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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Empowering Tomorrow's Hospitality Professionals: Begin Your Career with Us Today!

The dynamic landscape of the hospitality industry offers a myriad of opportunities and avenues for career advancement. From managing hotels and restaurants to overseeing events and culinary experiences, professionals in this field play a pivotal role in delivering exceptional guest experiences and ensuring operational excellence. With Singapore's reputation as a global hospitality hub, coupled with its vibrant tourism scene, you'll gain access to a wealth of rewarding career prospects across diverse sectors. Explore the art of hospitality with us and carve out your path to success in this thriving industry!

In this course, you will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to perform diverse operational tasks in the hospitality sector in both accommodation and F&B industries. Your learning will take place in ITE’s authentic facilities, providing hands-on experience reflective of real-world scenarios.

What you'll learn

  • Handle guest room reservations
  • Handle guest arrival and departure
  • Provide guests services
  • Perform housekeeping services
  • Check cleanliness and set up of dining areas
  • Perform hosting functions
  • Take and serve food and beverage orders
  • Prepare alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage
  • Prepare coffee beverages
  • Handle room service orders

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language and 2 other subjects:


  • Grade 1-7 in English Language
  • Grade 1-7 in 2 other subjects
    To be eligible for selection, you must have sat for Mathematics (Elementary/Additional).


GCE 'N(A)' level passes in English Language, Mathematics and 3 other subjects:

  • Grade 1-3 in English Language
  • Grade 1-4 in Mathematics
  • Grade 1-5 in 3 other subjects; and
  • A total of 19 points or less for English, Mathematics and three other subjects (ELMAB3)*

* Eligible, graduating GCE N(A) students who applied and enrolled during the January intake under the Direct Entry Scheme,will undergo 10 weeks of preparatory programme followed by 2 years of Higher Nitec training.


Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.



  • Applicants for this course will have to pass a prescribed medical examination
  • Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Hospitality Operations graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Higher Nitec in Hospitality Operations graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to a Technical Diploma course at ITE:

For more details on progression, please click here .

Higher Nitec in Hospitality Operations graduates with a GPA of 2.0 and above may also apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Career Opportunities

Our work-ready and world-ready graduates are sought after by many hospitality establishments. Some job titles held by graduates include Front Office Executive, Guest Relations Executive, Hotel Reservations Officer, Housekeeping Associate, F&B Captain, Mixologist, Barista and Commis Sommelier.