Food and Beverage Specialization

The distance learning program is particularly beneficial for industry professionals who have accumulated experience; require further certification for advancement or promotion in their particular field; and are constrained by time and distance from attending regular classes. Enrolment in this program can begin at any time.

Duration

6 Months

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is Included?

  • Self-study learning portal access.
  • Paperback or digital books for 5 courses
  • Study plans with flexibility of time.
  • 5 individual certifications from AHLA USA
  • Diploma from AHLA USA & certificate of completion from COTHM Dubai.
  • Premium subscription of COTHM Students Portal portal worth $250.
  • Lifetime membership of COTHM Community Portal.
  • Premium subscription of Typsy–Australia worth $US 96. (Video Training Courses)
  • Enlisting in a pool of international candidates–Facilitation for an international internship
  • Free webinars by industry experts
  • Career Pathway & Education pathway counseling

Criteria

Am I eligible for this progamme?

This course is most suited to individuals who are at least 16 years old, have a high school education.

English Proficiency

Candidates who do not have English as a first language will have to demonstrate competence in reading, writing, and listening skills in English.

About this Course​

The distance learning program is particularly beneficial for industry professionals who have accumulated experience; require further certification for advancement or promotion in their particular field; and are constrained by time and distance from attending regular classes. Enrolment in this program can begin at any time.

  • This textbook presents the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) method of food safety in a systematic, understandable format ideal for both staff training and classroom teaching. Clearly defined terms, detailed lists of food safety responsibilities, and checklists for all control points show you how to apply the concepts in the textbook to an actual food service operation.
  • This course teaches the skills that can help you develop effective supervision and management skills that are essential to success in the industry. Topics include how to recruit, select, and train; increase productivity; control labor costs; communicate effectively; manage conflict and change; and use time management techniques. Resources on creating a professional development plan for your hospitality career can help you set the direction for future educational and professional endeavors.
  • This course prepares you to handle the challenges of managing beverage operations in a hospitality environment, including duties and responsibilities of bartenders and beverage servers, essentials of responsible alcohol service, and product knowledge of beer, spirits, and wines. The course includes preparation for AHLEI’s CARE (Controlling Alcohol Risks Effectively) exam.
  • Service is the key to guest satisfaction. This course shows you how to plan for and successfully manage different types of food and beverage operations, including coffee shops, dining rooms, room service, banquets, on-site food service venues, and more. You’ll gain management know-how, planning skills, and hands-on techniques for consistently delivering quality service in every type of operation. Case studies by industry experts encourage you to think critically about situations you may face on the job.
  • Learn the most up-to-date control processes used to reduce costs in food and beverage operations worldwide. This revised edition includes new information on multi-unit management, an increased focus on technology applications as they apply to the subject matter, and fewer references to manual operations. New website exhibits make this a cutting-edge resource for food and beverage professionals.

Education Path

After successful completion of this professional qualification any of below certification path:

  • Continues to gain more Hospitality Certifications
  • Continue with Hospitality Specializations
  • Continue with  Hospitality Fundamentals Program
  • Continue with Hospitality Management Diploma

Career Path

Assessment

Proctor Required: Yes
Number of Examinations:
 5
Number of Questions per Course: 200
Time Allowed per Course: 240 minutes
Passing Score: 70%

  • A moc exam is provided before the candidate appears in the final examination
  • A one week notice is required to schedule the final examination
  • All examination are held invigilated by COTHM administration

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion, the candidate will be awarded with:

  • 12 Individual certifications by American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.
  • Hospitality Management Diploma​ by American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.

Syllabus


  • 245 Food Safety: Managing with the HACCP System
  • 250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
  • 346 Managing Beverage Operations
  • 349 Managing Service in Food and Beverage Operations
  • 464 Planning and Control for Food and Beverage Operations

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