CTH Level 3 Foundation Programme

in Hospitality Management


This course is perfect for students who want to take their first step towards developing a career in the tourism and hospitality industry.

If you want to continue your studies, you can choose to pursue any of the following:

  • CTH Level 4 Intermediate Programme in Hospitality Management or
  • First year of a relevant university degree in the United Kingdom at one of the following universities: Edge Hill University, University of West London, University of Surrey, or Coventry University College.

FULL TIME: 6 months


The CTH programmes are delivered in conjunction with TriVersita, our sister academy for business and hospitality. TriVersita is an accredited CTH teaching centre.

CTH programmes currently only available at our Centurion and Cape Town campuses

You’ll learn

An introduction to the essential skills needed to enter the tourism and hospitality industry. From human resources and business computing, to marketing and customer relationships, our foundations programme takes a holistic approach in preparing you for this exciting career path.

This course will give you

A firm foundation within the world’s single biggest industry; hospitality and tourism. Whether you dream of working for an international airline or a global hotel chain, or are an entrepreneur at heart with your sights set on opening a family-run restaurant or private touring company, the opportunities within the tourism market are huge and varied.

Programme fees include the following
Employment Possibilities
Programme Subjects
  • Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH)
  • CTH Level 3 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Chefs Training & Innovation Academy Certificate of Achievement
Programme fees include the following

Two full sets of hospitality uniform, one branded golf T-shirt (full time students only), one pair of hospitality safety shoes, CTH Student Membership and student card, course material, induction and orientation week, tuition, use of all equipment, free Wi-Fi, parking on campus, CTH first examination fees, CTH certification, graduation fees (for the student only).

Employment Possibilities

Guest support representative, hotel receptionist, assistant travel guide, porter, sales trainee, hygiene housekeeper, maintenance assistant, trainee travel agent.

Programme Subjects

Essentials of Human Resources & Business Computing in Tourism & Hospitality

  • An understanding of the organisation of staff in tourism and  hospitality.

Essentials of Marketing & Customer Relationships in Tourism & Hospitality

  • An introduction to marketing, sales and customer relationships in the tourism and hospitality industry.

Tourism & Hospitality Industry

  • An overview of the different types and
    characteristics of different hotel and food service

Essentials of Tourism & Hospitality Operations

  • Introduces the students to a range of functions
    within the industry ie. front office, housekeeping,
    food and beverage operations, destination analysis
    and tour guiding operations.

Kick start

your Career

The Academy reserves the right to change the training delivery schedule to meet the daily operational requirements and to adjust or upgrade the syllabi, study material and accreditation body in accordance to any new requirements as determined by the Department of Higher Education and Training and/or in the event of any new developments and changes within the Academic field.

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