CULTVET Joint Course Announcement
Cultural Tourism is a growing industry and many employment opportunities are being opened all over the world. Therefore, there is an increased demand for specialists in the field while specialized qualifications on cultural tourism are rare.
The CULTVET project offers an enormous opportunity to people interested to work in the field of cultural tourism. It provides a professional qualification jointly developed by 4 Vocational Education and Training (VET) organizations from 4 Mediterranean European countries: Nuevas Profesiones from Spain, Istituto d'Istruzione Superiore "Luigi Einaudi" from Italy, Eurosuccess Consulting from Cyprus and the Vocational Training Centre of Lesvos Regional Unit (KEKAPEL) in Greece. The project offers also the opportunity for an internationally recognized accreditation of the skills according to ISO 17024 issued by ACTA - Certification, Training and Assessment Body and Spin Off Company of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
This joint qualification includes 200 hours of classroom-based lessons as well as 300 hours of guaranteed practical training in an enterprise or organization active in the field of cultural tourism. Eight of the students who will participate in the course [2 from each participating country] will also have the opportunity to make their practical training abroad.
In Cyprus, the 200 hours of classroom instruction will take place in Nicosia at the Higher Hotel Insitute of Cyprus (AXIK).
Course duration: 4 November 2019 - 22 May 2020.
Eurosuccess Consulting and Nicosia Tourism Board coordinate the program. Application deadline: 21/10/2019
The curriculum of the CULTVET Joint Qualification is built around the following competencies:
- Understanding the concept of cultural and heritage tourism and its value
- Interfacing with customers and managing customers experience
- Project Management for cultural tourism experiences
- ICT and Technology for Cultural Tourism
- Marketing and communication
You can click here (CULTVET course) in order to download the whole curriculum.
The Joint Qualification is offered completely for free and only for the Academic Year 2019-2020. However, there are only 25 positions available in Cyprus.