Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) Application, Online Pre-Workshop Manual, Participant Manual and Exam

Certified Hospitality Educator

Learn techniques to strengthen students’ critical thinking and motivation to learn.

Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) Application, Online Pre-Workshop Manual, Participant Manual and Exam
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Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) Application, Online Pre-Workshop Manual, Participant Manual and Exam

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As a post-secondary hospitality educator, you need to be knowledgeable about the industry and how it works and also be able to use the latest high-impact instructional methods and teaching techniques. The internationally-recognized Certified Hospitality Educator certification recognizes the teaching ability of hospitality educators at the college level.

This program enables you to:

  • Learn techniques to strengthen students’ critical thinking and motivation to learn
  • Share ideas with your peers
  • Receive recognition for your teaching abilities

The CHE is right for every level of hospitality educator:

  • Novice instructors who need to build their confidence
  • Seasoned professors looking for ways to revitalize their teaching
  • Industry professionals serving as adjunct instructors or lecturers at a college or university

Prerequisites

Qualifying Position

Post-Secondary Hospitality Educator

(In addition to having previous experience in the hospitality industry on a managerial or supervisory level).

Position Examples

Novice teachers, seasoned professors, industry professionals serving as adjunct instructors or lecturers at a college or university.

Time in Position

 A

  • Be currently employed full time as a post-secondary hospitality educator, with at least two years of experience in one or more such positions
  • Have at least a four year degree or international diploma from an approved institution
  • Have at least two years of full-time professional experience in the hospitality industry, with a minimum of one year in a managerial or supervisory position

B

  • Be currently employed full time or part time as a post-secondary hospitality educator
  • Have at least five years of full-time professional experience in the hospitality industry, with a minimum of two years in a managerial or supervisory position

How to Obtain Certification

  • Purchase your application, study guide, and exam package
  • Complete and submit your application and supporting documents
  • Upon approval, access resource materials
  • Enroll in your exam session using the session link from your workshop facilitator

How to Apply

Upon purchase, you will be required to complete an online application to ensure you meet the prerequisites. Until your application is approved, you will be unable to access the exam preparation resource materials that are part of your purchase.

To apply:

  1. After checkout, check your order confirmation email and click on the "Apply Online" link.
  2. Upon logging into the system, you can select the "Launch" button to begin your application.
  3. Follow the instructions and steps provided.
  4. Provide correct documentation and required references. Have these documents available for upload:
    • Current Resume
    • Job Description
    • Copy of diploma or transcripts
    • Any previous AHLEI certification certificates
  5. Following response by references, open and submit application.

Following application approval, your exam preparation resource materials will become available under “My Learning & Exams.” If your application is denied, you will be entitled to a refund of your entire package.

Enrollment period

Exam will be accessible for 1 year from date of application approval.

Accessing your exam

Before the workshop start date, be sure to enroll in your exam session using the session link from your workshop facilitator/proctor.

On the day of the exam, your proctor will start the exam session, and you can access your exam under Proctored Exams on your Learning and Exam dashboard by clicking Launch and entering a password.

Certifications are valid for 5 years.

You may purchase your digital recertification application at any time before the expiration date. To recertify, candidates must pay the fee and complete a recertification application, submitting all supporting documentation. The recertification fee* is $200. (Prices are subject to change without notice.) Candidates who apply to recertify past the 5-year mark are subject to a late fee.

Visit Get Certified to purchase the Recertification Application.

Once your application is approved, a new certificate will be available under the Certificates/Results tab on your Learning and Exams dashboard.

For additional information, please contact the Professional Certification Department: ​

Email: certification@ahlei.org | Phone: 407-999-8100 or 888-575-8726

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