A housekeeping course is about learning the skills of taking care of household activities like cleaning, room maintenance, laundry work, paying bills and even cooking. Other activities like vacuuming, waste disposal, dusting and changing sheets too form part of the learning process. You learn how to manage a complete household on your own. In this field, one needs to have an amiable and pleasing personality. A caring attitude and good communication skills, especially in the English language, will help you climb up the ladder rather quickly.
Considering the varied demand, there are courses ranging from 6 months to 18 months. However, most diploma programs are of 1 year. The few courses that are of 18 months duration include a period of 6 months for industrial exposure.
The courses of 6 months duration, require you to be 10th pass. For course duration 1 year and above, pass in 10+2 from any stream. Age could be anywhere between 18-25 years.