Accredited Awards

 

The Institute of Tourism Studies will be offering a number of accredited Awards. The list for these Awards may be found hereunder, together with the application. These are part of the E-learning training scheme offered by the Ministry for Tourism and Consumer Protection, in collaboration with the Malta Tourism Authority. The below awards will be offered free of charge for applicants who work within the Tourism and Hospitality industry in Malta since MTA will be paying for the courses offered. 

Individuals may apply for ONE accredited Award or up to THREE Non-Accredited CPDs

The Awards and CPDs are subject to terms and conditions, which one may find on the following link.

For any queries and further information, one may contact the ITS Registrar Department on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 2379 3100.

 

Applications are currently closed. All applications will be forwarded to the Malta Tourism Authority this week for their review. We thank all those who have chosen the Institute of Tourism Studies to further their education for the Tourism and Hospitality Industry. 

 

 List of Awards Available:  

Awards targeted towards Low-Skilled / Operative workers within the Hospitality Industry.

Awards Title Accredited (Yes/No) MQF level Credits / ECTS Total No of Hours Hours per week Total Duration in weeks
             
BASIC ICT Course for Complete Beginners* Yes 1 NA 16 2 8
ICDL/ECDL for Tourism BASE Modules* Yes 2 NA 24 3 8
ICDL/ ECDL STANDARD for Tourism Industry* Yes 3 NA 44 5.5 8
SAGE Computerised Accounts, HR & Payroll* Yes 3 NA 24 3 8
Customer Care and Sales Techniques Yes 3 4 28 4 7
Intermediate Digital Competencies Yes 3 2 14 2 7
Telephone techniques Yes 3 1 7 2.5 3
Health and Safety Yes 3 1 7 2.5 3
Waste and Pest Control Yes 3 1 7 2.5 3
Introduction to the Theory of Service  Yes 3 2 14 2 7
Introduction to the Theory of Beverage  Yes 3 2 14 2 7
Basic Theory of Food Preparation Yes 3 4 28 4 7
Front Office Theory and Practice Yes 3 3 42 6 7
Housekeeping Operations I Yes 3 4 28 4 7
Maltese Culture Past and Present - The Malta Guest Experience Course* Yes 3 2 14 2 7

 

 

Awards targeted towards Line-staff / Operative workers within the Tourism Sector.

Awards Title Accredited (Yes/No) MQF level Credits / ECTS Total No of Hours Hours per week Total Duration in weeks
             
Hospitality for Visitor Attractions Yes 3 1 7 2.5 3
Intermediate Digital Competencies Yes 3 2 14 2 7
Telephone techniques Yes 3 1 7 2.5 3
Health and Safety Yes 3 1 7 2.5 3
Malta as a Tourist Destination Yes 3 2 14 2 7
Niche Tourism Yes 3 2 14 2 7
BASIC ICT Course for Complete Beginners* Yes 1 NA 16 2 8
ICDL/ECDL for Tourism BASE Modules* Yes 2 NA 24 3 8
ICDL/ ECDL STANDARD for Tourism Industry* Yes 3 NA 44 5.5 8
SAGE Computerised Accounts, HR & Payroll* Yes 3 NA 24 3 8


 

Awards targeted towards Supervisory and Junior Management level workers within the Hospitality Industry. 

Awards Title Accredited (Yes/No) MQF level Credits / ECTS Total No of Hours Hours per week Total Duration in weeks
             
ICDL/ ECDL ADVANCED - EXPERT  for the Tourism Industry* Yes 4 NA 72 9 8
SAGE Computerised Accounting & Management Reporting* Yes 4 NA 18 3 6
Customer Relations Management  Yes 4 2 14 2 7
Principles of Supervision Yes 4 4 28 4 7
Introduction to Human Resource Management Yes 4 2 14 2 7
Principles of HACCP Yes 4 2 14 2 7
Conference and Banqueting Operations Yes 4 2 14 2 7
Food and Beverage Service Theory Yes 4 3 56 8 7
Basic Economics Yes 4 2 14 2 7
Front Office Theory  Yes 4 4 28 4 7
Housekeeping Operations II Yes 4 4 28 4 7
The Theory of Kitchen and Larder Yes 4 4 28 4 7
Hospitality and Tourism English Yes 4 4 28 4 7
Hospitality Sales and Marketing  Yes 5 6 42 6 7
Introduction to Accounting Yes 5 6 42 6 7

 

 

Awards targeted towards Supervisory and Junior Management level workers within the Tourism Sector.

Awards Title Accredited (Yes/No) MQF level Credits / ECTS Total No of Hours Hours per week Total Duration in weeks
             
Customer Relations Management  Yes 4 2 14 2 7
Principles of Supervision Yes 4 4 28 4 7
Introduction to Human Resource Management Yes 4 2 14 2 7
Introduction to Marketing Yes 4 2 14 2 7
Introduction to Accounting Yes 5 6 42 6 7
Basic Economics Yes 4 2 14 2 7
Risk Management Yes 6 2 28 4 7
Transport Management Yes 5 2 28 4 7

 

 

Awards targeted towards Managerial level workers within the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. 

Awards Title Accredited (Yes/No) MQF level Credits / ECTS Total No of Hours Hours per week Total Duration in weeks
             
Human Resource Management in Hospitality Yes 6 3 21 3 7
Employee Engagement and Relationship Yes 6 3 21 3 7
Leadership and Management in Hospitality  Yes 6 3 21 3 7
Training and Development  Yes 6 2 14 2 7
Performance Appraisals  Yes 6 2 14 2 7
Cross-Cultural Selling and Marketing  Yes 7 5 45 3.5 10
Developing and Monitoring Corporate Strategy  Yes 7 5 45 3.5 10
Law and Ethics in the Business World Yes 7 5 45 3.5 10

 

 

Awards in Languages.

Awards Title Accredited (Yes/No) MQF level Credits / ECTS Total No of Hours Hours per week Total Duration in weeks
             
Basic Maltese Language for Foreign workers in the hospitality industry Yes 3 2 28 4 7
Hospitality and Tourism English Yes 3 4 28 4 7
French  Yes 3 2 14 2 7
Spanish  Yes 3 2 14 2 7
Italian  Yes 3 2 14 2 7
German  Yes 3 2 14 2 7

 

 

Last Updated: 7th May 2020

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