Diploma in Fundamentals of Hospitality and Tourism Co-op

This two-year Diploma in Fundamentals of Hospitality and Tourism Co-op program will provide you with the skills needed to pursue an entry-level qualification in the field of hospitality and tourism management.

This program qualifies for Second Career funding.

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Fees & Facts

Fees:

$12,495 CAD

Fees after scholarship*
$9,000 CAD international students 
$3,540 CAD domestic students 

*Additional fees apply. Please see Fees page to learn more. 

Duration:

Full-time:
Academic:
42 weeks in-class and 30 weeks Co-op

Total length: 94 weeks including scheduled breaks

Start Dates: Blended Learning 

March 1, 2021
May 3, 2021
July 5, 2021
September 7, 2021
November 1, 2021

January 10, 2022
March 7, 2022
May 2, 2022
July 4, 2022
September 6, 2022
November 7, 2022

Class Time:

Daytime

Evening

 

This two-year Co-op diploma will provide you with specialist knowledge, soft skills, and all the ins and outs of hospitality and tourism management. Learn what it takes to be customer-driven with a five-star service approach while grasping fundamental skills in food hygiene and safety, accounting, and basic marketing concepts.

The program prepares students to be job-ready with real-world experience for a world-class hospitality and tourism career.

Program Outcomes

  • Gain specialist knowledge within all areas of hospitality and tourism from a national and international perspective
  • Realize the meaning of providing a five-star service in order to satisfy the needs of customers
  • Learn basic marketing concepts and terms as well as aspects of food hygiene and safety.
  • Practice hard and soft that are valued by all industries, no matter what role you’re in. You will also learn about the varied terminology for this industry
  • Discover financial knowledge in order to successfully analyze and interpret financial records for account keeping
  • Navigate job hunting and interviewing and uncover the importance of professional conduct
  • Strengthen your resume with Canadian work experience
  • Start at TSoM with IELTS 4.5 and improve your business communication skills
  • Co-op placement* or Capstone
Program Certificates
  • Worker Health and Safety 
  • Awareness Certificate 
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 
  • Food Handlers Certificate 
  • Smart Serve Certificate 
  • First Aid Certificate

Co-op Experience

The co-op term provides you with an opportunity to integrate academic studies with related employment experience. We have a co-op placement policy* in the field of studies.

The co-op work experience could include positions in the following areas:
  • Event Coordinator
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Front Desk Officer
  • Guest Relations Officer
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Food and Beverage Server

* Students will be offered paid or unpaid entry-level positions related to their field of studies. The Career Services Department will provide full support to students on booking and preparing for interviews. It is the student’s responsibility to perform well during all interviews as well as during the full length of the co-op term. Placements are subject to availability and will vary based on the program, season and job market changes as well as the student’s English level and previous professional and academic experience. Should the co-op placement not be available the student will be required to complete a Capstone Project as an alternative to graduate from the program.

Hear from our students and faculty

Watch these videos to gain a deeper perspective on studying at TSoM.

Success Stories

Leticia Pontes
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Leticia is one of our amazing students from Brazil, studying for the Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Co-op. She works for After Breast Cancer as an events coordinator in completion of her co-op program.

Alex Baracat
Alex Baracat, originally from Brazil, shares his life story on how he was able to successfully achieve his longtime dream of being a permanent resident in Canada.

Heidy Ann Short
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Heidy, from Curacao, graduated in October of 2020 with the Diploma in Advanced Hospitality and Tourism Management Co-op. Heidy left her whole life back home and came to Toronto. She initially planned on being here for vacation but fell in love with this amazing city. She decided to stay and pursue her studies with TSoM.

Ruan Carlos​​​​​​​
Ruan, from Brazil, graduated in September of 2019 with the Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Co-op. During the first few months of his stay, Ruan found the education style in Canada very different from the one he was used to in Brazil.

Free Taster Class
Welcome to TSoM's virtual classroom! This one-hour long hospitality and tourism class is taught by Mario Poto, our TSoM instructor.

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Letícia working on a laptop

Leticia Pontes
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Leticia is one of our amazing students from Brazil, studying for the Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Co-op. She works for After Breast Cancer as an events coordinator in completion of her co-op program.

  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Student
  • Video
Portrait of Alex

Alex Baracat
Alex Baracat, originally from Brazil, shares his life story on how he was able to successfully achieve his longtime dream of being a permanent resident in Canada.

  • Alumni
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Student
  • Video
Portrait of Heidy

Heidy Ann Short
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Heidy, from Curacao, graduated in October of 2020 with the Diploma in Advanced Hospitality and Tourism Management Co-op. Heidy left her whole life back home and came to Toronto. She initially planned on being here for vacation but fell in love with this amazing city. She decided to stay and pursue her studies with TSoM.

  • Alumni
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Student
  • Video
Ruan's portrait

Ruan Carlos​​​​​​​
Ruan, from Brazil, graduated in September of 2019 with the Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Co-op. During the first few months of his stay, Ruan found the education style in Canada very different from the one he was used to in Brazil.

  • Alumni
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Student
  • Video
Free Taster Class - Hospitality and Tourism

Free Taster Class
Welcome to TSoM's virtual classroom! This one-hour long hospitality and tourism class is taught by Mario Poto, our TSoM instructor.

  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Video
  • Virtual Classroom
Trang Huyen Bui, Hospitality and Tourism - Vietnam

Trang Huyen Bui​​​​​​​
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Trang Bui, 22, from the land of the ascending dragon, Vietnam, flew all the way to Toronto to pursue international studies at TSoM. Studying at TSoM gave her a strong foundation in Hospitality and Tourism.

  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Student
  • Video
Nanako Hidaka, Hospitality and Tourism - Japan

Nanako Hidaka
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Wedding planner by day. Student by night. Nanako, from Japan believes that pursuing her studies in Toronto will provide her with Canadian work opportunities and help her establish a business in the hospitality and tourism industry – something she's always dreamt about. 

  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Student
  • Video