Short course in Tourism and Hotel Operation

This programme will train students at basic levels in the fast-developing tourism and hotel industry. It is suitable for schools leavers who are interested in a career in tourism and hotel industry, and others who are already employed in the industry. This is a short course with classes on Sundays for 30 hours, followed by 3 weeks (21 days) of on-the-job training at approved hotels, guest houses, restaurants, airlines or travel agencies upon completion of theory classes. Subjects:
  • Leisure & Tourism Industry
  • Customer Service
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Accommodation Operations
  • Food & Beverages Operations
  • Basic Cookery

Programme Code :
Programme Category :
Short Programme
Conducted by :
Department of Social Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka PO Box 21, Nawala, Nugegoda.
Programme duration :
8 Weeks
Discipline(s) / Course(s) :
Tourism Industry
  • Should be over 18 years of age, and should have the ability to follow the course in the English medium

Issuing of Applications:
  06th  June 2022
Closing Date:
  Extended till  14th  July 2022
Registration on or before:
  15th  July 2022

Mode of conduct:  Online on learnousl platform and ZOOM sessions

Application             Bank paying voucher     

Download Application (word)

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Course fee:  Rs. 10,000/=  to be paid in full.

This Certificate programme is conducted by the Department of Social Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Contact the Coordinator, Mr. Nizam Lantra for further details.

Address :
Contact :
0112881427 / 0777447261
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