Brief Program Description:

Avalon Community College’s Hospitality Management Program is based on the American Hotel And Lodging Educational Institute’s Hospitality Management course materials. This program provides an excellent overview from a management perspective of all areas of the hospitality industry.

The program consists of 1200 hours of on-campus training.

Successful completion of this program will provide students with a Hospitality Management (without Co-Op) Program from Avalon Community College.

In addition, the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute will provide students with a Rooms Division Specialization Certificate upon completion of:

  • Course 250 - Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
  • Course 333 – Managing Front Office Operations
  • Course 338 – Managing Housekeeping Operations
  • Course 387 – Security and Loss Prevention
  • Course 468 – Managing Technology in the Hospitality Industry.

and, a Hospitality Operations Certificate upon completion of:

  • Course 250 – Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
  • Course 333 – Managing Front Office Operations
  • Course 338 – Managing Housekeeping Operations
  • Course 472 – Hospitality Sales and Marketing
  • Course 103 – Hospitality Today: An Introduction
  • Course 241 – Management of Food and Beverage Operations
  • Course 260 – Hospitality Industry Financial Accounting
  • Course 468 – Managing Technology in the Hospitality Industry

Fees

All Tuition and Fees are in Canadian Dollars Amount – Domestic Students 
Registration/Application Fee: 250.00
Tuition Fee 18,500.00
Textbook Fee 2000.00
Student Record Archiving Fee 10.00
Student Services Fee 100.00
Total Program Costs $ 20,860.00

Career Occupations

Graduate students will be able to enter the Hospitality and Tourism Industry in a variety of entry level positions, such as:

  • Food and Beverage Server for Restaurants & Convention Centres
  • Reservation Agent
  • Restaurant Supervisor
  • Tourism Administration
  • Hotel Front Front Office Supervisor
  • Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Hospitality Sales & Marketing
  • Hospitality Finance & Accounting
  • Hospitality Security and Loss Prevention Administration

Admission Requirements

  • Provide the College with a transcript and a current resume evidencing the student has graduated from Grade 12 (or equivalent) OR
  • Provide the College with a current resume evidencing the student has a minimum of five years’ work experience.
  • Must complete an Admissions Interview.
  • For International students or students whose first language is not English, in addition to the admission requirements listed above, the student must also meet one or more of the following language proficiency requirements:
    • Provide evidence the student has completed a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of CBT 240 OR iBT91; OR
    • Provide evidence the student has completed an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.0 OR
    • Equivalent Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) score of 7
    • Provide evidence the student has completed a Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) – General Test with a minimum score of 7.0 OR
    • Provide evidence the student has completed a Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) with a minimum score of 780 OR
    • Provide evidence the student has completed a Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: the computer-based English test with a minimum score of 46. OR
    • Provide evidence the student has successfully completed grade 12 or post-secondary education in an English instructional school system.
    • In addition, all International students are required to obtain a valid study visa to complete the Program.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Understand front office procedures considering the key functions of the front office department, guest stay characteristics, the reservations process, front office accounting procedures, management issues affecting the front office area, and key positions in the front office area.
  • Understand the accommodation and beverage sectors of the tourism industry considering the industry as a whole, the lodging industry, the rooms division, the food service industry, and the functional areas of major hotels.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and written considering business presentations, correspondence, preparing for and chairing meetings and writing formal reports.
  • Understand American and Canadian laws that apply to the hospitality industry considering potential legal problems, and rights and liabilities within the hospitality industry.
  • Understand accounting considering basic terminology, concepts and principles, preparing, analyzing and interpreting financial statements.