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2 Semesters (8 Months)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Certificate

Seneca is delivering this program online with some on-campus learning activities in January 2021 for specific academic semesters. Students with on-campus activities will receive information about course scheduling and preparing to come to campus. Learn more about technical requirements for online learning.

About the Program

This eight-month certificate program will prepare you to enter a wide range of employment opportunities within the thriving hospitality industry. You will develop skills and knowledge in the core areas of hospitality industry, such as food preparation, service leadership, food safety and sanitation, food theory and practice, guest services and customer relations, and dining room service. Throughout the program, you will also earn industry-recognized certifications that are built into coursework to enhance your resumé, ensuring you graduate job-ready.


As an aspiring industry professional, you will study and work in a Seneca branded uniform helping you feel job-ready from the start. You must purchase the uniform at an additional cost.  


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Theoretical principles and culinary skills in food production
  • Health and safety regulations compliance 
  • Food handling procedures 
  • Dining room and banquet services 
  • Customer relations
  • Mathematical principles

Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:

  • Hotel guest services

  • Food and beverage services

  • Restaurants, bars, hotels, resorts, cruise ships 

  • Retirement homes

  • Catering companies

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