Tourism and gastronomy are considered by many to be a dream world of work. Our small series takes a look behind the scenes and introduces various educational paths. Today we introduce the dream job receptionist.

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How is the training going?

The path to a hotel reception usually leads through a three-year dual course that is recognized throughout Germany Vocational Training to the hotel specialist, where all departments of the hotel are passed through.

Thereby theory and practice alternate: As a rule, the trainee visits the vocational school one or two days per week or completes it in block lessons. The rest of the time he / she is in the hotel.

During the training period, the offspring will be supported by a Employees - the so-called training supervisor - who accompanies him in all school and company Ask stands to the side.

Diverse career opportunities

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After completing their training, hotel professionals have various career paths: Hotel professionals can work in all departments of a hotel: floor, reception, reservation, sales, restaurant, banquet or administration. They serve drinks, serve in restaurants, prepare rooms or prepare events.

They are also used in administration. There they take care of, for example, the Accounting, warehousing or human resources. Finally, they also have the opportunity to advance to department head, hotel manager or self-employed entrepreneur in a hospitality business.

A real dream job

In addition to the charming landscape and the opportunity to visit various houses of the Company the Travel Charme Ostseehotel Kühlungsborn, for example, also offers its employees other advantages: inexpensive apartments, regular training and further education, pay above the collective agreement and performance-related bonus schemes.

Parking spaces, staff restaurant, work clothing with cleaning service are free of charge, and staff can also take advantage of reduced-price massage and cosmetic treatments in the spa.

What requirements should trainees have?

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In order to begin a corresponding training, the following prerequisites should be met: secondary school leaving certificate, better middle school leaving certificate or high school diploma, Team- and communication skills, foreign language skills are an advantage, organizational and sales skills as well as good manners and a pleasant appearance.

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