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Cruise-related Courses

The following lists out some training courses under different levels as recognised under the qualifications framework in Hong Kong for reference and some of them involve content relating to the cruise industry. Enquiries on the detailed information of each training course as well as on the qualifications and other requirements for engaging in cruise-related positions should be directed to the respective institutions and trade organisations.
Organisations Name of the Course/Programme Level Duration and Mode of Study Relevant Curriculum/Objective
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

(School of Hotel and Tourism Management)
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Tourism Management
(QF Level 5)
Degree 4 years
(full-time)
Cruise Services and Management

(3 credits) as an elective
School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED), PolyU Bachelor of Arts
(Hons) Scheme in
Hospitality and
Tourism
Management
(QF Level 5)
Degree 2 years
(full-time)
Cruise Line Operations and Management

(3 credits) as an elective
HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE) Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management
(QF Level 4)
Advanced Diploma 2 years (part-time) Cruise Line Management
HKU SPACE Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Marketing Management
(QF Level 4)
Advanced Diploma 2 years (part-time) Cruise Line Management
HKU SPACE Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management
(QF Level 4)
Advanced Diploma 2 years (part-time) Cruise Line Management
School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE), City University of Hong Kong (CityU) Advanced Diploma in Tourism and Airline Management
(QF Level 4)
Advanced Diploma 2 years
(full-time)
Cruise Operations in Core Modules
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)

(Chai Wan, Haking Wong)
Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE
(QF Level 4)
Higher Diploma 2 years
(full-time)
Cruise Industry and Land Transport
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)

(Haking Wong)
Higher Diploma in International Hospitality and Tourism Management
(QF Level 4)
Higher Diploma 2 years
(full-time)
Cruise Industry and Land Transport
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)

(Chai Wan, Haking Wong)
Higher Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management
(QF Level 4)
Higher Diploma 2 years
(full-time)
Cruise Operations Management
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)

(Tsing Yi)
Higher Diploma in Customer Services for Aviation and Passenger Transport
(QF Level 4)
Higher Diploma 2 years
(full-time)
Cruise Service Operations and Marketing

Student Industrial Attachment (cruise-related organizations)

Contemporary Issues (cruise development)
Hotel and Tourism Institute Diploma in Tour Service and Travel Agency Operations
(QF Level 3)
Diploma 1 year
(full-time)
The topics on cruise travellers behaviour, cruise products knowledge, cruise vacation planning & reservation, and the tour guide skills for cruise visitors are included in the programme
International Culinary Institute Certificate in Cruise Cuisine
(QF Level 2)
Certificate 4 months
(full-time)
1) Introduction to kitchen operations;
2) Food hygiene;
3) Nutrition and practices for catering;
4) Fundamentals of culinary;
5) Fundamentals of cold kitchen;
6) Introduction to baking and pastry;
7) Introduction to international cuisines
Hong Kong College of Technology (HKCT) Higher Diploma in Tourism Management (Airline and Cruise Services)
(QF Level 4)
Higher Diploma 2 years
(full-time)
Airline and cruise product knowledge and planning, cabin services management, on-board catering management, on-board entertainment management, and principles of cruising
Employees Retraining Board (ERB) (HKCT Group Limited) Foundation Certificate in Cruise Travel Knowledge
(Part-time)

("Skills Upgrading Scheme Plus" Course)
(QF Level 2)
Foundation Certificate 12 hours
(part-time)
1) Introduction of cruise industry; 2) Port facilities in Hong Kong; 3) Cruise information; 4) Characteristics of cruise vacation and cruise travellers; 5) Travel agencies with cruise business
Note:

1. Information as at 10 January 2019..

2. The list is by no means exhaustive and is for reference only.

 

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