MCAST Traineeship Award in Vocational Studies (Hospitality Studies/ Office Skills/ Production and Retail)
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|MQF Level||Level 1|
|Duration||1 year full-time|
|Entry Requirements||MCAST Certificate in Vocational Skills|
|Other Entry Requirements||Interview and Pathway Vocational Profile Report|
|Course Description||MCAST is offering a traineeship programme for students who achieve all the required vocational learning outcomes during the two year Pathway
This course facilitates the transition into the labour market and gives participants the opportunity to acquire competencies through direct
investment and training by local companies. Participants following this traineeship will be contracted to work for four days a week in the industry and one day a week of study on campus. The types of industries follow
three vocational areas namely Hospitality Studies, Office Skills and also Production and Retail Work.
|Study/Course Delivery||This programme of vocational learning leads to the achievement of an employable status.
During the time when student is on campus, the study units covered would lead to the achievement of key competencies. The emphasis is on the teaching methodology where embedding has been selected as the main pedagogical model. Vocational Units are used as a vehicle for achieving the objective.
The learning process is completed by providing learners with feedback that is formative in nature both during working hours and during class-based learning.
Regular visits and evaluation by MCAST traineeship mentor
|Programme Learning Outcomes||1. Apply specialized knowledge and skills in the chosen vocational area (hospitality / production / retail and office)
2. Demonstrate independent living and social integration skills
3. Participate in labour market inclusion opportunities
|Core Study Units||Hospitality Studies: Waiter / waitress Kitchen hand Housekeeping assistant Office Skills: Office assistant Library assistant Production and Retail Work: Laundry worker Factory hand Artisan craft worker Sales assistant|
|Progress After Completion||
|Career Opportunities||Hospitality Studies:
Production and Retail Work: