Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Operations

September 2018

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Ontario College Diploma ( 4 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 04, 2018
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
$2,568.31 per semester*
$8,365.63 per semester*
Complete tuition detail below
* Tuition and fees subject to change.

January 2019

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Ontario College Diploma ( 4 semesters )
Classes begin:
January 07, 2019
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
$2,390.81 per semester*
$8,197.37 per semester*
Complete tuition detail below
* Tuition and fees subject to change.

Are travel, adventure and meeting new people part of your career plan? Fleming’s two–year diploma program prepares you for a variety of exciting roles and provides the transferable skills you’ll need to go far in the high-demand, world-wide hospitality industry.

Program Highlights

Our program is designed to deliver the hands-on skills, experiential learning and contacts to be successful in the industry:

  • The opportunity to travel to a global destination and experience the growing volunteer tourism business niche
  • Leadership and practical skills needed to work in, manage and operate the accommodation, food & beverage, recreation & entertainment, transportation and travel services divisions of the hospitality and tourism industry
  • Access to leading national employers such as Marriott, Fairmont, Hilton, Sheraton, Trump, Delta and Holiday Inn as well as local partners
  • Work placement that complements in-class studies and provides practical experience, career opportunities and industry connections
  • A comprehensive variety of courses relevant to the industry delivered by industry professionals
  • An optimum blend of hands-on experience, theory, field trips, and computer simulation exercises

* Students starting in January are required to attend classes over the summer semester.

Why Choose Fleming

The Fleming College Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Operations program is highly regarded by employers in the hospitality field. They appreciate that graduates have had a thorough and comprehensive education, preparing them to work effectively as part of a team and as a leader. Work placements often lead to full-time employment and our faculty are well-connected to the leaders in the industry who are making hiring decisions.

Students have the opportunity to design their own learning when it comes to obtaining additional industry-specific certifications and practical workplace certifications. Employers favour applicants who have already completed this training:

  • Ontario Tourism Education Corporation’s Service Excellence Certification (OTEC)
  • Smart Serve Certification
  • safeTALK Certification
  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Certification (AODA)
  • WHMIS 2015

Note: there is an additional cost for these certifications.

Work Experience

During your studies, you'll also complete two mandatory 100 hour field placements which you will arrange with the assistance of your program coordinator. These experiences enhance both your employability and your educational experience as you network and meet potential employers. It is recommended that students complete these two 100 hour placements between semester two and three, and during their fourth semester.

Career Opportunities

The tourism and hospitality sector has been regaining ground with a stronger dollar and focus on local hospitality and tourism experiences as well as international travel experiences. Tourism is projected to directly support 120 million jobs by 2021, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Increasingly, large employers are rotating hospitality workers in various sectors within the industry; it’s a good time for graduates to get started in their careers.

Our relevant and comprehensive training provides graduates with many choices when it comes to career paths. This could include employment with national hotel chains or with local resorts, clubs, restaurants or banquet facilities. The airline and cruise ship industries also regularly hire our grads.

Our grads enter the workforce and advance to supervisory and management positions in a variety of functions including:

  • Front Office
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Banquets, Catering, and Restaurants
  • Meetings/Special Events
  • Housekeeping
  • Cruise lines
  • Recreation and Entertainment
  • Tourism Services

Financial Aid

There are a number of awards and bursaries available to students in the Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Operations program and it’s easy to apply. Registered students with an active timetable are encouraged to apply for all bursaries that are administered by the college though our single on-line bursary application. Visit our Scholarships and Bursaries page under the Registrar tab on the college portal.

Double the Power of Your Diploma

Our new pathway allows you to earn one diploma in 4 semesters or earn two diplomas in 6 semesters.

Fleming offers a truly unique and economical way for Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Operations program graduates to enhance their credentials by earning an additional Tourism and Travel diploma or General Business diploma in just two additional semesters.

Minimum Admission Requirements

Students applying to Hospitality - Hotel and Restaurant Operations must meet the following requirements:

  • OSSD including Gr 12 C English and Gr 11 C Math

OSSD with majority of courses at College (C ) or Open (O) unless otherwise stated.
Grade 12 C courses will be accepted where Gr 11 C course requirements are listed.
Where College level courses are listed, U and M courses will be accepted.
Two Gr 11 courses will be accepted in lieu of a Gr 12 course requirement.

Recommended (but not required for admission)

  • Gr 12 C Math

Mature Students

If you are 19 years of age or older before classes start, and you do not possess an OSSD, you can write the Canadian Adult Achievement Test to assess your eligibility for admission. Additional testing or academic upgrading may be necessary to meet specific course requirements for this program.

Tuition Detail

Tuition and ancillary fees are subject to change without notice. The fees presented below reflect Fall start programs only for the current academic year. For details about the fee differences for other program start dates please refer to the below.

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