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Free Job Training in Hospitality


Looking for a career in hospitality?

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

of the , Digital ID 805298, New York Public LibraryThe 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 an 8-week training program, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 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 a.m.
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 the time.

For more information, please call:

Chinese-American Planning Council
Workforce Development Division

The Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc., which was founded in 1965, is one of the largest non-profit providers of educational, social and community services for Asian-Americans in the U.S. As it enters the 5th decade of community service, it presents a new era of service to the world wide web community with over 70 social services and 29 locations in New York City. Learn more about the Chinese-American Planning Council.

For more information on free job training programs, please visit Job Search Central at the Science, Industry and Business Library at 188 Madison Avenue and 34th Street.


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Do you have to Asian to be in

Do you have to Asian to be in the training program?

Of course not.

CPC serves people of all races. They'd violate the law otherwise.

Hi, my name is En Lin . I

Hi, my name is En Lin . I just want to know when I finish the class, will I get the certificate or not?


Friday 8/15/14 I went to the open house orientation. at the end the speaker said there is a fee. course $2,200. book $25. registration fee $100. the course is not Free.

course not free

course not free

What jobs are actually offered?

I went to one of the info sessions years ago and was told they were only training housekeepers.

i want know its free or i

i want know its free or i have to pay and if need pay how mach

I am a bsc holder living in

I am a bsc holder living in Nigeria, i currently manage our family owned hotels. i am searching for a short course/training in hospitality management in the United States. I am going to have a leave/vacation of about five weeks in march or april 2017. i intend using my leave for the proposed training. i will be glad if full information can be sent to me regarding this training. Thank you

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