National Diploma in Hospitality Management

The National Diploma in Hospitality Management offered by SLITHM is a Three-year program spreading across six semesters. This diploma focuses on both hospitality and hotel management training which upon successful completion will help you find employment in the hotel industry locally as well as internationally. Qualifications are increasingly sought after in the hospitality and tourism industry and this diploma will put you on the fast-track to a career in a junior management level job in the hospitality industry with a view of developing further through higher-level educational programs.


The objective of Three year Hospitality Management programme is to provide hospitality education with a fine blend of training and skill development needed to prepare individuals for professional and managerial job performance in the hospitality industry as well as to encourage their out of sight capabilities.

Course Content

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Module No

Name of the Module


Professional Cookery


Hotel Housekeeping


Front Office Operations


Restaurant & Bar Services

Entry Qualifications

Should have passed G.C.E A/L examination in all subjects in all subjects of once in not more than 3 sitting.

A credit pass in English Language at G.C.E O/L in not more than two sitting or ordinary pass at G.C.E A/L.

An ordinary pass for Mathematics at G.C.E.O/L in not more than 2 sittings.

Age limit 18-24 years

Teaching Methodologies

Lectures | Presentations | Assignments | Field Trips

Period of the Course : 03 Years

Medium : English Medium

Contact Details

General Inquiry : Mr.Lalin Thebuwana

Tel : 011- 2208312

Address : Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management, 78, Galle Road, Colombo 03

Next Intake - April 2024

A minimum qualification is only required to enroll the course

Blended with both theoretical and practical exposure

Opportunity to study diversified fields of hotel operation

Scholarships for low income students