Advanced Certificate in Food Service Management (CEF) - HKU SPACE: Dietetics, Food & Nutrition, Hospitality, Tourism & Events courses
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Advanced Certificate in Food Service Management
飲食服務管理高等證書

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course

CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)

CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)

Course Code
HS003A
Application Code
1735-HS003A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
To be advised
Next intake(s)
To Be Advised
Duration
5 months
Language
English
Course Fee
$15,800 / $11,500 (Advanced Certificate with Module A exemption)
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Deadline on 22 Jul 2019 (Mon)
Enquiries
2975 5881
3104 9137

The programme aims to provide students with the knowledge of the operation of the foodservice system and basic management skills. Students who successfully complete this certificate and Advanced Certificate in Quality Control and Food Safety Management will be awarded the HKU SPACE Advanced Diploma in Food Business Management. These programmes equip students to take up supervisory duties in the food industry.

Programme Outline
The programme consists of 3 modules:

Module A - Food and Nutrition

  • Introduction to food and nutrition;
  • Overview of nutrients and their functions;
  • Balanced diet;
  • Specific nutritional concerns in different sub-groups;
  • Introduction to disease specific nutrition.

Module B - Food Service System Management

  • Introduction to foodservice operations;
  • Food production flow;
  • Catering equipment and facility;
  • Menu planning;
  • Recipe development and standardization;
  • Ethical principles for foodservice management.

Module C - Basic Management Skills 

  • Overview of management skills;
  • Strategic planning and decision making;
  • Implications of customer behaviour, marketing and food promotion;
  • Leadership and employee motivation;
  • Financial Management;
  • Human resources management;
  • Labour relations management;
  • Interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Critical workplace skills and problem solving.

Remarks: Exemption on module A – Food and Nutrition will be given to students who have successfully completed the HKU SPACE Advanced Diploma in Nutrition / Child and Adolescent Nutrition.

Awards
- A HKU SPACE Advanced Certificate in Food Service Management will be awarded to successful candidates.
- Students who successfully complete this certificate and the Advanced Certificate in Quality Control and Food Safety Management will be awarded the HKU SPACE Advanced Diploma in Food Business Management.

Articulation
Students who successfully complete Advanced Diploma in Food Business Management together with all required HKU SPACE programmes, namely Advanced Certificate in Human Biochemistry and Physiology, Advanced Certificate in Food Science, Advanced Certificate in Nutrition and any two of Advanced Certificate in Clinical Nutrition and Health Promotion, Advanced Certificate in Child and Adolescent Nutrition and/or Advanced Certificate in Sport and Exercise Nutrition and other bridging courses are eligible to apply for entry into the BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition extension programme offered by HKU SPACE in collaboration with Ulster University, UK.

Application Code 1735-HS003A Apply Online Now
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Days / Time
  • Monday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm
  • Thursday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm; some Saturday afternoons
Venue
  • HKU SPACE Learning Centre (usually Fortress Hill, Causeway Bay, Admiralty or North Point)

Applicants shall:

1.have gained five passes in the HKCEE (including English Language at Level 2*) with at least 1 year related work experience e.g. food and catering industry; OR
 
2.have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in 5 subjects including English Language with at least 1 year related work experience e.g. food and catering industry; OR
 
3. (i)  be mature students over the age of 25 with extensive work experience;
AND

    (ii)  provide evidence of English proficiency, such as HKCEE or HKDSE English Language at Level 2*.

*With effect from 2007, HKU SPACE recognises Grade E previously awarded for English Language (Syllabus B) (Grade C in the case of English Language (Syllabus A)) at HKCEE as an acceptable alternative to Level 2 at HKCEE.

Preference will be given to those who are recommended by employers.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • $15,800 / $11,500 (Advanced Certificate with Module A exemption)
  • The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
CEF Courses
Basic Management Skills (Module from Advanced Certificate in Food Service Management programme)
COURSE CODE 21Z02595-3 FEES $4,500 ENQUIRY 2975-5881
CEF Courses
Advanced Certificate in Food Service Management
飲食服務管理高等證書
COURSE CODE 42K106890 FEES $15,800 ENQUIRY 3762-0833
Food Service System Management (Module from Advanced Certificate in Food Service Management)
COURSE CODE 42Z106909 FEES $7,000 ENQUIRY 3762-0833
Continuing Education Fund Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Course Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)
Some modules of this course have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.

Advanced Certificate in Food Service Management

  • This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level [4])

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Application Form Application Form

Enrolment Method

Interested candidates should apply by returning the special application form, together with relevant supporting documents, copy of Hong Kong Identity Card (or valid working/dependent visa with original entry permit) and an application fee of HK$150 (non-refundable) to either:

  • By Post: Attn to Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, HKU SPACE, 13/F, Fortress Tower, 250 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong. OR
  • In Person: any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Counters (Attn: Dietetics, Food and Nutrition. OR
  • By online: through HKU SPACE website.
Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please write the programme title(s)  and the applicant’s name on the back of the cheque. You may either:

  • in person by submitting the payment, completed form(s), and required supporting documents to any of our enrolment centres; or
  • by mailing the above documents to any of our enrolment centres, specifying “Course Application” on the envelope. 
3. VISA/MasterCard

Course applicants, who are holders of HKU SPACE Mastercard, can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses of HK$2,000 and over. For enquiries, please contact our enrolment centres.

4. Online payment

Online payment for short courses (first come, first served) and selected award-bearing programmes is available using PPS, VISA or Mastercard. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.

Notes

  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or Mastercard if the course is to start shortly.
  2. Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, cheque or online PPS will be reimbursed by a cheque; fees paid by credit card will be reimbursed to credit card account used for payment.
  3. In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme teams for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses are not transferrable. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  5. HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment, receipt, or personal information sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’ to any of our enrolment centres. Such copies will normally be issued at the end of a course.