ITC WelcomLEAD Training Programme
ITC WelcomLEAD Training Programme: WelocomLead is the training programme offered by ITC hotels to hospitality students for hospitality education in India. WelcomLEAD is a three year undergraduate programme that develops young professionals to deliver exceptional hospitality service. Candidates who have passed their class 10+2 examination from a recognized board or equivalent are eligible to apply in this 36 months duration programme.The programme, wholly financed by ITC Limited -Hotels Division offers a good stipend to students and has a structured academic as well as on the job training curriculum. The program is conducted at all ITC prefixed hotels (ITC Hotels). The candidate becomes a graduate in Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies) (BTS) from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) apart from getting the WelcomLEAD Certification & experience from ITC Hotels. Read the article below to know more about ITC WelcomLEAD training programme.
ITC WelcomLEAD: About the Programme
ITC WelcomLEAD is a 36 months comprehensive hospitality programme to get students enroll themselves into a good position in ITC hotels. The training programme of WelcomLEAD is open to students who are interested in the food and beverage service and front office positions. The entire cost of the training is borne by ITC hotels. The students are divided into a number of batches where they get practical training at ITC hotels along with an opportunity to enroll for Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies) (BTS) from IGNOU. The departments designated to each trainee requires their physical presence five days a week. One day of the week will be designated for self-study and theory sessions for the completion of IGNOU assignments, preparation for examinations and evaluations. Candidates who enroll in ITC WelcomLEAD training programme are entitled to receive a monthly scholarship and a degree from a recognised university.
ITC WelcomLEAD Training Programme Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria of welcomlead programme mentions the academic qualifications, the lower and upper age limit and other factors candidates need to meet in order to apply for the training programme at ITC hotels. The eligibility criteria is as follows:
Candidates must have passed class 10+2 or must be appearing in the final examination of the respective class from a recognized board and council.
Candidates must have a minimum aggregate mark of 60 per cent in class X as well as class XII.
No compartment or failure in any subjects and with a minimum 60% in English in Class 10th
Candidates must be above 18 years and below 20 years as on 1st July of the year of commencement of the programme
Candidates will be selected on the basis of interview and test.
Both male and female candidates can apply for ITC training programmes
ITC Hotels WelcomLEAD Programme: Required Skills
The required skills that candidates must have are:
Good demeanor and an outgoing nature
Affable and warm
Command over English language with a good diction and accent
Pleasing personality with proportionate height and weight
High level of general awareness and basic knowledge of computers
Extrovert / team person, possess leadership qualities and be an emotionally stable person with sound health and caring attitude
How to apply for ITC WelcomLEAD Training Programme?
In order to apply for the ITC WelcomLEAD training programme,
candidates must visit the official website: firstname.lastname@example.org.
They are required to contact the training manager at participating hotels
Candidates can also contact the programme administrator at ITC Hospitality Management Institute
WelcomLEAD training programme will be conducted in the following hotels:
ITC Maurya, New Delhi
Sheraton New Delhi, New Delhi
ITC Grand Bharat, Gurgaon
ITC Maratha, Mumbai
ITC Grand Central, Mumbai
ITC Sonar, Kolkata
ITC Grand Chola, Chennai
ITC Gardenia, Bengaluru
ITC Windsor, Bengaluru
ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad
ITC Mughal, Afra
ITC Rajputana, Jaipur
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - ITC WelcomLEAD Training Programme
Question: What is WelcomLEAD training programme?
WelocomLead is the training programme offered by ITC hotels to undergraduate hospitality students for hospitality education in India.
Question: What is the duration of WelcomLEAD training programme?
The duration of the WelcomLEAD programme is 36 months i.e three years.
Question: What are the positions that the trainees get to work to through the ITC Hotels training programme?
The course is open to students interested in working for front office and food and beverage positions.
Question: Where is the training programme conducted?
The program is conducted at all ITC prefixed hotels (ITC Hotels) like ITC Maurya, New Delhi, ITC Grand Bharat, Gurgaon and many other locations.
Question: What is the upper age limit to apply for the WelcomLEAD training programme?
The upper age limit is 20 years to apply for the WelcomLEAD training programme.