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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the leisure and hospitality industry employed more than 16,000 workers by January 2020. Training for a career in hospitality may be the perfect opportunity for you to travel or work abroad.

Course Offerings

Bartending with Tips Training

This hands-on course presents a thorough introduction to the in-demand field of bartending.

At the completion of the course, you will be familiar with:

  • Industry standards & acceptable service
  • Common terminology & equipment used
  • A variety of alcoholic beverages — beers, mixed drinks, wines and trending cocktails (how to prepare drinks from the exotic to popular standards)
  • Health & hygiene regulations/sanitation
  • Customer service & attitude
  • Selling techniques & showmanship
  • Menu development
  • Bar set-up & preparation

You must be at least 18 years old to attend. Instructor: J. Snyder. Material fee: $15, payable in class.

DCB 1639 CRN 90218 M 10/26-11/16 5-7:30pm $179

Location: Kingston Power Boat Association

+TIPS Training S 11/7 9am-2pm KSU

Tips Training for On-Premise

TIPS is a dynamic skills-based training program aimed at preventing alcohol abuse, drunk driving and underage drinking by emphasizing fundamental people skills. This is a 5-hour program designed for servers at

restaurants, bars, hotels, in-store tastings or any establishment where alcohol is consumed on the premises. Instructor: J. Snyder

DCB 1414 CRN 90219 S 11/7 9am-2pm KSU 215 $59

Hotel Management with Executive Housekeeper

The hospitality industry provides a variety of jobs and opportunities to advance worldwide. Learning the skills needed to manage any venue, hotel, motel, resort, or accommodation house and supervise housekeeping staff will position you for success within this growing field. This course bundle will train you in the complementary disciplines of hotel management and executive housekeeping. You will learn the theoretical principles of commerce, management, tourism logistics, and the supply chain. You will also learn how to oversee the housekeeping function, including supervision and training, organizational methods, and laundry. 

To register for this course visit the Ed2Go site. $1595

Basic Housekeeping

The Basic Housekeeping course will teach the necessary skills needed to start or advance a career in housekeeping. You will build a foundational skill set that can be used to work at private residences or hospitality groups like hotels and resorts. You will also learn the important elements of professional conduct, such as creating a resume, interviewing, accepting or rejecting job offers, and more. This course covers household cleaning techniques, such as proper use of cleaning materials and tools. You will also gain an understanding of laundry, from separating and washing to drying and ironing. You will also learn about organization, time management, and other fundamental aspects of effective housekeeping including kitchen service and basic childcare. Upon completion of the course, you will have a well-rounded and diverse skill set that would make you a valuable addition to any employer.

To register for this course visit the Ed2Go site. $595

Hospitality Industry

Making a career out of helping others can be incredibly rewarding. Whether you want to be a travel agent, a wedding planner, or even a pastry artist, these online hospitality training programs can help you get started. Career Training Programs include the following and many more: Travel Agent Training • Catering Professional • Preston Bailey’s Signature Wedding & Event Design  •  Restaurant Management • Information Security Training  • Preston Bailey’s Fundamentals of Floral Design

For registration and the full range or courses, visit the Hospitality catalog.





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