Fees and Terms

For our complete fee structure, please contact us.

TPHS Fees 2019

At The Private Hotel School we pride ourselves of the fact that our course fees are all-inclusive of all the necessary items you would need to successfully complete our courses.

Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management (excluding Culinary Arts) R59 000
*Rosebank and Stellenbosch
Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management including AHA Recognition (excluding Culinary Arts) R69 000
Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Management including AHA Recognition R78 900
* Rosebank and Stellenbosch
Advanced Certificate in Culinary Specialisation and City & Guilds Recognition and AHA Recognition R85 900
Diploma in Event Management including Online AHA Recognition R68 900 (1st year)
*Rosebank and Stellenbosch
Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Education
*Stellenbosch (Distance Learning) R5 500 per module X 4 modules

  • Cash upfront fees
  • Administration fee, paid on application: R1 000
  • Some programmes are not offered on all the campuses
  • Fees applicable for February intake 2019
  • Upon successful completion of the Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management, students can enroll for the Advanced Certificate
  • Please contact a student advisor for tailor-made payment options


A number of activities are planned during the semester, where we strongly recommend our students to participate. These include Hostex, WOSA, Tastes of Cape Town, Gourmet Food Festival, making and tasting of your own wine and other outings and excursions. Please budget for entrance fees and travel expenses (approximate R500 per year).

These tuition fees are effective as of OCTOBER 2017. The Private Hotel School reserves the right to change, with or without notice tuition and fees as it deems necessary.


Tuition Policy
Tuition fees related to the chosen programme of study at the Private Hotel School as partner school of the American Hospitality Academy—International Hotel Management School (AHA—IHMS) are the responsibility of the student. They are subject to change and any changes shall be published as and when they occur.

Should a student be required to take supplemental or remedial classes, these classes are not part of the normal tuition fee structure and will be at an additional charge. Should a student fail a specific subject, he will have to repeat the subject at an additional charge.

Payment schedule:

  • A non-refundable deposit of ZAR8,500.00 is payable within 30 days from receiving confirmation that your application has been successful.
  • The balance of the course fees (course fees less deposit) must be paid as follows: 25% of the balance is payable during the first week after registration and the remaining 75% is payable before the examination (31 May for January intake or 30 October for July intake).
  • For International Students: Tuition and accommodation fees: One year tuition fees (Tuition fee includes a ZAR8,500.00 non-refundable deposit) and 2 Semesters accommodation fees (if a student is to be accommodated in a residence of the TPHS) must be paid before 30 November / 31 May.
  • Only when a deposit has been paid and reflects in our bank account, will TPHS accommodate applicants with Visa Letter/Study Loan Letters etc.
  • The school follows a strict approach in that students will not be allowed to attend classes or write examinations in the event of there being monies outstanding on their accounts.
  • Payment for recognition of prior learning must be settled in full before or on the day of registration.
  • Cheques will not  be accepted.
  • Bank charges for payments by way of direct cash deposits or international transfers will be charged to the students’ account.


Bank Details:

The Private Hotel School
Nedbank Stellenbosch
Current account
Account number: 107 136 5711
Branch code: 107 110
Swift code: NEDSZAJJ

The two dates as indicated above refer to the January and July intake respectively.

Regret, no payment options are available to international students. International students are required to pay the full tuition fee by registration day.


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