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Tourism Essentials

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Employers in tourism and hospitality look for skilled employees with basic occupational knowledge and skills.

What you will learn

Upon completing this course, you will have the skills to:

  • Work with a positive work attitude as a team member
  • Understand common responsibilities in tourism
  • Demonstrate adaptability
  • Appreciate the importance of safety
  • Communicate more effectively
  • Apply job search skills
  • List various tourism sectors and occupations

Key topics

With the Tourism Essentials Course, you will study the following modules:

  • Attitudes
  • Skills in numeracy, thinking, communication and team work
  • Tourism knowledge, promotion and professional services

The course study is designed around carefully designed occupational standards by the food and beverage sector. You will choose among six examination sessions to write in and one exam attempt is permitted. An average of 40 hours of study is required for this course.

Who should attend

  • Hospitality and tourism program students

This course is a step toward earning an IATA Diploma in:

Additional information

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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