Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management

Rooms Division Management Certificate

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Rooms Division Management Certificate

(18 Credits)

Without Practicum: 4 Months
With Practicum: 6 Months

Students specializing in the Rooms Division field are trained for a career in the accommodation sector of hospitality. Graduates may work in hotels, inns, resorts, spas, clubs or the cruise ship industry. Typical career paths include front desk agent or manager, guest service attendant, concierge, housekeeping room attendant or manager, cruise ship purser, security guard, general manager, and hotel or bed & breakfast owner/operator. The Certificate of Specialization program allows students to concentrate on the managerial knowledge and skills pertaining to this particular field of hospitality operations.

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 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: 64 iBT (with no individual score less than 16), 180 CBT, or 520 PBT
IELTS: Academic version 5 (with no band test score less than 5)
Cambridge International Exam: GCE O level C
TOEIC: 500
LPI: 3
VPC English Proficiency Exam: 60% (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 Rooms Division Management Certificate was originally designed by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) and has been updated with the most relevant accommodation courses and content from leading researchers and publishers.

Certification Upon Completion

  • Certificate of Specialization in Rooms Division Management from Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management


TOUR 121Introduction to Tourism
RMD 280Facilities Management and Design
HRM 200Human Resources Management
RMD 138Housekeeping Management
RMD 133Managing Front Office Operations
FSM 149Food and Beverage Service

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


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Friday 9:00A.M. – 5:30P.M.

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