The Art of Concierge (AOC) certificate program is designed to provide comprehensive training and an insider’s view into world-class concierge service skills, along with the required supervisory and communication skills to succeed in hospitality operations.
Course objectives include introducing the concierge industry, understanding the quality and traits of becoming a concierge, daily operations, five star/five diamond training, developing a critical eye, using outside suppliers, best practices, entertainment & nightlife recommendations and restaurant relationships.
Advisory Board Chair:
Jeanne Mills Chef Concierge
Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel Immediate Past President
Les Clefs d'Or USA
All instructors are Les Clefs d’Or (French for “Gold Keys”) professionals – the best in their field. Students will learn 5-star customer service skills from lectures, projects, readings, case studies, guest lecturers and more. Students will also be introduced to the roles of the hotel, residential, condo, personal and corporate concierges.
A 15 hour externship is required. Online students are welcome to contact the school for assistance in arranging for an externship in Las Vegas or to request for an introduction letter for an externship in their home city.
This course is one of the most comprehensive concierge training programs in the nation. It has received scholarships from Les Clefs d’Or USA and sponsorship from the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association. The instructors, guest speakers and Advisory Board members represent some of the most prominent individuals in the field.
Who Should Attend?
Those interested in gaining specialized knowledge about this exciting industry segment or industry personnel wanting credentials for career advancement
Becoming a Concierge
Food & Beverage
Do You Speak Hospitality
Entertainment & Nightlife
High school diploma or GED (no experience necessary)
Classroom Learning -
10-week semester, meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 pm, plus externship.
Up to six months time to complete, study at your own pace with dedicated instructors. The curriculum is divided into easily navigable modules, each containing lectures, quizzes, assignments and supplemental reading materials in addition to textbook learning. Instructors are leading concierges from some of the most recognized hotels worldwide.
There are no specific start dates for online programs. Students receive one-on-one guidance from instructors and each student can specify their own start date on the application form.
Students receive expert counseling that includes a career action plan, resume-writing assistance and interview coaching. Networking opportunities are plentiful and continue after graduation through the alumni association.
"As Past President of the National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) in Las Vegas, teaching at TISOH gives me the opportunity to impress upon the students the importance of professional development in the hospitality industry. In an industry where service is key, we must constantly challenge ourselves to make every event as special and successful as possible."
-Kathy Baldieri, CPCE, Director of Catering, Spanish Trail Country Club