QuickStart Skills Development Diploma: Hospitality & Tourism Fundamentals

Mature student status (19 years of age or older). Non native English speakers require proof of score of 60% on ULI ESL testing (or equivalent from other standardized testing mechanisms). Domestic students require minimum score of 7 on Wonderlic Aptitude test and pass an interview with the ULI admissions department. International students need to pass an interview with ULI admissions department.  May be required to take ULI ESL program to bring English to the prerequisite level of acceptance.

Hospitality & Tourism Skills

(choose six from Canadian or American Certifications)

American Certification (AH&LA)   Canadian Certification (Go2 BC)
Managing Food & Beverage Operations   Food & Beverage Server
Supervision in the Hospitality Industry   Supervisor  
Managing Front Office Operations   Front Desk Agent  
Managing Housekeeping Operations   Housekeeping Room Attendant
Managing Beverage Services   Food & Beverage Manager
The Lodging & Food Service Industry   Tourism Essentials  

Note:  Courses may be substituted or changed based on outside certification requirements and/or prior learning

360 Hours

Applications & Technologies

MS Office 2013 (choose two from the following)

MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook

120 hours

General Skills

English Conversation

60 hours

Bookkeeping / Accounting Skills

Accounting Fundamentals, Computerized Accounting (Sage 50 or QuickBooks)

130 hours

Skills Certification

FoodSafe, Customer Service (WorldHost), First Aid, Serving It Right

30 hours

Courses may be modified or substituted as required to facilitate success in standardized testing or changes in standardized requirements. Alternate courses may be chosen to replace exempted course requirements based on experience and/or testing results. There is voluntary additional support available with the instructor at $50/hour. Course delivery subject to enrollment and may be altered.

"This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of advanced Education, Skills & Training"


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