The Private Hotel School Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management

The Private Hotel School Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management

Course Overview

The Private Hotel School Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management gives you the chance to follow your interests in limitless locations, allowing you to enjoy unforgettable experiences and a highly rewarding career.

This Private Hotel School qualification provides students with the required operational, interpersonal and analytical skills to ensure that they can fill entry-level positions in the hospitality industry, where they can advance with further experience to fill supervisory or junior management positions in hospitality and service-focused operations.

It also creates a pathway to enrol for our Private Hotel School degree.

Course Overview: Full Time

 

Certification: Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management (NQF Level 5, SAQA ID 115450) | Minimum Credits: 120

Duration: 1 year

Intakes: March and July

Language: English

Campuses: Rosebank and Stellenbosch

Entry Requirements: Grade 12 with Higher Certificate Entry

Uniforms and manuals included.

Course Outcome

  • Once you have completed The Private Hotel School’s Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management you will be able to demonstrate a coherent and encompassing understanding of management principles and how these apply to hospitality operations.
  • You will acquire the skill set to interpret challenges in the various hospitality departments in order to deliver services efficiently and effectively, solve problems, and exploit opportunities to improve services.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of customer segmentation and target markets in the hospitality sector.
  • Have an understanding of the legal requirements that have an impact on the hospitality business, including applicable legislation, health, safety and security.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic accounting principles and their application to the hospitality business. 

Course Content

The Private Hotel School Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management consists of 9 modules:

  • Introduction to Hospitality Management
  • Introduction to Front Office and Rooms Division Management
  • Food and Beverage Studies
  • Digital and Academic Literacies
  • Hospitality Service Management
  • Work Integrated Learning
  • Basic Hospitality Accounting
  • Food Service Management
  • Hospitality Legal Requirements

Lead in these Careers

The Private Hotel School’s Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management opens up a world of opportunities developing confidence, professionalism and business expertise.

Hospitality Focused Roles:

  • Restaurant Manager
  • Assistant Rooms Division Manager
  • Food and Beverage Assistant Manager
  • Concierge
  • Guest Relations Manager

Service-Centric Roles:

  • Customer Success Advisor
  • Client-relations Manager
  • Service Specialist (mid-level)
  • Customer Support Representative
  • Customer Experience Associate

Admission Requirements

Minimum Admission Requirements English Notes
NSC: HC pass with 30%
NC(V): HC pass 40%
SC (with endorsement) 33.3%
SC (a): HC pass with A minimum of 30% in LOLT in NSC/ SC(a) OR with a min. of 33.3% in SC

International Students:

A SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NSC Level 4 equivalence with at least 30 % or equivalent for English.

Senate Discretionary Admissions

Mature Age Exemption:

Candidates must have attempted the Senior Certificate or equivalent, attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years’ work experience and proven ability relating to the proposed programme as well as adequate communication skills, OR Candidates must have attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Where candidates do not satisfy the formal admission requirements for this qualification, The Private Hotel School may consider an admission application in terms of the Credit Accumulation and Transfer, Recognition of Prior Learning and Qualification Completion Policy (Private Hotel School010).

General Education Development (GED) – A USA qualification developed by the American Council on Education (ACE)

Candidates with a GED qualification may be admitted if they have a SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NSC L4 equivalence as well as NBT: AQL results and have obtained a score of at least 37 for Academic Literacy (AL) and a score of at least 37 for Quantitative Literacy (QL).

OQSF Qualifications

Candidates with an OQSF Level 5 or N4-N6 qualifications or combination of N3 and SC subjects, or an NSC (FET Colleges) with N3 subjects may be admitted to Higher Certificate Studies.

Private Hotel School Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management

Distance Learning

Course Overview

The Private Hotel School Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management gives you the chance to follow your interests in limitless locations, allowing you to enjoy unforgettable experiences and a highly rewarding career.

This Private Hotel School qualification provides students with the required operational, interpersonal and analytical skills to ensure that they can fill entry-level positions in the hospitality industry, where they can advance with further experience to fill supervisory or junior management positions in hospitality and service-focused operations.

It also creates a pathway to enrol for our Private Hotel School degree.

Online Course Overview

 

Certification: Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management (NQF Level 5, SAQA ID 115450) | Minimum Credits: 120

Duration: 18 months

Intakes: March and July

Language: English

Entry Requirements: Grade 12 with Higher Certificate Entry

Textbooks included.

Course Outcome

  • Once you have studied The Private Hotel School’s Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management you will be able to demonstrate a coherent and encompassing understanding of management principles and how these apply to hospitality operations.
  • You will acquire the skill set to interpret challenges in the various hospitality departments in order to deliver services efficiently and effectively, solve problems, and exploit opportunities to improve services.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of customer segmentation and target markets in the hospitality sector.
  • Have an understanding of the legal requirements that have an impact on the hospitality business, including applicable legislation, health, safety and security.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic accounting principles and their application to the hospitality business. 

Course Content

The Private Hotel School Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management consists of 9 modules:

  • Introduction to Hospitality Management
  • Introduction to Front Office and Rooms Division Management
  • Digital and Academic Literacies
  • Food and Beverage Studies
  • Hospitality Service Management
  • Basic Hospitality Accounting
  • Food Service Management
  • Hospitality Legal Requirements
  • Work Integrated Learning  1

Lead in these Careers

The Private Hotel School’s Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management opens up a world of opportunities developing confidence, professionalism and business expertise.

Hospitality Focused Roles:

  • Restaurant Manager
  • Assistant Rooms Division Manager
  • Food and Beverage Assistant Manager
  • Concierge
  • Guest Relations Manager

Service-Centric Roles:

  • Customer Success Advisor
  • Client-relations Manager
  • Service Specialist (mid-level)
  • Customer Support Representative
  • Customer Experience Associate

Admission Requirements

Minimum Admission Requirements English Notes
NSC: HC pass with 30%
NC(V): HC pass 40%
SC (with endorsement) 33.3%
SC (a): HC pass with A minimum of 30% in LOLT in NSC/ SC(a) OR with a min. of 33.3% in SC

International Students:

A SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NSC Level 4 equivalence with at least 30 % or equivalent for English.

Senate Discretionary Admissions

Mature Age Exemption:

Candidates must have attempted the Senior Certificate or equivalent, attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years’ work experience and proven ability relating to the proposed programme as well as adequate communication skills, OR Candidates must have attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Where candidates do not satisfy the formal admission requirements for this qualification, The Private Hotel School may consider an admission application in terms of the Credit Accumulation and Transfer, Recognition of Prior Learning and Qualification Completion Policy (Private Hotel School010).

General Education Development (GED) – A USA qualification developed by the American Council on Education (ACE)

Candidates with a GED qualification may be admitted if they have a SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NSC L4 equivalence as well as NBT: AQL results and have obtained a score of at least 37 for Academic Literacy (AL) and a score of at least 37 for Quantitative Literacy (QL).

OQSF Qualifications

Candidates with an OQSF Level 5 or N4-N6 qualifications or combination of N3 and SC subjects, or an NSC (FET Colleges) with N3 subjects may be admitted to Higher Certificate Studies.  

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The Private Hotel School Online Application 2022-2023

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The Private Hotel School Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management