Tourism and Hospitality

Courses

BAR SERVICE VTR204

Learn to tend a bar, serving drinks and making coffee.

This course provides basic knowledge for those attending a bar or working as a drinks waiter or waitress. Develop a broad understanding of the industry, become familiar alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks; how to provide service to bar customers, mix a range of drinks and appreciate different wines.

Who does this course?

  • People working in a restaurant, hotel etc. wanting to further their scope for advancement
  • Anyone starting a restaurant or accomodation facility who may want these skills
  • Young people seeking a marketable skill they can use to seek employment for a year or two while studying or travelling
  • Students of hospitality who take this course as part of a larger certificate or diploma

 

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BED & BREAKFAST MANAGEMENT BTR203

If you're considering setting up and managing a Bed and Breakfast or Guesthouse this is the course for YOU!

Learn to set up and manage a Guest House, or Bed and Breakfast operation. The course covers facilities, decor, equipment, customer service, supplying meals, financial management, marketing and more.

Opening your home to paying guests is not for everyone but for some it can be a wonderful way to earn a living, meet interesting people and make use of otherwise unused space, all at the same time

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DIPLOMA IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICES

Learn to manage food and beverage services.

Study program for restaurant and catering service managers. Serious training for a sustainable, professional career. 2+ years full time. 4 years p/t

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EVENT MANAGEMENT BRE209

Develop knowledge and skills in the planning and management of special events including gallery openings, festivals, exhibitions and sporting events.

This is a huge and rapidly growing industry with many career opportunities!

You may decide to start your own event management (eg. Wedding Planner, Corporate Event Manager, Conference Organiser, Exhibition Company), or seek employment with an event management company or in a government authority or marketing department of some other organisation. Opportunities in this industry are only limited by your imagination and initiative.

 

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FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT BTR102

Working at home or overseas this course is designed for people who are enthusiasts of dining.

You don't need to work in the luxury market, as this course has fantastic practical components to cover all levels. From hands-on in the kitchen to management level.  

A sound foundation for working in a restaurant, catering or other food service enterprise. Topics covered vary from kitchen and food management to planning a menu, restaurant staffing and waiting skills.

Our Food and Beverage Management students comments on the course:
"I have enjoyed the course and would study with ACS again" D. Hennessy

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FOOD PREPARATION & COOKING

Learn how to prepare and cook food.

Understand the principles for selecting, cleaning, cutting, preserving, flavouring, mixing, cooking ....and everything else involved in preparing food for consumption.

Become a better cook at home, socially, or for work

This course complements studies in Food and Beverage Management, Event Management and Self Sufficiency -it all depends upon why you need to learn food preparation. Some may wish to become more self sufficient, others may wish to work in a restaurant, catering services, culinary supplies (eg. a kitchen shop) or hospitality services.

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FOOD PROCESSING AND TECHNOLOGY BSS301

Learn about food product development, testing, health standards and claims and more.

You will also explore policy, legalities, and the importance of health claims, and learn the difference between warnings, and advisory statements.

 

 

 

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HOTEL MANAGEMENT BTR202

WORK ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD!

There are many exciting job opportunities for those with solid hotel management skills. You can work in a variety of locations and types of facilities. It is a fascinating industry that can provide enough change and challenge to keep you both interested and constantly in work.

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Qualification -ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA IN EVENT MANAGEMENT VTR004

Want to organise and manage Events?

  • Exhibitions or Shows?
  • Concerts
  • Weddings, Parties,Celebrations
  • Festivals, Conferences, Seminars

This is a very solid qualification providing skills, knowledge and experiences within the field of event management and related disciplines. It is designed to prepare you for a professional career in this field, and to develop a capacity to manage a wide range of different events, small or large.

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Qualification -ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA IN HOSPITALITY & TOURISM VTR002

An excellent foundation for a career in management in the tourism or hospetality industry. This course develops a diverseand unique combination of valuable skills that will set you apart from graduates of other courses. As with most industries, being different is often what gives you the edge over the competition.


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Qualification -CERTIFICATE IN EVENT MANAGEMENT VTR012

Want to Work as an Event Manager?

Event Managers are both self employed small business operators, and employees of larger organisations such as: wedding venues, hotels, resorts, exhibition companies, concert promoters and conference organisers.

Event management can be both a challenging and stimulating industry if you have the personality, knowledge and perseverance to succeed. Like most industries, there are pitfalls that you need to be aware of, and careful to avoid; but with a course such as this, you will be laying a very sound foundation for future success.

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Qualification -CERTIFICATE IN HOSPITALITY VTR013

Train for a Career Hotels, Resorts, Events, Restaurants or Catering

Hospitality is a major employer, through enterprises ranging from hotels, resorts and guesthouses to restaurants and catering businesses.

This course is a great starting point for building skills, knowledge and opportunity; both for those who already work in hospitality or food service, and those who hope to forge a career or start a business.

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Qualification -CERTIFICATE IN TOURISM VTR007

Work in Tourism?

This course lays the foundation for a long term career in an industry that is rapidly changing, always exciting and challenging; but can be difficult to thrive in if you don't have the right mix of skills.

Despite the ups and downs of the tourism industry throughout recent years; this remains one of the most significant industries globally. Opportunities have always existed for people with appropriate skills and a little entrepreneurial flair; even in the low times. This course provides a mix of learning that is designed to make a difference; coupled together with an opportunity to be trained and mentored by some highly successful and qualified tutors.

There are shorter and less focused courses offered elsewhere; but for a long term future in this industry, a longer and more solid training is always going to give you a better prospects.

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Qualification -PROFICIENCY AWARD IN TOURISM & HOSPITALITY VTR001

This is a Professional Development Program; designed for people with either previous studies, or prior experience, to up skill and fill in gaps in their knowledge; thus improving prospects for success in business or a career in this industry.

This is awarded on completion of:

  • Three modules (eg. Hotel Management, Food & Beverage Management & Ecotour Management)
  • A workplace project or work experience (approved by a tutor from the school, and equal to 200 hours)
Nominal Duration: 500 hours

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TOURISM 1 BTR103

Want to Work in Tourism?

Tourism has become a major recreation pursuit, and commercial industry world wide. It is so significant today that some regions (even some countries) economies, are more heavily dependent upon tourism than anything else. The tourism industry encompasses the provision of all those services used by people when travelling away from home. The reason for travel is most obviously "a holiday"; but may also be "business".

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TOURISM II BTR204

PECIAL INTEREST TOURISM - Travelling to pursue a passion or interest

Develops your ability to manage different types of travel products, with a particular focus on special interest tourism. This course builds an understanding of opportunities in such things as business tourism, festival tourism, cultural tourism, environmental tourism, tourism for certain age groups, etc.

Gain an understanding and appreciation of:

  • Cultural tourism
  • Environmental aspects of tourism
  • Events & Festivals
  • Health Tourism
  • Adventure Tourism & much more...

Student Comment (M. Soares, Angola):
"This has given me insights into world wide tourism, and it helps me to understand how we can develop our tourism without too much damage."

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WEDDING PLANNING COURSE BTR104

Become a Wedding Planner- Learn the essentials with us!

If you get excited by the thought of organising events, the most exciting event to organise is a wedding. A rewarding career where you get an amazing kick out of seeing everything run smoothly and help the couple start their lives together in the best possible way!

A wedding planner will have a range of tasks from hiring the band, talking to the photographer, finding a caterer, getting better prices for things and above all be VERY well organised. They are normally self employed and understand all aspects of the wedding industry, and are continually cultivating a network of contacts within that industry. Don’t worry if you are unfamiliar with the wedding industry, or for that matter, basic business practices NOW: that’s why you need to be doing the course.

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ZOO KEEPING BEN208

Get the foundation knowledge to kick start your career

Study Zoo Keeping today and gain a foundation knowledge and skills for working as a Zoo Keeper. You will cover the many aspects of zoo keeping such as:

  • Animal Behaviour
  • Animal Health Care
  • Environmental Enrichment
  • Feed & Nutrition
  • Training and Behaviour Management
  • Captive Breeding

Improve your career and employment possibilities to work with wildlife, in zoos, wildlife parks, reserves.

 

 

 

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