Hospitality Skills

Program Details

  • Program Code:1819
  • School:School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts
  • Credential:Ontario College Certificate
  • Program Type:Certificate program
  • Program Length:1 year/ 2 semesters

Program Availability

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Program Overview

Program Overview

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The Hospitality Skills program is crafted as a platform for you to develop the skills required to match the industry’s demand for qualified entry-level employees. In one year (two semesters), this program will set you up to master and apply a variety of practical skills and theoretical knowledge that will allow you the opportunity to work within the hospitality sector.

Your employability will be increased through valuable certifications such as Safe Food Handlers, Smart Serve, first aid/CPR and It’s Your Shift training.

It’s Your Shift Training and Awareness Program

The program will include an innovative industry training and awareness certification, It’s Your Shift. The certification will equip you with crucial knowledge and provide current resources focused on sexual harassment prevention and safe practices for intervention as a frontline worker or manager. It will support you, as you enter the hospitality industry, to become a leader for the prevention of sexual harassment and contribute to the evolution of safe and welcoming work environments.

Please note: Upon program completion, you'll be able and encourageed to continue your studies in one of Centennial College's School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts diploma programs, such as Hospitality - Hotel Operations Management (program #1807) or Food and Beverage Management (program #1808).

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Program Highlights

  • Experiential based learning with inspiring hospitality experienced faculty as your guide. 
  • State of the art classrooms, award winning restaurant; The Local Cafe and Restaurant and Event Centre.
  • Graduate with a blend of practical and theoretical courses that will give you the skills to start or continue a career in hotel or restaurant operations 
  • Industry recognized certifications that prepare you for the workforce.

Career Outlook

  • Guest Service Representatives
  • Room Attendant
  • Food and Beverage Service

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission

Notes:

  • We recommend this program as an option for individuals who have completed Grade 12 Workplace level English.
  • You may be asked to meet with the program coordinator or a designate to discuss your ability to succeed academically and independently in the program. After applying, you will receive a letter with more details about how to book a meeting.
  • After successful completion of this program you can apply credits towards our other diploma programs.

Additional Requirements

How to Apply

How to Apply

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1. Apply Online

Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2019.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Ancillary Fees Total
Canadian $2,721.00 $1,558.00 $4,279.00
International $14,502.50 $2,067.00 $16,569.50

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