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Guest House Management Courses

Enroll For The Best Guest House Management Course in Southern Africa

Our guest house management courses are designed to help individuals who want to own and/ or manage a guest house /B&B or individuals who are already in the game. We will give you all the necessary tools to run a successful small accommodation establishment, whether you are managing it for someone or you are the owner. Our courses are designed by industry experts and are filled with practical solutions and ideas, tried, tested, up-to-date, and ready to be implemented. 


Not only do we just provide you with training, but we will also help you all the way to understand each module/ topic and whenever you have any questions, we are just an email or phone call away. This is the best and most practical guest house management training to be ever offered in Southern Africa. 


Where And When Do I Study The Guest House Management Course?

Our guest house management courses are delivered in 2 ways;

  1. On-site Guest House Management - We come to your venue. 3 days 

  2. Guest House Management Distance Learning Course




Guest House Management Distance Learning Course | 6 Months

This is a distance learning course completed in 6 months.

  • You study in the comfort of your own space.

  • No travel and accommodation expenses.

  • We send you notes and assignments via email. We also have a WhatsApp number +27 82 765 9238 which you can use to communicate with us at any time, should you have any questions.

  • From time to time, we also hold virtual classes via Zoom, Skype, or WhatsApp, where we address all questions you may have and extra information. 

  • Our guest house management distance learning course takes 6 months to complete.


How Much Is The Guest House Management Course?

  • Please fill in the form below to get more information on the course fees.

  • You can register and start studying anytime. 

  • This is a distance learning course. You study in the comfort of your own space.

  • We send you training material via email and you submit assignments via email.


What Will I Learn From The Guest House Management Course?

There are many skills that you will learn from the guest house management course. 

  • You will learn how how to start a successful guest house/ B&B business in Southern Africa

  • The legislation regarding owning a guest house

  • Basic management principles

  • Sales & Marketing for small accommodation establishments

  • Facilities management

  • Tools to increase occupancy and revenue

  • Basic financial management

  • How to position and price your guesthouse

  • Competitor analysis and market research

  • How to work with Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) and other booking agencies and dealing with other suppliers

  • A winning website

  • The importance of delivering excellent customer service

  • Staying ahead of your competition

  • The role of a guest house manager

  • Monitoring check-ins and managing housekeeping and food & beverage departments

  • Dealing with customer complaints and responding to inquiries

  • Security, health, and safety

  • Excellent customer service

  • Pre-opening checklist for establishments not yet opened.


Who Should Study The Guest House Management Course?

  • Individuals who wish to open and manage their own guest house, bed, and breakfast, boutique hotel, or small lodge

  • Current Guest House owners who wish to improve efficiency, occupancy, and revenue

  • Individuals who wish to manage guest houses, B&Bs and Boutique Hotels

  • Current guest house managers who want to learn the skills to successfully run a profitable accommodation business


Our guest house management course is applicable for most countries including South Africa, Lesotho, Eswatini, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Angola, Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, etc.


What Are The Benefits Of Studying The Guest House Management Course?

See below the benefits of studying our guest house management course:

  • You will be able to make a sound decision on where and how to position your guest house business

  • Perform basic management principles

  • Perform basic financial management

  • Understand inter-cultural differences

  • Perform sales & marketing for the guest house business

  • Effectively work with Online Travel Agents (OTAs) and get the best out of them

  • Organize, plan, budget effectively

  • Price your guest house correctly

  • Plan your breakfast menu and save costs

  • Manage staff, front office, and housekeeping


How Long Is The Guest House Management Distance Management Course?

The guest house management distance learning course takes 12 weeks to complete. 


Will I Be Assessed?

You do not sit for exams, however, it is important to complete all assignments and submit them in time. To pass, you have to get 80% on your assignments. 


Do I Need To Have Matric To Study the Guest House Management Course?


No, you do not need matric to study the Guest House Management Course. However, you must be able to communicate in English as the courses are delivered in English. 


Our Promise When You Study The Guest House Management Course With Us

By studying our guest house management course, we promise that you will gain all the necessary skills to run a profitable guest house business, whether it is yours you are running it for somebody else. We understand the tourism and hospitality business in Southern Africa and what you require to succeed. Our facilitators and trainers are experienced in the hospitality field. 


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