Program Overview (Program approved by PTIB)

This program provides an academic pathway for international and resident students whose first language is not English to acquire the knowledge, skills and fundamental experience needed work successfully in a range of restaurant management careers, as well as to run their own restaurants. It also gives students co-op
placement to practice skills learned in the courses.

The 10 course program is provided via classroom, Moodle distance education and applicable activities (ie guest speakers, field trips). The curriculum and training methodology is meant for international and resident students whose first language is not English to acquire the knowledge, skills and fundamental experience needed work successfully in a range of restaurant management careers, or to run their own establishment.

Career Opportunities

This program builds on the knowledge, skills, and previous experience and opens up careers in several areas, including the following National Occupational Classification (NOC) categories:

  • 0631 – restaurant assistant manager, banquet manager, bar manager, cafeteria manager, catering service manager, dining room manager, food services manager, hotel food and restaurant services manager, restauranteur.

Dependent upon experience and individual abilities, many employers will hire graduates not only in the supervisory positions, but other jobs within the various sections of the tourism, hospitality, and management fields.

Program Details

10 Months of Theory Courses – 10 Months of Work Experience

Theory Courses
    Academic Writing II (80 hours)
    Public Speaking – Presentation Skills II (80 hours)
    Tourism and Hospitality in BC (80 hours)
    Food and Beverage Menu Planning (80 hours)
    Inventory Purchasing and Control (80 hours)
    Restaurant New Menu Marketing (80 hours)
    Restaurant Service (80 hours)
    Hospitality Sales and Marketing (80 hours)
    Managing Human Resource Hiring and Training (80 hours)
    Career Development (including training for Serving It Right, FoodSafe, and WorldHost) (80 hours)
Work Experience (after theory courses completed)
    Co-op Placement (780 hours)

Fee Structure

Fees (in CAD) Domestic Students International Students
Application Fee $250 $1,000
Assessment Fee $- $250
Tuition $22,000 $22,000
Course Materials $1,000 $1,000
Textbook Fee $1,500 $1,500
Administration Fee $2,000 $2,000
Other Fees: Temporary Medical Insurance $- $300
Total Fees $26,750 $28,050

Tuition refunds are based on policy stated in the college’s enrolment agreement and bound by the Private Training Act Regulation.

Requirements

  • High school graduates or mature student status (19 years or older at start of program)
  • Language requirement
    • English 12 (pass); or
    • IELTS 6.0 (5.5 Academic); or
    • TOEFL 60-78; or
    • PTE Academic ( Minimum 46 Overall); or
    • CLB 7; or
    • CAEL 50; or
    • Duolingo 85-90 (englishtest.duolingo.com/applicants); or
    • College entrance test (63% minimum); or equivalent
  • International students must comply with the requirements of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada in respect to study permits

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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