Faculty of Business, Computing and HospitalityBringing the Real World to the Classroom.
Our school is built on experiential learning, from industry- sponsored applied projects, work placements and co-op, to international exchange programs. This means you'll graduate with the practical, real - world experience employers are looking for because you will have already done the job.
Designed to develop your competitive EDGE and help you stand out in today's tight job market, all our programs incorporate Environmental Responsibility, Diversity, Global Perspectives and Experience.
It's Intense â€“ Like the Real World
Business and Technology Students participate in a final semester applied project for an industry partner. This experience in the workplace with real deadlines, real problems and real pressures to perform allows students to prove to employers and themselves that they have what it takes.
Choose the Culinary Career Path That's Right for You.Start in January
Our programs will prepare you for a wide variety of careers in the culinary arts and hospitality industry.
Complete the two-semester Chef Training certificate program and you’ll be ready to work as a cook or assistant cook in a restaurant, hotel, catering or institutional setting. Or, you can choose a working apprenticeship and write the Provincial Trade of Cook Certification of Qualification examination. Many graduates decide to complete the Culinary Management program with just one more year of study.
Our two- year Culinary Management program provides you with strong entry-level culinary management techniques and skills required for advancement in the hospitality industry. Within this program if you start in September, you also have the option to apply for the Culinary Management Dual Diploma Apprenticeship which allows you to earn your diploma and complete in-school apprenticeship training in just two years.
All of our programs include extensive field placement options. This experience under the guidance of expert faculty, or with an industry partner will provide you with the opportunity to build and expand your culinary skills.
The Global Class
The world is our classroom. Our school offers many unique, global learning opportunities where you'll learn about different cultures and learn more about yourself.
Fleming International Learning Experience, Europe
The culmination of the global learning experience in this course takes place over 21 days in Europe. Students spend three weeks exploring cultural and educational sites in 7 different countries.
During the winter semester, participants complete special projects and study several business-related fields including:
- Design and implementation of fundraising campaigns
- Media relations
- Business networking and opportunity-cultivation
- Market research, focusing on cultural considerations
The trip is partially funded as a result of the marketing and fundraising efforts of the students in the course. Students shared their experiences and insights through blogs and video posts throughout the trip.
For more information about this year's F.I.L.E. trip, contact:
A Business Plan Benefits Kids in West Africa
International Trade student Cassandra Harris and her team's applied project involved developing a business plan to help women in Sierra Leone sell their products made from a local fabric (Gara) into the North American market.
Inspired by the women's dedication to raise money to send their children to school, Cassandra went to Sierra Leone to meet them in person.
Revised: May 14, 2012