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Information about the G.A.T.E programme can be obtained from the Admissions and Registration Department.
You should first discuss this matter with your Programme Head and seek his/her advice.
A student having difficulty in coping with the workload should speak with their programme head about doing fewer courses per semester or any alternative solution tothe problem.
Using theRequest for Exemption’ form available from the Admissions and Registrations office, the student must make a written request for exemption from the specified course to the course Instructor. Supporting documents (information about the course, grade slip etc.) must be included. Once approval has been granted by the course Instructor/Lecturer, the approval has to be ratified by the Programme Head. Exemption for a core course will only be granted if the course was successfully completed at the Institute (TTHTI) within the past three (3) years from the time of the request. The student must have attained a Grade B and above.
No refunds are granted for exemptions.
Late submission of course work/project will be subjected to a 2% per day (or part thereof)deduction of the total percentage (%) gained. No course work/project will be accepted after five (5) days past the deadline. A student who is unable to submit coursework/project due to illness or a verifiable emergency must contact the Lecturer/Instructor no later than three (3) working days after the due date to make new arrangements for the submission of the coursework/project. The verifiable emergency must be stated in writing and a medical certificate must be tendered to support the claim of illness..
If there is valid proof that the course work is lost by the Lecturer, the Lecturer in consultation with the Registrar will decide what can be done. The student may be required to re-submit the project without any mark deduction.
A student in good financial standing, who has registered for an examination and fails to take the examination for reasons of illness or a verifiable emergency, will be allowed to take the examination at the next official sitting. The student who was absent from the examination due to illness must tender a medical certificate in support of such claim. Both the medical certificate and proof of an emergency must be submitted to the Registrar within five (5) working days from the date the examination was scheduled. A student who was absent from an examination because of a mix-up in date, time /late arrivals of an examination will not be permitted to write the examination at the next official sitting.
In this case the student can complete the Student Complaint Form and forward the complaint to the Student Services Manager.
You should complete the Student Complaints Form and forward your complaints and concerns to the Student Services Manager.
Transcripts can be requested from the Student Services Department at a cost (See Appendix A - Tuition and Fees). Official transcripts are sent directly from one educational institution to another.
A student failing a core course must repeat that course at a (See Appendix A - Tuition and Fees). The fee per course must be paid before the student can write the supplemental examination. It should be noted however
If a course has Prerequisites it will be identified on your programme outline distributed at the start of each academic year. The student can also consult with his/her Programme Head.
Yes, fees can be paid per semester; however it must be paid on or before the deadline (as shown on the Academic Schedule/Calendar). If the fees are paid after the deadline, the student is liable to pay a late fee (See Appendix A - Tuition and Fees).
Yes, you are mandated to wear the appropriate laboratory uniforms in the kitchens and dining room. Additionally, you must wear the Institute’s uniforms (See Professional Dress Policy, Academic Policies).
The Institute’s uniform is available at the Kiosk. Students should check with the Student Services Department. Patterns of the Kitchen and Dining Room uniforms and recommended supplier(s) can be obtained from the Admissions & Registration Department.
The student should speak with his/her internship supervisor and request that the hours of internship be flexible so as to accommodate both work and internship. Failing this, students should bring this to the attention of the Student Services Department to have the matter dealt with.
A student can get involved or access the services of the Student Guild by speaking with any member of the Guild’s Executive and expressing his/her interest in doing so.
All of our Associate and Diploma courses are 100% GATE approved.
Once there is room available, you may transfer from Part-time to Full-time.
Accommodation is only available to our female students.
Once you are accepted into the Institute, you would be given a Bus schedule. This would allow you to safely arrive and depart the campus.
Our School has estalished a number of Articulation Agreements between the Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute and selected educational establishments. Please see Affiliations.
Part-time Classes are from 5-8pm Monday to Thursday and sometimes Saturdays and Sundays between the hours of 7am and 5pm.
Full-time Classes are from 7am-5pm Monday to Friday.
The Pre-qualifying exam is a five (5) week course on Basic Mathematics, English and Hospitality. After attending the interview, once you are accepted into the institute and you do not have a passing grade in the required subjects, you would be given your time-table on the course dates. You cannot apply for the Pre-qualifying Program.
Once you have obtained your CXC passes you are eligible to apply to TTHTI. Usually this age is about 16yrs old.