REGULATIONS FOR THE NUS CERTIFICATE II IN TOURISM & HOSPITALITY (2012)
1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An applicant shall be eligible to be considered for admission to the Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality if that applicant:
a) Has an aggregate total of 180% or better from English plus other best three subjects in the Samoa School Certificate (SC) or the Samoa School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) or equivalent with at least 50% in English; OR
b) Is a mature entrant who:
i. is at least 20 years of age on 1st February of the year of admission, and has
ii. at least two years full time relevant work experience and/or training (for which references from past and current employers or trainers must be supplied).
Selection for admission to the programme from among eligible applicants shall be on the basis of:
• Performance in an interview which tests both oral and written skills both in English and Samoan, and
• Evidence of an interest in Tourism and Hospitality.
2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time (day classes only).
Not less than two semesters.
4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
4.1 Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of nine or ten courses in one of the following specialisations:
b) Food and Beverage Services
c) Front Office and Accommodation Services
d) Tour Guiding
a) Cookery (9 courses)
TCK101, TCK102, TCK103, TCO111, TCP101, TCP102, TCP103, TCS108, TWE100.
b) Food and Beverage Services (9 courses)
TCO111, TCP101, TCP102, TCP103, TCS108, TFB101, TFB102, TFB103, TWE101.
c) Front Office and Accommodation Services (10 courses)
TCO111, TCP101, TCP102, TCP103, TCS108, TFH101, TFH102, TFH103, TFH104, TWE102.
d) Tour Guiding (9 courses)
TCO111, TCP101, TCP102, TCP103, TCS108, TTG101, TTG102, TTG103, TWE103.
5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Four or five courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.
6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded a NUS Certificate II in Tourism and Hospitality a student must pass the nine or ten courses specified in 4 above in one of the specialisations.
7 These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2012