The HOSPA Education and Training Programme in Financial Management provides the first step to pursuing a career in business and finance in the hospitality sector.

‚ÄčThe course content is based on best practice in the sector and follows the guidance and recommendations of the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (2014 edition). The course offers three levels of study and successful completion of all three levels leads to Certified Associate Membership of HOSPA enabling members to use AHOSPA Cert (FM) in their business correspondence.

This award confirms that the member has the skills and knowledge to manage a hospitality finance department.

Hear from one of our past learners, Simon Leech, Assistant Financial Controller, Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa.

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Some qualifications and/or experience lead to exemption from one or more levels of the HOSPA Professional Development Programme.  Please submit your full CV and application or contact us direct.  The following are examples of exemptions available:

  • AAT:  Exempt Level 1

  • Institute of Bookkeeping:  Exempt Level 1

  • Degree in Accounting:  Exempt Level 1

  • CIMA Certificate papers in Management Accounting and Financial Management:  Exempt Levels 1-3


Course Image Welcome to studying with HOSPA - Financial Management

Welcome to studying with HOSPA - Financial Management

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2021.1 Level 1 Introductory Financial Accounting

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