ITH: Essentials of Tourism & Hospitality Operations - Aldes Training Academy

Students are introduced to a variety of roles within the tourism and hospitality industry. They will learn how to recognise and understand characteristics of different hotel and food providers. This course will provide insight into how the tourism and hospitality has progressed and will continue to develop.

Course can be completed in 3 Months

Cost: R 2 500

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Recommended for: Hotel Receptionist, Porter, Food & Beverage Operators,Distance analysis, Tourgiding, Maintenance Assistant, Trainee travel Agent, Assistant travel guide

Course type

Here are some quick facts about the course.

  • Course duration: Can be completed in three (3) months. Some students would elect to take longer, particularly those studying part time
  • Type of course: Distance learning / correspondence
  • Assessment: You will be assessed by completing an assignment set by the CTH in the UK, written locally and moderated in the UK by the CTH
  • Accreditation: Chartered Institute of Tourism and Hospitality in South Africa
  • Qualification awarded: Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Level 3

Entrance requirements

You need the following to study this course.

  • Must be at least 17 of age and must have passed Grade 11, or equivalent qualification. Kindly Contact ALDES Training for advice.
  • If you have not passed Grade 11 you must at least be 21. Kindly contact ALDES Training Academy for assistance.
  • Students have to register separately with the Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (ITH) as well as with ALDES Training Academy.
  • ALDES Training Academy assists all students with their ITH registrations, at no extra charge
  • You must be able to speak, read and write English

Course Objectives

    This unit aims to introduce students to a range of functions within the tourism and hospitality industry: front office; housekeeping; food and beverage operations; destination analysis and tour guiding operations.

Course contents

  • Understand front office operations within a hospitality or tourism business
  • Understand housekeeping operations within a hospitality or tourism business
  • Understand food and beverage operations within a hospitality or tourism business
  • Understand destination analysis within the hospitality or tourism industry
  • Understand travel agency and tour guiding operations

Additional information

  • This course, taken with ITH Essentials of Human Resources & Business Computing in Tourism & Hospitality; Essentials of Marketing and Customer relations in Tourism & Hospitality and Tourism & Hospitality Industry, leads to the Level 3 Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality
  • When you complete the full course, you will be awarded a Level 3 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality from ITH
  • Students have to register separately with the ITH as well as with Aldes Training Academy
  • Aldes Training Academy assists all students with their ITH registrations, at no extra charge
  • Please download and read course payment and ITH registration details file for further information
  • Kindly contact us directly should any questions remain

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