Diploma in Food Production
As per surveys conducted to assess requirement of trained manpower for the hospitality sector, it has been established there is greater demand for skilled manpower rather than for managers. All the hospitality organisations be it a hotel, restaurant, fast food outlet, resort, railways, airlines, cruise liners and other allied industries, all require trained personnel to man their operations. The National Council for Hotel Management offers five different trade diplomas to cater to the needs of such establishments which are popular with the student community as it guarantees them jobs in the hospitality industry immediately on completion.
The five diploma courses are the core areas of food and beverage operations. It is open to 12th pass students of +2 system who must have studied English language as one of the subjects. The Course duration is for 36 weeks followed by 24 weeks of Industrial Training. Currently the courses are offered under annual examination system comprising term end examinations at end of the year. Institutes also conduct mid-term examinations comprising theory and practicals.
Applications are invited by individual affiliated Institute of Hotel Management through advertisement in leading local newspapers released during the month of June each year and selection made through a transparent selection process.
Each diploma program equips students in the basic areas of specialization and institutes provide hands on training to students in the institute kitchens and laboratories.