EXTENDED HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA – 16 months

63 credits

This program allows for students to gain practical training through course projects and hands-on simulations, enhance their personal skills through guidance from industry-experienced instructors and group work, improve intellectual skills through course of study, and learn technical skills from field trips and hands-on components. This program also provides students with the opportunity to gain relevant knowledge and practical skills in the hospitality field that will ultimately help them in finding a job in the hospitality industry upon graduation.

Career Opportunities

  • Public house manager
  • Catering manager
  • Chef
  • Fast food restaurant manager
  • Restaurant manager

Admissions Requirement

  1. Be at least 17 years of age
  2. Have graduated from high school or apply as a mature student who did not graduate from high school but is at least 19 years of age
  3. Provide proof of English proficiency
  • Grade 12 or higher level English course.

High School English 12: C+ (or equivalent) from an English speaking country.
University or College level English course (non‐ESL): C+ from an institution where English is the language of instruction.

  • Proof of four‐year undergraduate degree from a recognized institution where English is the principal language of the country and the language of instruction.
  • English Language Test (only valid for two years):

TOEFL: 68 iBT (with no individual score less than 16), 190 CBT, or 520 PBT
IELTS: Academic version 6 (with no band test score less than 5.5)
Cambridge International Exam: GCE O level C
TOEIC: 700
LPI: 4
VPC English Proficiency Exam: 75% (Test fee: $25 CAD)

  • Completion of AEL/ESL level equivalent to the VPC English Proficiency Exam.

Admission Procedure

  1. Complete and submit the application form
  2. Pay the non-refundable application fee
  3. Submit the following documents:
  • Official high-school or college/university transcripts and/or diploma (translated into English, if necessary)
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Proof of Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status(if applicable)
  1. VPC will issue the following:
  • Official acknowledgement of your application (this does not guarantee admission to the program)
  • A receipt for the application fee
  • Student Enrollment Contract with statement of fees when the admission requirements are met
  1. Submit the appropriate fees and signed Student Enrollment Contract
  2. VPC will issue a welcome letter with further information on the College, and for International Students, an official Letter of Acceptance to apply for a study permit.

Semester I

ENGL109 College Composition 15 weeks
WRK001 Coffee and Barista 15 weeks 45 hours
TOUR221 Tourism & the Hospitality Industry
ACCT260 Hospitality Industry Financial Accounting
HRM354 Training and Development for the Hospitality Industry
RMD333 Managing Front Office Operations

Semester II

COMM225 Managerial Communications 15 weeks
WRK002 Baking and Pastry 15 weeks 45 hours
MRKT472 Hospitality Sales & Marketing
RMD338 Housekeeping Management
FSM349 Food & Beverage Service
COMP268 Technology & the Hospitality Industry

Semester III

BUS302 Entrepreneurship 15 weeks
RMD380 Facilities Management & Design
HRM250 Hospitality Supervision
HRM350 Contemporary Human Resources Management
BUS301 Canadian Hospitality Law
FSM464 Planning & Control for F&B Operations

Semester IV

WRK003 Social Media 15 weeks 45 hours
FSM345 Food Production Principles
BUS303 Economics
FSM346 Managing Beverage Operations
EVC275 Meetings, Conventions & Expositions
ACCT462 Hospitality Industry Managerial Accounting

Each of above courses consist

  • 3 credits per course, except WRK001, WRK002, WRK003 are of 0 Credit
  • 5 weeks of class
  • 52.5 hours per course

Certification at Completion

  1. Extended Hospitality Management Diploma from Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management
  2. Hospitality Management Diploma from American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI)
  3. Certificate of Specialization in Food & Beverage Management from AHLEI
  4. Certificate of Specialization in Rooms Division Management from AHLEI
  5. Hospitality Operations Certificate From AHLEI
  6. Twelve (12) 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

Domestic students CAD $17,040
International students CAD $28,380

Application fees will additional

Domestic students CAD $125
International studentsCAD $200

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