Award in Housekeeping


The Award in Housekeeping is ideal for both prospective individuals who would like to work as Housekeepers and for persons who are already working as Housekeepers and would like to achieve certification and enhance their knowledge and skills.

Overall Competences

During this course, our students will:

  • Understand facts and procedures related to high-quality, ethical housekeeping, meet housekeeping-related challenges and recommend improvements that could be implemented to ameliorate the service
  • Assess, evaluate and interpret the role of the housekeeping department in hotel operations
  • Apply knowledge and skills to be able to carry out housekeeping duties safely, following Health and Safety practices and infection control protocols to safeguard oneself, colleagues and customers.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to be able to communicate effectively with the front office and the engineering and the maintenance division
  • Select and use relevant knowledge to identify the typical cleaning responsibilities of housekeeping and explain how area inventory lists, frequency schedules are carried out and utilised.

Mode of Delivery

The Award in Housekeeping will be delivered through blended learning, with 50% of contact hours delivered online and the other 50% of contact hours delivered face-to-face.

Course Structure


Housekeeping occupations in the Hospitality industry and/or related industries such as Chamber Maids, Cleaners, Kitchen Helpers, Housekeepers, Cleaning and Housekeeping Supervisors.

Entry Criteria


Third Country Nationals


Malta Leadership Institute
Valley Towers, Suite 9
Valley Road
Birkirkara BKR9022

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The Letter of Acceptance will only be issued once the course deposit has been paid. We should receive the deposit at least fifteen (15) days before the course start date.
All applicants should present (in paper or digital format) all the certificates that are needed to assess eligibility. These need to be sent at least a day before the course start date. For more information regarding eligibility criteria, kindly refer to the information that was sent to you by our team.
You must complete the following exemption form: You need to make this request when applying for the course. An official response will be issued during the first week of the course.
If for any reason, you decide to drop out, you need to inform us at least 10 (ten) days before. If we are informed ten (10) days plus before, you are still entitled to a partial refund (according to the amount of deposit requested and the MQF Level of the course).
If you want to switch courses (e.g. from the Certificate course to the Diploma course within the same faculty), you need to inform us at least two weeks before starting the course. If this change requires an additional deposit fee, then this change will be only accepted on the condition that we receive the payment immediately. Unfortunately, we cannot accept such changes if you've already started the original course.
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Level: MQF level 3