2. Hospitality and Tourism Exchange and Internship
For those students or recent graduates who would like to obtain a global perspective but could not
manage an extensive stay aboard, Exchange or Internship Programmes may be your way to go.
Exchange programme is normally designed for current students to attend school in a foreign
country for a period of time. This period of time can be one semester or one academic year, varies
according to the policy of individual education institutions. Many exchange programmes expect
students to be able converse in the language of the new host country, at least on a basic level.
Some programmes may require students to pass a standardized test for English language
An internship is a pre-professional work experience that provides students or recent graduates the
opportunity to gain real-life experience so that they will be more confident for a permanent career
WORK BASED LEARNING ASSOCIATES LIMITED
Business Address: Room 904, Knutsford Commercial Building 4-5
Knutsford Terrace, TST, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel.: (852) 2369 1101
Fax: (852) 2721 7052
Our company aims at facilitating a leisurely learning environment for adults, parents, teens and children to
better their quality of life through different kinds of specifically-run Leisure and Self-esteem Enhancement
Programmes in Hong Kong. Our company also aims at providing consultancy, advisory and assistance for
those who seek further exposure in the hospitality and tourism learning and working environments via our
Exchange and Internship Programmes.
We are a learning service provider and a consultant for those preparing for further learning in the hospitality
and tourism field in a foreign country. Whether you are from China, overseas or locally in Hong Kong, you
are welcome to contact us to discuss your personal needs.
1. Leisure and self-esteem Enhancement
1.1 Wine Appreciation and Tasting Course
Wine has become an important and popular beverage in social gatherings, both private and
business. The ability to appreciate, select, serve and taste wines of different kinds will not only
enable you to enjoy more but also help you to increase your self-esteem and broaden your
talking topics when mingling with people.
This course will help you to know more about:
The major wine producing regions
The grape varieties, characteristics and classifications
Winemaking process, style and quality of wine
Food and wine matching, the art of wine tasting, etc.
1.2 Etiquette Courses
Etiquette is a code of behavior that delineates expectations for social behaviour. We offer etiquette
classes of different kinds, to suit the needs and interests of various groups as follows:
Dinning Etiquette and Table Manner
Dress Etiquette on different occasions (including Japanese Kimono)
Dinning Etiquette and Table Manner Class Dress Etiquette Class
Table settings The desired dress attire
Continental and American dining styles Etiquette and rules on different formal
(e.g. use of napkins, cutleries) business banquet
Formal dining guest & host protocol Wedding and funeral parties.
Basic social grace and communication
Interview Etiquette Class Japanese Kimono and Etiquette Class
Interviewing skills and preparation The Japanese traditions and manners
techniques Etiquette and rules of kimono wearing
1.3 Family Programmes/Activities
The benefits of these joining these family programmes/activities are at least three-fold.
Allow parents and children to enjoy in the relaxed and leisurely setting together
Reinforce the family bond during the learning process
Help children to develop patience, intelligence, focus, creativity and control
These Family Programmes/Activities includes:
- Golf Class
- Tennis Class
- Cooking Class
- Culinary Tours