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 

*Valid until November 2020 intake. 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 

September 8, 2020
November 2, 2020
January 5, 2021
March 1, 2021
May 3, 2021
July 5, 2021
September 7, 2021
November 1, 2021

 

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
  • Guaranteed 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 100% guaranteed 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

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.

Pranav and Vaishnav Ramphall
Twin brothers from the paradise island of Mauritius. Pranav is studying the Diploma in Data Analytics Co-op program and Vaishnav is taking the Advanced Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Co-op Program.

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. 

Julia Matelus
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Julia from The Bahamas came to Toronto, Canada to enjoy a multicultural experience as an international student. As she ventures to a new environment, she realized that life learnings can be based on the differences of students who came from different walks of life.

Mellisa Gonsalves
20-year-old Mellisa from Guyana loves studying abroad and being able to share her experiences with instructors and classmates. The Co-op program is a great way for Mellisa to see what it is really like to be working in the hospitality and tourism industry.

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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
Julia Matelus, Hospitality and Tourism - The Bahamas

Julia Matelus
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Julia from The Bahamas came to Toronto, Canada to enjoy a multicultural experience as an international student. As she ventures to a new environment, she realized that life learnings can be based on the differences of students who came from different walks of life.

  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Student
  • Video
Mellisa Gonsalves, Hospitality and Tourism - Guyana

Mellisa Gonsalves
20-year-old Mellisa from Guyana loves studying abroad and being able to share her experiences with instructors and classmates. The Co-op program is a great way for Mellisa to see what it is really like to be working in the hospitality and tourism industry.

  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Student
  • Video
Rima and Sumitra, Business & Hospitality - Nepal

Rima and Sumitra
Rima and Sumitra traveled to Canada to gain an international education in Toronto, These inseparable schoolmates became best friends and are now living, studying, and working together.

  • Business
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Student
  • Video
Heidy Short, Hospitality and Tourism - Curaçao

Heidi Short
High spirited Heidy from Curaçao is especially interested in the tourism sector specifically the aviation industry as she see this as a dynamic and challenging career. For Heidy, nothing is impossible here in Canada. She says this country offers endless and vast opportunities!

  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Student
  • Video
Kasumi Tsukada, Hospitality and Tourism - Japan

Kasumi Tsukada
Kasumi has always wanted to gain experiences in foreign countries. She moved to Toronto, with the ambition of working in a luxury hotel. Toronto School of Management have been a tremendous help for her regarding her work at two luxury hotels in Toronto.

  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Student
  • Video