Harpos’ School of Hospitality & Tourism Management Galle branch, now in its 5th year conducts certificate programmes in culinary arts, pastry and bakery, housekeeping and F&B. It awarded certificates to a batch of 14 students last month. The certificates were presented by Managing Director
This group consisted of 5 students in culinary arts (cookery), 4 students in pastry and bakery, 4- students in housekeeping and one student in food and beverage.
The 14 students who completed the programme have already obtained employment in resort hotels.
There is a continuous demand for all operational staff with many inquiries by prospective employers for vacancies currently available in
The vision of HSHTM is to provide education to students in these areas which offer them employment opportunities in the expanding hotel industry. Damitha Nalin the Center Manager, Galle Branch has been very actively involved in promoting the courses creating much interest among school leavers and others to register for the certificate programmes.
The presentation of the certificates was attended by Harpo Gooneratne- MD, Asoka Jayawardena - Consultant of HSHTM and Damitha Nalin - Center manager Galle Branch
Ayesha Rees ( Head of International Sales Operations – City & Guilds - UK) and Fahim Shakoor (General Manager Business Development City & Guilds – SL)