Dubai is home to some of the world's most iconic hotels and is fast developing a reputation for luxury and service excellence. These factors have contributed to
Dubai's globally renowned hospitality industry.
Our mission at DCT is to ensure that
this continues and you have the opportunity to be a part of it. This sector provides
incredible opportunities for those with an eye for detail and a flair for service.
Home to the world's most luxurious hotel brands, Dubai is a top-10 global destination with more than 124,000 hotel rooms available in 2019*. With Dubai aiming to be the most visited destination with more than 23 million visitors by 2025, our globally renowned hospitality industry offers incredible opportunities for growth and career progression.
The one-year Certificate programme combines theory and practical education to cover subjects such as Conflict Management, Beverage Preparation, Front Office Operations, In-House Functions and Event Planning and Environmental Sustainability.
Upon completion, students can continue their studies with our Diploma in Hospitality Management for an additional year to build on these skills to give graduates all the tools required to master all the facets of Hospitality Management.
* DUBAI TOURISM: PERFORMANCE REPORT – Nov 2019
Certificate in Hospitality (Level 4)
During one-year Certificate in Hospitality programme students study the following subjects as core units which provide the fundamental business and academic skills required in any Hospitality related position:
- Social and Cultural Awareness
- Workplace Communication and Supervision
- Food safety and Hygiene Practices
- Environmental Sustainability
Hospitality students will also study specialised units providing them with more in-depth knowledge and a deeper understanding of the key hospitality departments and roles.
The units are:
- Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
- Conflict management
- In-House Functions and Events Planning
- Beverage Preparation
- Front Office Operations
- Concierge and Porter Services
- Hospitality Stock Management
- Industry Internship
To find about more about each of the individual units of the certificate programme, click here.
Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)
Upon successful completion of the certificate programme, students can choose to progress to the Diploma in Hospitality Management programme, which requires an additional year of study. The Diploma focuses on teaching students more supervisory, teamwork and leadership skills. You will also have the opportunity to tailor your studies to suit your career aspirations through a selection of option modules and complete a longer industry internship placement of at least 4 months.
Students study the following subjects during the Diploma Of Hospitality Management:
- In House Events
- Rooms Division Management
- Digital Marketing
- Leading and Supervising a Team
- Business Communication
- Industry Internship
Please note the Diploma programme is only available to those students who have successfully completed the one year certificate programme.
To find out more about the core units and option modules of the Diploma programme, click here.
The hospitality industry is preparing to cater for the needs of 20 million visitors in 2020 with 135,000 hotel rooms.
Dubai is a top 10 global destination having reached the milestone of 100,000 hotel rooms in 2016 .
Home to the worlds most luxurious hotel brands.