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.
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.
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:
Restaurant Supply Buyer
Catering Event Coordinator
Food & Beverage Cost Controller
Hygiene / Sanitation Manager
Night Club Manager
Wine Server, Bartender
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.
INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM
FOOD PREPARATION I
SANITATION, SAFETY AND HYGIENE
ENGLISH & COMMUNICATION
FOOD SCIENCE AND NUTRITION
Prerequisite-Sanitation, Safety & Hygiene
FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE
QUALITY CUSTOMER CARE
FOOD PREPARATION II
PURCHASING & MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
FOOD & BEVERAGE COST CONTROL
EVENTS & CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT
WINES AND SPIRITS (Elective)
FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT
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
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.
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
Tuition Fee (per semester)
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