Hospitality and Tourism Management Diploma (Apprenticeship - Style)

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Developed with input from industry experts, this innovative apprenticeship-style program enables students to gain practical experience, while learning from and networking with hospitality and tourism industry professionals within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

This 16-month diploma program consists of 15 courses and 5 paid work placements. Both classes and work placements are delivered in five to eight week-long periods. Students gain real-world knowledge of the hospitality and tourism industries that will allow them to develop skills related to customer service, business communications and technologies, financial management, marketing and sales, occupational safety and security, workplace regulations, human resource management, leadership, as well as current trends in travel and tourism. 

*This program is not open to international students at this time.

Admission Requirements

 High School Diploma (or equivalent)
 

High School diploma (or equivalent) with:

  • A minimum of 50% in Math 20-1

OR

  • A minimum of 50% in Math 20-2


AND

  • A minimum of 50% in English 30-1

OR

  • A minimum of 50% in English 30-2
Mature Students

Mature students (students who are 21 years or older) may be admitted by:

  • The completion of the above Math and English courses only (with grades specified)

OR

Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR) will be granted as applicable and in alignment with Keyano College policy.

English Language Proficiency

Students who do not speak English as their first language or language of instruction must meet the language proficiency requirements.

  • TOEFL: iBT with a minimum score of 79 with no score below 19
  • IELTS with a minimum score of 6.0
  • CAEL with a minimum score of 60
  • MELAB with a minimum score of 80

See our Credit Calendar for other ways that you can meet the English Language Proficiency requirements.

In addition to meeting English Language Proficiency, students must also present the appropriate coursework to meet the admission requirements for their chosen program.

Tuition and Fees

 Full Time Fees 2022-2023
 Please note the 2022-2023 fee are pending sign off from the Government of Alberta as per  the tuition fee regulation.
 Full Time Fees  Fall Winter
Tuition $3,250.00 $3250.00
Campus Rec Fee $65.00 $65.00
Health and Dental Fee  *$126.00 *$126.00
Student Association Building Fee $17.92 $17.92
Student Association Fee $112.00 $112.00
Technology Fee $85.00 $85.00
Semester Total Fees $405.92 $405.92
Semester Total Tuition & Fees ***$3,655.92  ***$3,655.92
Total Cost Per Year   $7,311.84
Full Time Fees 2023-2024 (Proposed and Subject to Change)
  Please note the 2023-2024 fee are pending sign off from the Government of Alberta as per  the tuition fee regulation.
 Full Time Fees  Summer Fall
Tuition  $3,478.00 $3,478.00
Campus Rec Fee  $70.00 $70.00
Health & Dental Fee - *$126.00
Student Association Building Fee $17.92 $17.92
Student Association Fee $112.00 $112.00
Technology Fee $95.00 $95.00
Semester Total Fees $294.92 $420.00
Semester Total Tuition & Fees

***$3,772.92

***$3,898.92

Total Cost Per Year  

$7,671.84

* Students will be charged a medical/dental benefit fee unless they opt out by demonstrating alternative coverage - deadlines can be found at StudentCare website

*** Tuition is due 10 business days before the start of each semester.

For more information view the Keyano College Credit Calendar

 Estimated Books & Supplies Cost
 
Year/TermCost
Year 1, Term 1 $500.00
Year 1, Term 2 $150.00
Year 2, Term 1 $600.00
Year 2, Term 2 $150.00

 

Program Structure

 Year 1
  
CourseCourse TitleCredits
Year 1, Term 1   19
HMT 100 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism 2
HMT 101  Safety & Security Operations 3
HMT 102 Customer Service Management 3

HMT 103

Business Communications & Technologies 3
HMT 104 Front Office, Product and Reservation Fundamentals 3
HMT 105 Financial Management 2
HMT 120 Work Integrated Learning I 3
Year 1, Term 2   18
HMT 106 Food & Beverage Operations & Services 3
HMT 107  Housekeeping Operations 2
HMT 108  Culinary Arts Management 3
HMT 121  Work Integrated Learning II 4
HMT 122  Work Integrated Learning III 8
 Year 2
 
CourseCourse TitleCredits
Year 2, Term 1   15 
HMT 200 Event & Project Management 3
HMT 201 Marketing & Sales 3
HMT 202  Travel & Destination Fundamentals 3
HMT 220  Work Integrated Learning IV 6
Year 2, Term 2   15 
HMT 203 Human Resource Management  3
HMT 204  Leadership & Management 3
HMT 205  Regional Trends in Hospitality & Tourism 3
HMT 221  Work Integrated Learning V 6

 

Future Career Options

Graduates of the Hospitality and Tourism Management Diploma program may pursue supervisory level careers in global hospitality and tourism sectors such as hotels, restaurants, resorts, cruise lines, tourism development and marketing organizations and similar organizations, become entrepreneurs, event planners and tour organizers.

 

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