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On the Institute structure, there are two academic Directorates to include the Hospitality & Catering Studies and the Travel & Tourism Studies departments.

  • Department of Hospitality and Catering Services
  • Department of Travel and Tourism

Department of Hospitality and Catering Services

Programmes:

 

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management;
  • Diploma in Hospitality Management;
  • National Technical Certificate (NTC) Catering Craft.
  • Certificate in Singular Modular Courses in Various Programmes;
  • Certificate in Cookery and Pastry Practice;

Programme Profiles

Programme: Post-Graduate in Hospitality Management

Duration: 9 months

Objectives: To provide sufficient professional and intellectual motivation to persons with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Hospitality Management or its equivalents to pursue advance studies in Hospitality Management towards meeting the high LOAD manpower needs for the immediate and future challenges.

Course Structure: This course is a one session course of two semesters. Spanning through the structure is courses of two parts namely a major and electives as spelt out in the accompanying tabulated course outlines.

Entry Requirement: The prospective candidate for this course must have

 

  • B.Sc./HND in Hotel & Catering Studies or its equivalents.
  • B.Sc./HND in any discipline other than item (1) above with minimum of two years cognate experience.
  • Passed the selection interview.

 

Award of P.G.D.

 

  • To qualify for the Award of Post Graduate.
  • HND in Tourism or Hotel & Catering Management with a minimum of lower credit from any polytechnic accredited by NBTE or any other institution recognized by NIHOTOUR with at least 2 years industrial experience.
  • Holders of HND in Tourism or Hotel Catering Management with a pass grade and at least 5 years industrial working experience.
  • Holders of B.A; Sc: B.Ed, M.Sc. or M.Ed, MA in areas of other than a, b and c, but must have at least 3 years working experience in the tourism industry.

 

Research Work: The research work reports after being defended are expected to be forwarded to the coordinating department at the conclusion of the studies.

Course Outline

 

  • Transport Management;
  • Geography of Tourism;
  • Business Statistics & Management Info System (MIS);
  • Research Methodology;
  • Economic & Socio-psychology of Tourism;
  • Tourism Marketing;
  • Travel Trade Business;
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA);
  • Tourism, Planning and Development;
  • Tourism Administration;
  • Accommodation & Property Management;
  • Seminar;
  • Financial Management;
  • Research Project;

 

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Programme: Diploma in Hospitality Management

Status: Affiliated to Bayero University, Kano.

Duration: 18 Months.

Objectives: This course is designed to broaden students' knowledge in Hospitality Operation, management and to have a sound foundation for higher qualifications in the hospitality professions and related disciplines.

Course Structure: This course is structured into a four Semester scheme of two years with a total spread of 3 courses.

Entry Requirement:

 

  • Professional certificate in foood 7 Beverages management for NIHOTOUR or any management related courses passed at lower credit load from recognized institutions.
  • GCE/ SSCE/ NECCO with four credit including a pass in English and Mathematics and two science subjects at not more than two sittings.

 

Course Outline:

 

  • Food and Beverage Production I;
  • Food and Beverage Service;
  • Accommodation Operation (House Keeping) I;
  • Introduction to Management;
  • Food & Nutrition;
  • Principles of Computer Organization;
  • Communication Skills;
  • Principles of Account;
  • Introduction of Computer;
  • Food and Beverage Production II
  • Food and Beverage Service II
  • Accommodation Operation (Front - Office) II
  • Introduction to Data Structure
  • Food Sanitation/Hygiene
  • Introduction to file Organization
  • Communication Skills (French)
  • Cost Account
  • Education Tour
  • Food and Beverage Production III
  • Food and Beverage Service III
  • Accommodation Operation
  • Introduction to Computer Application
  • Business Statistics
  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Education Tour
  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Hospitality Law
  • Hospitality industry
  • Computer Application II
  • Personnel Project
  • Research Project

 

 

  1. Programming in COBOL
  2. Mode of Assessment: Same as per Diploma Programmes
  3. Award of Diploma: Same as per Diploma Programme

 

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Programme: National Technical Certificate in Catering Craft Practice. (NTC 340)

 

Duration: 18 months

 

Objectives:On completion of the programme, trainee will be able to exhibit practical skills in basic food and beverage; accommodation and other catering craft operations.

 

Entry Requirements: Holders of GCE/SSCE/NECO and JSS Certificates with credit passes in Mathematics, English, Biology, Food and Nutrition or Chemistry, Home Economics, Economic, etc.

 

Course Content:

 

Basic Catering

Food Preparation

Bakery & Confectioneries I

Food Services

Food Science and Hygiene

House Keeping Operation I & II

Award of Certificate: The examination (final) is organized by NABTEB. Hence, candidate are expected to meet pass grade standards to be awarded the NABTEB Certificate.

 

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Programme: Certificate in Cookery and pastry Practice

 

Duration: 6 months

 

Objectives: To provide basic knowledge, in cookery and kitchen operational skills.

 

Entry Requirements:

 

Holders of GCE/SSCE/NECO, JSS who wish to acquire basic knowledge and skills in catering and kitchen practice.

Holders of higher qualifications who wish to expose themselves to food & beverage production and services practices.

Course Outline:

 

Cookery Theory & Practical

Pastry Practical & Theory

Cookery Commodity

Hygiene & Nutrition

Catering Calculation

English Communication

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Programme: Diploma in Food Hygiene (WAHEB)

 

Durations: 9 Months

 

Venues: Nigeria Hotel & Catering Schools, Lagos and Enugu

 

Entry Requirements:

 

Holders of certificate in food Hygiene

Holders of GCE/ SSCE/ NECO or its equivalent.

Candidates of Community Health Development, School of Hygiene and Nursing.

Employees of food and beverage production establishment.

Course Outline:

 

Food Hygiene

Personal Hygiene

Food Contamination

Food Spoilage

Health Requirements

Food and Drug Act

Environmental Hygiene

Award of Certificate: The school train candidates in this course while the examination is organized by West African Health Examination Board. Hence certificate are awarded candidate who make 40% marks and above.

 

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Programme: Certificate in Fodd Hydiene (WAHEB)

 

Duration: 9 Months

 

Venue: Nigeria Hotel & Catering Schools, Lagos and Enugu

 

Entry Requirements:

 

Holders of GCE/ SSCE/ NECO or its equivalent

Candidates of School of Hygiene and Nursing.

Employees of food & Beverage Production establishments.

Course Outline:

 

Personal Hygiene;

Food Hygiene;

Food and Drug Act;

Food Contamination;

Nutrition and Hygiene;

Environmental Hygiene;

Food Spoilage

This programme is certificated by west African Health Exams Board (WAHEB)

 

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Other Vocational Skills Development Programmes:-

 

Professional Certificate in Hotel & Catering Operations and Management.

Professional Certificate in Fast Food Operations and Management.

Professional Certificate in Food and Beverage Operations and Management.

Professional Certificate in Night Club Operations and Management

Professional Certificate in Restaurant & Bar Operations and Management

Professional Certificate in Pastry and Confectionery

Professional Certificate in Culinary Skills

* * * Tailor made Courses can be planned, developed implemented for specific organization(s) on areas of interest.

 

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Department of Travel and Tourism Studies

 

Programmes:

 

Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management;

Diploma in Tourism and Recreation;

Diploma in Transport and Travel Management;

Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management (IATA/UFTAA Foundation Level );

Programme Profiles:

 

Programme: Post-Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management

 

Duration: 9 Months

 

Objectives: To provide for advancement in Managerial positions and to further develop their professional inclinations while preparing such for master degree programme for capacity building in the tourism industry.

 

Course Structure: The course is professional in nature and last for a minimum of 12 calendar months. This translates to 9 months of academic work and 3 months for a written research project in the student's area of choice.

 

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should posses:

 

5 credits in SSCE/GCE/NECO, O/L including English Language and at least a pass in Mathematics and in addition to any of the following qualifications.

HND in Tourism or Hotel & Catering Management with a minimum of lower credit from any polytechnic accredited by NBTE or any other institution recognized by NIHOTOUR with at least 2 years industrial experience.

Holders of HND in Tourism or Hotel Catering Management with a pass grade and at least 5 years industrial working experience.

Holders of B.A; Sc: B.Ed, M.Sc. or M.Ed, MA in areas of other than a, b and c, but must have at least 3 years working experience in the tourism industry.

Research Work: The research work reports after being defended are expected to be forwarded to the coordinating department at the conclusion of the studies.

 

Course Outline:

 

Transport Management

Geography of Tourism

Business Statistics & Management Info. System (MIS)

Research Methodology

Economic & Socio-psychology of Tourism

Tourism Marketing

Travel Trade Business

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Tourism, Planning and Development

Tourism Administration

Accommodation & Property Management

Seminar

Financial Management

Research Project

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Programme: Diploma in Tourism and Recreation

 

Status:  Affiliated to Bayero University, kano.

 

Duration: 18 Months.

 

Objective: This course is designed to equip and develop students with the prerequisite conceptual and technical skills in planning and/ managing small and medium size projects.

 

Course Structure: Basically a skill and conceptual acquisition, this course runs for two academic sessions. The first year teaches general knowledge required for the two areas of specialization that the course embraces and these are management and planning options.

 

Duding the second year, the students are required to register for additional six courses to the core courses chosen from their areas of specialization. Also, they will be expected to at least observe three months of internship in the tourism industry and related organizations.

 

Entry Requirement:

 

Professional certificate in Tourism Management from NIHITOUR or any Management related course passed at lower credit from a recognized institute.

GCE/ SSCE/ NECCO with four credits which must include passes in English and Mathematics at not more than two sittings.

Holders of professional qualifications in related discipline such as IATA/ UFTAA certificate, Advanced Airfare & Ticketing Course etc.

Graduate of Nigeria catering Schools in Benin, Enugu, Kaduna and Lagos.

Course Outline:

 

Tourism & Recreation

Introduction to transport studies

Geography of Tourism (1)

Tourism facilities & Services

General Studies (1)

Use of English

Nigeria Arts & Culture

French (1)

Introduction of Computer

Elements of Statistics

Transport Studies

Geography of Tourism (2)

Land Tenure System

Professional Practice

General Studies (2)

Use of English

Nigeria History & Politics Structure

French (2)

Tourism Organization & Structure

Principles of Tourism marketing

Financial Management

Tourism Personnel Management

Computer Application (1)

Research Methodology

Tour Operation Business

Airfare & Ticketing (1)

Customer Services & Selling Skills

Studio Practice (1)

Project Planning & Evaluation

Environmental Impact & Assessment

Life Project

Computer Application (2)

Research Project

Resort Operational Management

Airfare & Ticketing (2)

Tourism Management Principles

Tourism and Recreational Planning

Landscape Planning

Studio Practice (2)

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Other Vocational Programmes

 

Professional Certificate in Tour Operations

Professional Certificate in Tour Guiding

Professional Certificate in Resort Development & Management;

Professional Certificate in Destination Marketing/ Promotion;

Professional Certificate in Small Scale Recreational, Park and Garden Management;

Professional Certificate in Travel Agency Operations;

Professional Certificate in Event Operations and Management;

Professional Certificate in Tourism Journalism;

* * * Tailor made Courses can be planned, developed and implemented for specific organization(s) on areas of interest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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