Hotel Professional Diploma Programme

Developed In Partnership With
École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

  • Up to 70% Subsidy
  • Redeem SkillsFuture Credits to offset course fees
  • Receive highly accredited EHL & WSQ certifications

VET by EHL

What is Vocational Education & Training - VET by EHL

VET by EHL is a comprehensive career-building platform, meticulously crafted to equip you with the skills, confidence, and hands-on experience vital for success in the dynamic world of hospitality.

  • Blended Learning Experience: Dive into a harmonious blend of online modules, on-site practical sessions, and invaluable mentorship.

  • Swiss Competency Framework: Rooted in the globally-renowned Swiss Competency Framework, our programme ensures a robust, outcome-focused learning journey.

  • Tailored for You: Whether you're an aspiring hospitality professional or looking to pivot into this vibrant industry, VET by EHL offers an individualised approach to career development.

  • EHL & WSQ Certification: Graduate with more than just a qualification. An EHL certification signifies your readiness for the industry, making you a sought-after asset for potential employers. Additionally, you will also earn a WSQ certification as part of the SkillsFuture programme.

    Join us and embark on a transformative journey in hospitality, where your passion meets global standards of excellence.

    VET is a comprehensive career-building programme that helps students develop the skills, confidence, and experience to succeed in their chosen field.

    The programme offers an individualised approach to career development and combines online learning, on-site visits, and mentoring to provide a comprehensive overview of the hospitality industry.

    It is a scalable, affordable and attractive learning solution for students interested in working in the hospitality industry as well as adults who have opted for a career change.

    Based on the Swiss Competency Framework -  regarded as one of the best education models in the world - this blended skills training model is characterised by a strong learning outcomes approach and a competence-oriented structure of training content.

    Graduates with a EHL certification are highly employable and attractive to potential employers.

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    Programme Description

    Time Commitment: 1 Day Per Week
    Duration: 6 months per certification

    Graduates are able to demonstrate the competencies and knowledge required to be fully operational in different functions of the Rooms Division department, following the standards of a first-class hotel operation.

    Successful graduates have the capacity to successfully work independently in the front-office or housekeeping operations and are well-equipped to enter the industry and reach a supervisory position in a short period of time.

    VET is a comprehensive career-building programme that helps students develop the skills, confidence, and experience to succeed in their chosen field.

    The programme offers an individualised approach to career development and combines online learning, on-site visits, and mentoring to provide a comprehensive overview of the hospitality industry.

    It is a scalable, affordable and attractive learning solution for students interested in working in the hospitality industry as well as adults who have opted for a career change.

    Based on the Swiss Competency Framework -  regarded as one of the best education models in the world - this blended skills training model is characterised by a strong learning outcomes approach and a competence-oriented structure of training content.

    Graduates with a EHL certification are highly employable and attractive to potential employers.

    Programme Aims

    Graduates of the Hotel Professional Diploma will be proficient in the following activities and will be distinguished by the following behaviors:

    • As hosts, they welcome guests according to an establishment's guidelines, and they ensure that a hospitable customer experience is delivered.
    • They are aware of the importance of cleanliness, maintenance and laundry work as well as organizational tasks, including logistics for all back-of the-house activities.
    • They can effectively use a property management system. They can make reservations, perform check-ins and check-outs, establish bills and collect revenue.
    • They have mastered the principles of hygiene and occupational safety. They ensure that the value of premises, installations and appliances are preserved, and that energy and equipment are used economically.
    • They can prepare the food & beverage service, both in the daily service and for events, and can advise customers on appropriate beverages.

    VET is a comprehensive career-building programme that helps students develop the skills, confidence, and experience to succeed in their chosen field.

    The programme offers an individualised approach to career development and combines online learning, on-site visits, and mentoring to provide a comprehensive overview of the hospitality industry.

    It is a scalable, affordable and attractive learning solution for students interested in working in the hospitality industry as well as adults who have opted for a career change.

    Based on the Swiss Competency Framework -  regarded as one of the best education models in the world - this blended skills training model is characterised by a strong learning outcomes approach and a competence-oriented structure of training content.

    Graduates with a EHL certification are highly employable and attractive to potential employers.

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    Programme Delivery

    A blend of knowledge and skills trainings through:

    • Digital learning which trainees need to complete before attending the physical class trainings
    • Active learning activities in class facilitated by licensed trainers who are certified by EHL Advisory Services

    VET is a comprehensive career-building programme that helps students develop the skills, confidence, and experience to succeed in their chosen field.

    The programme offers an individualised approach to career development and combines online learning, on-site visits, and mentoring to provide a comprehensive overview of the hospitality industry.

    It is a scalable, affordable and attractive learning solution for students interested in working in the hospitality industry as well as adults who have opted for a career change.

    Based on the Swiss Competency Framework -  regarded as one of the best education models in the world - this blended skills training model is characterised by a strong learning outcomes approach and a competence-oriented structure of training content.

    Graduates with a EHL certification are highly employable and attractive to potential employers.

    Programme Structure

    There are 3 learning phases each comprising of a 6 month certification learning structure.
    Each certificate level builds skills on top of the previous and counts towards obtaining the Professional Diploma (completion of the three certificate levels is possible from 12-18 months).

    Accelerated Learning
    : The Diploma can be achieved in a reduced timeframe if the student passes a Recognition of Experiential Learning check and has prior work experience.

    Foundation Certificate

    6 months

    Focused on Rooms and Service, learners will acquire the fundamental hospitality-based skills necessary for working in a hotel. A blend of online learning modules and guided practical workshops will help ensure the learner is work-ready upon completion of the certificate.

    Intermediate Certificate

    6 months

    Trainees will learn the skills needed to be successful at the front-desk to welcome guests. A blend of guided practical workshops and on-the-job application in a hospitality setting will allow the learners to put into practice the knowledge, competencies and skills they have acquired.

    Advanced Certificate

    6 months

    After a full year of experience, the advanced certificate delivers the competencies needed for the learner to take on a supervisory role within a hotel.

    Diploma Certification

    Trainees who wish to obtain a Hotel Administration Professional Diploma will need to complete all 3 certificates or satisfy the requirements of the Recognition of Experiential Learning subject to approval in order to fast-track.

    Why Choose VET by EHL

    As delivered by Singapore Institute of Hospitality

    Swiss Recipe for Success

    The Swiss federally-recognized Vocational Education and Training (VET) system is one of Switzerland’s most popular forms of education for young people. Its best-in-class programmes use proven methods to ensure a high quality of training and employability for graduates.

    Programmes use a balanced learning approach that combines hands-on courses with blended learning courses (academic & online) to develop operational skills for the industry, and transferable skills for future professional growth and life-long learning.

    Delivering World Class Education
    To The Local Industry

    As a licensed educational partmer of EHL, we are fully committed to upholding the prestigious standards of Swiss hospitality education. By integrating EHL's globally recognised curriculum and teaching methodologies, we ensure that our students receive an education that is both world-class and tailored to the unique dynamics of the local hospitality landscape. This partnership empowers our students with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to excel in the global hospitality industry, starting right here in Singapore.

    SkillsFuture Credits & Subsidies

    As part of the SkillsFuture initiative, when you enrol in our VET by EHL courses, you can utilise your SkillsFuture Credits, making your educational journey affordable.

    Additionally, our courses qualify for various subsidies, further reducing the financial barrier to obtaining a globally recognised qualification. By choosing SIH, you're not just investing in top-tier hospitality education; you're also benefiting from significant financial support, ensuring that your passion for the industry doesn't come with a hefty price tag.

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    "I really enjoyed my SIH experience. Trainers were very good, especially  Mr George. Content was taught in detail and was easy to absorb. My SIH experience has helped me a lot in my profession and I will definitely bring what I've learnt back to my workplace!"

    Halima Binte Mohd Ibrahim 
    Purchasing Manager
    Haniffa Pte Ltd

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