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Hospitality Management Programme

Course Outline

This qualification has been developed for persons aspiring to become national or international supervisors/managers in any of the three Front of House Departments of the Hospitality Industry. It brings together hospitality management elements which comprise of accommodation services (housekeeping), front office (reception), food preparation, food and beverage services and human resource and business management principles. The course is applicable to all sectors of the Hospitality Management Industry ranging from bed and breakfast establishments, sports facilities, tour operators, lodges to large-scale hotels. The qualification builds on all other hospitality management certificates and diplomas and provides articulation with Gaming, Travel and other Tourism industries. Many management and social skills are required to be successful in this challenging hospitality career. Maximum 70 students per year.

Study Locations

This course is currently available to students at our Pretoria Campus.
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Learning Outcomes

The course consists of theory as well as practical components which cover the following topics:

  • Customer Service
  • Events Management
  • Leadership Skills
  • Understanding Cultural Diversity
  • Managing Conflict in the Workplace
  • Effective Communication within a Team
  • Sound Financial Principles
  • Conducting on the Job Training
  • Basic knowledge of Labour Relations

These are but a few of the topics that our hospitality management course covers and that, coupled with the practical component, are essential ingredients to excel in the workplace.


CATHSSETA Qualifications included:

  • Further Education and Training Certificate: Hospitality Reception (59790)
  • National Certificate: Accommodation Services (14110)
  • National Certificate: Food and Beverage Services (14113)
  • Certificate in Events Support Assistant: Operations (EVM/E/VSUPASSOP/4/0002)

City & Guilds International Qualifications included:

  • Diploma in Food and Beverage Services (8066-02)
  • Diploma in Reception Services (8067-02)
  • Diploma in Accommodation Services (8068-02)
  • Award in Food Safety in Catering (8066-203)


  • International Wine Course – Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Award in Wines Level 1
  • First Aid Level 1
  • Basic Computer Course (MS Word & Excel)

Optional 3rd Year:
City & Guilds International Advanced Diploma:

  • Food and Beverage Services (8066-03), or
  • Reception and Front Office Service (8067-03), or
  • Accommodation Service (8068-03)


Course Costs

Programme costs available on request.

Practical Training

Chef students are placed and monitored at some of the leading hotels, restaurants and conference venues in Pretoria and CHS is proud to have long standing relationships with these establishments. These practical placements ensure that our students are ready for employment upon completion of the course as they have gained invaluable workplace experience.

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