Certificate in Hospitality Skills (Full Time)

The Certificate in Hospitality Skills awarded by LSBF in Singapore is designed to provide students with a basic foundation for further studies towards a career in the Hospitality Industry. The modules are designed to address key areas for students entering the industry and are a mix of both theoretical and practical skills. The qualification also acts as a progression route towards the LSBF Diploma in International Hospitality Management.

Learning Outcomes
  • To provide students with specialised language for Hospitality Management;
  • To enable students to communicate more effectively;
  • To enable students to develop an appreciation and understanding of the basic principles and practices of food and beverage service;
  • To enable students to develop an appreciation and understanding of the basic principles and practices of hotel housekeeping;
  • To prepare students for further studies.
Mode of Study

Lectures, case studies and exercises, class discussion, role play

Course Duration

Course Duration 3 months
3 hours per week (10 weeks of formal classes)+ 1 week of revision (3 hours)
+ assessment (mix of practical and exam) 3 hours = 36 hours.

Course Fees

Local Students: S$3,000

International Students: S$5,500

Course Modules

English for Hospitality

At the end of the course, the participants are expected to be able to use proper language in handling various contexts of situations that they might come across in the field of hospitality. Participants will also obtain knowledge of vocabulary needed in both spoken and written communication when dealing professionally with clients, and for further studies, and should have attained an equivalent standard to IELTS 5.0. Learn more about the module here.

Food and Beverage Service

The objective of Food and Beverage Service is to provide students with an understanding of quality service as measured by the standard of the hospitality industry in today’s world. In this module student will learn the effective and efficient ways to use the available resources, application of technology for transaction management. Students will also gain an understanding of different types of service and dynamics of foods in a variety of styles of restaurant and establishments. Learn more about the module here.

Introduction to Housekeeping

This module provides an overview to students on range and functions within the facilities department which is also known as Housekeeping department of hotels. This module will focus on all the housekeeping element which includes the practical skills required to satisfy guest stay in the hotel. Learn more about the module here.

Course Intakes

Full Time: Every 2 Months / Modular

Entry Requirements
  • Minimum age 17 years at time of commencement of programme;
  • Mn of 3 GEC ‘O’ levels (C6 or better) or equivalent;
  • IELTS 4.5 or equivalent

Minimum English Language Entry Requirement

Equivalent qualification i.e IELTS 4.5 or equivalent


Students, who have other qualifications, will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

University Pathway

Northwood University recognizes and acknowledges programmes taught at London School of Business & Finance (LSBF) in Singapore.

LSBF students who have completed his/her course in Diploma & Advanced Diploma and meet the articulation requirement will be able to receive credit transfer* for the Northwood University Bachelor of Business Administration majors in Management.

*View here for more information about the Northwood University advanced standing.

Teacher Student Ratio
1 : 60

Why study with LSBF?

Highly experienced tutors

Our highly-experienced lecturers from the hospitality and tourism industry will deliver 7 core modules in the program, providing students with a variety of knowledge from food and beverage management to marketing in hospitality and tourism. The advanced diploma awarded by LSBF will lead the students who wish to obtain a higher qualification in the field of hospitality.

State-of-the-art city institute in Singapore’s Downtown Core

Studying at our Singapore institute, located in the Central Business District, you’ll be right in the heart of the city, surrounded by modern architecture and within easy reach of everything that Singapore has to offer. Our GB Building Institute is just 5 minutes from Tanjong Pagar MRT station.

Bright Future Outlook

Recent reports suggest that Singapore aims to attract 17 million visitors and create an additional 100,000 jobs by 2015. That’s why we are bringing you to one of the global tourism hubs and provide you with this amazing study experience to help you develop the professional skills in this growing industry.

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