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Free Job Training in Hospitality


Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, 34th St. and 5th Ave.,The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Thirty-Fourth Street And Fifth Avenue., Digital ID 805304, New York Public LibraryLooking for a career in hospitality?

The Chinese-American Planning Council, Workforce Development Division, provides a free training program in hospitality careers.

The curriculum for this program is from the American Hotel and Lodging Association which is the sole national association representing all sectors and stakeholders in the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel companies, students and faculty members, and industry suppliers.

This is a 10-week training program, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This training program includes:

  • Introduction to hospitality industry
  • Organization and structure of hotel
  • Communication skills
  • Job readiness skills

Participants will learn the skills needed to obtain various types of entry-level jobs in a hotel such as:

  • Room Attendant
  • Houseman
  • Kitchen Stewards

Average salary is $13.66 per hour

There will be job placement assistance for graduates.

Minimum Eligibility

  • 18 years old and up
  • 8th grade reading level
  • U.S. work authorized
  • High School Diploma/ GED preferred

How to apply

In order to apply, you must attend an orientation which is held every Monday at 9:30 am at 165 Eldridge Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10002

Travel directions: Take B/D train to Grand Street or F train to Delancy Street.

No one will be admitted to enter after this time.

For more information, please call Chinese-American Planning Council, Workforce Development Division at 212-941-0041.

If you want to learn more about free job training programs, please visit Job Search Central, Science, Industry and Business Library at 188 Madison Avenue and 34th Street.


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If i enroll this training, do

If i enroll this training, do I get pay for this program?

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