Hospitality, Tourism & Events Professional Butler & Luxury Lifestyle
This course is on the list of <Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme> under <Maritime and Aviation Training Fund>. Eligible applicants are refunded with 80% of the fees.此課程已列入<海運及空運人才培訓基金>的<專業培訓課程及考試費用發還計劃>名單，「基金」可獲發還80%的費用。
The demand of luxury hospitality services is emergent and is particularly high in Hong Kong and/or some Asian cities/countries such as China, Macau, and Singapore. The in-depth understanding of wine and spirits are essential to deliver the professional and premium services and standards no matter in high-end luxury services / hospitality or business aviation sectors. The experiences of dinning with wine and spirits appreciating are the core components to deliver premium inflight service and/ or luxury hospitality experience by attendants who are now serving or aspired to serve in private jets, serviced apartments, luxury hotels and super yachts.
It is always essential for people working in Food & Beverage in hotel properties, clubhouses, restaurants and airlines to understand more about wine and spirits in order to deliver professional and premium services and standards to their guests and customers.
This programme aims to meet the continuing education and professional development needs of those who are currently working in the Food & Beverage sector, or those who have aspirations in developing their future careers in the Food & Beverage business. The programme provides basic understanding of wines and spirits, food and wine pairing skills, as well as specialized knowledge in servicing wines and spirits to guests using different tools.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Maritime and Aviation Training Fund
The $100 million Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF) approved by the Legislative Council in January 2014 came into operation on 1 April 2014. The Fund is to sustain and enhance existing training schemes and scholarships, as well for launching new initiatives for the aviation sector. The aim is to build up in due course a vibrant, diversified and competitive pool of professionals and technical personnel to support Hong Kong’s future development in the aviation sector. Each Eligible applicant of Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme (ProTERS) are refunded with 80% of the fees after completing approved courses or passing examinations, subject to a cap of $18,000 (whichever is less) for the pre-approved course/examination (LINK ). Please note that the eligible applicant should be full-time employment in the aviation sector with an organization/company in Hong Kong.
WHY DO YOU STUDY THIS PROGRAMME AT HKU SPACE?
• Professional Certificate WSET:
Students will be able to get the WSET level 1 Award in Wines upon passing the module with a mark of 70%.