19.5 months

63 credits

An English-intense base of training in the first two semesters prepare students whose first language is not English to be successful in the program and develop confidence with working in English speaking hospitality work environments around the world. This program incorporates the curriculum from the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) and the core curriculum of the BC Provincial Hospitality Management Diploma Program, with an emphasis on improving English language skills required by the International Hospitality Industry.

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 completed Grade 10 or 19 if applying as a mature student
  3. Provide proof of English proficiency
  • Grade 10 or higher level English course: C+ (or equivalent) from an English speaking country.
  • English Language Test (only valid for two years):

TOEFL: 34 iBT (with no individual score less than 8), 100 CBT, or 410 PBT
IELTS: Academic version 4.5 (with no band test score less than 4)
Cambridge International Exam: GCE O level E
TOEIC: 350
LPI: 2
VPC English Proficiency Exam: 45% (Test fee: $25 CAD)
(The required passing score to enroll in ENGL 098 is 45% -59% and for ENGL 099 is 60% or higher.)

Admission Procedure

  1. Complete and submit the application form
  2. Pay the non-refundable application fee
  3. Submit the following documents:
  • Official high-school transcripts (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

ENGL098 English Communication, Reading & Comprehension, & Writing I 15 weeks 262.5 hours
RMD338Housekeeping Management

Semester II

ENGL099 English Communication, Reading & Comprehension, & Writing II 15 weeks 210 hours
TOUR221 Tourism & the Hospitality Industry
RMD333 Managing Front Office Operations

Semester III

ENGL109 College Composition 15 weeks
ACCT260 Hospitality Industry Financial Accounting
HRM354 Training and Development for the Hospitality Industry
HRM350 Contemporary Human Resources Management
FSM349 Food & Beverage Service
COMP268 Technology & the Hospitality Industry

Semester IV

COMM225 Managerial Communications 15 weeks
RMD380 Facilities Management & Design
MRKT472 Hospitality Sales & Advertising
HRM250 Hospitality Supervision
BUS301 Canadian Hospitality Law
ACCT462 Hospitality Industry Managerial Accounting

Semester V

BUS302 Entrepreneurship 15 weeks
FSM345 Food Production Principles
BUS303 Economics
FSM346 Managing Beverage Operations
EVC275 Meetings, Conventions & Expositions
FSM464 Planning & Control for F&B Operations

Each of above courses consist

  • 3 credits per course, except ENGL098, ENGL099 are of 0 Credit
  • 5 weeks of class
  • 52.5 hours per course

Certification at Completion

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

Domestic students CAD $19,440
International students CAD $34,680
Student Service FeeCAD $100

Application fees will additional

Domestic students CAD $125
International students CAD $200

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