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Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
This programme aims to prepare students with conventional hotel operation skills and to nurture creativity and ideation abilities through learning smart technology application, like smart service design and digital visualization for hotel, to cope with the smart hotel trend in 21st-century through workplace learning and assessment.
Students will have opportunities to be trained and to learn in different tiers of hotels to acquire relevant industrial competencies throughout the 2 years of studies. After completion of the higher diploma, students can articulate to the one-year top-up honours degree programme offered by SHAPE and the UK partner universities. Then apply for the supervisory trainee/ management trainee programme offered by the employers after graduation
Graduates are competent to develop their careers in the hotel and catering industry in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China and overseas.
Graduates can pursue relevant top-up degrees locally or overseas. They can apply for admission to the top-up degree programme offered by the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi), a member institution of the VTC, or the top-up degree programmes in Hong Kong offered by the overseas universities in collaboration with the SHAPE :
# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE for the registered course no.
Application for professional recognition is in progress.
Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.
The validation of programme will be conducted in 2020