Career Skills Programs

Foundation Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism

INTAKE

February
September

CAMPUS

BHLS PHUKET,
THAILAND

DURATION

Academic Study
20 weeks
Internship*
20-24 weeks

*Internship is optional. Students have a choice to complete the internship or enter directly into year 1 of the bachelor program at La Xenia International Institute of Switzerland.

STUDY MODE

Onsite or
Blended
Learning

LANGUAGE

100%  in English
Overview
Entry Requirements
Career Opportunities
Fees

Foundation Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism

The Foundation Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism provides learners with a fundamental understanding of the hospitality and tourism industry and is ideal for students new to the industry. Students will study the fundamentals of both hospitality and tourism in order to give students the experience and knowledge they will need to choose the specialisation of their choice.  It’s a good starting point for students eager to work in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum age of 16 at enrollment for European students and a minimum age of 17 at enrollment for International students.
  • Completed full-time secondary or high school education.
  • All students without English as a first language must show competence in English at a level equal to IELTS 5.0 minimum.
  • BHLS can provide a set of placement tests where necessary to assess a student’s English level.
  • Students who do not satisfy the English language requirement may choose to combine this program with the English for Tourism & Hospitality qualification in order to help raise their fluency to the required level.

Career Opportunities

The Foundation Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism will enable students to apply for jobs in hospitality and tourism organisations as reception desk professional, waiter/waitress, housekeeping, concierge, bartender, travel agent, tour coordinator, tour guide and many more.

Fees

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FEES

 Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.

Why Study the Foundation Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism at BHLS?

The Foundation Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism provides students with:

  • an effective academic progression route to Bachelor degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management or Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • an understanding of the hospitality and tourism business side of the industry and the key functions within the sector
  • academic credit towards higher education
  • higher level academic skills that can be applied in a vocational context
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Foundation Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism

Program Structure

Students must successfully complete:  7 core courses

Credits: 40 ECTS

Core Courses


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


Professional Practical Training Basic


English/German Communication (Optional)


Practical Training Internship


 

Note:  The courses listed above for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and meet industry needs as well as the latest teaching methods. On occasion, we may need to make unexpected changes to the courses – if this occurs, we will contact all registered students as soon as possible.

Foundation Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism

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