Professional Part-Time Courses

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Brief Outline of Course

Target Group




Food, Beverage &  Hospitality Operations Management


This course is an overview of Management in Food and Beverage Hospitality Operations.  Principles of strategic management will be emphasized.


Managers and

Aspiring Managers

Executive Chefs and




5:00 - 8:00



Events Management

This course introduces the learner to the methods and techniques used in planning, organizing, promoting and delivering major events.

Event Planners

Aspiring Event Planners


5:00 – 8:00


Front Office Reception and Sales Procedures

This course introduces the participants to the fundamental elements of Front Office and Sales.  Property Management Systems will be examined.               


Hotel Front Office Receptionists

Sales Staff



5:00 – 8:00


International Cuisine

This course will focus on foods and cookery styles of many nations.


Pre-requisite: Basic Trade Cookery




5:00 – 8:00


Bar Operations


This course will introduce participants to mixology and the techniques used in the service of beverages.  Bar operations with emphasis on management and operational controls will be examined.





5:00 - 8:00


Basic Professional Housekeeping

This course outlines the functions of the housekeeping department in various organizations and the skills necessary for proficiency in line housekeeping duties.

Room Attendants

Villa Attendants

General Public



5:00 - 8:00


Baking Technology

Level II


This course is designed to introduce the participants to advanced techniques in baking.  Continental specialties suitable for fine dining and commercial outlets will be examined.


Pre-requisite: Baking Technology I

Pastry Chefs

General Cooks


5:00 – 8:00


Basic Trade Cookery

This course is designed to introduce the participant to the basic principles of food preparation and presentation with special reference to the correct use of tools, equipment and food commodities.  Sound sanitation practices and safety procedures will also be examined.

Aspiring Cooks & Chefs from Hotels, Hospitals, Restaurants, Villas and Community. 


9:00 – 12:00



Classes will run during the period 6 February until 20 May 2017.

Application Forms and additional information are available from the Barbados Community College Hospitality Institute (Hotel PomMarine), Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church from Friday, 13 January 2017.  Forms must be returned by Friday, 27 January 2017.  For further information, please call 228-0900.


Please note that all classrooms are Wheelchair Accessible.

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