FAQ

Q1. Can you tell me something more about Continental IHM?

Q2. Does Continental IHM have any formal recognition from anybody?

Q3. Can you tell me something about the total duration of the course and as to how the entire curriculum is structured?

Q4. When is the next batch of Continental IHM commencing? And after what time period will the subsequent batch commence?

Q5. How many students are you planning to have in each class at Continental IHM?

Q6. What is the class timing/duration and frequency of the class?

Q7. Do you have weekend batch, as I prefer to join in weekend batch only?

Q8. If I miss one class, will it be possible to make up the same in another shift where the same topic is handled?

Q9. I am also planning to do / am pursing a graduation degree through correspondence along with this course? Will this be permitted?

Q10. My son/daughter/brother/sister is not good in spoken English. How will you help him/her to improve on this? Or are you suggesting joining some other institute for improving her/his spoken English before starting off at Continental IHM?

Q11. Will you have compulsory dress code in Continental IHM?

Q12. Is there any minimum physical pre-qualification for selection as an in-flight crew in an airline?

Q13. Can you please give me some detail regarding the type of faculty at Continental IHM?

Q14. Will you also teach in Malayalam?

Q15. Does the faculty member spend time with students to clear doubts?

Q16. What is the course fee and the mode of payment?

Q17. Your fee is higher than some of the other institutes. I am sure you are giving grater value for money, but could you still elaborate as to what they are?

Q18. If two people from my family decide to do your course together, will you give me some benefit?

Q19. Can you help in arranging bank loans for the course?

Q20. What is the cost of the prospectus when do I need to make the payment for this?

Q21. Please give me more details about your admission process?

Q22. You have mentioned that you would provide a live in-flight orientation. Can you elaborate? Is there any extra cost for this?

Q23. Can you provide assistance to get hostel facility to all the students of Continental IHM ?

Q1. Can you tell me something more about Continental IHM?

Continental IHM- Hospitality Training Institution is a premier service-training Institution. We provide a comprehensive and intensive training aimed at preparing students for high flying and glamorous job as customer contact personnel in the Aviation, Hospitality, Travel, BPO, Event Management, Retail, Leisure and Entertainment industries. With its state of earth and industry oriented course, Continental IHM has established close links with companies in all these industries. There is a crying need for good quality trained service personnel by companies in these industries and Continental IHM is helping to fulfill a part of this objective.

Q2. Does Continental IHM have any formal recognition from anybody?

Companies within the user industries wherein resource persons from these companies have not only contributed in developing the course curriculum, but also facilitate as expert faculty recognize Continental IHM. There is no requirement of any affiliation / certification from any regulatory body for courses and programs having duration of less than one year.

Q3. Can you tell me something about the total duration of the course and as to how the entire curriculum is structured?

  • The duration of the course is 1 year and the entire curriculum is structured as-
  • 29 weeks theory based training
  • 8 weeks English language
  • 12 weeks practical training
  • 3 weeks off (1 week each between above modules)

Q4. When is the next batch of Continental IHM commencing? And after what time period will the subsequent batch commence?

Continental IHM shall commence its courses by June & January every Year.
Q5. How many students are you planning to have in each class at Continental IHM?

The number of students shall be limited to just 20 in each class as the entire course is highly interactive in nature.

Q6. What is the class timing/duration and frequency of the class?

Classes are from Monday - Friday 10 AM - 4PM

Q7. Do you have weekend batch, as I prefer to join in weekend batch only?

Weekend batch can be started on popular demand.

Q8. If I miss one class, will it be possible to make up the same in another shift where the same topic is handled?

No, this is not permitted. You can catch up with your fellow student in case if you have missed any class. In addition, the faculty shall separately assist you in doing this outside class hours.

Q9. I am also planning to do / am pursing a graduation degree through correspondence along with this course? Will this be permitted?

Very much so, as the course at Continental IHM is on a part time basis of only two-hours each every day during the theory period. In fact, it may be good idea to pursue this graduation program, as some of the international airlines and hospitality chain prefer graduates as part of their selection process.


Q10. My son/daughter/brother/sister is not good in spoken English. How will you help him/her to improve on this? Or are you suggesting joining some other institute for improving her/his spoken English before starting off at Continental IHM?

There shall be courses for improvement in spoken English as a part of the entire curriculum at Continental IHM. In addition, Continental IHM may be able to identify some good e-learning courses on improving your English at economical prices and which you can take up in addition at your own end prior to joining Continental IHM.

Q11. Will you have compulsory dress code in Continental IHM?

We shall have a compulsory and mandatory dress code for students at Continental IHM. Two sets of uniform are provided to the students by the college.

Q12. Is there any minimum physical pre-qualification for selection as an in-flight crew in an airline?

Yes, the physical pre-qualification are:

  • For boys the height should be minimum 5'7"
  • For girls the height should be minimum 5'3"
  • Weight in proportion
  • Eyesight should be normal with/without correction glasses.
  • If you do not meet the above criteria you can still join a well paying job on ground in an airline.

Q13. Can you please give me some detail regarding the type of faculty at Continental IHM?

Continental IHM will have a mixture of permanent and visiting faculty. A large number of such faculties have wide exposure and experience in industries that the students of Continental IHM will be joining on completion of the course.

Q14. Will you also teach in Malayalam?

We reiterate that English is the preferred language of use in all the user organizations, and hence it is advisable that all teaching/facilitation is done only in English. It is because of this that special emphasis is laid on enhancing the level of English in all students joining Continental IHM at the beginning of the course itself.

Q15. Does the faculty member spend time with students to clear doubts?

Yes at regular interval, after class hours and on Saturdays.

Q16. What is the course fee and the mode of payment?

The course fee is Rs.88000/= and the mode of payment shall be one time/quarterly/monthly (see prospectus for details).

Q17. Your fee is higher than some of the other institutes. I am sure you are giving grater value for money, but could you still elaborate as to what they are?

  • INDUSTRY Alliance and Partnership
  • FREE live Flight Orientation
  • REAL life mock-up interiors for practical training
  • FREE certificate beauty course from reputed brand
  • FREE Life skills certificate.
  • Free English Language Course
  • Free certified first aid course
  • PERSONALITY evaluation at the beginning and at the end of the program
  • STRESS on self-confidence, reasoning abilities & self-reliance (independent thought and strength of mind)
  • SMALL class size enabling personal attention to every student
  • LEARNING is experiential, demonstration based, and interactive in nature.

Q18. If two people from my family decide to do your course together, will you give me some benefit?

Yes, a waiver of 5% of the combined fee as long as they are from the same immediate nuclear family unit.

Q19. Can you help in arranging bank loans for the course?

Banks do not give any education loans for non-degree courses. However, we have made special arrangement with some banks for personal loans for students subject to their eligibility as per the banks' requirement. Please check for further detail at the time of admission.

Q20. What is the cost of the prospectus when do I need to make the payment for this?

The cost of the prospectus is Rs.350 and this also contains the admission form. You need to pay the same on the day of coming for the enquiry to any of the Continental IHM campuses. Registration fee is not adjusted to the total fees and will have to be given separate.

Q21. Please give me more details about your admission process?

. The process is very simple:

. Purchase prospectus with the admission form.
. Submit the same to the admission department of Continental IHM
. Short listed candidates will be asked to come for Group Discussions and Personal Interview.
. After GD and PI, you need to pay Rs 3750 as registration fees and then come for the admission on the appointed date on which day you shall have to pay the fee as per the scheme opted by you.

Q22. You have mentioned that you would provide a live in-flight orientation. Can you elaborate? Is there any extra cost for this?

As a part of the live intensive practical training, students will be taken in batches on flight to any one Indian destination. They shall stay 1 night in such locale. A trainer will accompany them to give them practical training during the trip. The student has to bear full costs towards expenses. All students are advised to possess a valid passport before the commencement of the live practical training.

Q23. Can you provide assistance to get hostel facility to all the students of Continental IHM ?
Yes, we assist the students to find suitable and safe hostel facility.