Overview

The focus of this programme is on efficient food and beverage service management. Students will be exposed to areas of study such as leadership, customer service and satisfaction, finance, menu design, food industry regulations and guidelines as well as current industry technologies as it relates to food and beverage management.

Duration

Applicants can pursue the Associate Degree in Food and Beverage Operations:

Full Time: Two (2) Years or Part Time: Three (3) Years.

Each year is divided into three Semesters.

Career Opportunities

The food and beverage industry allows for professional careers in many different areas. The possibilities are endless. Here are a few career options a degree in Food & Beverage Operations can prepare you for:

  • Sports Nutritionist

  • Food Photographer

  • Restaurant Supply Buyer

  • Recipe Tester

  • Catering Event Coordinator

  • Food & Beverage Cost Controller

  • Hygiene / Sanitation Manager

  • Night Club Manager

  • Wine Server, Bartender

  • Marketing Manager

Internship

One of the best parts of getting your degree from THTI is the ability to fulfil your internship at any Sandals Resort anywhere in the Caribbean or at the Business and Hotel Management School in Luzern, Switzerland.

 

Students, also have the opportunity to fulfill their internship at several local hotels including Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, Blue Waters Inn, Crown Point Beach Hotel and several others.

 

Students will be placed in positions which best match their interests and field of study after they have completed the course work.

 

Contact us for more info on internship opportunities

Course Outline

COURSE NAME

 

INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

 

FOOD PREPARATION I

 

SANITATION, SAFETY AND HYGIENE

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

ENGLISH & COMMUNICATION

 

MATHEMATICS 1

 

COURSE NAME

 

MARKETING I

 

FOOD SCIENCE AND NUTRITION

 

Prerequisite-Sanitation, Safety & Hygiene

 

ACCOUNTING 1

 

SPANISH 1

 

FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE

 

COURSE NAME

 

ACADEMIC WRITING

 

QUALITY CUSTOMER CARE

 

LIFE SKILLS

 

FOOD PREPARATION II

 

  
  

COURSE NAME

 

PURCHASING & MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

 

FOOD & BEVERAGE COST CONTROL

 

CARIBBEAN STUDIES

 

MENU PLANNING

 

  
  

COURSE NAME

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

EVENTS & CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT

 

FRENCH I

 

BAR OPERATIONS

 

WINES AND SPIRITS (Elective)

 

FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT

 

COURSE NAME

 

INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

 
  
  
  
  
  

Entry Requirements

Caribbean Examinations Council CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate) at General or Technical Proficiency:

    • Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades I, II and Ill OR  
    • Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades I, II and Ill, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry

 General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCE) Ordinary Level:

    • Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C OR

    • Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry.

 Diploma or equivalent qualification providing evidence of successful completion of secondary level courses for international students.

 Successful completion of the THTI Pre Qualifying Programme

Pre Qualifying Programme

Admission to the any of the Pre Qualifying Programme is based on satisfaction of the following pre-requisites:

Be at least eighteen (16) years of age before the date of application

Pass a basic Math & English evaluation test

Tuition & Fees

Full Time

 

Year

1

Year

2

Tuition Fee

(per semester)

$900

$900

Annual Fee

$1300

$990

Part Time

 

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Tuition Fee (per semester)

$620

$620

$620

Annual Fee

$1300

$990

$890

Click here to see a breakdown of annual fees.

Scholarships

The Associate Degree, Food and Beverage Operations Programme is 100% GATE funded if eligibility requirements are met. Students with the intention of utilizing GATE funding must signify this upon admission.

While GATE covers 100% of Trinidad and Tobago citizens’ tuition, students are still responsible for annual student administrative fees.

Scholarships are also available for those pursuing full time studies

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