IVE Higher Diploma in
Hotel and Catering

Programme code HT114101

Duration of Study
· 2 Years

Mode of Study
· Full Time

Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
· IVE (Chai Wan)
· IVE (Haking Wong)

Programme Enquiry
· 2957 5714

Programme Features

  • Aiming to prepare students with the necessary professional knowledge and skills to pursue their careers in the hotel and catering industry, the programme focuses on both theories and practical training. Through simulated working environments and industrial attachment, students can acquire relevant technical competences and professional knowledge of the industry.
  • This programme offers a stream in Mainland China Hospitality Services and the streaming criteria are based on the number of places available in specific stream, the choice of students and their academic performance.
  • Graduates can start their careers at entry level in the hotel and catering industry. After accumulating further operational and supervisory experiences, they can be promoted to supervisory or middle management positions, such as Front Office Manager, Executive Housekeeper, Reservations Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Banquet Sales and Service Manager, etc.

Professional Core Modules

  • Revenue Management in Rooms Division
  • Sustainable Operations in the Hospitality Industry
  • Wine and Spirits Studies #
  • Food & Beverage Operations Management Studies
# Upon completion of this module, students can apply for taking the Wine and Spirit Studies Education Trust (WSET) Level Examination of Foundation Certificate in Wines.

* Higher Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management (Mainland China Hospitality Services) 

Collaborated with Shenzhen Polytechnic (SZPT), the stream of study aims to broaden students' horizons with the Mainland China elements, enhance their adaptation to workplace culture in Mainland China and pave way for their future career development in the Greater Bay Area (GBA).

Please refer to Admission Homepage for full programme details, entrance requirement and latest information. (www.vtc.edu.hk/admission)
VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / class venue(s) before class commencement if circumstances so warrant.


Top-up degree programmes:
BA (Hons) in Hotel Operations Management, THEi
BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management, SHU (*251510)
BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management, UNN (*250997)

*Non-local Higher and Professional Education Course Registration Number

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.


Calvin Choi

Calvin Choi

Amelia Hong Kong - Head Sommelier

  • IVE Graduate of Higher Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management
  • BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Scholarship awardee of “Dr Ng Tat-lun Memorial Outstanding Students Award Scheme”
  • Teamed up with fellow IVE Hospitality students to participate in “Left Bank Bordeaux Cup Competition 2018” in Hong Kong - 1st runner-up