École hôtelière Villars Palace Academy en Suisse

THREE
PROGRAMMES

Full professional
Diploma Programme

Through this programme, students develop the knowledge, abilities and mindset required to be fully operational across multiple departments of a hotel, with a focus on administrative duties. Students also cultivate the future soft skills needed in the employment world of tomorrow such as creativity, critical thinking or problem solving.

From over 17 years old
24 months
Starting session: August 2022
(induction week begins on July 24th, 2022)
2 sessions per year:
February & August

Content

VET by EHL Training
Future skills courses
French for Hospitality
Expeditions & Challenges

Certifications

Professionnal Diploma in Hotel Administration (EHL certified)
Diplôme de français professionnel THR (min. B1 level)
Future skills certifications

Outcomes

Seek a mid-manager position
Create your own business
Carry on with University degree

Gap Year
Foundation Programme

Through this programme, students develop the knowledge, abilities and mindset required to start a career in the hospitality sector. Students acquire professional skills through practical classes & an internship in one of our 3 hotels. Students are also introduced to the future soft skills needed in the employment world of tomorrow whilst developing their knowledge of professional English & French.

From over 17 years old
7 months
Starting session: August 2022
(induction week begins on July 24th, 2022)
2 sessions per year:
February & August

Content

VET by EHL Training
Future skills courses
French for Hospitality
Expeditions & Challenges
Practical immersions & internship

Certifications

Foundation certificate in Hotel Administration (EHL certified)
Diplôme de français professionnel THR (min. A2 level)

Future skills certifications

Outcomes

Join VPA full programme (in semester 2)
Seek work experience in Villars Alpine Resort
Carry on with Gap Year or University

360° Summer Hospitality
Training Programme

Through this programme, students discover the professional world of Hospitality, Innovation and Leadership with a sustainable mindset. Students learn Hospitality practical skills in various departments such as Reception, Service, Culinary and Housekeeping. Students also gain Future Soft Skills and start being career-ready through personal development workshops.

From 18 years old
5 to 8 weeks
Starting session: July 2022

Content

French courses or IELTS preparation
Hospitality practical skills & immersions
Future skills courses
Weekend expeditions & challenges

Certifications

Villars Palace Academy Certificate in Hospitality foundation
Language level certificate
Future skills certifications
Work experience references

Outcomes

Join VPA full or Gap Year programme
Seek work experience in Villars Alpine Resort
Carry on with studies