Certificate in Hospitality English


The Certificate in Hospitality English is designed for non-native speakers of English who wish to develop the essential linguistic skills to take on careers of choice in the hotel industry.

With emphasis on professional writing skills and business communications, the programme will place students in good stead for further studies at Diploma level and beyond.

Programme Structure

Programme Intakes

Please send us an enquiry via email to enrolment@shatec.sg to check with our friendly course consultants for upcoming intakes.

Mode of Study

Full Time

The average teacher-to-student ratio is 1:20.

Assessment Framework

Theory and practical examinations, practical exercises, presentations, written assignments, projects and class participation.

Duration & Structure

6 months consisting of:

3 to 6 month Institutional Training

Institutional training covering up to 3 modules consisting of 25-30 instructional hours per week, spreading over 1-2 terms. Each term is 10 weeks in duration, excluding exam and break weeks.


Certificate in Hospitality English awarded by SHATEC.

Programme Outline


  • Hospitality English 1
  • Hospitality English 2
  • English for Hospitality Professionals
Entry Requirements
Certificate in Hospitality English
(6 months)
Entry Requirements
Singaporeans / Singapore PR / International Applicant
  • Successfully completed minimum 10 years of formal education
  • Pass SHATEC selection interview
  • At least one of the following proficiency in English:
    • Band 3.0 in IELTS
    • Score of at least 25% in SHATEC English Test
Certificate in Hospitality English
(3 months)
  • Successfully completed minimum 10 years of formal education
  • Pass SHATEC selection interview
  • At least one of the following proficiency in English:
    • Band 4.0 in IELTS
    • Score of at least 35% in SHATEC English Test
Programme Fees


Certificate in Hospitality English Singapore / Singapore PR / International (Including GST)
6 months 3 months
Full Course Fee

(Before GST)

$5,607.48 $3, 738.32
7% GST on Full Course Fee $392. 52 $261.68
Total Nett Course Fee Payable1 (Including GST) $6,000.00 $4,000.00

1Course fees inclusive of 2 sets of SHATEC polo T-shirts and essential training items.


Description When Payable Amount(incld. GST)
Singaporean/Singapore PR International
Application Fees Upon application
130.00 350.00
iPASS Upon admission
NA 400.00
SHATEC English Testb Upon   admission
(if applicable)
Re-Admission Fees Upon   admission
(if applicable)
Re-Examination (per  WSQ module or ) SHATEC theory subject) Upon registration of Re-Exam 107.00
(per SHATEC practical subject)
Re-Examination with Tutorial (minimum of 2 hours) 214.00 for first 2 hour block

107.00/subsequent hour or part thereof

Computer Lab / Mock-up Guest Room Based Practical Practice Upon registration of Practical Practice 26.75 for first 2 hour block

16.05/ subsequent hour or part thereof

Review / Remarking of Examination Paper
(per theory subject)
Upon registration for review / remarking 53.50
Late Payment Fee Upon exceeding the instalment due date 1% per month on amount outstanding, payable together with the amount outstanding
Replacement of Student ID Upon provision of service 5.35
Replacement of Practicum / Industrial Attachment Log Book 10.70

aMiscellaneous fees refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only where applicable. Miscellaneous fees are generally out of pocket expenses which cannot be offset by PSEA or SkillsFuture Credits.

bSHATEC English Test is only registered where the student does not fulfil the English requirements required by SHATEC during application.

cAll prices quoted are accurate at time of print but may be subjected to changes without notice.

Student Administration

Tel: (65) 6415 3510 / 519 / 528 / 554
Email: enrolment@shatec.sg

Brochure and Application Form