Despite being founded only in 2008, SOH has rapidly built a reputation for excellence and was appointed by the Ministry of Education as the sector coordinator for Hotel Operations and Management for SkillsFuture initiatives in 2015. We have also been recognised with numerous industry awards and accreditations from organisations like:
The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC)
The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) is an international not-for-profit accreditation agency based in the United Kingdom, and one of the beauty and wellness industry’s leading awarding bodies.
After a rigorous quality review process, the organisation accredited several modules from our Diploma in Wellness, Lifestyle and Spa Management programme – now known as the Diploma in Wellness and Hospitality Business, or DWHB – in April 2012.
If you pursue a DWHB with us, you will have the opportunity to be assessed by CIBTAC and be awarded a CIBTAC certificate on top of your RP diploma, which will enhance your qualifications and give you a leg up on your peers in the globally competitive hospitality and wellness industry.
Singapore Tourism Board (STB)
We were also awarded the Best Education Experience (Tourism and Hospitality) Award by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) in October 2012 for:
- Providing our students a holistic education that not only equips them with the necessary knowledge and skills, but also affords them opportunities to acquire valuable vocational experience through internships, service-learning projects and so on; as well as
- Responding directly to the needs of hospitality and tourism employers by producing industry-ready graduates, raising industry standards in turn. We were also appointed in 2015 as STB’s strategic partner for the Hotel Productivity Centre, a national initiative to help hotels boost their productivity.
Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS)
On 31 October 2014, RP inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS), the nation’s MICE trade association.
Through this collaboration, if you pursue a Diploma in Integrated Events Management with us, you can pursue and receive the following two professional accreditations from SACEOS in addition to your diploma, enhancing your employment prospects after graduation:
- the Professional Conference Management (PCM) certification, and
- the Professional Exhibition Management (PEM) certification.