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Graduate Certificate (Hospitality Management)

 2 years
 full time
 co op & on campus

$ 10,518 

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Program Description

  • The Graduate Certificate in Hospitality Management is a 2-year program at Lambton College.
  • Students will have the opportunity to apply to the Co-operative Education Program.
  • Students develop the highly in-demand skills of leadership, cultural intelligence, and a managerial approach to business operations in one of the fastest-growing industries in the world.
  • The students learn the main topics of the program including:
    • Tourism Foundations
    • Leadership Development
    • Financial Control
    • Hotel Operations
    • Events, Meetings, and Conferences
    • Marketing Communications
  • Students must have a GPA of 2.0 or greater to participate in a Co-op work Term.
  • Students in the Hospitality program will be given the opportunity to achieve the following nationally recognized certifications:

      • SmartServe Ontario
      • TrainCan Food Safety Service
      • American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) - Planning and Control for Food and Beverage Operations
      • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015)
      • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Standard Training 
    • The student will be capable of the following skills by the end of the term include:
      • Ensure positive customer experiences by providing service in a professional manner, both individually and as part of a team
      • Employ effective interpersonal skills in dealing with customers and colleagues
      • Apply cultural intelligence to the provision of service to guests and interactions with colleagues
      • Apply computer skills that support hospitality and tourism functions
      • Prepare billing and invoices, point of sales reports, cash reports, revenue reports and reconcile cash and receipts

      Program Highlights

      Degree Type Offered Certificate
      Duration2 years
      Fees$ 17,782 for 2 years
      Delivery TypeFull Time
      Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 28)
      Language Proficiency IELTS
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      Eligibility & Entry Requirement

      Academic Eligibility:

      • Students may have one of the degrees:
        • A university degree or 
        • College diploma or
        • Advanced diploma

      Work Experience Eligibility:

      • An acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College to be equivalent at the college level.

      English Language proficiency:

      • Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Pakistan should note that IELTS/TOEFL the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program.
      • Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

      The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More

      Required Document List

      Following Documents are required to attend this program:

      • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
      • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
      • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
      • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
      • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
      • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
      • Proof that students have enough money to support themselves during their stay in Canada.
      • Letters of reference or any other documents the visa office tell students to bring.

      Application Deadline

      Feb 28

      Jun 30

      Scores Required

      6.0 / 9

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      Fees & Funding

      Tution & Application Fees

      YearYear 1Year 2
      Tuition fees$10518$5478
      Others fees$1006$1006
      Total fees$11524$6258

      Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

      NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
      BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
      Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

      VISA & Work Study


      • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
      • Students must have a study permit to enroll in any degree, program or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
      • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
      • Study Permit and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
      • A study permit is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
      • The cost of the Study Permit is 112 USD.
      • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
        • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
        • Proof of identity 
        • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

      Work Study

      • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
      • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 20 hours per week.

      Career and Placement after Course

      • Fairmont Hotels and Resorts
      • Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts
      • Hyatt Hotels Corporation
      • Marriott Hotels and Resorts
      • Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
      • Gateway Entertainment and Casinos
      • Self-Employment: Inns, Adventure Tourism, Food and Beverage, Retail, etc.

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