Swiss Hotel School Application Form 2019/2020


Swiss Hotel School Application Form 2019/2020

About Swiss Hotel School

The Swiss Hotel School in Randburg opened its doors in 1995. The curriculum and educational philosophy was modelled on that of the Hotel School Belvoirpark in Zurich where the founder, JüRG Vontobel had been Director for 10 years.

Enrolling small numbers of students each year the school quickly found favour with the Johannesburg hotel industry for the competence and “can-do” attitude of its students. Returning each year to his native Switzerland, Vontobel was able to maintain the currency of the educational offering adding elements and refinements each year. Through maintaining his contacts with Swiss Hoteliers and immigration authorities he was also able to establish work placement opportunities for second year students. Graduates of the School have been singularly successful in securing career opportunities both locally and overseas and form a growing reference group for new students.

Courses Offered

Hospitality Management

Higher Certificate in Professional Cookery – Fully Accredited – SAQA ID 101856

Higher Certificate in Pastry & Bakery – Fully Accredited – SAQA ID 99334

How To Apply

Application Process

Step 1: First and Foremost, all interested candidates are encouraged to attend one of our Open Days. During these Open Days, information will be given on all aspects of the school, its programmes and career opportunities for graduates. Individuals and families seeking further information are requested to make an appointment to meet privately with The Director. To make a booking for our Next Open Day, please click here

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Step 2: Please download and complete the following document:

Please click here to download the Handwritten Motivational Letter


Once this document has been completed it should be scanned and uploaded along with the following supporting documentation:

  • ​Copy of Matric Certificate or Latest Matric Results (Grade 11 report will suffice for current Grade 12’s)
  • Testimonials or Work References
  • 1 Recent colour ID Photo
  • Student ID/Passport Copy
  • ID/Passport Copy of Financial Sponsor or Parent/Guardian 
  • A Letter of Commitment from a Financial Sponsor
  • Motivational Letter
  • Copy of the Medical Aid Card

Please ensure that the above-mentioned documents are in order prior to completing the Online Application Form. 

Step 3: Once the documents have been received by the school, the school will call you to set up an interview date. When you come for the interview a R400.00 application fee is applicable that must be paid on the day. Please allow around two and a half hours for this interview process.​

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Step 4: The school will inform you within 5 working days whether your application was successful. If the application was successful, further documentation and an acceptance letter will then be sent to you.

Step 5: To confirm acceptance of the School’s offer you must fill in the acceptance form, make payment of the confirmation deposit and return the necessary documents within 14 days.

Application Form

Swiss Hotel School uses an online application form for its admission. You can fine the link to its admission portal below.

Please click here to begin the Online Application Process


Download School Prospectus