Free Mental Health & Wellbeing training in hospitality industry
28 January 2022
"It has been the most difficult 24 months the industry has ever faced" Hospitality Health and HIT Scotland said this week and there has never been a more important moment for the industry to invest in its most valuable asset, its people."
Hospitality Health in partnership with HIT Scotland is pleased to offer a range of fully funded mental health and wellbeing training courses for hotel and tourism professionals. Gordon McIntyre, President of Hospitality Health, said that "What a fantastic opportunity for the industry. Without the funding support from the Tourism Recovery Fund we would not be able to offer this. It will have a huge impact on the wellbeing and mental fitness of the staff within the hospitality and tourism industries and should have a lasting impact."
Submissions will start Monday 24th January 2022 and will end on Sunday 6th February 2022. A specific number of places is available for each program. The Mental Health & Wellbeing program builds on a very successful Tourism & Hospitality Development program led by HIT Scotland, where over 2000 industry staff have achieved inspiring leadership skills, management and leadership skills. The HIT Scotland director David Cochrane said: "It is the people within the industry who will drive the recovery of the industry.
Therefore, the wellbeing of individuals across the sector is paramount. This suite of development will enable many businesses to improve their knowledge in this area, and build up a culture of resilience and support for their teams for the long term."