• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Hospitality Skills program at Centennial College 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. 
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Overview

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.

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 after the Hospitality Skills program at Centennial College

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • College Communication 
  • General Education Elective
  • Food Safety, Smart Serve, First Aid
  • Professional Service Experience
  • Food Theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    51

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14937 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14937 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2721 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2721 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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