Career Option in Front Office Reception

Career Advice on becoming a Front of House Manager by Nikky Kyriacou (Full Version)

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Field description

When one enters an organization, the first person one meets is the receptionist, the person who welcomes you and puts you on to the right people.

The role of the receptionist therefore is critical as he or she is the face of the organization. The job involves supporting office administration and is performed in a waiting area such as a lobby or front office desk.

B. Education Guide

Education Details & Eligibility:

A person aspiring to get into the field of Front Office has to obtain any of the degrees related to Front Office.

Basic eligibility criteria:

10th +2 (Higher Secondary students) with any group as the major are eligible for these programs.

Course Duration:

A Certificate course in Front Office is for four months.  

Approximate Education Expenses:

The cost of the course in Front Office differs across institutions in India.

C. Institutions that offer this Education

Training in this field is available at a number of schools and institutes all over India.

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D. Job Opportunities and Job Roles

Person who completes this course can join as Receptionist in

  • Hotel front office,
  • Reservations office,
  • Reception and concierge department,
  • Hospitality industry,
  • Travel agencies
  • IT industries, and
  • General Companies
E. Approximate Salary Range

The salary can be from Rs.6, 500 to Rs.12, 500 for freshers and increases with the person’s experience and knowledge.

F. Related Links

The following website showcases various opportunities for a front desk executive Abroad.

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