Chairperson Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) Punjab and Secretary Industries Ehsan Bhutta has announced that TEVTA will start hospitality courses while keeping in mind the demand of job opportunities in this sector.
He was addressing a high level meeting of officials at TEVTA secretariat. He said that initially the courses of culinary arts, housekeeping and front office will be started in three major cities of the province including Lahore, Faisalabad, Bahawalpur and Rawalpindi. However later on these courses will also start in other cities as well, he added.
Secretary Industries Ehsan Bhutta further noted that the courses of front office and basic housekeeping will be of three months duration where culinary arts courses will be based on six months duration. Similarly, the classes of front office and housekeeping will start in September whereas classes of culinary arts will start in October.
He also held a detailed briefing on course content and directed to update the course and include spoken English in it. He also advised on job training to the students of these courses.