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$30,000

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Baggage Porters and Bellhops

Handle baggage for travelers at transportation terminals or for guests at hotels or similar establishments.

Concierges

Assist patrons at hotel, apartment, or office building with personal services. May take messages, arrange or give advice on transportation, business services or entertainment, or monitor guest requests for housekeeping and maintenance.
Administrative Management
Certificate of Achievement
Administrative Manager
Certificate of Achievement
Beginning VESL for the Hospitality Industry
Certificate or Training
Hospitality
Certificate of Achievement
Hospitality
AA Degree

First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate work activities of cleaning personnel in hotels, hospitals, offices, and other establishments.
Construction Technology-Residential Maintenance-Level 2
Certificate of Achievement
Custodial Technician Training
Certificate of Completion
Facilities Maintenance Technology
Certificate of Achievement
Facilities Maintenance Technology
AS Degree
Facilities Planning And Design
Certificate of Achievement

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Accommodate hotel, motel, and resort patrons by registering and assigning rooms to guests, issuing room keys or cards, transmitting and receiving messages, keeping records of occupied rooms and guests' accounts, making and confirming reservations, and presenting statements to and collecting payments from departing guests.
Administrative Management
Certificate of Achievement
Administrative Manager
Certificate of Achievement
Advanced Travel/Tourism
Certificate of Achievement
Airline And Travel Careers
AS Degree
Airline And Travel Careers
Certificate of Achievement

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish. Duties may include tending furnace and boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.
Construction Technology-Residential Maintenance-Level 2
Certificate of Achievement
Custodial Technician Training
Certificate of Completion
Custodial Technician Training
Certificate or Training
Facilities Maintenance Technology
Certificate of Achievement
Facilities Maintenance Technology
AS Degree

Lodging Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that provides lodging and other accommodations.
Administrative Management
Certificate of Achievement
Administrative Manager
Certificate of Achievement
Beginning VESL for the Hospitality Industry
Certificate or Training
Hospitality
Certificate of Achievement
Hospitality
AA Degree

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Perform any combination of light cleaning duties to maintain private households or commercial establishments, such as hotels and hospitals, in a clean and orderly manner. Duties may include making beds, replenishing linens, cleaning rooms and halls, and vacuuming.
Construction Technology-Residential Maintenance-Level 2
Certificate of Achievement
Facilities Maintenance Technology
Certificate of Achievement
Facilities Maintenance Technology
AS Degree
Property Management
Certificate of Achievement
VESL Green Housekeeping
Certificate or Training

Residential Advisors

Coordinate activities in residential facilities in secondary and college dormitories, group homes, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms. May assist residents with problem solving or refer them to counseling resources.

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

Assist patrons at entertainment events by performing duties, such as collecting admission tickets and passes from patrons, assisting in finding seats, searching for lost articles, and locating such facilities as rest rooms and telephones.
Administrative Management
Certificate of Achievement
Administrative Manager
Certificate of Achievement
Beginning VESL for the Hospitality Industry
Certificate or Training
Hospitality
Certificate of Achievement
Hospitality
AA Degree
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