IHS International Flexibility & International Recognised Qualifications

The fast paced economic growth of the hospitality industry has fuelled the quick rate of career advancement. This growth can take the form of promotions or vertical career moves into prominent work environments. Due to the dynamic nature of the industry, many hospitality organisations offer career opportunities to employees who have an additional skill set.

International Hotel School (IHS) has a proud tradition of excellence and a solid reputation for producing graduates of exceptional caliber, who are welcomed as employees in top establishments worldwide. As the largest hospitality training provider of its kind, the high standard of academic and practical training and quality of the graduates, has earned International Hotel School its title as Africa’s Leading Hotel School.

IHS Online Hospitality School

IHS Online was originally engineered to support the industry based traineeship students. Due to popular demand, it now functions as an International Online School. Our online courses equip employees with the tools and skills needed to meet and exceed the industry’s demand. Now you can study in your own time and improve your skill set based on a wide range of courses ranging from individual courses to full qualifications.

Registrations and Accreditations

We seek to quality assure our courses through memberships with a number of bodies, both educational and industry professional, who have an interest in promoting high standards within the hospitality industry. International Hotel School is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Our courses are also registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

The American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), was founded in 1953, to provide working hospitality professionals with education and training. As the only hotel school in South Africa who’s Diplomas are recognised by the AHLEI, our graduates are highly sought after by leading hospitality establishments locally and internationally.

IHS Online Learning

Our Courses

Online study is a suitable alternative that provide flexibility and convenience. We offer a range of online courses aimed at industry professionals who want to take their career to the next level.

Our Specialisation modules provide a specific and targeted approach to the hospitality industry demands. Learners can choose from the following courses.

Specialisation Modules Duration Fee
AHLEI Hospitality Management (12-Course Package) 10 weeks R59 000
AHLEI Food and Beverage Management (12 -Course Package) 10 weeks R59 000
AHLEI Food and Beverage Specialisation Package 10 weeks R24 800
AHLEI Spa Management Specialisation Package 10 weeks R24 800
AHLEI Human Resources Management Specialisation Package 10 weeks R24 800
AHLEI Accounting and Financial Management Specialisation Package 10 weeks R24 800
AHLEI Rooms Division Specialisation Package 10 weeks R24 800
AHLEI Club Management Specialisation Package 10 weeks R24 800

Learn more about the key principles, concepts and skills required in hospitality industry with one of our hospitality online courses.

Hospitality Modules Duration Fee
Hospitality Today: An Introduction 10 weeks R4950
Conference and Events Management 10 weeks R4950
Contemporary Club Management 10 weeks R4950
World of Resorts- Development and Management 10 weeks R4950
Managing Front Office Operations 10 weeks R4950
Managing Housekeeping Operations 10 weeks R4950

Gain workplace skills and advance your career with one of our online course courses in food and beverage.

Food and Beverage Modules Duration Fee
Food Safety: Managing with the HACCP Process 10 weeks R4950
Management of Food and Beverage Operations 10 weeks R4950
Managing Beverage Operations 10 weeks R4950
Managing Service in Food and Beverage Operations 10 weeks R4950
Planning and Control in Food and Beverage Operations 10 weeks R4950
Purchasing for Food Service Operations 10 weeks R4950

Our business related courses will assist you to improve your business skills and gain valuable leadership skills.

Business Modules Duration Fee
Presentation Skills for Business Professionals 10 weeks R4950
Business Leadership- Tools for Success 10 weeks R4950
Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry 10 weeks R4950
Convention Management and Services 10 weeks R4950
Hospitality Sales and Marketing 10 weeks R4950

Our Spa Management course takes a comprehensive look at the history and development of spas to spa terminology and financial realities.

Spa Management Modules Duration Fee
Retail Management for Spas 10 weeks R4950
Spa: A Comprehensive Introduction 10 weeks R4 950
Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management (Spa Operations) 10 weeks R4 950

Explore our online accounting modules and learn about the core practices and financial reporting.

Accounting Modules Duration Fee
Accounting for Hospitality Managers 10 weeks R4950
Hotel and Restaurant Accounting 10 weeks R4950
Revenue Management 10 weeks R4950

Gain the skills and knowledge needed for this in-demand profession in the hospitality.

Human Resources Modules Duration Fee
Managing Hospitality Human Resources 10 weeks R4950
Supervision in the Hospitality Industry 10 weeks R4950
Training and Development for The Hospitality Industry 10 weeks R4950

Accelerate your personal development with our online courses.

General Modules Duration Fee
Design and Facilitate Online Learning 10 weeks R4950
Hospitality Facilities Management and Design 10 weeks R4950
Managing Technology in the Hospitality Industry 10 weeks R4950
Security and Loss Prevention Management 10 weeks R4950
Organisational Risk Management 10 weeks R4950
Introduction to Managing Online Reviews 10 weeks R4950

Still nervous about online study? Why not try out one our free online courses

Free Course Modules Duration Fee
Introduction to Waitering 10 weeks Free
Real Hospitality an Introduction 10 weeks Free

Tipped as the future of education, online learning means you become part of a community of like-minded professionals in pursuit of your career goals. The benefits of studying online include:

  • A variety of programs and courses to choose from
  • The most up-to-date content at much lower costs
  • Interactive discussions and opinion polls
  • Convenience and flexibility of studying on your own time
  • Career advancement in your dream career

IHS Online Studies

How to apply?

Step 1: Go to www.hotelschool.co and click on the online campus
Step 2: Browse our courses
Step 3: Complete the application
Step 4: Check-out and payment
Step 5: We confirm your registration and enroll you for study

If you would like to know more about the courses, or if you would like to talk to one of our consultants about online study, please give us a call on 0861 44 33 00 or email online@hotelschool.co.za