Hospitality is one of today’s fastest growing industries. Within hospitality, the food and restaurant sector will see expansive growth over the next decade. To prepare your students for a career in this high-demand job market, we added two food and beverage career training titles to the catalog.
Read on for more information about these new titles and what you need to do to add them to your course catalog.
In the past year, Americans spent more than 40% of their food budget on eating out. This trend is expected to continue, as is the need for qualified restaurant managers. In fact, restaurant management jobs will grow nine percent by 2026 with 27,900 new jobs expected. We receive over 1,500 web searches for restaurant management courses annually, so there is an untapped demand for a course that teaches the skills needed to enter this field.
RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT | COURSE CODE: GES611 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $995
The Restaurant Management course focuses on the principles of food and beverage production and management, human resource management, and basic accounting practices for the restaurant industry. Students will learn how to sustain a profitable restaurant while marketing to key customer groups.
The catering sector is expecting job growth by nine percent through 2024. Catering companies can hold contracts with a variety of clients like schools and hospitals, with more industries looking to catering to address their food and beverage needs.
CATERING PROFESSIONAL | COURSE CODE: GES2024 | SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE: $1,295
The Catering Professional course provides the foundational skills needed for a career in catering. Students will gain a practical knowledge of catering services, including overseeing events and functions, and collaborating with other catering companies.
What do you need to do:
If you’ve elected to auto-add new titles to your catalog, then no further action is required. You can start promoting these courses immediately. Otherwise, you will need to add them manually in the online administration center. If you’re not sure if you have the auto-add feature set up, contact your Account Manager.
If you plan to add these titles to the Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), you should apply for approval as soon as possible. If you need more information, please contact your account manager.