Higher Certificate in Food and Beverage Management

International Hotel School

Program Description

Higher Certificate in Food and Beverage Management

International Hotel School

Registered by the South African Qualifications Authority ID No 88063, National Qualifications Framework Level 5.

– Certification –

Graduates receive the IHS Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management with an AHLEI certificate for each subject completed, as well as the Specialisation Certificate in Food and Beverage Management.

– Admission requirements –

National Senior Certificate (NSC) with admission to study a Higher Certificate or equivalent.

Course Description

The hospitality industry makes a significant contribution to the national and global economy. As such, the industry requires competent managerial staff who possess the required skills and knowledge for successful food and beverage management.

Students achieving this qualification are competent to apply hospitality-specific frontline and management skills with specific focus on food and beverage management.

Delivered as a distance learning programme, qualifying learners will through a combination of academic and work-integrated learning, acquire the necessary competencies required to fulfil roles in lower- or middle-management positions within food and beverage industry.

What does the programme cover

Students are required to complete seven compulsory modules. One of these modules includes 12 weeks of practical work experience in the hospitality industry. Other elective modules are available so talk to us so we can design a learning pathway that suits your needs.

  • Food Safety: Managing with the HACCP Process
  • Management of Food and Beverage Operations
  • Purchasing for Food Service Operations
  • Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
  • Planning & Control for Food & Beverage Operations
  • Work-Integrated Learning
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated March 30, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
12 - 24 months
Part time
1,950 USD
Start date Feb. 2017
South Africa Durban
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 12 - 24 months
Price 1,950 USD
or USD 380 per module (inclusive of all textbooks and examination fees, excludes textbook delivery costs). Please note that where we quote prices in US Dollar this is an estimate only. The published South African price will be charged upon checkout.