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Department of International Culture International Hotel & Tourism Hospitality Course | Departments

Department of International Culture
<For International Students>
International Hotel & Tourism Hospitality Course

Course term: 2 yearsBegins in April each year
Prerequisite: Japanese level N3 to N2, or better

Learn [Advanced Japanese × Hotel & Tourism Specialist Skills]
and get a head start in the international Hotel and Tourism industry

This course is for students intending to seek employment in the hotel and tourism industry. Through a curriculum packed with on-site practical training, learn to exercise the international sensibilities and the spirit of Japanese OMOTENASHI hospitality that are sought after in the hotel and tourism industry including Japanese-style RYOKAN inns.

Attainment Goals

Pass JLPT N2
Pass the HPT (Hotelier Proficiency Test or "H KEN") Basic level, 2nd grade
Work at a hotel or ryokan, or in some other tourism role

Features

Classes taught by professional hoteliers

Professional hoteliers currently employed in the hotel industry will become your instructors. The curriculum, focused on the hotel industry, covers all of the various departments in a hotel. It begins with hotel and tourism fundamentals and teaches hotel English as well. By graduation, students aim to pass the Hotelier Proficiency Test (HPT or "H KEN") Basic level, 2nd grade, and the National Trade Skill Test for Restaurant Service (HRS), 3rd grade.

Rigorous on-the-job training

Classroom learning at the College is put into practice during on-the-job training at hotels. By gaining experience in the actual work environment, you will learn to apply the spirit of OMOTENASHI and be able to "hit the ground running" in your first job after graduation.

Job-placement support system for careers in the hotel & tourism industry

A hotel recruiting professional will coach you on resume writing, interview preparation, business manners and other skills essential for finding employment. Our goal is 100% placement of graduates into the hotel & tourism industry. Whether you apply to a hotel or RYOKAN in Japan, or to a Japanese hotel in your home country, we will back you up.

Employment offers received and exams passed by FFLC students/recent graduates

Offers of employment

  • ANA Crown Plaza Hotel Fukuoka
  • Goto Tsubaki Hotel
  • Kanucha Bay Hotel & Villas
  • Takakura Hotel Fukuoka
  • Hakata Green Hotel
  • Plaza Hotel Nogata
  • Hotel Nikko Kumamoto
  • Hotel Universal Port Vita

Exams passed

  • JLPT N3
  • JLPT N2
  • Test of Practical Japanese (J. TEST), grade C
  • Test of Practical Japanese (J. TEST), grade D
  • Spreadsheet Skills Test, 3rd grade (Joho Shori Gino Kentei Shiken)
  • ANTA (All Nippon Travel Agents) Exam

Curriculum

Year 1 Term 1 Example Schedule

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri.
1st class
90 min
General Japanese Accommodations: Principles & Practice Hotel Fundamentals & General Operations Banquets: Principles & Practice Hotel English
2st class
90 min
Introduction to Japanese Hospitality PC Introduction to Tourism Restaurants: Principles & Practice General Japanese
3rd class
50 min
General Japanese PC JLPT
Preparation
Introductory International Relations JLPT
Preparation

Year 2 Term 1 Example Schedule

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri.
1st class
90 min
Introduction to Japanese Hospitality General Japanese Introduction to Inbound Tourism Restaurants: Principles & Practice General Japanese
2st class
90 min
PC Hotel Management Hotelier Proficiency Test Preparation Banquets: Principles & Practice Hotel English
3rd class
50 min
PC Introductory International Relations JLPT
Preparation
JLPT
Preparation
General Japanese