Hotel Boot Camp

RI Hospitality Education Foundation | City of Providence - Jorge O.Eloraza, Mayor | Real Jobs RI

In an effort to develop and train more skilled workers for the hotel industry, the RI Hospitality Training Academy is hosting a Hotel Boot Camp training session in Newport. This training is the perfect start for anyone looking to get an entry level position in the hotel industry. Participants will participate in classroom training, which will include hands-on activities and one week of work experience at a local hotel.

Students will be trained in:

  • Front Desk Operations
  • Housekeeping Operations
  • Food and Beverage Operations (Restaurant and Banquets Server)
  • Resume Writing/Interview Skills

Students can Earn:

American Hotel Lodging Educational Institute Industry Certifications:

  • Front Desk Representative
  • Guest Room Attendant
  • Restaurant Server
  • Guest Service Gold

When is the training session?

Postponed due to Coronavirus

Who can or should apply?

Anyone currently looking to obtain an entry level hotel position is encouraged to apply.

How much will it cost?

This training is free of charge to participants selected.


All candidates need to complete an application and interview for the program. Please fill out the following application.

I learned many different skills from the hotel boot camp run by the RIHA. Nichole Jorel has an extensive knowledge of the hotel industry. I graduated from the boot camp feeling confident in the following specific areas: Front Desk Operations, Housekeeping Operations, Food & Beverage Operations (Restaurant and Banquets Server) and resume writing/interview skills.

Nichole taught using a hands-on experienceand easy to follow curriculum. As a result of the hotel boot camp I was offered a position at the hotel I did my work experience at. I can't thank Nichole and RIHA enough.

Jacqueline Landry, Hotel Boot Camp Graduate

Future Hotel Workforce - graduates of the program
Group photo of graduates of May, 2019 Hotel Boot Camp training program
Future Hotel Workforce - graduates of the program
Nichole Camara and Heather Singleton together with a graduate

Hotel Boot Camp Application Form

*Denotes required field.

Are you 18 years of age or older?

Are you able to work a flexible schedule?

Do you have a high school diploma or GED?

Are you currently employed?

Do you have reliable transportation?

Do you require a Visa sponsorship?

Are you able to stand up to 8 hours?

Are you able to lift, push, or pull up to 25 pounds?

Are you able to work in a fast pace and demanding work environment?

Do you have any work experience that relates to working in a hotel ie. Answering phones, helping guests, customer service, cleaning or janitorial duties?

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For more information, please contact: or 401-223-1120