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Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism (Course Code: DIPHPTMF)

  • QF Level

    The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.
    QF level:3
    QR Registration No.:18/000439/L3
    Registration Validity Period:01/09/2018 to 31/08/2020

  • Programme Mode

    Full Time
  • Teaching Modes

    Face to face

  • Duration

    1 Year
  • Course Consultant

    Mr. Richard Willis

    Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Association of Travel Agents

    Managing Director, DIETHELM Travel Hong Kong

     

    Mr. Richard Willis has engaged in the travel and tourism industry for nearly 40 years. He is currently the Managing Director of DIETHELM Travel Hong Kong and Professional Consultant at Hong Kong College of Technology. He was the recipient of “Key to Britain Award” in 1985 and “World Travel Market Global Award” in 1991, in recognition of his contributions to the travel & tourism industry. Richard has been affiliated with and served various associations, such as Hong Kong Association of Travel Agents (HATA), Government's Tourism Strategy Group and Advisory Committee of the Cruise Industry. In March 2010, he was conferred as an Honorary Fellow by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in recognition of his contribution to the travel and tourism industry over the years.

  • Course Starting Date

    September 2020

  • Location

    HKCT Jockey Club Ma On Shan Campus

  • Contact Info

    Tel: 2265 6989 / 2926 1222

    Email: tourism@hkct.edu.hk

  • Contents

    The programme is designed to provide professional and comprehensive training for students who are interested in joining the tourism and hospitality industry; e.g. food and beverage production, catering services, tour guiding and escorting skills, and customer service; so as to achieve Vocational and Professional Education and Training. Enrich student’s interest and understanding in hospitality and tourism operations and related contexts for their career development and future studies.
    With the Qualifications Framework QF Level 3, graduates can pursue professional recognitions which help them up a step on the career ladder.

  • Course Feature

    • The Mock-up Hotel Room and Hotel Software System "Opera" allow students to practice rooms division operations
    • Specialized Coffee Association (SCA) Premier Training Campus for training of coffee professionals
    • Students are eligible to apply for Specialized Coffee Association (SCA) course for professional qualifications
    • Students are eligible to apply for Certificate Courses offered by Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong for professional qualifications
    • Not less than 400 hours of internship, allowing students to learn from the actual working environment, increasing competitiveness and acceptance after graduation
    • Strong industry and employer networks help connect and build platforms between students and the industry which enhance student employability
    • Graduates can pursue a higher diploma programme followed by a bachelor's degree in related disciplines in HKCT, and is eligible to apply for $10,000 Internal Student Articulation Scholarship
  • Entry Requirements

    • Completion of SS3 / Form 6 under the New Senior Secondary curriculum; OR
    • Attained 5 passes in HKCEE including Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B; or Grade C or above in Syllabus A); OR
    • Attained 3 passes in HKCEE plus level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language; OR
    • Holder of Project Yi Jin / Associate Diploma; OR
    • Mature students of age 21 or above; OR
    • Equivalent qualifications; AND
    • Pass in admission interview.
  • Tuition Fees

    2019/20 Cohort: 

    HK$38,480

     

    Tuition fees in 2020/21 are subject to the final approval from the Education Bureau.

  • Tuition Fees Assistance

    The following assistance is provided by the Student Financial Assistance Agency

    • Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS); or
    • Student Travel Subsidy (STS).
  • Featured Course

    • Café Operations
    • Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
    • Quality Customer Service in Tourism and Hospitality
    • Introduction to Rooms Division Operations
    • Industrial Communication
    • Tour Guiding and Escorting
    • Vocational English Communication
    • Placement (Tourism and Hospitality) at least 400 hours
  • Internship

    The programme offers a wide range of internship opportunities for students to work in the MICE industry, private clubs, hotels, theme parks or relevant organizations. Students who perform well may be offered full-time positions by the enterprises.

  • Recognized Exam

    Students can study in parallel for Certificate Courses offered by Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong to obtain professional qualifications.

  • Professional Qualification

    The Division of Tourism & Hospitality of the Hong Kong College of Technology is recognised as:

    • Allied Member of Hong Kong Association of Travel Agents
    • Member of Education Membership Scheme of Institute of Hospitality (IOH)
    • Member of the Network of Asia-Pacific Education and Training Institutes in Tourism
  • Graduation Path

    Articulation Path

    Graduates may apply for the Higher Diploma in Tourism Management (Airline and Cruise Services/ Hospitality/ Tourism and Event Management/ Culinary)* offered by HKCT, or other sub-degree programmes.

     

    *This programme is subsidised under Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). In the 2020/21 academic year, a subsidy of up to $21,400 per academic year will be provided to each eligible local student admitted to this non-laboratory-based programme. The first-year tuition fee after subsidy is $31,766.

     

    Career Prospects

    Graduates may join the field of tourism and hospitality, which covers travel agencies, hotels, private clubs, restaurant groups, convention and exhibition organisers, event coordination, theme parks, airline companies, airport ground handling companies and cruise companies.

Programme Enquiry

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Tel: 2265 6989 / 2926 1222

Email: tourism@hkct.edu.hk

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Tourism & Hospitality
Full Time

Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism (Course Code: DIPHPTMF)

QF Level

The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.
QF level:3
QR Registration No.:18/000439/L3
Registration Validity Period:01/09/2018 to 31/08/2020


Programme Mode

Full Time

Teaching Modes

Face to face


Duration

1 Year

Course Consultant

Mr. Richard Willis

Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Association of Travel Agents

Managing Director, DIETHELM Travel Hong Kong

 

Mr. Richard Willis has engaged in the travel and tourism industry for nearly 40 years. He is currently the Managing Director of DIETHELM Travel Hong Kong and Professional Consultant at Hong Kong College of Technology. He was the recipient of “Key to Britain Award” in 1985 and “World Travel Market Global Award” in 1991, in recognition of his contributions to the travel & tourism industry. Richard has been affiliated with and served various associations, such as Hong Kong Association of Travel Agents (HATA), Government's Tourism Strategy Group and Advisory Committee of the Cruise Industry. In March 2010, he was conferred as an Honorary Fellow by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in recognition of his contribution to the travel and tourism industry over the years.


Course Starting Date

September 2020


Location

HKCT Jockey Club Ma On Shan Campus


Contact Info

Tel: 2265 6989 / 2926 1222

Email: tourism@hkct.edu.hk


Contents

The programme is designed to provide professional and comprehensive training for students who are interested in joining the tourism and hospitality industry; e.g. food and beverage production, catering services, tour guiding and escorting skills, and customer service; so as to achieve Vocational and Professional Education and Training. Enrich student’s interest and understanding in hospitality and tourism operations and related contexts for their career development and future studies.
With the Qualifications Framework QF Level 3, graduates can pursue professional recognitions which help them up a step on the career ladder.


Course Feature

  • The Mock-up Hotel Room and Hotel Software System "Opera" allow students to practice rooms division operations
  • Specialized Coffee Association (SCA) Premier Training Campus for training of coffee professionals
  • Students are eligible to apply for Specialized Coffee Association (SCA) course for professional qualifications
  • Students are eligible to apply for Certificate Courses offered by Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong for professional qualifications
  • Not less than 400 hours of internship, allowing students to learn from the actual working environment, increasing competitiveness and acceptance after graduation
  • Strong industry and employer networks help connect and build platforms between students and the industry which enhance student employability
  • Graduates can pursue a higher diploma programme followed by a bachelor's degree in related disciplines in HKCT, and is eligible to apply for $10,000 Internal Student Articulation Scholarship

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of SS3 / Form 6 under the New Senior Secondary curriculum; OR
  • Attained 5 passes in HKCEE including Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B; or Grade C or above in Syllabus A); OR
  • Attained 3 passes in HKCEE plus level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language; OR
  • Holder of Project Yi Jin / Associate Diploma; OR
  • Mature students of age 21 or above; OR
  • Equivalent qualifications; AND
  • Pass in admission interview.

Tuition Fees

2019/20 Cohort: 

HK$38,480

 

Tuition fees in 2020/21 are subject to the final approval from the Education Bureau.


Tuition Fees Assistance

The following assistance is provided by the Student Financial Assistance Agency

  • Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS); or
  • Student Travel Subsidy (STS).


Featured Course

  • Café Operations
  • Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
  • Quality Customer Service in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Introduction to Rooms Division Operations
  • Industrial Communication
  • Tour Guiding and Escorting
  • Vocational English Communication
  • Placement (Tourism and Hospitality) at least 400 hours

Internship

The programme offers a wide range of internship opportunities for students to work in the MICE industry, private clubs, hotels, theme parks or relevant organizations. Students who perform well may be offered full-time positions by the enterprises.

Recognized Exam

Students can study in parallel for Certificate Courses offered by Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong to obtain professional qualifications.

Professional Qualification

The Division of Tourism & Hospitality of the Hong Kong College of Technology is recognised as:

  • Allied Member of Hong Kong Association of Travel Agents
  • Member of Education Membership Scheme of Institute of Hospitality (IOH)
  • Member of the Network of Asia-Pacific Education and Training Institutes in Tourism

Graduation Path

Articulation Path

Graduates may apply for the Higher Diploma in Tourism Management (Airline and Cruise Services/ Hospitality/ Tourism and Event Management/ Culinary)* offered by HKCT, or other sub-degree programmes.

 

*This programme is subsidised under Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). In the 2020/21 academic year, a subsidy of up to $21,400 per academic year will be provided to each eligible local student admitted to this non-laboratory-based programme. The first-year tuition fee after subsidy is $31,766.

 

Career Prospects

Graduates may join the field of tourism and hospitality, which covers travel agencies, hotels, private clubs, restaurant groups, convention and exhibition organisers, event coordination, theme parks, airline companies, airport ground handling companies and cruise companies.

Programme Enquiry

Name (Chinese)
Name (English)
Cell phone number / Contact phone number
*
Gender
Email
*
Academic Level
Secondary School Name
#
Please enter the code from above image
*
  
 
 
*Must Enter
#Applicable for “HKCT Partner School Programme” only





Contact Info

Tel: 2265 6989 / 2926 1222

Email: tourism@hkct.edu.hk