BCCHI Semester II 2020 - Professional Part-Time Courses

BCC Hospitality Institute invites applications for the following internationally recognised professional Part-Time courses offered for the period Monday, February 8th until Friday, May 21st 2021.


Brief Outline of Course

Target Group



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



This introductory course introduces the learner to the operations of small businesses.  The essentials of starting a small business from the generation of an idea through the actual operations will be examined with special focus on the hospitality/tourism industry.


Small business owners & persons planning to set up hospitality businesses.

Self-employed persons looking to enhance their self-employment skills.


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 to enhance your culinary skills, whether for your business or your personal entertaining.


Pre-requisite: Basic Trade Cookery



Culinary Arts Enthusiasts


5:00 – 8:00


Food, Beverage & Hospitality Operations  Management

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

Managers and Aspiring Managers

Executive Chefs and Supervisors


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 the Community.


9:00 – 12:00


1:00 – 4:00


Application Forms and additional information are available from the Barbados Community College Hospitality Institute (Hotel PomMarine), Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church or on the website BCC.EDU.BB.  Forms must be returned by Friday, 29 January 2021.  For further information, please call 228-0900.

Please note that all classrooms are Wheelchair Accessible. Please note that classes can go blended (online & face-to-face) if circumstances call for a change in instruction delivery mode.

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