This programme is designed to give students the knowledge and skills which can benefit them in the hospitality sector. The programme could benefit someone who already runs a hospitality business in the thriving Waterford Greenway area eg bed and breakfast owner. The programme will also benefit people interested in a job in catering and hospitality businesses such as hotels, restaurants, coffee shops etc.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
QQI FET/FETAC Links
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.
Graduates of this programme should be able to apply the business and hospitality skills and knowledge that they have acquired to the businesses that they currently run or are considering operating in the future. As the Waterford Greenway has made a massive impact to the local economy graduates should also be more employable to businesses. Graduates of this programme may also choose to progress to further studies in such areas as professional cookery, hospitality studies and marketing.