4 months

With Practicum: 6 months

12 credits

In this program, students will concentrate on the managerial knowledge and skills pertaining to the food and beverage segment of the hospitality industry. Once completing this program, students will have the opportunity to begin working in the industry right away or to further their education. Students will have the option to complete VPC’s Hospitality Management Diploma course, thus allowing them to transfer to several schools within the public educational system to complete their degree program. They will also have the opportunity to transfer to schools in Switzerland.

Admissions Requirement

English proficiency (all students must submit one of the following):

  • English 12: C or equivalent
  • University or College level English course (non-ESL): C
  • English Language Test (Valid for 2 years):
    • TOEFL: 64 iBT
    • IELTS: 5.0 Academic Version
    • TOEIC: 500
    • LPI: 3
    • VPC English Proficiency Exam: 60% (Test fee: $25 CAD)


  1. Be at least 17 years of age and have completed Grade 10
  2. Above 19 if applying as a mature student

Admission Procedure

  1. Complete and submit the application form
  2. Submit the following documents
    • Official high school or college transcript and diploma
    • A copy of passport
  3. Pay the application fee (Non-refundable)
  4. VPC will issue the following
    • Official acknowledgement of your application
    • Student Enrolment Contract with Statement of Fees
  5. Signed Student Enrolment Contract


FSM 345 Food Production Principles
FSM 346Managing Beverage Operations
FSM 349 Food & Beverage Service
COMM125Hospitality Communications and Career Development
WRK 001 Coffee & Barista 15 Weeks
WRK 002 Baking & Pastry
15 Weeks

Each of above courses consist

  • 3 credits per course, except WRK001, WRK002 are of 0 Credit
  • 5 weeks of class
  • 52.5 hours per course

Certification at Completion

  1. Certificate of Specialization- Food Service Management
  2. Two (2) Course Certificates from AHLEI

Note: Students must achieve 70% or higher on all the AHLEI core course exams to receive any applicable AHLEI certification.

Fees and Tuition

Without Practicum With Practicum
Domestic students CAD $5,130 CAD $5,630
International students CAD $7,290 CAD $7,790

Application fees will additional

Domestic students CAD $125
International students CAD $200