Certificate in Hospitality Skills Co-op*

Tourism Hospitality Coop Management Diploma
  • Flexible monthly start dates to suit your study needs, certification goals and schedule
  • Programs taught by industry professionals and highly-qualified instructors
  • Internationally recognized certification from the American Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Smart Serve ® certification for alcohol service
  • Strengthen your résumé with Canadian work experience

Program Description

Develop the knowledge, skills, and experience to succeed in one of the most dynamic industries in the world in this fast 12 week program!

The Certificate in Hospitality Skills Co-op will provide you with in-demand soft skills in teamwork, business communications, problem solving, and conflict resolution. A thorough examination of the hospitality, travel and tourism industry will give you an idea of the diversity of opportunities available to you in this exciting field. The professional-level hospitality program prepares you to be job-ready at the beginning of the co-op placement, and ensures you have the certifications required for hospitality industry jobs in Ontario.

Entry Requirements
  • Students who are interested in attending Greystone College must have a secondary school diploma or equivalent (accepted secondary school diplomas must be from Canada or the USA); or pass a superintendent approved qualifying test.
  • Students must be at least 18 years of age to participate in this program.
  • International students must demonstrate an Intermediate 2 level of English with Greystone's online written test and interview. The online written test is exempt if TOEFL iBT 50, IELTS 5 or ILSC Intermediate 2 is presented.
  • Students must arrive with study and co-op work permits for this program.
  • If an applicant fails to meet the minimum requirements, they cannot be waived by either the institution or the student.
2017 Fees

Registration: $150
Tuition: $5,320
Co-op service: $825
Materials fee: $375

Standard Placement fee: $325

Co-op Service includes:
Permit sponsorship, documentation support, interview and job preparation review, résumé finalization, job search tips and monitoring throughout the co-op placement. The service is complemented by Work Placement Skills.

Standard Placement fee (optional):
Co-op service and up to 2 guaranteed interviews.

The student is responsible for the payment of any government fees related to the application for a work permit and the extension of study permit.

All fees are in Canadian dollars.

Program Length

12 weeks academic study + 12 weeks paid work experience + 2 weeks academic study (post-placement feedback)

Start Dates - 2017

Jan 3, Jan 30, Jun 19, Jul 17, Dec 4

Program Schedule

Academic Studies

Students will benefit from qualified instructors with years of experience in the industry.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Class
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch No class
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Class
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM Work Placement Class - students wil attend the Work Placement class for 4 weeks during their study in order to prepare for their co-op placement
Co-Op Work Placement

Greystone co-op coordinators will help prepare you for securing a co-op placement, and, for an optional fee, can provide up to 2 guaranteed interviews. Co-op placement hours cannot exceed study hours—the program is designed to allow students to work an average of 21 hours per week*. Co-op positions vary depending on an employer’s needs, and the student’s English and professional skills. Your work schedule and wage will be determined by your employer.

*Weekly hours may vary and are determined by the employer. Students can work a maximum of 252 hours total during their co-op.

Post-Placement Academic Study

Students must return for a 2 week course after completion of the co-op placement.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Class
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch No class
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Class

*Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

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