|Hai Phong Vocational College of Tourism and
Hai Phong Vocational College of Tourism and Services
Nam Son Ward, An Duong District, Hai Phong City, Vietnam
Truong Cao dang Nghe Du lich va Dich vu Hai Phong
Xa Nam Son - Huyen An Duong - Thanh pho Hai Phong, Viet Nam
Tel: +84 (0) 313 552 322
Fax: +84 (0) 313 589 336
• Late August to 15th January
• Late January to 15st June
Please note that we work with hosts to establish start and finish dates for placements in each programme. However,
exact end dates may vary somewhat from placement to placement and year to year. On arrival at your placement,
you should receive guidance and training on your role and responsibilities, and you should take this opportunity to
establish when your host expects you to finish. This date should be respected, and you should only leave your
placement earlier than this date with the express agreement of your placement and Programme Manager.
Placement Head: Dr. Tran Trung Dung, Director
Tel: +84 (0) 31 3552 322
Mobile: +84 (0) 913 240 344
Mrs. Pham Thi Khanh Ngoc, Vice Director,
Mobile: +84 (0) 983 033 163
Ms Pham Thi Ngoc Huong, Head of English Section
Mobile: +84 (0) 913 856 477
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Hai Hoa, Head of International Relations Office
Mobile: +84 (0) 936 715 708
Background on host institution
Hai Phong is the third city of Vietnam and its main port. It is situated on the coast, 100 km east of Hanoi and
about 50 km south of Ha Long city. Tourists can be found there, but it is not a major tourist spot. The city is
animated and there is a good beach at Do Son, 22 km east of the city. The college is located about 10 km
west-southern of the center of the city. There is a bus to get to the center of the city.
Infrastructure: The college has two campuses. The area of the main campus is 10,8 ha with classroom blocks, admin
block, practical workshops, student dormitory, guest house, canteen, first aid and courts for sport activities
(football and voleyball). There are four language labs for language learning. The second campus is in the building
of Youth Cultural Palace in the center of the city
Hai Phong Vocational College of Tourism and Services is state one. It was established in 2004.
Present staff: 60 (10 teachers of English).
Present full time students: 1,300.
Being a public college directly subordinated to Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Hai Phong Vocational
College of Tourism and Services provides human resources for the tourism and hospitality industry in the major
northern parts of Vietnam.
The main faculties are Hotel Management, Food and Beverage Management, Tour Guiding, and Professional Cookery
Skills. Its goal is to become a training institution with international quality by 2015.
The college has some experience in working with foreigners.
The campus is safe with gateguards for 24/24 hours.
The staff here are very enthusiastic, friendly and hospitable and eager to receive volunteers.
The male volunteers are most suitable.
The college will have English as major in 2014.
Volunteers are expected to improve speaking, listening skills and also pronunciation for students and staff.
Volunteers will teach a total of about 20 hours.
Accommodation and food
Volunteers are accommodated in rooms with all neccesary facilities in the guest house on the campus. The guest
house has four rooms. There is a canteen and Internet is available.
Volunteers receive a 4.000,000 VND food allowance.
There is an additional allowance of 2,000,000 VND per month for incidental
Vietnam is a reasonably conservative country and both male and female
Lattitude volunteers should dress appropriately at their placements. As teaching assistants, Volunteers
need to dress in professional attire and not as backpackers. Blouses, tops (no strappy singlets),
knee-length skirt and trousers are good choices for females and collared tops and neat trousers are required
• This is a quite new placement, receiving Lattitude's
volunteers first time in August 2013.
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