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Certified Professional Foundation in English for the Hospitality Industry

Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland - HTMi, Switzerland


Next enrollment cycle

January 2024

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Total Course Fee

USD 18,573

Course Accredited By


  • 20 Weeks
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Certificate
  • Up to 40% scholarship
The Certified Professional Foundation course in English is an ideal way for students to strengthen their English language skills before commencing the HTMi Certified Professional in Hospitality Operations programme or joining the first year of academic studies at HTMi Soerenberg campus.
This programme is designed to help students to acquire the competence, confidence and skills necessary to study at higher-level courses. A key feature of the course is students utilise their developed language skills by introducing hospitality training in the various parts of our HTMi Centres of Excellence. The courses and pace of teaching are tailored to meet the needs of each respective group of students.

The programme consists of intensive English and applied hospitality skills training plus hospitality courses delivered to small groups of students based on the following subject areas. Students will also receive German foundation for the Hospitality work place. Students will have a minimum of 20 hours of class per week

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2024
  • March 2024
  • August 2024
  • October 2024


  • 17 years old. High School Certificate. Students who have an IELTS level from 3.5 to 4.5 will be enrolled for now or two 10-weeks blocks of English Foundation levels 1 and 2.


  • 20 years old. Students hold a Bachelor (Ordinary) Degree, a Postgraduate Diploma or a minimum three years suitable experience and have suitable academic qualifications. Students who have an IELTS level of 4.5 to 5.0 will be enrolled for one or two 10-week blocks of English Foundation levels 1 and 2. To apply, students must complete an HTMi application form and enclose: 5 passport size photographs; copies of school certificates or diplomas awarded; and work testimonials (if any). After receiving the application, HTMi may issue a Letter of Offer to the students. To receive the Letter of Acceptance, the student must then send the Down Payment directly to HTMi. The Letter of Acceptance is used to apply for the visa.
  • 10 Weeks (IELTS 4 to 4.5/1ELTS 5 for Postgraduate)
  • 20 Weeks (IELTS 3.5 to 4/ IELTS 4.5 for Postgraduate)
  • English for Hospitality and Tourism
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Reading, Writing and Grammar
  • Learning and Study Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Hospitality Skills
  • Hospitality German
  • Industry Visits
  • Tuition 17,000 ( 850 per Week)
  • Food 2,500 
  • Accommodation 2,500
  •  Total fees per Programme 22,000 
  • Down Payment* 3,000 
  • Grand Total 25,000
  •  Accommodation Charges
  •  Superior room with bathroom, three students sharing (20 weeks) CHF 350
  •  Superior room with bathroom, two students sharing (20 weeks) CHF 550
  •  Single room, shared bathroom (20 weeks) CHF 800
  •  Single room with bathroom (20 weeks) CHF 1,400

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