Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management

Hospitality Operations Diploma

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Hospitality Operations Diploma

39 Credits, 8 Months (34.4 weeks)

Hospitality Operations with Practicum: 8 months (34.4 weeks)
Hospitality Operations with Co-op: 16 months (68.8 weeks)

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

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.
• Completion of at least 12 credits from a post secondary institution in Canada or where English is the principal language of the country and the language of instruction.

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


ENGL 109College Composition
TOUR 121Introduction to Tourism
MRKT 100Essentials of Marketing
HRM 200Human Resources Management
RMD 138
COP 201
ROM 203
Housekeeping Management
Cruise Operations
Restaurant Operations
RMD 133Managing Front Office Operations
FSM 149Food and Beverage Service
RMD 280Facilities Management and Design
ACCT 100Financial Accounting
MRKT 200
PSYC 269
Digital Marketing
Consumer Psychology
BUS 220
BUS 221
Business Law
Hospitality Law
COMP 120Essential Computer Applications
STAT 170
MATH 160
Business Statistics
Business Mathematics

Each of above courses consist of:

3 credits per course
60 hours per course

Vancouver Premier College
of Hotel Management

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

Richmond Location
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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