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Career Skills Programmes

Certificate in Hospitality Practice

INTAKE

February
September

CAMPUS

La Xenia Campus
Switzerland

DURATION

6 Months includes:
Academic Study
10 weeks
Internship
10-12 weeks

STUDY MODE

Onsite or
Blended
Learning

LANGUAGE

100%  in English
Overview
Entry Requirements
Career Opportunities
Fees

Certificate in Hospitality Practice

A certificate level programme designed to provide students with the essential skills for their first job in the hospitality & tourism sector.

The Hospitality Practice qualification can be studied as a certificate level qualification whereby learners are enrolled in all 8 units and allows learners to focus on a specific area of hospitality such as housekeeping or front office.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum age of 16 at enrollment for European students and a minimum age of 17 at enrollment for International students.
  • All students without English as a first language must show competence in English at a level equal to IELTS 4.5 minimum.
  • La Xenia can provide a set of placement tests where necessary to assess a student’s English level.

Career Opportunities

The Certificate in English for Tourism & Hospitality will enable students to apply for jobs in hospitality and tourism organisations as reception desk professional, waiter/waitress, housekeeping, concierge, bartender and many more.

Fees

Giswil Campus

Fees apply for 2022 intake

Fees in Swiss Francs (CHF)

Certificate in Hospitality Practice

(10 weeks)

Standard Tuition Fee 

8,800

Application Fee

500

Meals Fee

1,250

Accommodation Fee*

1,650

Operation Expenses

1,000

Grand Total

13,200

Covid-19 Support for 2022 Intake

5,000

Grand Total after Discount

8,200

* The accommodation fee may vary. Based on the room type. All room options are subject to availability.

For further details regarding fees, please visit Tuition & Fees.

Why Study the Certificate in Hospitality Practice at La Xenia?

The Certificate in Hospitality Practice provides students:

  • with a range of essential skills they will need to perform successfully in their jobs in the hospitality & tourism industry.

Students may focus on a specific area of hospitality such as Housekeeping or Front office.

Certificate in Hospitality Practice

Programme Structure

Students must successfully complete:  8 core courses

Credits: 20 ECTS

Restaurant Tables

Core Courses


Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Industry


Customer Service Skills


Restaurant and Bar Service 1


Restaurant and Bar Service 2


Concierge and Guest Service


Housekeeping 1


Housekeeping 2


Reception and Reservations


 

Note:  The courses listed above for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and meet industry needs as well as the latest teaching methods. On occasion, we may need to make unexpected changes to the courses – if this occurs, we will contact all registered students as soon as possible.

Certificate in Hospitality Practice

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