HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA – 12 months

With Practicum: 12 months

With Co-op: 24 months

63 credits

Elevate your career opportunities with the Hospitality Management Diploma. This one-year program is an excellent way to launch your supervisory or management career! Graduates of this program may also transfer credits to higher-level diploma or degree programs at colleges and universities in Canada and Switzerland.

Career Opportunities

Accommodation manager Public house manager
Catering manager Restaurant manager
Chef Customer service manager
Event manager Human resources officer
Fast food restaurant manager Retail manager
Hotel manager Tour 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
TOUR221 Tourism & the Hospitality Industry
ACCT260Hospitality Industry Financial Accounting
HRM354 Training and Development for the Hospitality Industry
RMD338 Housekeeping Management
RMD333 Managing Front Office Operations
FSM349 Food & Beverage Service

Semester II

COMM225Managerial Communications 15 weeks
RMD380Facilities Management & Design
MRKT472Hospitality Sales & Advertising
HRM250 Hospitality Supervision
HRM350 Contemporary Human Resources Management
BUS301Canadian Hospitality Law
COMP268Technology & the Hospitality Industry

Semester III

BUS302 Entrepreneurship 15 weeks
FSM345 Food Production Principles
BUS303 Economics
FSM346 Managing Beverage Operations
EVC275 Meetings, Convention &Expositions
FSM464 Planning & Control for F&B Operations
ACCT462 Hospitality Industry Managerial Accounting

Each of above courses consist

  • 3 credits per course
  • 5 weeks of class
  • 52.5 hours per course

Certification at Completion

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

Without Coop/Practicum With Practicum With Coop
Domestic students CAD $13,440 CAD $13,940 CAD $14,340
International students CAD $24,780 CAD $25,280 CAD $25,680

Application fees will additional

Domestic students CAD $125
International students CAD $200

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