Hospitality Sales & Marketing + Co-op


    This program has been reviewed and approved by The Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training BC, Canada

    This certificate program focuses on preparing you to work in the hospitality and tourism industries. This program will give you a solid theoretical and practical foundation in the application of current industry tools, procedures and practices, including basic industry accounting, managing food and beverage services, and front office and house keeping operations.


    Program Length*

    • Total 36 weeks – 720 Hours ** (including the Coop work experience)

    Coop Work Experience (included)

    • Total 18 weeks – 360 hours

    Full Time

      • Instructional 20 hours a week

    ** Program length does not include any academic break or holiday break

    Delivery Method

    • Blended Delivery: the program delivery is a combination of on-site and distance delivery.


    • Hospitality Sales and Marketing Certificate

    Admission Requirements

    • High school graduate or equivalent or
    • Mature student status ( British Columbia 19 years old and plus)
    • Meet the College’s English Proficiency requirements by any one of the following options:
      • IELTS: 5.5 (or better) or
      • TOEFL (paper): 520 (or better) or
      • TOEFL (CBT): 190 (or etter) or
      • TOEFL (IBT): 70 (or better) or
      • Cambridge: FCE (or better) or
      • Intermediate (or better) Certificate from a Language Canada-accredited school
      • Pearson English Placement Test at the Intermediate level
      • Pass the College’s English Language Proficiency exam
      • Has earned a high school graduation diploma from a Canadian high school or earned a diploma from secondary school (or above) in a system in which English is the official language

    *Program Length does not include breaks and holiday breaks
    **Program Graduates who have successfully completed AHLEI exams will be eligible to receive an AHLEI “Hospitality Sales and Marketing” certificate



    Career opportunities in hospitality are growing steadily as the industry continues to boom and evolve.

    • Hotels & Resorts
    • Cruise Ship Industry
    • Events & Conferences
    • Food & Beverage

    in Canada

    • 1.7 million jobs in Hospitality Industry is a Major Source of Employment.
    • 1 out of 11 jobs in Canada is directly involved with travellers.

    Source: Tourism Industry Association of Canada

    British Columbia
    Labour Market

    • In all, B.C. is forecast to have 903,000 job openings between 2018 and 2028.
    • 77% of future jobs will require some form of post-secondary education or training.

    Source: B.C.’s labour market outlook: 2018


    HOSP 103 Hospitality Today
    HOSP 250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
    HOSP 333 Managing Front Office Operations
    HOSP 374 Revenue Management
    HOSP 472 Hospitality Sales & Marketing
    HOSP 478 Convention Management & Service
    EXPE 100 Work Experience

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