career progresses. The course is therefore an ideal preparation for immediate employment in the sector.

 
  • Duration of study:
    Twelve (12) months
    (10 Months Academic + 2 Months Industrial Attachment)
  • Modules: Five (5) Modules
    • Essentials of Human Resources and Business Computing in Tourism and Hospitality
    • Essentials of Marketing and Customer Relationships in Tourism and Hospitality
    • Tourism and Hospitality Industry
    • Essentials of Tourism and Hospitality Operations
    • Essential Study Skills
    • Industrial Attachment

     

  • Mode of Teaching:
    Classroom-based (inclusive of the following – face-to-face classroom lectures, peer interactions, individual assignments, case studies, group study and in-class exercises) and Industrial attachment
  • Medium of Instruction:
    English
  • Format:
    Part-time

The Industrial Attachment provides students the opportunity to undergo 2 months internship in the hospitality or tourism industry. Typical establishments range from small businesses such as restaurants, boutique hotels and travel agencies through to large, globally recognized hotel chains. Students will be able to apply their academic learning via hands-on learning in real life scenarios.

The Industrial Attachment forms a critical part of the overall assessment. Students are expected to complete their work-based assessment during this 2-month period.

Essentials of Human Resources and Business Computing in Tourism and Hospitality (EHRTH):

This unit aims to introduce learners to the essentials of human resources in tourism and hospitality. Learners will understand the organisation of staff in tourism and hospitality, the principles of leadership, motivation and equal opportunities and the use of IT in tourism and hospitality.

Essentials of Marketing and Customer Relationships in Tourism and Hospitality (EMCRTH):

This unit aims to introduce learners to marketing, sales and customer relationships in the tourism and hospitality industry. Learners will understand how a hospitality or tourism business is affected by external factors in which it operates. They will understand the key concepts of marketing and sales techniques. Learners will gain an understanding of the importance of customer care. Learners will develop skills to enable them to deliver effective customer service and to identify areas for improvements.

Tourism and Hospitality Industry (THI):

This unit aims to introduce learners to the tourism and hospitality industry. Learners will understand the types and characteristics of different hotel and food service providers. Learners will also understand the roles and functions of different delivery channels operating within the industry and will be able to gain an insight into how the industry has developed and is likely to develop in future.

Essentials of Tourism and Hospitality Operations (ETHO):

This unit aims to introduce learners to a range of functions within the tourism and hospitality industry i.e. front office, housekeeping, food and beverage operations, destination analysis and tour guiding operations.

Essential Study Skills:

This unit aims to provide learners with essential skills for academic communication, writing assignments and making presentations of academic information and carrying out programmes of academic study.

Industrial Attachment (IA):

The Industrial Attachment provides students the opportunity to undergo 2 months internship in the hospitality or tourism industry

Students will be awarded the CTH Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism by CTH, if they achieve at least a Pass grade in all modules of the examination.

 

Applicants should possess the following minimum requirements:

  • This is an open access qualification. However, students should typically be at least 16 years old, have completed secondary education and have English IELTS 5.0 (or be a national from an English-speaking country). Students should also have basic study skills.
  • Or CTH Level 2 Diploma

Pathway

Successful graduates of the Diploma may apply for entry to any of CTH’s Undergraduate Level programmes. Alternatively, the qualification is accepted for direct entry to a wide range of hospitality and tourism related bachelor’s degree programmes

  • Application Form
  • CSEC certificate or equivalent (prospective students must provide English translations certified by a relevant authority)
  • Curriculum Vitae or cover letter for entry based on Job Experiences
  • A valid form of ID (e.g. ID card, passport or Driver’s License)
  • Reference Letter
  • 1 Passport sized photograph

MODULE CODE

MODULE TITLE

ASSESSMENT MODE

EHRTH

Essentials of Human Resources and Business Computing in Tourism and Hospitality

Closed Book Written Examination

EMCRTH

Essentials of Marketing and Customer Relationships in Tourism and HospitalityClosed Book Written Examination
THITourism and Hospitality Industry

Assignment

 

ETHOEssential of Tourism and Hospitality OperationsAssignment or work-based assessment
ESSEssential Study Skills

Assignment & Presentation

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