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Hospitality and Tourism Diploma/Degree with guaranteed job


PIHMS specialise in hospitality, tourism and hotel management education with a guaranteed paid internship with earning potential of over $30,000 during the course.


Over the past 22 years PIHMS (Pacific International Hotel Management School) based in New Plymouth, has put over 2700 young students through internationally recognised qualifications and into jobs in New Zealand and all over the globe.


Only at PIHMS can you live, study and learn in a 4 star Qualmark rated hotel:

  • Two sides of learning:
  • Real life training in our own PIHMS Hotel
  • Business/commerce based subjects


Paid Hotel employment throughout your study:

  • Two 6 month paid Industry placement (exclusive to PIHMS)
  • Paid employment in a top hotel around New Zealand or Australia – Experience a mini gap year while you study
  • Earn up to $30,000 during your study on a paid industry placement throughout your study


Guaranteed career when you graduate:

  • Guaranteed employment within 3 months of graduating*
  • Get your dream hospitality, hotel or tourism job
  • 98% of PIHMS students receive employment within 3 months after graduating from PIHMS


A qualification that helps you have a great career:

  • 72 % of PIHMS graduates receive a promotion within one year of graduating
  • 59% of Degree graduates are in management positions (1-5 years after graduating)
  • The only provider in New Zealand where students graduate with a superior diploma/degree and 1 year work experience


PIHMS graduates have great careers and lifestyles earning good $$$

There are loads of different career pathways in NZ and all around the globe

  • Hotel Management
  • Event management
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Revenue management
  • Run your own restaurant
  • Food and beverage management / Front office management
  • Or maybe you want to make the best coffee anywhere in the world from Dunedin to Hawaii!


www.pihms.ac.nz – For general information about PIHMS’s hospitality, tourism and hotel diploma and degree with a guaranteed job offer. Plus great videos!



PIHMS are looking for school leavers who:

* Have a willingness to learn through training and working

* Have an interest in Hospitality, Tourism or Hotel Management

* Are looking for a life-changing experience

* Please note: Career week is for year 12 and 13 students













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