Introduction to the Tourism Industry is a preparatory course, which equips students with the basic and necessary skills to succeed in the tourism industry. It includes a two-week internship, practical sessions and interactions with industry professionals.
It is the first step into the exciting world of tourism and service delivery, and has been designed to give students an introduction into each of the five specialist areas of Tourism Management, Hospitality Management, Retail Management, Events Management and Culinary Arts.
Social and Cultural Awareness
Product Information and Services
Safety and Risk Control
Business and Sales Strategies
Workplace Communication and Supervision
Food Safety and Hygiene Practices
Inhouse Functions and Events Planning
DCT is fortunate to have partnered with industry experts across all areas of the tourism industry. Not only do these partners help us develop the appropriate curriculum content, but our association also encourages them to take on student internships and hire new graduates. The partners listed below, through their generous participation, provide us with constant feedback on the day-to-day operational realities they face within the industry. This is of great benefit in preparing students for their working life.