International Hotel School is Arica’s leading hotel school, it is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as both a Private Higher Education provider as well as provisionally registered as a Private FET (Further Education and Training) provider.
Full Time Study at International Hotel School
Three Year Diploma in Hospitality Management
For individuals who want to focus on a career in the Hospitality Industry; this programme teaches the basic skills of Hospitality Operations as well as the Management Skills necessary in this dynamic and growing field. The programme’s equal emphasis on both academic and work integrated learning ensures that graduates are job ready. On completion of the programme, graduates may decide to gain further experience in top establishments or are able to succeed in a junior supervisory or management positions at home or abroad.
Three Year Diploma in Professional Cookery and Kitchen Management
This three year diploma program is for individual who are interested on a career in the business of Food &Beverage. This programme teaches the basic skills of Food and Beverage Operations as well as the Kitchen Management Skills necessary in this dynamic and growing field. The programme’s equal emphasis on both academic (theory) and work integrated learning (practicals) ensures that graduates are job ready. On completion of the programme, students may decide to gain further experience in top establishments or are able to succeed in a junior supervisory or management position at home or abroad.
Hotel Operations Programme
This City & Guilds based two year programme provides students with the relevant theory, skills and practical experience ideal for those wishing to make their career in the field of hospitality operations. The programme covers the disciplines of Food and Beverage Services, Reception Services and Accommodation Services. On successful completion of the programme, graduates may decide to gain further experience in top establishments or enter into junior positions in the areas of specialisation which they have studied.
International Hotel School Culinary Arts programmes
A culinary arts programme combining education and training in a one or two year intensive culinary programme. It provides students with the relevant theory, background and practical cookery skills ideal for those wishing to make their career in the field of culinary arts. Students are placed in industry for their work intergraded learning (practicals).
International Hotel School Culinary Arts programmes with CTH Culinary Arts Qualification
Students have the option of adding the CHT Culinary qualification to the Culinary Arts programmes offered at International Hotel School. The CTH qualification was developed in partnership with Gordon Ramsay’s Tante Marie Culinary Academy . This programme combines education and training in a one or two year intensive culinary programme. It provides students with the relevant theory, background and practical cookery skills ideal for those wishing to make their career in the field of culinary arts. Students are placed in industry for their work intergraded learning (practicals), and therefore leave job-ready.
City & Guilds Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Patisserie)
This exciting programme will provide the knowledge and experience to move effortlessly between the most basic puff pastry to complex plated desserts. Covered in this programme is: cake baking, decorative cake icing, deserts and basic bread making
City & Guilds Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Cookery Supervision
This management based programme focuses on how to run and control a kitchen, from cost controls and menu planning to quality control. The course structure includes theory and practical cookery lessons, with work integrated learning spent in industry learning from kitchen managers at food service management properties, gaining knowledge and skills on the job from industry experts
Traineeship Study at International Hotel School
In our national Traineeship programmes, our students 'earn-while-they-learn' in top establishments all over the country. The courses are modelled on the apprenticeship formula, where the trainee follows a planned journey through the various operating departments while studying with The International Hotel School via online learning basis. Our two or three year programmes are focused on hospitality management or professional cookery. Trainees are employees of the property at which they are based for the practical component of their traineeship.
Short Courses at International Hotel School
International Hotel School (I H S) has developed a variety of Short Courses designed for Hospitality personnel who wish to reinforce and refresh their knowledge, or to those who wish to expand their managerial skills into new areas of interest. These intensive, one, two and three day courses have been designed on various levels to suit beginners, intermediate and advanced candidates. Please contact the campus directly for the short course that are currently running.
Online Learning – Bringing Hospitality Education to you!
International Hotel School Online Campus, IHS Online is an online platform for staff in the hospitality industry to improve and update their knowledge or for those interested in studying without the commitment of attending a course full time.
In response to needs expressed by the hospitality industry, The International Hotel School is able to offer a large variety of correspondence and online study options to those already in the industry. These Distance Learning studies suit all levels of staff wishing to update their knowledge and improve their operating standards and practices. The wide variety of academic course options is geared towards solving specific managerial and operational concerns.
Locations and Contact Details
International Hotel School is made up of four campuses in South Africa - Johannesburg, Cape Town, Plettenberg Bay and Durban. Find out more at HotelSchool.co.za.