Hotel Management and Hospitality is the art of service experience delivered in sectors such as travel, accommodation, dining and events.
If you choose to be part of Hotel Management and Hospitality, you have to have a lot of patience, be able to work under a lot of stress and still deal with even the most demanding customers. This field requires you to have good communication skills and constantly be amiable. You also have to be prepared to work outside a cubicle and may even be on your feet all the time. Being meticulous is important as little details may turn an ordinary customer’s experience into something transcendent. Most importantly, you need to enjoy interacting with people and relish positive feedback from your service.
‘’knowing multiple languages is not required in your studies, but it is definitely useful in your career’’
Training in Hotel Management and Hospitality will prepare you for a growing and exciting industry. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, tourism accounts for 8% of global employment and has the highest potential for growth of any industry. As a vast and dynamic field, it provides great opportunity if you enjoy working with people.
There are various disciplines under the branch of Hotel Management and Hospitality that you can choose pursue in your career. As part of your training, you may specialise in one of these areas but most employers will also value practical experience.
There are several pathways towards a Hotel Management and Hospitality Degree after your Secondary Education. You can choose to pursue a Pre-University course, a Foundation in Arts in your chosen university or a Diploma. Upon completion of any of those qualification, you will then be eligible to pursue a Degree in Hotel Management and Hospitality. A Diploma or Degree in Hotel Management and Hospitality will usually include practical training. Internships provide invaluable on-the-job experience and may lead to employment in the future.
*As a rule of thumb: ‘A’ Level minimum 2 Es; STPM minimum 2 Cs; Australian Pre-University minimum of ATAR 50.0; CPU minimum average of 50% in 6 subjects; Diploma minimum CGPA of 2.0; Foundation in Arts minimum CGPA of 2.0.
International College of Management
Western Sydney Institute
Sydney College of the Arts