Certificate in Hospitality Skills

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.

Certificate in Hospitality Skills

Key Facts

  • Duration: 3 months (five days a week, three hours per day)
  • Intake dates: TBA
  • Delivery Mode:
    • Live Online
    • On campus
  • Fees: SGD $3,000 (local students)

The aims of this programme are to:

  • Provide students with specialised language for Hospitality Management
  • Enable students to communicate more effectively
  • Enable students to develop an appreciation and understanding of the basic principles and practices of food and beverage service
  • Enable students to develop an appreciation and understanding of the basic principles and practices of hotel housekeeping
  • Prepare students for further studies

  • To develop the professional skills that are required by the hospitality industry
  • To enable students to develop the language skills required by the hospitality industry
  • To motivate students to continue their higher education in the hospitality industry

Lecture / Tutorial / Seminar / Workshop (Lab Work)

STP holders: 90%

Non-STP holders: 75%

Assessments Profile

  • Written Examination (50%) – 1.5 hours
  • Practical Assessment (50%) – 1.5 hours

Graduation and Awards
Upon completion of this programme, students will be awarded ‘Certificate in Hospitality Skills’.  


Grade   %
Distinction D 75-100%
Credit C 55-74%
Pass P 40-54%
Fail F 0%


1 : 60

  • 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

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

Minimum English Language Entry Requirement

Equivalent qualification i.e IELTS 4.5 or equivalent


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.

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.

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.

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