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.
"This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of advanced Education, Skills & Training"
QuickStart Skills Development Diploma - Hospitality and Tourism Fundamentals is designed to provide a strong foundation in key concepts and systems in hospitality and tourism industry. Comprehensive knowledge of all major sectors such as food and beverage, events and conferences, lodging and front office operations, sales and marketing, business communications, and major management functions are introduced. The program also offers practicum opportunity that effectively connects with the tourism industry, thereby synchronizing knowledge and skills valued by employers in the tourism and hospitality industry.
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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
Applications & Technologies
MS Office (choose two from the following)
MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook
FoodSafe, Customer Service (WorldHost), First Aid, Serving It Right
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.