Hospitality Services Program (H101)

2021-20222022-2023
  • Program Name:
    Hospitality Services
  • Code: H101
  • Credential:
    Ontario College Certificate
  • Method of Study:
    Full-time
  • Duration:
    1 year (2 semesters)
  • Centre:
  • School: Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Location: St. James Campus
  • Starting Months: September
  • Domestic Tuition:
    $4,466.00 * †
  • Fall 2021 Delivery:
    Semester 1: Choice
  • Winter 2022 Delivery:
    Semester 2: Choice

Compare up to 3 programs

Overview

Program Overview

This one-year Hospitality Services Certificate is career-focused and comes with a range of future study opportunities and, alternatively, enables entry to the industry. This program will provide students with the fundamental skills to provide exceptional service to global customers in the field of hospitality and tourism. This certificate program provides broad exposure to the many segments across the hospitality and tourism industry, it assists those with hospitality experience to build their skills for the Canadian workplace and it prepares them to advance their academics with a pathway for entry into 2-year diploma programs in our School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. This program is closely linked to operators of recognized hotels and resorts, restaurants, and events, catering, and tourism companies.

Full Description

This one-year Hospitality Services Certificate is career-focused and comes with a range of future study opportunities and, alternatively, enables entry to the industry. This program will provide students with the fundamental skills to provide exceptional service to global customers in the field of hospitality and tourism. This certificate program provides broad exposure to the many segments across the hospitality and tourism industry, it assists those with hospitality experience to build their skills for the Canadian workplace and it prepares them to advance their academics with a pathway for entry into 2-year diploma programs in our School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. This program is closely linked to operators of recognized hotels and resorts, restaurants, and events, catering, and tourism companies.

Successful completion of the Hospitality Services program prepares students academically for entry into the following School of Hospitality and Tourism Diploma Programs:

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Provide hospitality service in a professional manner in order to increase customer satisfaction.
  2. Identify and describe the various sectors of the Canadian tourism industry.
  3. Use basic mathematic and monetary calculations to assist with the daily functions of a hospitality operation.
  4. Assist in the marketing and sales of small and medium sized hospitality operation.
  5. Identify and comply with health and safety regulations, legislation, and procedures related to the hospitality industry.
  6. Plan and implement personal and professional development strategies related to the hospitality industry.
  7. Use current technologies, systems and computer applications to support daily functions of a hospitality operation.
  8. Perform as an entry-level accommodation operations team member in both front and back of the house positions.
  9. Perform as an entry-level food and beverage team member in both front and back of the house positions.

Note: Successful completion of this program is not a guarantee of admission to any other program, nor is it a requirement of any other program.

Courses

Required Courses

INFORMATION ABOUT FALL 2021

Information about the courses being delivered for this program in the Fall 2021 semester is now available.

LEARN MORE ABOUT FALL 2021 DELIVERY

SEMESTER 1

Code Course Name
HOST 1146 Leading, Following & Speaking with Confidence
HOST 1085 Principles of Hospitality & Tourism Management
HOST 1171 Global Accommodation Industry
HOST 1070 Introduction to Catering
MATH 1102 Math for Hospitality**
HOST 1172 Introduction to Wines & Beverage
COMM 1007 College English**
HOSF 1145 Sanitation (online)
HOST 1068 Smart Serve (online)
HOSF 1146 Emergency First Aid/Heartsaver CPR

SEMESTER 2

Code Course Name
ACCT 1048 Hospitality Accounting (7 week course)
LAW 1017 Introduction to Hospitality Law (7 week course)
HRM 1015 HR Management (7 week course)
HOST 1174 Remarkable Restaurant Service
HOST 1089 Global Tourism Geography
HOST 1173 Hospitality Marketing and Social Media
HOST 1160 Career Preparation
HOST 1043 Special Events Planning & Delivery
GSCI 1035 Science of Sustainability

** Based on the results of your placement test, you may be required to take COMM 1003 (English Skills) or CESL 1003 (English Skills – ESL) before progressing to COMM 1007. You may also be required to take MATH 1000 (Math Foundations) before progressing to MATH 1102 (Mathematics for Hospitality). COMM 1003/CESL 1003 and MATH 1000 do not count as courses required for graduation and you will be charged for these extra courses. Please visit Assessment Centre for more information.

Career & Postgraduate Study Opportunities

Your Career

Graduates of Hospitality Services who maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher may be accepted the Hospitality and Culinary Arts programs (noted below), providing admission requirements are met and space is available. They may also apply for elective credit and exemptions for courses in those programs.

Graduates of Hospitality Services who maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher may be accepted into a number of college Hospitality and Culinary Arts programs (noted above), providing admission requirements are met and space is available. They may also apply for elective credit and exemptions for courses in those programs.

Tuition and Fees

Domestic Tuition

$4,466.00 * †

Additional Costs

* Amounts listed are the total of tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for the first two semesters of programs starting in Fall 2020. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in Fall 2021 and at later dates.

† Additional Costs

Uniforms, tools, manuals, books – $700 (fees are subject to change)

International Students

Visit the International Fees and Related Costs page for more information. 

Financial Assistance

This program is approved for OSAP funding, provided the applicant meets OSAP eligibility criteria.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is subject to change without notice. It should not be viewed as a representation, offer or warranty. Students are responsible for verifying George Brown College fee requirements.

How to Qualify and Apply

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

** Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and no OSSD)

Mature Students may take the Admissions Assessment for English, OR may consider upgrading to achieve the credit(s) needed in English.

Course Exemptions

College or university credits may qualify you for course exemptions. Please visit our transfer guide for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Admissions page for more information regarding country specific admission requirements.  

How to Apply

Domestic students should apply through Ontario Colleges

International Students

Visit the How to Apply page for more information on how and when to apply. 

International students should apply through the George Brown College Online Application System.

Contact Us

DOMESTIC STUDENT ADMISSIONS

For inquiries about domestic admission requirements, admission deadlines or the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@georgebrown.ca or visit the Admissions web page.

FINANCIAL/FEES

For inquiries about OSAP, bursaries, scholarships and other financial inquiries, please contact the Financial Aid Office at FinAid@georgebrown.ca or visit the Financial Aid web page.

Hospitality Services (H101)

For general School of Hospitality and Tourism Management related inquiries please contact hospitality@georgebrown.ca.

For more information about George Brown College, you may also call the Contact Centre at 416-415-2000 (TTY 1-877-515-5559) or long distance 1-800-265-2002.

International Students

Contact one of our international recruitment representatives specializing by country of origin by either booking a virtual meeting or submitting an inquiry. For more information visit the International Contact Us page

Visit Our Campus

Thinking about attending George Brown? The Hospitality Services program is taught at our St. James Campus at 200 King St. E., Toronto, Ontario. Sign up for an information session, book a general campus tour to see the common areas of the campus (i.e. cafeteria, student services, the gym, etc.) or explore our virtual tour.

Sign up and learn more about your options, our programs, and life at George Brown.

Hospitality Services Program
(Pre-Hospitality)
(H101)

2021-20222022-2023
  • Program Name:
    Hospitality Services
  • Code: H101
  • Credential:
    Ontario College Certificate
  • Method of Study:
    Full-time
  • Duration:
    1 year (2 semesters)
  • Centre:
  • School: Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Location: St. James Campus
  • Starting Months: September
  • Domestic Tuition:
    $4,423.00 * †
  • Fall 2020 Delivery Method:
    Online (on-campus activities will resume as soon as it is safe to do so)

Compare up to 3 programs

Overview

Program Overview

This one-year Hospitality Services Certificate is career-focused and comes with a range of future study opportunities and, alternatively, enables entry to the industry. This program will provide students with the fundamental skills to provide exceptional service to global customers in the field of hospitality and tourism. This certificate program provides broad exposure to the many segments across the hospitality and tourism industry, it assists those with hospitality experience to build their skills for the Canadian workplace and it prepares them to advance their academics with a pathway for entry into 2-year diploma programs in our School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. This program is closely linked to operators of recognized hotels and resorts, restaurants, and events, catering, and tourism companies.

Full Description

This one-year Hospitality Services Certificate is career-focused and comes with a range of future study opportunities and, alternatively, enables entry to the industry. This program will provide students with the fundamental skills to provide exceptional service to global customers in the field of hospitality and tourism. This certificate program provides broad exposure to the many segments across the hospitality and tourism industry, it assists those with hospitality experience to build their skills for the Canadian workplace and it prepares them to advance their academics with a pathway for entry into 2-year diploma programs in our School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. This program is closely linked to operators of recognized hotels and resorts, restaurants, and events, catering, and tourism companies.

Successful completion of the Hospitality Services program prepares students academically for entry into the following School of Hospitality and Tourism Diploma Programs:

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Provide hospitality service in a professional manner in order to increase customer satisfaction.
  2. Identify and describe the various sectors of the Canadian tourism industry.
  3. Use basic mathematic and monetary calculations to assist with the daily functions of a hospitality operation.
  4. Assist in the marketing and sales of small and medium sized hospitality operation.
  5. Identify and comply with health and safety regulations, legislation, and procedures related to the hospitality industry.
  6. Plan and implement personal and professional development strategies related to the hospitality industry.
  7. Use current technologies, systems and computer applications to support daily functions of a hospitality operation.
  8. Perform as an entry-level accommodation operations team member in both front and back of the house positions.
  9. Perform as an entry-level food and beverage team member in both front and back of the house positions.

Note: Successful completion of this program is not a guarantee of admission to any other program, nor is it a requirement of any other program.

Courses

Required Courses

SEMESTER 1

semester courses
Code Course name
HOSF1255 Nutrition Fundamentals from a Culinary Perspective
HOSF1231 Dining and Catering in a Global Context
HOST1000 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
HOST1068 Smart Serve
HOSF1202 Culinary Foundations
HOSF1203 Culinary Essentials
HOSF1145 Sanitation
HOSF1146 First Aid/Heartsaver CPR
MATH1000 Mathematics Foundations for Hospitality
COMM1003 English Skills
HOST1138 Career Readiness Externship Preparation

SEMESTER 2

semester courses
Code Course name
HOST1113 Hotel and Lodging Operations
HOST1011 Mixology
HOST1051 Industry Practicum
MATH1102 Mathematics for Hospitality
COMM1007 College English
HOST1033 Service Excellence

The School of Work and College Preparation provides applicants and students with access to a Pathway Advisor, who provides information about upgrading options, pre-programs and articulation agreements and helps facilitate the transition into further post-secondary programs.

Career & Postgraduate Study Opportunities

Your Career

Graduates of Hospitality Services who maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher may be accepted into a number of college Hospitality and Culinary Arts programs (noted above), providing admission requirements are met and space is available. They may also apply for elective credit and exemptions for courses in those programs.

Tuition and Fees

Domestic Tuition

$4,423.00 * †

Additional Costs

* Amounts listed are the total of tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for the first two semesters of programs starting in Fall 2019. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in Fall 2020 and at later dates.

† Additional Costs

Uniforms, tools, manuals, books - $700 (fees are subject to change)

International Students

Visit the International Fees and Related Costs page for more information. 

Financial Assistance

This program is approved for OSAP funding, provided the applicant meets OSAP eligibility criteria.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is subject to change without notice. It should not be viewed as a representation, offer or warranty. Students are responsible for verifying George Brown College fee requirements.

How to Qualify and Apply

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

** Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and no OSSD)

Mature Students may take the Admissions Assessment for English, OR may consider upgrading to achieve the credit(s) needed in English.

Course Exemptions

College or university credits may qualify you for course exemptions. Please visit georgebrown.ca/transferguide for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Admissions page for more information regarding country specific admission requirements.  

Special Requirements

Students should be aware that various allergens, including nuts, dairy and shellfish, are routinely used in practical labs. Additionally, although George Brown College is sensitive to religious observances, products purchased to meet all provincial and federal regulations for production and consumption may not meet specific dietary laws related to Halal and Kosher foods.

How to Apply

Domestic students should apply through Ontario Colleges

International Students

Visit the How to Apply page for more information on how and when to apply. 

International students should apply through the George Brown College Online Application System.

Contact Us

DOMESTIC STUDENT ADMISSIONS

For inquiries about domestic admission requirements, admission deadlines or the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@georgebrown.ca or visit the Admissions web page.

FINANCIAL/FEES

For inquiries about OSAP, bursaries, scholarships and other financial inquiries, please contact the Financial Aid Office at FinAid@georgebrown.ca or visit the Financial Aid web page.

Hospitality Services (Pre-Hospitality) (H101)

For general School of Hospitality and Tourism Management related inquiries please contact hospitality@georgebrown.ca.

For more information about George Brown College, you may also call the Contact Centre at 416-415-2000 (TTY 1-877-515-5559) or long distance 1-800-265-2002.

International Students

Contact one of our international recruitment representatives specializing by country of origin by either booking a virtual meeting or submitting an inquiry. For more information visit the International Contact Us page

Visit Our Campus

Thinking about attending George Brown? The Hospitality Services program is taught at our St. James Campus at 200 King St. E., Toronto, Ontario. Sign up for an information session, book a general campus tour to see the common areas of the campus (i.e. cafeteria, student services, the gym, etc.) or explore our virtual tour.

Sign up and learn more about your options, our programs, and life at George Brown.

Hospitality Services Program
(Pre-Hospitality)
(H101)

2021-20222022-2023

Compare up to 3 programs

Overview

Program Overview

Successful completion of the Hospitality Services (Pre-Hospitality) program academically qualifies people for entry into several programs in the Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts. These programs are Culinary Management; Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management; Culinary Skills – Chef Training; Baking and Pastry Arts Management; Culinary Management – Nutrition; Tourism and Hospitality Management; and Special Event Management. The program is closely linked to operators of recognized hotels, restaurants and catering companies in Toronto, and includes an industry externship for qualified students.

Full Description

PRE-PROGRAMS

Pre-programs are post-secondary certificate programs that offer students the opportunity to take courses for career exploration or to qualify for further study. With small class sizes, dedicated teachers and built-in advising and supports, the pre-programs help students strengthen their academic skills and prepare for further course work.

Successful completion of the Hospitality Services (Pre-Hospitality) program prepares students academically for entry into the following Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts programs:

This unique program has a foundation of Hospitality, Food & Beverage and Culinary Arts courses that are taught by faculty in the Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts. Other important courses include Applied Math and Communications.

The program is closely linked to operators of hotels, restaurants and catering companies in Toronto, and includes an industry externship for qualified students.

Academic advisory services, career preparation, student support and success strategies are interwoven throughout the courses.

Note: Successful completion of this program is not a guarantee of admission to any other program, nor is it a requirement of any other program.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Provide hospitality service in a professional manner in order to increase customer satisfaction.
  2. Identify and describe the various sectors of the Canadian tourism industry.
  3. Use basic mathematic and monetary calculations to assist with the daily functions of a hospitality operation.
  4. Assist in the marketing and sales of small and medium sized hospitality operation.
  5. Identify and comply with health and safety regulations, legislation, and procedures related to the hospitality industry.
  6. Plan and implement personal and professional development strategies related to the hospitality industry.
  7. Use current technologies, systems, and computer applications to support daily functions of a hospitality operation.
  8. Perform as an entry-level accommodation operations team member in both front and back of the house positions.
  9. Perform as an entry-level food and beverage team member in both front and back of the house positions.

Courses

Required Courses

SEMESTER 1

semester courses
Code Course name
HOSF1255 Nutrition Fundamentals from a Culinary Perspective
HOSF1231 Dining and Catering in a Global Context
HOST1000 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
HOST1068 Smart Serve
HOSF1202 Culinary Foundations
HOSF1203 Culinary Essentials
HOSF1145 Sanitation
HOSF1146 First Aid/Heartsaver CPR
MATH1000 Mathematics Foundations for Hospitality
COMM1003 English Skills
HOST1138 Career Readiness Externship Preparation

SEMESTER 2

semester courses
Code Course name
GSSC1048 Trends and Issues in Tourism
HOST1011 Mixology
HOST1051 Industry Practicum
MATH1102 Mathematics for Hospitality
COMM1007 College English
HOST1033 Service Excellence

The School of Work and College Preparation provides applicants and students with access to a Pathway Advisor, who provides information about upgrading options, pre-programs and articulation agreements and helps facilitate the transition into further post-secondary programs.

Career & Postgraduate Study Opportunities

Your Career

Graduates of Hospitality Services who maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher may be accepted into a number of college Hospitality and Culinary Arts programs (noted above), providing admission requirements are met and space is available. They may also apply for elective credit and exemptions for courses in those programs.

Tuition and Fees

Domestic Tuition

$4,694.00 * †

Additional Costs

* Amounts listed are the total of tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for the first two semesters of programs starting in Fall 2018. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in Fall 2019 and at later dates.

† Additional Costs

Uniforms, tools, manuals, books - $700

International students: Visit the International Fees and Related Costs page for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Fees and Related Costs page for more information. 

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is subject to change without notice. It should not be viewed as a representation, offer or warranty. Students are responsible for verifying George Brown College fee requirements.

How to Qualify and Apply

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

** Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and no OSSD)

Mature Students may take the Admissions Assessment for English, OR may consider upgrading to achieve the credit(s) needed in English.

Course Exemptions

College or university credits may qualify you for course exemptions. Please visit georgebrown.ca/transferguide for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Admissions page for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Admissions page for more information regarding country specific admission requirements.  

Special Requirements

Students should be aware that various allergens, including nuts, dairy and shellfish, are routinely used in practical labs. Additionally, although George Brown College is sensitive to religious observances, products purchased to meet all provincial and federal regulations for production and consumption may not meet specific dietary laws related to Halal and Kosher foods.

How to Apply

Apply To

Domestic students should apply through Ontario Colleges

International Students

Visit the How to Apply page for more information on how and when to apply. 

International students should apply through the George Brown College Online Application System.

Contact Us

Call the Pathway Advisor at 416-415-5000, ext. 2562 or email preparation@georgebrown.ca.

Learn more about our college preparation programs and work preparation programs at georgebrown.ca/preparation.

For more information about George Brown College, call the Contact Centre at 416-415-2000 (TTY 1-877-515-5559) or long distance 1-800-265-2002.

International Students

Contact one of our international recruitment representatives specializing by country of origin by either booking a virtual meeting or submitting an inquiry. For more information visit the International Contact Us page

Visit Our Campus

Thinking about attending George Brown? The Hospitality Services program is taught at our St. James Campus at 200 King St. E., Toronto, Ontario. Sign up for an information session, book a general campus tour to see the common areas of the campus (i.e. cafeteria, student services, the gym, etc.) or explore our virtual tour.

Sign up and learn more about your options, our programs, and life at George Brown.