CUT Hotel School



CUT Hotel School, the Hotel School is at the forefront of hospitality training and offers a three year National Diploma and B Tech degree.



The Hotel School students are highly recommended for employment, i.e. banqueting managers, hoteliers, guesthouse managers, restaurant managers, chefs, waiters, bar tenders, event managers, front office, etc.



HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT



DIPLOMA : HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENTDP_HSM
CampusDuration of ProgrammeEnrolment Option(s)SAQA CreditsNQF Level
Bloemfontein Campus3 YearsSemester 13606
Additional Admission RequirementsIn consideration of the demanding nature of the hospitality industry, the Hotel School follows a strict selection process. An applicant’s suitability for the course is assessed on the basis of previous academic performance. In addition, an applicant wishing to be considered for this learning programme must possess qualities such as versatility, willpower, determination, social skills and the ability to work independently.Previous and current involvement/interest in the industry will be to the candidate’s advantage.Due to the limited number of students that can be accommodated, interviews and psychometric testing are conducted at the Hotel School in Bloemfontein with prospective candidates who obtain a CUT score lower than 32. Applicants must convince the selection panel of their motivation, attitude and enthusiasm for a career in Hospitality Management.Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% in one of the following subjects is recommended: Accounting, Mathematics, Business Economics, Economics, Mercantile Law, Hotel-keeping & Catering, or Home Economics. Candidates with 32 points or more on the CUT scoring scale will be automatically admitted to this programme. Due to the relatively high demand for places in this programme, no applicant with a score lower than 25 on the CUT scoring scale will be considered for selection (RPL cases excluded.)For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:In addition to the general admission requirements, a candidate will also be subject to a selection test and an interview. Consumer Science, Hospitality Studies, Accounting or Business Studies is recommended. Candidates with 32 points or more on the CUT scoring scale will be automatically admitted to the programme, subject to any other conditions that may apply. Due to the relatively high demand for places in this programme, no applicant with a score lower than 24 on the CUT scoring scale will be considered for selection (RPL cases excluded.) Candidates who score between 27-32 are invited for an interview and psychometric test.Applicants in possession of the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) will be selected according to the selection requirements as approved by Senate.
Career OpportunitiesA qualification in Hospitality Management opens doors to worldwide career opportunities as hotel manager, front-office manager, banqueting manager, food and beverage manager, restaurateur, caterer, entrepreneur, guest-house manager or owner, coffee shop manager or owner, chef and many others.
Qualification & Code
DIPLOMA: HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENTDP_HSM
CampusDuration of ProgrammeEnrolment Option(s)SAQA CreditsNQF LevelAdmission RequirementsSelection and/or interview
Bloemfontein3 yearsSemester 13606Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification.Selection and interview
Admission Requirements
Career Opportunities

Prerequisites

The student may only follow the second-, third- or fourth-year level of study on condition that the first-second- or third-year level respectively has been successfully completed.
The Academic Literacy and Communication Studies programme requires the successful completion of two instructional offerings, A and B, in this specific order. A distinction (75% or more) in instructional offering A ensures exemption from instructional offering B. A pass (without distinction) means that the student must pass instructional offering B in order to meet the prerequisite for the learning programme. Failing instructional offering A means that the student must re-register for instructional offering A in a subsequent semester. No student will be allowed to graduate without completing the Academic Literacy and Communication Studies programme.
This learning programme is offered on a full-time basis.
General
It is compulsory for students to adhere strictly to the stipulated dress code. The Hotel School insists that its students conform to the international standards of positive, professional attitude. Only students possessing a combination of sufficient knowledge of the instructional offering and a positive, professional attitude merit a diploma. Lecturers continuously assess students as far as knowledge of instructional offerings and professional attitude are concerned.
It is expected of students to participate in community engagement projects initiated by the Hotel School in order to advance their field of expertise and their ability to work under pressure in industry situations. A student who is absent from a function without a valid excuse may be denied admission to Hospitality Work-integrated Learning II & III.
Involvement in functions organised by the Hotel School forms part of the instructional offering. All students are to be involved in departmental functions organised by the Operational Manager. All functions involving the Department are the responsibility of the Operational Manager, and are approved at a departmental meeting.
It is expected of the student to participate in community engagement projects initiated by the Department of Hospitality Management in order to advance their field of expertise.
Any application for permission to be absent from class due to illness, death of a family member or another urgent matter is to be submitted to the Secretary of the Hotel School. A student who is absent from two practical sessions in the same instructional offering without a valid excuse risks being denied admission to the final assessment in that particular instructional offering.
After successful completion of this qualification, the National Diploma will be awarded during an official graduation ceremony of CUT.

Optional instructional offerings



All instructional offerings are compulsory.
Prerequisites
The Academic Literacy and Communication Studies programme requires the successful completion of two instructional offerings, A and B, in this specific order. A distinction (75% or more) in instructional offering A ensures exemption from instructional offering B. A pass (without distinction) means that the student must pass instructional offering B in order to meet the prerequisite for the learning programme. Failing instructional offering A means that the student must re-register for instructional offering A in a subsequent semester.
No student will be allowed to graduate without completing the Academic Literacy and Communication Studies programme.
A student may only follow the second- or third-year level of study on condition that the first- or second-year level respectively has been successfully completed.
A student may only register for Accommodation Management II if he/she has passed Accommodation Management I: Theory and Accommodation Management I: Practical.
A student must pass Culinary Studies: Theory I, Culinary Studies: Practical I before he/she will be allowed to register for Culinary Studies II.
A student may only register for Event Management I if he/she has passed Culinary Studies & Nutrition II and Food & Beverage Studies II.
 
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)
The student completes a period of work-integrated learning at an accredited hospitality institution during the first six months of the second year and the last six months of the third year of study.
A student will only be placed for Hospitality WIL II if he/she has passed all first-year level instructional offerings.
A student will only be placed for Hospitality WIL III if he/she has passed all third-year level instructional offerings.
A student who is absent from a function without a valid excuse may be denied admission to WIL.
A student who is dismissed on the basis of misconduct whilst undergoing WIL, will fail the instructional offering, and will have to re-apply for admission to the Hotel School.
A student’s WIL with an employer may be terminated, if the conduct of the student is harmful to the reputation of the employer and/or Hotel School.  The student will then fail the instructional offering.

1ST YEARINSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGSCredits
Semester 1Semester 2
AMT11ATAMT12ATAccommodation Management I: Theory10
AMP11ATAMP12ATAccommodation Management I: Practical10
LCS5011LCS5012Academic Literacy and communication studies12
CST11ABCST12ABCulinary Studies: Theory I10
CSP11ABCSP12ABCulinary Studies: Practical I10
HMM11ATHMM12ATHospitality Management I18
DLC5012Digital Literacy6
HFM11ATHFM12ATHospitality Financial Management I16
HHS11ATHHS12ATHospitality Health and Safety I6
FBS11ATFBS12ATFood and Beverage Studies: Theory I10
FBS11APFBS12APFood and Beverage Studies: Practical I10
FSA10BVFirst Aid (short course)2
KNF11BVKnife Set
UFM11BVUniform
NMR5011Numeracy6
PIM5011Information Literacy
2ND YEARINSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGSCredits
Semester 1Semester 2
HSM11WHospitality Management Work-integrated Learning II60
HFM22ATHospitality Financial Management II6
HIL12ATHospitality Industry Law I4
HMM22ATHospitality Management II6
HIS12ATHospitality Information Systems II4
HCM12ATHospitality Communication II4
CSN22ATCulinary Studies & Nutrition II12
FBV22TPFood and Beverage Studies II12
ACM22ATAccommodation Management II14
HSE12ATHospitality Service Excellence6
HMK12ATHospitality Marketing I4
ITW12BVIntroduction to Wine (short course)6
3RD YEARINSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGSCredits
Semester 1Semester 2
HFM31ATHospitality Financial Management III6
HIL21ATHospitality Industry Law II4
HMM31ATHospitality Management III6
HIS21ATHospitality Management Information Systems III4
EMM11TPEvent Management I24
ACM31ATAccommodation Management III14
HMK21ATHospitality Marketing II4
HMD11ATHospitality Media I4
HSM22WHospitality Management Work-integrated Learning III60

For more information contact: Department of Hospitality Management (Hotel School)

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HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

BACCALAUREUS : HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENTBGBTHB
CampusDuration of ProgrammeEnrolment Option(s)SAQA CreditsNQF Level
Bloemfontein Campus1 YearSemester 11207
Additional Admission RequirementsNational Diploma: Hospitality Management or equivalent qualification. A minimum average of 60% for final year instructional offerings.
Career OpportunitiesA qualification in Hospitality Management opens doors to worldwide career opportunities as a hotel manager, front-office manager, banqueting manager, food and beverage manager, restaurateur, caterer, entrepreneur, guest-house manager or owner, coffee shop manager or owner, chef, lecturer and many others.
4TH YEARINSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS
NMD20ATResearch Methodology II
HIL30ATHospitality Industry Law III
HFM40ATHospitality Financial Management IV
 SHG40ABStrategic Hospitality Management IV
SHM40ABStrategic Hospitality Marketing IV

For more information contact: Department of Hospitality Management (Hotel School)



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