Jean Norma Holder Hospitality Institute (JNHHI) Professional Courses - 2023

Jean Norma Holder Hospitality Institute invites applications for the following internationally recognised professional courses offered for the period Monday, September 11th until Saturday, December 16th 2023. 


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


Events Management

Are you open to new innovation and meeting your clients’ needs? This will give you the skills for the planning and execution of various types of events.  The essentials of starting from the generation of an idea through the actual production will be examined. Special focus will be on the hospitality/tourism industry and an actual event is part of the assessment process.


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

Self-employed persons looking to enhance their skills in events planning and management.


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 such as Opera by Oracle will be examined.


Hotel Front Office Receptionists

Sales Staff

Front Line Workers


5:00 – 8:00


International Cuisine

This course will focus on foods and cookery styles of many nations. Taking food preparation to a higher level.


You must have the pre-requisite: Basic Trade Cookery



Members of the Community


5:00 – 8:00


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.

Food and Beverage Managers and Aspiring Managers

Executive Chefs and Supervisors


5:00 - 8:00


Basic Professional Housekeeping

This course outlines the functions of the housekeeping department in various organizations and the service skills necessary, for proficiency in line with hotels and official residences.

Room Attendants

Villa Attendants

General Public



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

NB: This course is the pre-requisite to International Cuisine.

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


9:00– 12:00


Baking Technology 1

This introductory course will provide the participant with a basic knowledge of cake and pastry making techniques and practical competence while learning new skills in the patisserie department. You will be introduced to traditional cakes and pastries suitable for different food outlets. 

NB: This course is the pre-requisite to Baking Technology 2.

Pastry Chefs

General Cooks




Application Forms and additional information are presently available from The Jean & Norma Holder Hospitality Institute, the hospitality and tourism specialist campus of the Barbados Community College and online at Address: The Jean & Norma Holder Hospitality Institute, (Hotel PomMarine), Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church.

Forms must be returned by Tuesday, September 5th, 2023.

For further information, please call 246-228-0900. NB: Please note that all classrooms are Wheelchair Accessible. We continue to adhere to strict health protocols.

Please use link to fill Application Form:  Part-Time Application Form

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