La Hotelier, the Hotel School in Dambulla, came into being in the year 2014 under the purview of the then Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development. La Hotelier, Hotel School commenced its operations at Inamaluwe, Dambulla Divisional Secretariat in the Matale District in September 2014, with the financial support of the Skills Sector Development (SSD Programme) under the Ministry and the management of the National Youth Corps. This school, a vocational training institute offers the NVQ qualification to trainees upon their passing out. La Hotelier students of several batches are employed by leading hotels, bakeries and restaurants across the country.
On understanding the prospects and impacts tourism has on the Sri Lankan economy, NYC is prepared to produce a qualified, competent, creative and employable youth to lead the promising field of hospitality.
NVQ Level Courses offered at La Hotelier
International Cookery NVQ level IV
Food & Beverage NVQ level IV
Pastry & Bakery NVQ level IV
Hotel House Keeping NVQ level III
Front Office NVQ level III
During the period of training at the La Hotelier, the NVQ level courses will be provided free of charge along with NYC’s basic training and soft skills guidance and crash courses in Chinese language and IT.
International Cookery – NVQ level IV
Food & Beverage – NVQ level IV
Occupation: Food and Beverage Server
Pastry & Bakery – NVQ level IV
Hotel House Keeping – NVQ level III
Occupation: Hotel House Keeping
Front Office – NVQ level III
All courses will be provided free of charge. National Youth Corps will provide basic personality development training, leadership, soft skills development training, basic knowledge of Chinese language and information technology to trainees during the hotel training course. All trainees who have completed this training course from its inception to date have now been able to pursue their careers by engaging advanced employment in the relevant field.