ROP Education Center
385 N. Muller Street, Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 502-5800


Hotel and Hospitality Occupations

Train in the areas of food service, lodging, tourism, and event planning.

Hospitality is the business of “people-serving-people.”  Hospitality workers create positive experiences for their guests.  This course offers training in the areas of food service, lodging, tourism, event planning and recreation, and includes unpaid on-the-job training.  If you are already employed in the industry, you will broaden your skills.  Course is Community Classroom (CC) and Cooperative Vocational Education (CVE).

Hotel and Hospitality Occupations trains students in the fundamental concepts of hospitality and the hotel and lodging industry.  Students study the hospitality industry and standards, learn about career paths and employment opportunities in the hotel and tourism industry and train in guest relation practices. Students learn principles and procedures of hospitality-past, present and future. The course of study includes size and economic impact of the industry, trends, diversity, guest needs, types of lodging businesses and marketing and promotion methods.  Additional topics include food safety and sanitation, food and beverage, front and back of house functions, front office, housekeeping, security, engineering, marketing and sales, human resources and legal and ethical considerations.



  • Industry Sector: Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Class Hours: 180
  • Work-Based Learning Hours (WBL): ≤ 270
  • Level: Concentrator, Capstone
  • Meets UC/CSU A-G Requirement: G - General Elective (1 year required)
  • Certifications: ROP Career Pathway Completion Certificate
  • Class Location(s): Knott's Berry Farm Training Center, NOCROP Regional Courses
  • Notes:

    Refer to O*NET Online ( for a summary report of the detailed job description for this career.

    This course integrates the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards, which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Instruction reinforces core skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics. Course instruction emphasizes career ready behaviors in communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and problem solving, safety, technology, and employability skills.