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Practical Training 1 (15 cr)

Code: MWMHW100-3004

General information


01.08.2023 - 31.07.2024


28.08.2023 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

15 op

Mode of delivery



School of Business

Teaching languages

  • English

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management


  • Riitta Koivisto


  • MTM21S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • MTM20S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • MTM22S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • MTM19S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management


The student recognizes vocational learning objectives based on his/her Personal Learning Plan. The student has the working life and customer service skills of the service fields and he/she has familiarised him-/herself with the company/organisation’s operations. The student can describe and analyse the service and production processes of his/her practical training place. The student becomes more certain about his/her professional direction and is able to set further goals for the development of his/her competence in line with the career plan.


Job-hunting skills (networks, CV, application, channels)
International opportunities in the field
Practical training search process
Practical training plan
Practical training reporting
Reflection of own competence and professional development.

Teaching methods

Practical Training info, assignments and learning at workplace.
Guidance during practical training and employer's feedback.

International connections

Information on the international possibilities for practical training and the grant application process are introduced at the Practical Training Info. The info is compulsory for all.

Vaihtoehtoiset suoritustavat

See Study Guide on recognition on prior learning (

If you have previous work experience from the tourism and hospitality field that meets the learning goals of PT1, you can apply for accreditation via the Recognition of informal Learning process. You can discuss this possibility with your Career Tutor during your Personal Learning Plan discussions. You can find the instructions and the form in the Study Guide. Choose the form Recognition of Prior Learning

Return the following documents to the Practical Training Coordinator:
1. the application form (
2. the relevant work certificates and
3. your own description and assessment of your competencies based on work experience (c. 2 pages, doesn't have to be a report)

Student workload

The course work equals to 405h of student work as follows:
Participation at Info sessions and the application process for the placement (5h)
Actual practical training (364h)
Meeting/discussion with PT coordinator during traineeship (1h)
Practical training report (30h)
Vlog or blog (5 h)

Content scheduling

Practical training info session in November
Practical training abroad info session in February
Practical training is completed after the first year studies during the first semester.

Further information

Self-evaluation: evaluating and analysing own skills and their development in the the report and vlog/blog.
Practical training coordinator's feedback during the PT
Continuous feedback and final evaluation at the workplace from the PT supervisor

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, approved/failed

Assessment methods are based on learning objectives. Assessment is qualitative, based on a criteria and the student's self-assessment plays an important role in it.Accreditation procedures are described in the Degree Regulations and Study Guide. Further information about possible course-specific arrangements is available from Course tutor.