Rooms Division Specialization

The distance learning program is particularly beneficial for industry professionals who have accumulated experience; require further certification for advancement or promotion in their particular field; and are constrained by time and distance from attending regular classes. Enrolment in this program can begin at any time.

Duration

6 Months

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is Included?

  • Self-study learning portal access.
  • Paperback or digital books for 5 courses
  • Study plans with flexibility of time.
  • 5 individual certifications from AHLA USA
  • Diploma from AHLA USA & certificate of completion from COTHM Dubai.
  • Premium subscription of COTHM Students Portal portal worth $250.
  • Lifetime membership of COTHM Community Portal.
  • Premium subscription of Typsy–Australia worth $US 96. (Video Training Courses)
  • Enlisting in a pool of international candidates–Facilitation for an international internship
  • Free webinars by industry experts
  • Career Pathway & Education pathway counseling

Criteria

Am I eligible for this progamme?

This course is most suited to individuals who are at least 16 years old, have a high school education.

English Proficiency

Candidates who do not have English as a first language will have to demonstrate competence in reading, writing, and listening skills in English.

About this Course​

These certificates provide content specific to whatever area of interest you have. This specialization gives you specific technical and supervisory skills that can help you obtain entry-level management positions.

The distance learning program is particularly beneficial for industry professionals who have accumulated experience; require further certification for advancement or promotion in their particular field; and are constrained by time and distance from attending regular classes. Enrolment in this program can begin at any time.

  • This course teaches the skills that can help you develop effective supervision and management skills that are essential to success in the industry. Topics include how to recruit, select, and train; increase productivity; control labor costs; communicate effectively; manage conflict and change; and use time management techniques. Resources on creating a professional development plan for your hospitality career can help you set the direction for future educational and professional endeavors.
  • Increase front office efficiency and help sales grow with the knowledge and skills gained from this course. Topics include revenue management and the latest technology applications. This course shows how front office activities and functions affect other departments and focuses on how to manage the front office to ensure your property’s goals are met. Case studies and real-world examples present a practical industry focus.
  • No property can be profitable without clean rooms and efficient housekeeping operations. Learn what it takes to manage this important department. This course provides a thorough overview, from the big picture of hiring and retaining a quality staff, planning, and organizing, to the technical details for cleaning each area of the hotel. Practical information from industry experts makes the contents of this course immediately applicable to your job situation.
  • Security is one of the top concerns in today’s hospitality industry. This course provides the background you need to be informed about the security issues and practices that affect your property every day. Topics include the physical security of the property, asset protection, guest protection, security equipment, emergency management and procedures, OSHA requirements, and more. Exhibits, sample forms and documents, and links to safety and security websites make this course practical and relevant.
  • Today’s hospitality operations rely increasingly on computer technology. This course provides a solid grounding in hospitality technology and the management of information systems. Content includes applications for all functional areas, including reservations, rooms, food and beverage, sales and event management, and accounting. You’ll learn the basics of purchasing, implementing, maintaining, and managing today’s information systems. This course also explores systems security and maintenance, e-commerce, and hospitality careers in information technology.

Education Path

After successful completion of this professional qualification any of below certification path:

  • Continues to gain more Hospitality Certifications
  • Continue with Hospitality Specializations
  • Continue with  Hospitality Fundamentals Program
  • Continue with Hospitality Management Diploma

Career Path

Assessment

Proctor Required: Yes
Number of Examinations:
 5
Number of Questions per Course: 200
Time Allowed per Course: 240 minutes
Passing Score: 70%

  • A moc exam is provided before the candidate appears in the final examination
  • A one week notice is required to schedule the final examination
  • All examination are held invigilated by COTHM administration

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion, the candidate will be awarded with:

  • 12 Individual certifications by American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.
  • Hospitality Management Diploma​ by American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.


  • 250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
  • 333 Managing Front Office Operations
  • 338 Managing Housekeeping Operations
  • 387 Security and Loss Prevention Management
  • 468 Managing Technology in the Hospitality Industry

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