EHL group, which includes Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, and the Luxury Hotelschool Paris join forces to offer a preparation year leading to a VET certificate by EHL.
This brand-new program offered in Paris was developed with EHL Advisory Services. Ir is aimed at young high school graduates who wish to learn professional skills to enter the world of hospitality. The prep year is not required to enter the Bachelor's degree but it offers a great opportunity to be fully prepared.
This professional programme is an exceptional opportunity for French students to add an internationally recognised certification to their CV. The programme is recommended for students who have no experience in hospitality or who wish to improve their level of English before the Bachelor’s. Lectures are taken in French but they include an intensive preparation to international English tests.
Students take foundation courses in hospitality operations, front office, housekeeping, and service techniques, but also in hygiene, mathematics, computer science, and English courses for the preparation of the TOEIC test. The programme culminates in a 5-month operational internship.
« This programme is an opportunity to add the world leader in hotel education, EHL, to our student’s CV without leaving Paris, » said Arnaud Bouvier, president of the Luxury Hotelschool. « The programme is complemented by exceptional internships to build unique profiles and open the doors of luxury hotels around the world and much more... »
In addition to their VET by EHL certificate, students will beo take thei able tr first course by eCornell: Introduction to Hotel Operations. Structured around the four key stages of the customer experience (pre-arrival, arrival, stay and departure), this course explains how a hotel works, especially with management systems and staff management. By analyzing these steps, students learn to interact with customers to gain and strengthen their loyalty.