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Hospitality Foundations

Hospitality Foundations

Program Code:HFC
Campus:Markham
Duration:2 Semesters (8 Months)
Offered:Summer
Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Certificate

Program Description

Prepare to enter the growing hospitality industry. In our eight-month Hospitality Foundations certificate program, you'll build your skills and knowledge in the areas of food preparation, service leadership, food safety and sanitation, food theory and practice, guest services and customer relations, and dining room service. Gain a strong foundation in communications and job search skills.

You'll study at our Markham Campus in a uniform developed for Seneca students in the Hospitality and Tourism programs. By living the standard each day, you'll become practiced in formal, occupation-specific presentation and prepared for the industry.* When you graduate you’ll have a solid understanding from various hospitality courses that will help you to obtain an entry-level position or pursue further postsecondary education. Upon successful completion of the program, you'll attain several industry certifications.

* As a student of this program, you'll purchase a professional uniform and obtain industry certifications at a fee. These are vital to the program curriculum and contribute to your professional experience.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Fees

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Your Career

The hospitality industry is in demand of individuals who are focused on creating exceptional customer service for their guests. Whatever area of the industry you love, you may find employment in a wide range of career options such as hotel guest services, food and beverage service, or in restaurants, bars, hotels, resorts, cruise ships, retirement homes and catering companies.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2017/2018 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
HTM102 or
HTM140
Math Foundations II, or
Mathematics in Hospitality
HTM105 Hotel Front Office Operations and Management
TRV106 Reality Tourism Career Planning
 
Semester 2
HSP101 Service Leadership
HSP203 Food, Theory and Practice
HTM205 Dining Room Service Management
HTM215 Housekeeping Management

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
HTM102 or
HTM140
Math Foundations II, or
Mathematics in Hospitality
HTM105 Hotel Front Office Operations and Management
TRV106 Reality Tourism Career Planning
 
Semester 2
HSP101 Service Leadership
HSP203 Food, Theory and Practice
HTM205 Dining Room Service Management
HTM215 Housekeeping Management

Contact Us

www.senecacollege.ca/school/tourism
Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Cindy Cyrus
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22806
Cindy.Cyrus@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Lerna Francisco
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22758
Lerna.Francisco@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Marc Combetto
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77435
Marc.Combetto@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Izabela Loranty
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77547
Izabela.Loranty@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Heather Laver
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77252
Heather.Laver@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Angela Zigras
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77531
Angela.Zigras@senecacollege.ca
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