Program Overview

In collaboration with highly qualified and experienced industry professionals, this program is designed to provide students with the most updated and in-depth knowledge and skills in the hospitality world as well as some business understanding. Students not only get certificates from the prestigious American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), but also gain valuable hands-on training during the co-op.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to demonstrate deep understanding of hospitality management, practice efficient marketing and sale skills in hospitality segments, deal with human resource issues, practice marketing techniques, and writing and public speaking. Students will be able to gain work experience in hotels, airline companies, cruise ship companies, motels, recreational resorts, convention and catering firms, private inns or tour companies. Some may find jobs in the hospitality departments of public service organizations such as hospitals, colleges and universities.

Career Opportunities

Banquet Manager, Bar Staff, Catering Manager, Catering Sales Manager, Events Manager, Front Desk Associate, Guest Services Coordinator, Meeting Specialist, Public Relations Manager, Room Service Manager, Housekeeper Supervisor, Marketing Coordinator, Restaurant Manager.

Program Details

Theory Courses
    Tourism and Hospitality in BC (80 hours)
    Academic Writing II (80 hours)
    Public Speaking / Presentation Skills (80 hours)
    Hospitality Sales and Marketing (80 hours)
    Project Marketing – Advertising (80 hours)
    Managing Hospitality Human Resources (80 hours)
    Supervision in the Hospitality Industry (80 hours)
    Career Development (80 hours)
Work Experience (after theory courses completed)
    Co-op (620 hours)

Fee Structure

Fees (in CAD) Domestic Students International Students
Tuition $15,000 $15,000
Application Fee $250 $350
Text Books $1,000 $1,000
Course Materials $150 $150
All Items $16,400 $16,500

Requirements

  • High School Graduate
  • 17+ years of age
  • Proof of English proficiency through one of the following:
    • English 12 C+ or higher,
    • IELTS 6 (no band lower than 5.5)
    • PLC Entrance Test 63% or above
  • Students who did not graduate from a high school may be admitted as a mature student:
    • Be 19 years old as of the first day of classes of the program applied.
    • Have not been engaged in full-time study for at least 12 months since the age of 18
    • Have demonstrated potential for success through academic
    • Professional or volunteer activities and other accomplishments

For more information on language requirements where internationally-recognized tests and other equivalencies are accepted, please consult with our admissions staff.

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