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The Dream hotel school

An exciting development since 2015 between Sondela Academy and Dream Hotels and Resorts, the first campus has been setup at the Avalon Spring Hotel. The Avalon Springs Hotel serve as the Campus of Dream Hotel School with the additional Campus the Vic Hotel in the town of Montagu.

If you have the desire, passion and enthusiasm to excel in the hospitality industry, dream big and join the Dream Hotel School, which will provide you with the essential skills to realise your dreams and make your mark in the Hospitality Industry.

City and Guilds

Is a global leader in skills development, providing services to training providers, employers, and trainees across a variety of sectors to meet the needs of today’s workplace. Their qualifications and apprenticeships are valued by employers across the world, helping individuals develop their talents and abilities for career progression.
City & Guilds

Sondela Academy

Born from the need to create an environment specifically aimed at the development of students/graduates who are integrated into the workplace while studying, Sondela Academy has been in existence since 2007.

The strength of the Academy’s model is that it applies a proven Work Integrated Learning (WIL) process, during which qualification outcomes are combined with business processes in the workplace to both achieve and exceed Award Bodies and Exceed Industry standards.

The result is a successful vocational qualification obtained through an integrated approach between theory, practical and workplace exposure. Sondela prides itself on developing skilled and qualified young Managers who are already succeeding in the workplace by the time they graduate.

Our training includes:

  • Internationally recognised qualifications – City & Guilds
  • Locally recognised qualifications - CATHSSETA
  • Safe working environment with emphasis on Occupational Health and Safety
  • Interpersonal skills development with emphasis on developing skills, knowledge and attitude.
  • Leadership and management development with ILM
  • Business development with practical business studies in the workplace


The Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) is the UK’s largest management body. ILM combines industry-leading qualifications and specialist member services.

ILM forms part of the City & Guilds Group. City & Guilds is the biggest name in vocational education, with two million learners embarking on a qualification every year.

Enterprises University of Pretoria

With their Training and Research Solutions translating to increased productivity and enhanced customer service excellence within any industry, their presentation with us are training courses aimed at potential entrepreneurs, business managers, and other key personnel. They ensure that students continuously engage in ground-breaking knowledge transfer – shifting knowledge to insight, in line with Sondela’s Work Integrated Learning model.