Global Restaurant Entrepreneurship Advanced Diploma2018-07-13T01:02:47+00:00

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Program Overview

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.

Upon completing all the requirements for graduation students will receive:

  • An Advanced Diploma from the College
  • Certificate for hospitality-related courses from the American Hospitality & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI)

The program also prepares and trains students to apply for the Serve It Right, World Host and FoodSafe certificates.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program will be prepared for a variety restaurant management positions in a broad range of settings: for example, hotels, motels, resorts, restaurants, casinos, convention centres and cruise ships, tourism services and so forth.

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.

Program Details

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course consists of learning theory and skills relevant to academic writing in the context of business. Language upgrading and advancing relevant academic skills are taught and practiced in the context of the course.

Course Length: 80 Hours

The course consists of learning theory and practice area skills relevant to higher level Public Speaking / Presentation Skill competencies in the context of business and academic skills.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course teaches an introduction to the tourism and hospitality industry in British Columbia

Course Length: 80 Hours

The course introduces students to the processes around menu planning in Food and Beverage.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course focuses on learning the theory and practical methods of purchasing, keeping and controlling inventory in a restaurant.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course teaches the students how to market menus in a restaurant setting.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course introduces students to the practical methods of service for a restaurant.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course focuses on a customer-oriented and practical approach for effectively marketing hotels and restaurants. It provides recourses and examples of exercises used by practicing hospitality sales and professionals. It also explores the increasing role of the Internet in sales and marketing.

Course Length: 80 Hours

The course teaches the theory and practical methods of hiring and training in a restaurant.

Course Length: 80 Hours

This course consists of learning skills relevant to searching for and finding jobs within the hospitality industry and related sectors ahead of co-op placement in the program. Language upgrading and advancing relevant career skills are taught and practiced in the context of the course. The course also trains students to take Serving It Right, FoodSafe, and WorldHost.

Co-op Length: 780 Hours

Requirements

  1. All applicants should be high school graduates or 19 years or older at the start of the applicant’s program or course
  2. Applicants who wish to qualify as domestic students must produce valid documentation confirming their legal status as Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  3. Applicants who are classified as International students must meet the requirements for international students study in Canada as laid down by Citizenship and Immigration Canada
  4. Applicants must demonstrate an acceptable level of English language skills:
    1. English 12 C+ or higher, or
    2. IELTS 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5), or
    3. PLC Entrance Test 64% or above
  5. Students who did not graduate from a high school may be admitted as a mature student as long as they:
    1. Are 19 years old as of the first day of classes of the program applied
    2. Have demonstrated potential for success through academic, professional or volunteer activities and other accomplishments
    3. Proof of English Proficiency through one of the following:
      1. English 12 C+ or higher, or
      2. IELTS 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5), or
      3. PLC Entrance Test 63% or above