International Diploma in Hospitality Management

Mode of Study:

18 Months
(12 months of Theory
+ 6 months of Industrial Attachment)

Delivery Method:
Classroom / Practical / E-Learning

Assessment Method:
Written and Practical Exam

Available Intakes:
February 2024
May 2024
September 2024

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Course Overview

Elevated Industry Learning

Undergo and manage
real-life operations guided by experienced trainers

Ground-Up Leadership Training

Understand hotel management from multiple supervisory roles

Maximise Your Interests

Build a career in the growing hospitality & tourism landscape

Available Intakes


Commencement Date

Application Deadline for International Students


19 February 2024

19 January 2024


13 May 2024

12 April 2024


9 September 2024

12 August 2024

Admission Requirements

*All applicants must be at least 17 years old and above to meet the minimum entry requirement.

1. Qualification

  • Minimum a C6 pass in 1 GCE ‘O’ Level Subject OR
  • At least a C6 pass in 1 IGCSE Level Subject OR
  • WPLN 5 OR
  • WSQ Certification or equivalent certification OR
  • Completed a NITEC / Higher NITEC Certification from NITEC School of Hospitality or an equivalent professional qualification will be assessed on a case-by-case basis OR
  • International applicants must have completed 10 years of formal education.

2. Successful Interview

Interview may be waived for applicants who have successfully completed any preceding WSQ Certificate level(s).

3. English Proficiency

At least one of the following proficiency levels in English:

  • Minimum a C6 pass in GCE ‘O’ Level English or
  • A C6 pass in 1 IGCSE Level (either English 1st or 2nd language) or
  • Band 5.0 in IELTS or
  • Minimum score of 61 points (internet-based total) in TOEFL or
  • Pass in SHATEC English Test or
  • Pass in SHATEC Certificate in Basic and Hospitality English or
  • SHATEC Certificate in Hospitality English or
  • Pass in any preceding WSQ Certificate level(s) will also be recognised as fulfilment of English proficiency requirement or
  • Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English.

Programme Outline

  1. Food and Beverage Safety Standards I
  2. Report Writing
  3. People Relationship Management
  4. Front Office Operations
  5. Housekeeping Operations
  6.  Hotel Butler Service
  7.  Events Management
  8. Room Reservation Operations
  9. Managing Guest Experiences
  10. Upselling In Hospitality
  11. Restaurant Service Skills
  12. Digital Marketing Strategies in Hospitality
  13. Interactive Business Presentation Strategies
  14. Sustainability In Hospitality
  15. Food and Beverage Cost Control
  16. Revenue Management
  17. Housekeeping Management
  18. Front Office Management
  19. Technology Adoption in Hospitality
  20. People Development
  21. Food and Beverage Concepts and Set-Up
  22. Budgeting in Hospitality
  23. Market Research in Hospitality
  24. Beverage Knowledge
  25. Capstone Project
  26. Practicum
  27. Industrial Attachment / Final Project

Programme Competencies

The International Diploma in Hospitality Management offers a specialized study program that combines the fields hospitality management, creating a unique learning experience. The program aims to:

• Perform fundamental front office operations, check-in, check-out, reservation management and property management systems.
• Perform housekeeping operations key functions including maintenance of guestroom and public areas, while adhering to industry standards and environmentally sustainable practices.
• Demonstrate competence in restaurant service operations, encompassing table service and upselling to enhance the dining experience.
• Develop an appreciation for cultural diversity, ensuring sensitivity and inclusivity when dealing with guests and colleagues from different backgrounds.
• Engage in continuous learning and professional development, keeping abreast of industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to enhance personal and organisational growth.


Students who have successfully completed the programme will be awarded the
International Diploma in Hospitality Management

Programme Fees

Course Fee Payable after SkillsFuture Funding (where applicable), inclusive of 9% GST

Singaporean below 40 years old / Singapore PR / LTVP+ Holders

Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above

International Applicants









Non SME-Sponsored




Note: Local Student Full Fee with no funding eligibility = $17,770.39 (inclusive of GST)


  • Course fee payable include essential training items.

  • Singaporeans and Singapore PRs eligible for up to 70% SSG (Baseline) Course Fee Grant. With effect from 1 October 2021, this training support will be extended to Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders. The LTVP+ scheme applies to lawful foreign spouses of Singapore Citizens (SCs) with (i) at least one SC child or are expecting one from the marriage, or at least three years of marriage, and (ii) where the SC sponsor is able to support the family. LTVP+ holders will be identified with their green visit pass cards, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.Funding is subjected to SSG’s prevailing corporate policies and final approval.

    • The SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MES) is applicable for eligible Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above for up to 90% of course fees. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website:

    • SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) offers additional support for SMEs in the form of higher course fee subsidies. SMEs enjoy SkillsFuture funding of up to 90% of the course fees when they sponsor their employees to attend courses supported by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). With effect from 1 January 2022, SSG will introduce a fixed Absentee Payroll (AP) rate at $4.50 per hour, with a $100,000 cap on the maximum AP funding each organisation can claim each calendar year. For more information on ETSS and AP please refer to

    • NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when they sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). NTUC members from 40 years and above enjoy up to $500 per year. For more information and terms and conditions, please refer to

      Miscellaneous fees refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only where applicable. Miscellaneous fees are generally out of pocket expenses which cannot be offset by Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) or SkillsFuture Credit.  

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      Hotel management course singapore - Testimonial

      "Experience is the most important lesson.

      At The Sapling (SHATEC’s training restaurant), I gain confidence in professional service and communications when attending to the needs of VIP guests. Working in hospitality calls for nimble learning and problem-solving, so we'll have to go beyond what we study in our theoretical lessons.”

      Brandon Foo Xiang Han
      WSQ Diploma in Hotel and Accommodation Services,
      Graduated 2020

      Career Prospects

      Our graduates are in high demand and enjoy good career prospects upon graduation. With a combination of soft skills and knowledge proficiency, SHATEC’s hospitality graduates are well equipped for the 21stcentury workforce. Our graduates become valuable assets to the organisations they are a part of.

      You can look forward to rewarding and challenging careers in the following areas

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