HOSPITALITY - This program has been suspended for 2016/17
Do you love to travel?
Whether you dream of traveling abroad, or prefer to remain closer to home, the Hospitality program at St. Lawrence College will prepare you to launch a dynamic and satisfying career any place in the world where your desires lead.
There is a high demand for skilled and knowledgeable people in all areas of the hospitality and tourism industry, especially in the food, beverage and accommodations sector. You will be learning about a variety of topics – culinary tourism, food and beverage appreciation, specialized marketing, financial management, catering and banqueting, entrepreneurship and resource sustainability - just to name a few.
Your professors have extensive work experience in the industry and bring a wealth of practical knowledge to the classroom. Small, welcoming class sizes combined with fun, informative field trips and hands on labs provide you with the essential skills required to become an effective supervisor, manager and leader in hospitality organizations around the world.
Our program’s curriculum is kept current and valid by involving industry leaders with its ongoing development. This input of real world practicality helps ensure that your educational needs and future career expectations are being met and that you are “job ready” upon graduation.
Finally, as part of your fourth semester you will be participating in a four week field placement in a qualified work site of your choosing. This field placement experience will provide you with an opportunity to practice the skills obtained through program studies and to gain further real-world experience while broadening your network of industry based contacts.
So, prepare yourself to work in the exciting world of Hotel and Restaurant Operations. By the time you leave this program, the only question remaining will be - where in the world do you want to take your talents?
Study in Ireland: Graduates of this program can turn their advanced diploma into a degree.
Check out our flyer (pdf) to find out more information.
Are you ready for an exciting career in hospitality?
Hospitality employs millions of workers globally and is a trillion-dollar growth industry. It is also the largest service industry, not to mention one of the fastest growing industries, in the world!
The huge demand for skilled workers means that there is an abundance of employment opportunities and rewarding hospitality careers designed to match your unique skills and interests.
Many of our graduates now work in supervisory and management positions with proven hospitality industry leaders.
Whether you desire a management position in a large urban hotel, an intimate restaurant, or a remote eco-tourism resort, our forward-thinking curriculum will provide you with the transferable skills needed for growth positions in dynamic hospitality operations.
In this fast evolving industry, there has never been a better time to explore employment opportunities in areas such as:
- Cruise Ships
- Hotels, Inns, Clubs, Spas and Resorts
- Convention and Conference Centres
- Catering Companies
- Bed and Breakfasts
- Restaurants, Bars, Cafes
- Hospitality Management Facilities
This program also facilitates your smooth transition from classroom to workplace by providing students with the opportunity to earn the following industry recognized certifications:
Apply now at www.ontariocolleges.ca
- Smart Serve - Responsible Alcohol Beverage Service Training
- Safe Food Handling
- WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials and Information System)
With this program you’ll be career ready. Discover your career options at https://stlawrence.emsicareercoach.ca