FAQ

  • How do I enter the Hospitality industry?

Whether you are starting out or changing careers, entering a new field can be intimidating because of your lack of industry experience. Our Diploma program helps overcome this obstacle by providing new skills training, a recognized credential, and personalized career placement assistance.

  • What is Hospitality school like?

TISOH is unlike any school you have been to. Small class sizes, industry teachers, hands-on instruction and a school community that is both supportive and caring. If you are an adult learner, we have free workshops that help you update study skills, software knowledge and more. We create an enivironment where students can safely build confidence and a network of peers. In just eleven months, you will be ready for your next career step.

  • What will I learn in Hospitality school?

Curriculums are career focused. You will learn about how the hospitality industry works. You will learn about specific career competencies and gain professional skills that will help you enter and succeed in a new field.

  • Is accreditation important for a Hospitality school?

Accreditation is extremely important as it is a measure of trust and quality. It proves that the school meets high standards in instructional delivery as well as placement outcome. TISOH places 90% of our diploma graduates in a new career within three months of graduation.

  • How much does Hospitality school cost?

A diploma program at TISOH represents tremendous value. Seven courses spread across three semesters can be completed in eleven months. The tuition is just one year college attendance, amounting to $8,300

  • How long does it take to get a diploma from a Hospitality school?

It takes just eleven months to earn the Diploma in Hospitality Operations

  • Where can I learn the skills to be a Wedding Planner?

TISOH offers a diploma program that can prepare graduates for a career as a wedding planner.

  • How can I get a job as a Wedding Planner?

In order to gain employment as a full time wedding planner, the applicant either needs to be properly trained and credentialed, or has to have prior experience of a minimum number of years. Since most TISOH wedding students are new to the industry, our diploma helps open doors to employment.

  • Do I need a degree to be a Wedding Planner?

No. In wedding and event planning, non-traditional education is most well regarded. Just look at the established professionals in the field. They do not typically hold traditional college degrees. Rather, after years of practice, they have attained industry certifications such as Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) or Certified Special Event Professional (CSEP). At TISOH, the diploma satisfies the points requirement for our graduates to eventually test for these sought-after certifications, once their experience quotient is met.

  • Where can I learn to be an Event Planner?

TISOH offers a diploma program that can prepare graduates for a career as an event planner.

  • How can I get a job as an Event Planner?

In order to gain employment as a full time event planner, the applicant either needs to be properly trained and credentialed, or has to have prior experience of a minimum number of years. Since most TISOH wedding students are new to the industry, our diploma helps open doors to employment.

  • Do I need a degree to be an Event Planner?

No. In event and wedding planning, non-traditional education is most well regarded. Just look at the established professionals in the field. They do not typically hold traditional college degrees. Rather, after years of practice, they have attained industry certifications such as Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) or Certified Special Event Professional (CSEP). At TISOH, the diploma satisfies the points requirement for our graduates to eventually test for these sought-after certifications, once their experience quotient is met.

  • What is a career like in Hotel Operations?

As a lodging business, hotel operations is defined as checking guests in and out of rooms (front desk) and making sure rooms are turned over and prepared for guests (housekeeping). Every General Manager has started as either a Front Desk Agent or a Housekeeping Supervisor. TISOH can prepare graduates with hotel operations skills and set them on a career path to management.

  • How can I get a job in hotel operations?

The hotel industry generally prefers to hire only applicants who have either job experience, proper training, or both. A TISOH diploma can help open doors to employment opportunities.

  • What will I learn in a Hotel Operations program?

Basically, you will learn how a hotel is run, foucusing on the Front Desk and Housekeeping. You will perform an externship with a Front Desk Manager and also work with a Housekeeping Supervisor, perform room inspections etc. You will be familiarized and trained on vital job functions and gain an appreciation for the strong work ethic and culture a hotel property cultivates and demands.

  • How can I get a job in meeting and event catering?

Nowadays, job skill versatility is prized by potential employers. For example, if you wish to work in a catering department in a hotel, an employer will seek to hire an event planner vs a pure caterer. This will ensure that the new hire will be proficient in not just food and beverage areas but also in logisitics and design. An event planner can service more types of clients in a far greater scope than caterers can.

  • What will I learn in a Catering program?

In our Meeting and Event Catering certificate, students will learn menu planning, creative food presentation, trends, food and beverage knowledge, cusine language and how to work effectively with chefs and suppliers / vendors. It is recommended that students interested in catering broaden their scope and consider an event planning course, which can make them more versatile and attractive as a potential new hire.

  • Will my employer pay for my Hospitality diploma?

Hotel companies are forward thinking and care for the growth of their employees. As such, it is an industry standard to offer tuition reimbursement, which can be applied towards TISOH diplomas and certificates.

  • Will a diploma in Hospitality increase my salary?

A diploma is an educational credential that you earn forever. In other words, it lives proudly on your resume and will support you throughout your career journey. To an employer, a diploma first represents that you are a professional that showed initiative to achieve and improve. Secondly, it cements the educational and training background you have obtained in the field, giving confidence to a potential employer. With a diploma, you can ask for higher pay as you deserve to be compensated for being better trained and prepared.

  • Will a diploma in Hospitality increase my job opportunities?

Yes, most definitely. A diploma can show potential employers both your ability as well as your dedication as a hospitality professional. As you gain experience in your career, the Diploma will continue to help you gain momentum.

  • Will a diploma in Hospitality get me a raise?

It will help. Often times, it is awkward to broach the subject of a raise with your supervisor. This is because you need a catalyst, a reason to warrant the pay bump. A diploma is an excellent reason (as well as ammunition) to start a conversation with your superior about promotions and raises!

  • Does a career in Hospitality pay well?

Yes. Hospitality careers pay well and offer excellent compensation benefits as well as job security. Perks include being able to travel and use friends and family discounted rates to stay at partner hotels. As a traditional industry, hotel companies value home grown employees. They want to promote from within and help you develop your career with them. This makes job satisfaction strong amongst hotel professionals.