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FLHotel Services Specialist (EQF 4)

Tuition fee €3,200 per semester
Registration fee €100 one-time

Baltic Center Registration Fee Includes:
– Consultations for selection of HEI
– Migration & visa consultation
– Registration in the Baltic Center database
HEI admission documents’ check
– General testing for all Baltic Center HEIs – Admission Examination
– Student’s admission to HEI, maximum 3 registrations per one fee.
& In case of HEI change at the request of a student, after the admission letter receiving from HEI, a transfer to another HEI is for an extra cost.
– Documents’ arrangement for the payments to HEI
– Bonus – on the written application of a student, preparation and transfer of the invitation for the embassy.
& The period of preparation from week to two months

Overview

“Hotel Services” is a vocational further education program that awards graduated students with EQF Level 4 “Hotel Service Specialist” qualification (EQF – European Qualifications Framework). EQF 4 is equal to the following national qualifications across Europe – A-level, RQF level 3, Scottish Higher; Abitur (Germany), Matura, Baccalauréat (France), vocational school diploma and others.
The program provides comprehensive knowledge of hotel activities and services to guests in accordance with professional standards. This will enable you to work in local or foreign hotels and resorts, being responsible for delivering guest services. You will also be qualified to run a department.

Programme structure

In order to earn “Hotel Services Specialist” qualification, students have to cover the certain amount of subjects in the span of 1,5 years and cover the requited amount of 960 guided learning hours.
In the first term, hotel classification and standards are discussed, as well as the hotel’s key departments – guest reception and catering. At the end of the semester, the first internship is planned – a month, which takes place in the largest hotels of Latvia (usually Riga center).
In the second term emphasis is put on preparing for internships in foreign resorts. Both the resort’s special services and foreign languages ​​are learned. At the end of the semester, a paid internship in foreign hotels is offered for 3-4 months (there is a possibility to continue the internship in Latvia).
The last, the third term is devoted to mastering the functions of the hotel support departments – marketing, procurement organization, finance. At the end of the program, a professional qualification examination is required.

YEAR 1
Contemporary hospitality industry
Housekeeping department
Front office operations
Food and beverage operations
Contemporary gastronomy
Professional communication
Consumer behaviour in hospitality
Record keeping
Finances in hospitality
Labour law
Public Safety & Human/Consumer Services
Professional English/Latvian for foreign students
Professional Spanish/German language
Training practices
YEAR 2
Property management software
Conference and banqueting services
Work at the bar
SPA services at the hotel
Procurement in the hospitality company
Internship
Final state examination

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Jun 30, 2020 23:59:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Feb 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application deadline
Jun 30, 2020 23:59:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Feb 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States