The Notre Dame College formerly the Professional Promotion Hospitality Section (PPHS) was established in 1990 by the bold vision of the Pontifical Institute Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center together with Bethlehem University, Institute of Hotel Management and the Dublin Institute of Technology, To provide training and education to young Palestinians who have completed their high school education in order to secure a career in Hospitality Management, Catering and Food Service along with other specializations for those who want to improve their present working conditions. It is the only institution of its kind in East Jerusalem.
The career programs provide the students with comprehensive knowledge and occupational skills that are necessary in the workplace. Those who finish the two year programs will receive Higher Certificates and those who finish the one year programs receive Continuing Professional Development Certificates.
Notre Dame College is locally and internationally recognized for its outstanding vocational training programs, there is a demand on its graduates and they constitute a good number in certain sectors of the tourism industry workforce.
The vision is not only to provide education but also formation.
Therefore respecting the other, working in a team and discipline are no less important than the requested professional skills.
The Higher Certificate programs are:
Rooms Division Management
Culinary Art of Food Preparation & Service.
Continuing Professional Certificate programs are:
Culinary Art of Food Preparation
Diploma in Translation
E-mail : College@notredamecenter.org