CERTIFICATE IN GUEST SERVICES
UNIT A1: ACCOMMODATION (BEDROOM) SERVICE
This course is designed for people working in, or preparing to work in a wide variety of business sectors related to hotel, hospitality, leisure, tourism and care occupations. People not currently in work but seeking employment will also find the programme of value, as assessment is based on case study information that eliminates the need for current employment. The programme is most suitable for people wishing to broaden their range of skills in providing services to guests and clients, and for gaining an accredited award for those skills.
To develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of selected skills in providing services to guests and clients.
The course leads to the award of the Certificate in Guest Services from ASET, a leading UK awarding body recognised by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.
Students completing ANY four units will be eligible for the Diploma in Guest Services
The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration.
Each element is followed by a written assignment, which is submitted and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.
Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. The course will take around 80 hours of study to complete.
• Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course
• Self-assessment activities
• Tutor support
• Assignment marking & feedback
The cost of the course is £175 inclusive of learning materials, tutor support, assignment marking, ASET registration and accreditation.
The course is made up of five elements:
Element One: Prepare Beds & Handle Linen and Bed Coverings
The student will be able to prepare beds and handle linen and bed coverings in accordance with organisational requirements. The student will understand the importance of maintaining guest comfort and satisfaction when making beds.
Element Two: Service Toilet & Bathroom Areas
The student will be able to service toilet and bathroom areas, understanding the importance of hygiene and cleanliness to maintain guest satisfaction.
Element Three: Cleaning Programmes for Own Area of Responsibility
The student will be able to develop and consistently maintain an effective cleaning programme for his/her area to ensure the safety of staff and customers. This includes identifying potential chemical hazards, frequent safety checks and on the job training which is recorded and as well as compiling with legislative requirements.
Element Four: Service Guest Bedroom Area
The student will be able to service guest bedroom areas, understanding the importance of hygiene, cleanliness and organisational standards in order to maintain guest comfort and satisfaction.
Element Five: Deep Clean Floors & Soft Floor coverings
The student will be able to deep clean floors and soft floor coverings, understanding the importance of hygiene, cleanliness and maintaining a safe working environment.
Students must complete five tutor marked assignments to be eligible for the award.