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Professional Curriculum

Professional Curriculum - Vatel Switzerland
Professional Curriculum - Vatel Switzerland

LENGTH OF STUDIES: 2 YEARS          
INTAKE:  AUGUST

Admission requirements 

Holder of one of the following CFC certificates: 

• Cook
• Food and Beverage Specialist
• Hospitality Specialist
• System catering specialist
• Commercial HGT (Hotel-Gastro-Tourism)
• Hospitality Communication Specialist

Holds another type of CFC and at least one year of experience in hospitality, catering or the tourism sector (upon the study of application).

English Proficiency:
CEFR level B2, TOEFL 550 (80 IBT) or IELTS 5.5 (academic) + one-page personal essay or a cover letter written in English



Dot Year 1

Students are introduced to Marketing, Human Resources, Administration and Professional Culture. They also learn the rudiments of Catering and Culinary Arts, as well as how to address constraints and unexpected events that arise in Banqueting, Reception and Seminars.

Semester 1 > Alternating theory & practice

Theory (alternate weeks)
Management, Marketing, Human Resources, Computer Science, Company Economics, Professional Culture, Self-image, Hygiene and Safety, Nutrition, Wine Vintages, Hotel Visits, English, Foreign Language 2, F&B Environment, Hospitality Environment

Practice (alternate weeks)
Front Office, Housekeeping, Restaurant, Bar, Banqueting, Kitchen, Pastry

Semester 2 > Internship

In Switzerland
Operational in-company internship*
Length: 5-6 months
In Switzerland: CHF 2,303 gross per month
In Europe: on average, €500 net per month
Internship report written in English
*These internship conditions are for reference only. They are not binding and can change from one internship to another, according to the host country.



Dot Year 2


While continuing to enhance their theoretical knowledge, students are introduced to management. During the practical training, they manage the first-year students, while being managed themselves by the third-year students. Students gain in self-confidence and do an internship in a foreign country other than France.

Semester 3 > Alternating theory & practice

Theory (alternate weeks)
Management, Marketing, Human Resources, Computer Science, Company Economics, Professional Culture, Self-image, Hygiene and Safety, Nutrition, Wine Vintages, Hotel Visits, English, Foreign Language 2, F&B Environment, Hospitality Environment

Practice (alternate weeks)
Front Office, Housekeeping, Restaurant, Bar, Banqueting, Kitchen, Pastry

Semester 4 > Internship

In Switzerland
Operational in-company internship*
Length: 5-6 months
In Switzerland: CHF 2,303 gross per month
In Europe: on average, €500 net per month
Internship report written in English
*These internship conditions are for reference only. They are not binding and can change from one internship to another, according to the host country.



Through this professional course, the students will be awarded:  


Swiss Diploma

Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education





COST FOR SWISS CITIZENS AND SWISS RESIDENTS



UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE, PROFESSIONAL CURRICULUM – 2 years
Year 1 Year 2 Total
Breakdown of expenses in CHF
Semester 1
Semester 2 Semester 4 Total
COMPULSORY FEES IN CHF
Administrative fees 400 - 400 800
Tuition fees 9,600 9,600 4,700 23,900
Learning materials, uniforms, workshops
3,150 - - 3,150
Student life
50 50 50 150
Total compulsory fees*
13,200 9,650 5,150 28,000

OPTIONAL FEES IN CHF
Medical insurance - - -
Civil liability insurance 150 150 150 450
Accommodation in a shared double room on campus**
5,100 5,100 5,100 15,300
Accommodation in a single room on campus **
7,500 7,500 7,500 22,500
Full board***
5,000 5,000 5,000 15,000
Half board (1 meal)
2,200 2,200 2,200 6,600

*Swiss nationals residing in Switzerland or abroad, or foreign nationals residing in Switzerland with a residence permit not issued for a training/education purpose.

Price includes: administrative fees, student card, internet access on campus and in school, use of the outdoor car park, learning materials, debates and lectures, internship, career advice.

**Subject to availability.

***Full board (3 meals) is compulsory for students living on campus.


General Curriculum

General Curriculum - Vatel Switzerland
General Curriculum - Vatel Switzerland

LENGTH OF STUDIES: 3 YEARS          
INTAKE:  AUGUST
 (1) Suisse diploma  (2) Level 6 at RNCP France.

Admission requirements

In Bachelor year 1
In Switzerland: Maturité / In France: Baccalauréat
In Belgium: Certificat de fin d’études secondaires
In other countries: High School Diploma

In Bachelor year 3
In Switzerland: Maturité +2 additional studies
In France: Baccalauréat +2 additional studies
In Belgium: Certificat de fin d’études secondaires
+2 additional studies

In other countries: High School Diploma +2 years English Proficiency: CEFR level B2, TOEFL 580 (90 IBT) or IELTS 6.0 (academic) + one-page personal essay or a cover letter written in English.

Training objective

Complete knowledge of management, team-building and executive functions in an international environment. Acquiring a professional, legal, business and linguistic culture with the objective of having an operational management post in the company.

Dot Year 1

Students are introduced to Marketing, Human Resources, Administration and Professional Culture. They also learn the rudiments of Catering and Culinary Arts, as well as how to address constraints and unexpected events that arise in Banqueting, Reception and Seminars.

Semester 1 > Alternating theory & practice

Theory (alternate weeks)
Management, Marketing, Human Resources, Computer Science, Company Economics, Professional Culture, Self-image, Hygiene and Safety, Nutrition, Wine Vintages, Hotel Visits, English, Foreign Language 2, F&B Environment, Hospitality Environment

Practice (alternate weeks)
Front Office, Housekeeping, Restaurant, Bar, Banqueting, Kitchen, Pastry

Semester 2 > Internship

In Switzerland
Operational in-company internship*
Length: 5-6 months
In Switzerland: CHF 2,303 gross per month
In Europe: on average, €500 net per month
Internship report written in English
*These internship conditions are for reference only. They are not binding and can change from one internship to another, according to the host country.



Dot Year 2


While continuing to enhance their theoretical knowledge, students are introduced to management. During the practical training, they manage the first-year students, while being managed themselves by the third-year students. Students gain in self-confidence and do an internship in a foreign country other than France.

Thanks to the Marco Polo program, students may do their second year at a Vatel campus elsewhere in the world. This is an opportunity to further develop an international culture while continuing to focus seriously on their syllabus.

Semester 3 > Alternating theory & practice

Theory (alternate weeks)
Management, Marketing, Human Resources, Computer Science, Company Economics, Professional Culture, Self-image, Hygiene and Safety, Nutrition, Wine Vintages, Hotel Visits, English, Foreign Language 2, F&B Environment, Hospitality Environment

Practice (alternate weeks)
Front Office, Housekeeping, Restaurant, Bar, Banqueting, Kitchen, Pastry

Semester 4 > Internship

In Switzerland
Operational in-company internship*
Length: 5-6 months
In Switzerland: CHF 2,303 gross per month
In Europe: on average, €500 net per month
Internship report written in English
*These internship conditions are for reference only. They are not binding and can change from one internship to another, according to the host country.



Dot Year 3


Having learned the fundamentals needed to begin team management, students now apply this knowledge in their third and final year. They develop their analytical skills while using the knowledge acquired thus far in the program. They are able to devise strategies and take their first managerial decisions.

Semester 5 > Alternating theory & practice

Theory (alternate weeks)
Introduction to cost control, Marketing, Human Resources, Taxation, Computer Science, Multicultural Management, Hospitality Sales, Wine, Beers & Spirits, Geopolitics, Negotiation, Foreign Language I, Foreign Language II, Tourism & Travelling, Capstone Project (Star-up Project)

Practice (alternate weeks)
RFront Office, Housekeeping, Restaurant, Bar, Banqueting, Kitchen, Pastry Event, Marketing

Semester 6 > Internship

In Switzerland or another country
Operational in-company internship*
Length: 5-6 months

In Switzerland: CHF 2,303 gross per month
In Europe: on average, €500 net per month
Internship report written in English
*These internship conditions are for reference only. They are not binding and can change from one internship to another, according to the host country.




Swiss Diploma

Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education


French Title

Bachelor in International Hotel Management 



COST FOR SWISS CITIZENS AND SWISS RESIDENTS



UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE, GENERAL CURRICULUM – 3 years
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Total
Breakdown of expenses in CHF
Semester 1
Semester 3 Semester 5 Total
COMPULSORY FEES IN CHF
Administrative fees 400 400 400 1,200
Tuition fees 9,600 9,600 9,600 23,900
Learning materials, uniforms, workshops 3,150 - - 3,150
Student life
50 50 50 150
Total compulsory fees*
13,200 10,050 5,150 28,400

OPTIONAL FEES IN CHF
Medical insurance - - -
Civil liability insurance 150 150 150 450
Accommodation in a shared double room on campus**
5,100 5,100 5,100 15,300
Accommodation in a single room on campus**
7,500 7,500 7,500 22,500
Full board***
5,000 5,000 5,000 15,000
Half board (1 meal)
2,200 2,200 2,200 6,600


*Swiss nationals residing in Switzerland or abroad, or foreign nationals residing in Switzerland with a residence permit not issued for a training/education purpose.
Price includes: administrative fees, student card, internet access on campus and in school, use of the outdoor car park, learning materials, debates and

lectures, internship, career advice.
**Subject to availability.

***Full board (3 meals) is compulsory for students living on campus.

 

The amounts listed above may be subject to an annual increase of 3% at most.



ADMISSIONS PROCEDURE

1 You contact the Vatel Campus of your choice (at a forum, by internet, by email, etc.).

2 You send your completed application form and all other documents requested back to the school.

3 The school will study your file, and should you be admissible, will invite you to the next entrance exam.

4 You take the entrance exam in the school you would like to attend.

5 You will receive your results within a few days.

6 Your admission will be validated after an interview with the school director of the school you would like to attend.

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