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Hospitality Certificate

The Hospitality Certificate program at CDI College introduces students to several areas of the hotel and food services industry. Each course is designed to introduce students to different aspects of the hospitality field such as housekeeping management, food and beverage services, hotel security, and much more.

The Hospitality Certificate consists of five hospitality modules. The program does not include a practicum placement, but students are able to upgrade to either the Hospitality Operations diploma or Hospitality Management diploma to receive more training.

Successful graduates will receive the Hospitality Certificate as well as credits towards American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) diploma, which are transferable to many colleges and universities.

Graduates have found work locally and abroad in restaurants, hotels, and other hospitality settings.

Admissions Requirements

  • High school graduation or equivalent, or mature student status.
  • Pass college’s admissions test. 

Program Courses

B2050A - Hospitality Supervision
Students will learn the role of the supervisor in lodging and food service operations, and will learn supervisory skills and techniques. Included are specific techniques for staff communication, increasing productivity and controlling labour costs.
B2040A - Hotel/Motel Security Management
Students will be prepared to meet the vital issues facing today’s hospitality industry pertaining especially to security issues. Students will learn about proven strategies that protect both employees and guests.
B2030A - Hospitality Computer Systems
Students will become familiar with the specialized computer applications used in the hospitality industry with emphasis on reservations systems, property management systems, and food and beverage sector systems.
B2020A - Front Office Management
Students will gain the knowledge required to organize, perform and evaluate front office functions that are critical to the success of the hotel. Training will include the importance of guest service, along with many technical aspects of front office management.
B2010A - Housekeeping Management
This course is a comprehensive overview of all aspects of housekeeping management including quality maintenance, staffing, planning and technical considerations.