Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management

International Hotel School

Program Description

Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management

International Hotel School

Registered by the South African Qualifications Authority ID No 88062, National Qualifications Framework Level 5.

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 hospitality management.

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

What does the programme cover

Students are required to complete eight compulsory modules. One of these modules includes 12 weeks of practical work experience in the hospitality industry.

  • Hospitality Today: An Introduction
  • Managing Front Office Operations
  • Managing Housekeeping Operations
  • Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
  • Planning & Control for Food & Beverage Operations
  • Hospitality Facilities Management & Design
  • Work-Integrated Learning
  • Managing Beverage Operations

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

– Admission requirements –

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

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
2,020 USD
Start date Feb. 2017
South Africa Durban
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 12 - 24 months
Price 2,020 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.