British Council Azerbaijan in partnership with the Azerbaijan State Vocational Education Agency, tourism industry and People1st UK continue the implementation of the Access to Hospitality and Apprenticeship Scheme programme.
Main objectives of the programme:
- To increase employment opportunities for the graduates of the vocational education sector by developing their skills and knowledge.
- To involve employers to the educational process through the student apprenticeship schemes.
- To increase the role of the vocational education in the hospitality sector.
AHA 2017/2018 Programme Results
Access to Hospitality and Apprenticeship Scheme programme has been successfully implemented in the 2017 - 2018 academic year at the Baku State Vocational Education Centre on Tourism and Social Services, Baku State Vocational Education Centre on Public Food and Beverage, Ganja State Vocational Education Centre on Trade and Service and Gabala State Vocational Education Centre.
The programme covered three specialties: chef, hotel concierge, and housekeeping attendant.
50 per cent of programme participants received job offers from the hotels where they interned at.
Partners of the programme:
Hilton Hotel, Fairmont Hotel, Absheron Hotel Group, JW Marriott Absheron Baku Hotel, Four Seasons Hotel, Intourist Hotel, Boulevard Hotel, Gilan Hospitality Group, Pullman Hotel, QafqaZ Baku City Hotel, Hyatt Regency Baku, Holiday Inn Baku Hotel, Excelsior Hotel Baku, Landmark Hotel, Ramada Plaza Ganja
During 2018 - 2019 academic year the programme will be implemented in Baku, as well as in the other regions of Azerbaijan (Gabala, Ganja, Qusar and Ismayilli) for all three specialties (chef, hotel concierge, housekeeping attendant).
The programme is a unique opportunity for students interested in gaining experience in the area of hospitality. The programme does not only equip students with required skills but also provides practical work experience opportunities at the hotels in Baku and in the regions.
|Educational centres||Chef||Hotel concierge||Housekeeping attendant|
|Baku State Vocational Education Centre on Tourism and Social Services||Available||Available||Available|
|Public Food and Beverage Baku State Vocational Education Centre||Available||Available|
|Ganja State Vocational Education Centre on Trade and Service||Available|
|Gabala State Vocational Education Centre||Available||Available||Available|
|Gusar Vocational Lyceum||Available||Available|
|Ismayilli Vocational Education Centre||Available|
Programme is paid. For more information on fees please contact directly to Vocational Education Centres.
Enrollment is open for the 2018-2019 academic year in ASAN Service Centres from 6 August 2018.
For more information on this project, please contact Sevinj Aghazada, Education Coordinator.