TourismCourseDescriptionLodgingIn Lodging Management Part 1, students will gain entry level knowledge and skills in the hospitality and lodging industry. Attention will be focused on the training and practice of customer service, facilities management, guest services, and food and beverage services. Students enrolled in this course will be entering a career pathway leading to a primary job with a focus in the hosp8itality and tourism industry. Skill sets and job modeling will have a greater emphasis toward specific jobs roles. Students gain practical experience in the hospitality industry through a variety of training opportunities.Lodging Management Part 2 is for students enrolled in the Hospitality and Tourism Career Pathway, and have begun their studies in Lodging 1. Those skills covered in Lodging 1 will be expanded upon and reinforced. In addition, particular emphasis will be directed towards the organizational structure and communication in the various departments of a property, marketing factors, sales opportunities, expanded banquet and food related services, and advanced food and beverage management. Additional training opportunities will be sought for a continued and in-depth approach to a practical application of skills earned.START - Skills Tasks Result TrainingIn S.T.A.R.T. (Skills, Tasks, and Results Training), students learn essential knowledge in the areas of hospitality, rooms, and food and beverage service. Attention is given to customer service, facilities management, guest services, and food and beverage management. Students gain practical experience in the hospitality industry through a variety of training opportunities. This course is for those students seeking exposure to the hospitality industry, but whose career pathway may be geared to a supporting job opportunity.TourismTourism 1 introduces students to career opportunities in the travel and tourism industry with emphasis on workplace skills. Sample occupations in this pathway include tour guides, travel agents, event planners, convention services managers, hotel managers, or hotel front desk assistants.Tourism 2 allows students to explore tourism by meeting and interacting with representatives from the tourism industry. Students will expand their career portfolio, plan a trip for a client, expand knowledge of geography, and learn how to promote a business and how to meet the special needs of clients. Course content may include career portfolios, trip planning, customer service and business promotion. Sample occupations in this pathway include tour guides, travel agents, event planners, convention services managers, hotel managers, or hotel front desk assistants.
Last Modified on October 17, 2013
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