Become a specialist in Cultural Tourism- Registrations Open
Cultural Tourism is a growing industry and many employment opportunities are being opened all over the world. Therefore, there is a growing demand for specialists in the field while in the same time, specialized qualifications on cultural tourism are rare.
The CULTVET project is offering an enormous opportunity for people interested to work in the field of cultural tourism. It is providing a professional qualification jointly developed by 4 VET organisations from 4 Mediterranean European countries: Nuevas Profesiones from Spain, Istituto d’Istruzione Superiore “Luigi Einaudi” from Italy, Eurosuccess from Cyprus and the Vocational Training Centre of Lesvos Regional Unit in Greece (KEKAPEL). The project is offering also the opportunity for an internationally recognized accreditation of the skills acquired by ACTA – Aristotle Certification – Training and Assessment.
This joint qualification includes 200 hours of classroom based lessons as well as 300 hours of guaranteed practical training in an enterprise or organization active in the field of cultural tourism. 8 of the students who will participate in the course [2 for each training country] will have also the opportunity to make their practical training abroad.
The curriculum of the CULTVET Joint Qualification is built around the following competencies
• Understanding the concept of cultural and heritage tourism and its value
• Interfacing with customers and managing customers experience
• Project Management for cultural tourism experiences
• ICT and Technology for Cultural Tourism
• Marketing and communication
The Joint Qualification is offered completely for free only for the Academic Year 2019-2020. However, there are only 25 positions available in each country. The CULTVET Joint Qualification is accepting candidates from the following countries: Spain, Italy, Greece and Cyprus.