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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).
|Course Code||Course Title|
|COMM-160/161||College Communication 1|
|GNED||General Education Elective|
|HOSP-101||Introduction to Computers (Online)|
|HOSP-102||Food Safety, Smart Serve, First Aid|
|HOSP-103||Professional Service Experience|
|HOSP-111||Introduction to Hospitality Operations|
|HOSP-122||Beverage, Bar and Dining Room|
|Course Code||Course Title|
|COMM-170/COMM-171||College Communications 2|
|HOSP-115||Math for Hospitality|
|HOSP-201||Room Operations I|
|HOSP-204||Introduction to Hospitality Sales and Marketing|
|HOSP-209||Human Resources and Career Skills|
|HOSP-215||Introduction to Hospitality Accounting|
|HOSP-220||Principles of Hospitality Management|
Career Options and Education Pathways
Career Options and Education PathwaysPrinter Friendly
- 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.
- Guest Service Representatives
- Room Attendant
- Food and Beverage Service
Qualified graduates may be eligible to receive transfer credits for pathway programs with partnering institutions. Listed below are the degrees from partnering institutions that are available for this program.
Please note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
|Algoma University||Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (also at Brampton Campus)|
|Honours Bachelor of Arts – Finance and Economics (also at Brampton Campus)|
Please visit our website for more information on articulation agreements.
For pathways to other Ontario post-secondary institutions, please view ONCAT.
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- 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
How to Apply
How to ApplyPrinter Friendly
1. Apply Online
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.
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 FeesPrinter Friendly
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2021.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|