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Universidad de Barcelona
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Razones para cursar el ciclo

Razones para cursar el ciclo

** THEORETICAL PRACTICAL TRAINING **

You will learn through a practical and theoretical approach, which includes engaging activities, activities in cooperation with real companies, attending trade fairs and congresses and taking part in collaborative projects with other courses.

** REFERENCE CENTER **

You will study a vocational course at Campus CETT, the leading higher education center in the sector with over 50 years’ experience and accredited by the University of Barcelona.

** APPLICATION CENTER **

You will dive into the labor market without leaving the premises: CETT-UB has the Alimara Barcelona 4-star hotel and Agora BCN student’s hall of residence where you will be able to put into practice what you have learnt in class.

** UNIQUE TRAINING **

You will be able to take three exclusive study modules which are not offered by any other school: “Information Technologies applied to the tourism sector” (which will teach you how to use Amadeus, Beroni and other reservation management software tools) and “Wedding Planner”.

** AMADEUS TECHNOLOGY **

You will be awarded a course certificate and also, an official Amadeus Spain Certificate (worth € 420), the leading GDS in Europe and used by the vast majority of travel agents.

** COMMITTED AND INNOVATIVE TEACHERS **

The teaching staff involved are recognized professionals with proven experience in tourist accommodation management and tourism intermediation services; they will monitor your academic and professional performance individually to enhance your future employability.

** ACTIVITIES IN THE SECTOR **

You will take part in an extensive program of supplementary activities: you will attend trade fairs such as 4YFN, Mobile World Congress, Alimentaria or Fòrum Gastronòmic and you will also be able to participate in organizing some events held at CETT-UB (The Alimara Awards Ceremony, SMART Tourism Congress, the Trobada Gastronòmica) and others.

** LINK WITH THE WORLD OF WORK **

This course includes 350 hours of the Training in the Workplace scheme (FCT in Spanish), making it the perfect bridge towards the labor market.

** JOB IMMERSION **

The course gives you the opportunity of doing your work placement at partner national and international leading organizations and companies such as Atlanta Travel & Corporate Events, Atrápalo.com, B The Travel Brand, Barcelona Turisme, Barceló Viatges, Exode Viatges, Expedia Spain, Fira Internacional De Barcelona, Intercruises, Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Palau Moxó, Pangea, Tandem Luxury Travel, Tarannà Viatges amb Sentit, Viajes El Corte Inglés, Voyage prive.com, among others.

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This Higher Technician course will equip you with wider foreign language skills; learning both English and French will give you the chance of studying abroad if you apply for a three months Erasmus Grant to do your work placement anywhere in the EU.

** SUPPORT TO OWN PROJECTS **

At the end of the course you will be able to design a project to create a travel agent or an events management company. The best projects will be eligible for the award of Best ETP-CETT Higher Vocational Course Project awarded by CETT Foundation; the award consists of a scholarship to pursue further studies.

** PERSONALIZED WORK ORIENTATION **

You will be guided and supported by Career Services, our careers advisor at CETT-UB to help you find a job among the 1,300 job offers it receives, find your work placement at the 1,000 national and international leading companies we have agreements with or take part in career events such as CETT Talent.

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When you finish this course, you can also enrich your qualifications by taking the Higher Technician Course in Tourist Accommodation and therefore, hold two higher vocational qualifications, in only 3 academic years! Besides, should you decide to take the CETT-UB Degree in Tourism Management, over 40% of CTS will be validated.

** DEVELOP YOUR TRAINING AT CETT **

You can pursue further studies in tourism at CETT-UB by taking a Lifelong Learning Course, a course from our Degree studies program and later, a CETT-UB accredited master’s from our Postgraduate studies program.