Institute of Hospitality accreditation
The Institute of Hospitality offers an accreditation service to institutions for the recognition of programmes of professional study in hospitality, leisure, tourism, events and related fields.
Accreditation confers on an institution the international recognition of a quality standard in respect of programmes that are relevant to the needs of the hospitality, leisure and tourism industries and which meet accepted Institute of Hospitality benchmark standards.
The accreditation of programmes helps to promote internationally recognised quality standards, assists in the mobility of labour and facilitates global recruitment.
Accreditation assists institutions in the development, enhancement and improvement of their programmes and quality management systems and helps them to achieve:
- A competitive advantage
- International recognition
- Added value for students
- Independant evaluation
- Professional membership
- Professional recognition
- Quality standards
Accreditation gives individuals confidence in their selection of:
- Education providers
- Professional programmes of study
Accredited programmes demonstrate they meet recognised levels and standards of professional knowledge, skills and understanding.
Details on how to apply for accreditation can be found here: Applying for accreditation
A list of of accredited programmes can be found here: Accredited programmes