Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management

International Hospitality Management Diploma

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International Hospitality Management Diploma

(63 Credits)

19.5 months

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.

Admissions Requirement

1. Be at least 17 years of age
2. Have completed Grade 10 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 10 or higher-level English course.
High School English 10: 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 16), 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 0999 is 60% and up
• 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 International Hospitality Management 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. In addition, this curriculum includes important contributions from English, business and management which have carefully been incorporated into the program to enhance relevance and rigor.

Certification Upon Completion

  • International Hospitality Management Diploma from Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management


ENGL 098English Communication, Reading & Comprehension, & Writing I
ENGL 099English Communication, Reading & Comprehension, & Writing II
RMD 138
COP 201
ROM 203
Housekeeping Management
Cruise Operations
Restaurant Operations
TOUR 121Introduction to Tourism
RMD 133Managing Front Office Operations
ENGL 109College Composition
MRKT 100Essentials of Marketing
RMD 280Facilities Management and Design
HRM 200Human Resources Management
FSM 149Food and Beverage Service
COMP 120Essential Computer Applications
COMM 225Business Communications
ACCT 100Financial Accounting
ENGL 209Advanced Writing & Research
MRKT 210
PSYC 269
Digital Marketing
Consumer Psychology
STAT 170
MATH 160
Business Statistics
Business Mathematics
ENTR 202Entrepreneurship
FSM 245
FSM 246
Food Production Principles
Managing Beverage Operations
ECON 103Economics
BUS 210Organizational Behaviour
EVC 275
BUS 250
Meetings and Events Management
Project Management
FSM 264Planning & Control of Food and Beverage Operations
BUS 220
BUS 221
Business Law
Hospitality Law

Each of above courses consist of:

3 credits per course, except ENGL 098 and ENGL 099 are non-credit
60 hours per course, except ENGL 098 and ENGL 099


International Hospitality Management Diploma was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

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


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Friday 9:00A.M. – 5:30P.M.

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