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CTH Diploma in Cruise Hospitality Services
About this course:

This Programme offers a perfect balance of operations and academics with hand-on training towards cruise services. It is designed for individuals who aspire to begin a career in cruise hospitality management or would like to assume greater responsibilities in the tourism & hospitality sector but seek professional training to formally recognize their skills. Participants will acquire an integrated knowledge of the best industry practices and the operation of cruise. It covers a variety of content, which includes hands-on practicum, practical placement, career preparation, and English language modules.

The objective is to enable prospective students to gain a thorough understanding of this unique and niche employment area and have a critical awareness of the issues that underpin best practice.

This diploma ensures that the students develop vocationally relevant managerial skills needed for cruise employment. It englobes real world exposure and hand-on practical through work-based learning. Students who complete this programme will be well-rounded and prepared to thrive in a career in hospitality and cruises.

Course Outline:

Term 1 (15 weeks)

– Basic of Cruise Ship

– Effective Customer Service & Corporate Grooming

– Food & Beverages Services

– Culinary Theory

Term 2 (15 weeks)

– Restaurant Setting and Management

– Alternate Communication in the T & H Services (Spanish)

– Cruise Housekeeping

– Health & Safety Standards

Term 3 (~12 Weeks, Flexible)

Practical Training / Internship Placement, include on-going assessment by faculty and supervisors of student skills and ongoing student evaluation of their experiences.

Professional Development including CV preparation, job interviewing skills and networking opportunities.

Pertinent Information:

Accreditation: The Awarding body is the Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH) located in the United Kingdom. This programme is also approved by the Mauritius Qualifications Authority (MQA).

Diploma Level:
CTH Level 2 (UK)
NQF Level 6 (Mauritius)

Cost: The program fee is fixed at $3,500 USD for international students and at 95,000 MUR for Mauritian students. Students should note that there will be a CTH examination fee of $250 USD. Expenses, such as housing and living expenses, are not included in the price mentioned above.

Admission Requirements:

  • Minimum age: 16 years of age at the time of enrollment
  • English Competency: Students without English as a first language should provide an IELTS score of 4.5 or other proof of competency
  • Academic Background: Minimum academic achievement of “O”-Level or School Certificate (SC)

Admission Process: To apply, students must submit an application form, a copy of passport (or National Identity Card for Mauritians), and a copy of all previous school results.

Placement: Students are guaranteed an internship placement in the third term, in addition to a career preparation module.

There is a high chance that students will be placed in full-time positions upon completion of the entire programme. Full time placement after the programme is based on the student’s level, qualifications, and availability of positions at that time.

*For more information about the costs, expenses, housing or other aspects, please email us at: training@tac.education