Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management

Hospitality Operations Diploma

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Hospitality Operations Diploma

(39 Credits)

With Practicum: 8 months (optional)
With Co-op: 16 months (optional)

In just eight months you will learn about key hospitality departments including rooms; sales & marketing; food & beverage; and accounting. You also receive valuable real-life work experience if you take the program with a practicum or co-op (optional).

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 VPC ENGL 099.
  • Completion of AEL/ESL level equivalent to the VPC English Proficiency Exam.

Required Curriculum

The Hospitality Operations Diploma Program was originally designed by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) and has been updated with the most relevant hospitality courses and content from leading researchers and publishers which include Pearson Canada. The current curriculum includes important contributions from business and management which have carefully been incorporated into the program to enhance relevance and rigor.

Certification Upon Completion

  • Hospitality Operations Diploma from Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management


Semester I

ENGL109College Composition
TOUR221Tourism & the Hospitality Industry
ACCT260Hospitality Industry Financial Accounting
HRM354Training and Development for the Hospitality Industry
RMD338Housekeeping Management
RMD333Managing Front Office Operations
FSM349Food & Beverage Service

Semester II

RMD380Facilities Management & Design
MRKT472Hospitality Sales & Advertising
HRM250Hospitality Supervision
HRM350Contemporary Human Resources Management
BUS301Canadian Hospitality Law
COMP268Technology & the Hospitality Industry

Each of above courses consist of:

3 credits per course
50 hours per course

College Contact Info

Vancouver Premier College
of Hotel Management

Vancouver Campus
200-1338 West Broadway,
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 1H2

Richmond Campus
103-5300 No. 3 Road,
Richmond, BC, Canada V6X 2X9


Mon – Thu 9:00A.M. – 7:00P.M.
Friday 9:00A.M. – 5:30P.M.

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