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Hospitality Foundations

Centennial College’s Hospitality Foundations program has been specially designed as a pathway to enable international students to enter the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts and then transition into one of our diploma programs.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $15,693
Location: Pickering, Canada

In the courses of this hospitality certificate program, you will learn both the core job skills required to work in the dynamic hospitality industry, as well as the language skills to communicate successfully in English with colleagues, employers and guests.

Program Highlights

  • Smaller class sizes allow for more individualized attention.
  • There is a carefully measured pace to the delivery of this Hospitality Foundations program.
  • You enjoy specially-crafted learning experiences that are delivered by sensitive and experienced instructors and professors.
  • The program places a strong emphasis on the use of English in all of its aspects.
  • Upon successful completion of this program, you are invited to join any program of your choice in the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts.

It’s Your Shift Training and Awareness Program

The program includes an innovative industry training and awareness certification – It’s Your Shift. The certification equips students with the crucial knowledge and provides current resources focused on sexual harassment prevention and safe practices for intervention as frontline workers or managers. It will support graduates as they enter the hospitality industry to become leaders for the prevention of sexual harassment and contribute to the evolution of safe and welcoming work environments.

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Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • Front desk agent
  • Room agent
  • Room attendant
  • Host
  • Server

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