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High School Diploma with Hospitality and Leisure  

This online High School Diploma with Hospitality and Leisure course will prepare you for a career in the events, leisure, food services, tourism, and hospitality industries. The course teaches the customer service, personal, and professional skills used in a wide variety of locations and settings.

What you will learn

  • Earn your AdvancED/SACS accredited high school diploma
  • Earn a "Leisure and Hospitality" career certificate
  • Complete a career portfolio with cover letter, resume, and more

How you will benefit

  • Receive an accredited high diploma, which allows you to apply for a broader scope of jobs
  • Develop the skills needed to thrive in a professional setting or at a higher education institution
  • Learn how to effectively study, communicate, and problem solve, and take these skills into your personal and professional life

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
  • Speakers or headphones.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


The Hospitality and Leisure Certificate course prepares you for a career in the events, leisure, food services, tourism, and hospitality industries. The course teaches customer service, personal, and professional skills used in a wide variety of locations and settings. This is an excellent opportunity for those already working in one of these industries who want to apply for a management position, or for those interested in starting a new careerin one of these fields.

Accreditation

Career Online High School is a division of Smart Horizons Career Online Education, a private school district that has been granted District Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, the national commission that confers the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) accreditation seal. This means that the SHCOE district and all its schools are accredited, and that Smart Horizons Career Online Education is recognized across the nation as a quality school system.

AdvancED is the unified organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). AdvancED provides nationally recognized accreditation for school districts and individual schools and represents 27,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in 65 countries worldwide, educating 15 million students.

Students and community members can learn more about the District Accreditation Process at www.advanc-ed.org.

Smart Horizons has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1780 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500 McLean, VA 22102.

State Restrictions

"Students interested in pursuing post-secondary education within their state should check with the state to understand the requirements. States may impose requirements for receiving state financial aid. For example, an online high school diploma may not be recognized by some colleges and universities within a state to receive financial aid. It is recommended that students check with a specific institution for any specific restrictions—this is particularly important for residents of New York and New Jersey."


  1. Hospitality and Leisure IV: Semester 1
    1. Hospitality and Leisure IV: Semester 1 Pretest
    2. The Hospitality and Leisure Services Industry
    3. Beneficial Skills, Knowledge, and Attributes for the Hospitality Industry
    4. History of Temporary Lodging
    5. The Accommodation Sector 1
    6. The Accommodation Sector 2
    7. Food and Beverage Service Jobs 1
    8. Food and Beverage Service Jobs 2
    9. Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness
    10. Foodborne Illnesses
    11. Personal Identifiable Information
    12. Gaining Trust
    13. Losing and Rebuilding Trust
    14. Relationships In and Out of the Workplace
    15. Drug Misuse and Abuse
    16. Alcohol Misuse and Abuse
    17. Hospitality and Leisure IV: Semester 1 End of Semester Exam
    18. Learn definitions and tasks performed by peer specialists
    19. Learn the value of inspiring hope and contributing to the development of a recovery culture
    20. Be introduced to appropriate roles in the workplace
    21. Understand how their own values are formed and how understanding themselves effects the way in which they understand others
    22. Be introduced to concepts such as conflict resolution, cultural competency and tolerance
    23. Understand the importance of self-care and design a self-care plan
  2. Hospitality and Leisure IV: Semester 2
    1. Hospitality and Leisure IV: Semester 2 Pretest
    2. Golf Course and Resort Jobs
    3. National and State Park Jobs
    4. Theme and Amusement Park Jobs
    5. Casino and Gaming Industry Jobs
    6. Event Coordination
    7. Hospitality Law
    8. Situational Awareness
    9. Security Awareness
    10. Understanding and Preparing for Active Shooter Events
    11. Preventing and Responding to Active Shooter Events
    12. Discrimination in the Workplace
    13. Choosing the Right Resume for the Job
    14. Writing a Winning Resume
    15. Using Technology and Your Resume
    16. Preparing for an Interview
    17. Attending an Interview
    18. Hospitality and Leisure IV: Semester 2 End of Semester Exam


Karen Panerali has more than 20 years of experience in instruction, curriculum development, and academic support. Her teaching experience includes high school, college, and corporate training settings. She holds a Bachelor of Art in Journalism and a Master of Arts in liberal arts studies.

 

High School Diploma with Hospitality and Leisure
Item: 202003CTP22270  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $1,295.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.