Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant (HRBH/HHRP)

This Cambrian College diploma program, offered in a continuous 16-month fast-track format, focuses on the practical aspects of hospitality service.

About the program

In the Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant program, the focus will be on the practical aspects of hospitality service. The program has been designed so that students develop and acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to enter the workforce and to perform their roles in front-line service. Students will be instructed in mixology, wines, customer service, hotel services, and menu planning and design. They will also be provided with an introduction to managerial concepts including accounting, marketing, law and human resource management.

Future pathways

Program outline

To be considered, applicants require a secondary school diploma or degree from an Ontario College or equivalent, including:

  • Grade 12 English
  • Grade 11 Mathematics
  • Recommended: competency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and software

Applicants from non-English-speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of an overall IELTS score of 6 and no band less than 5.5 issued in the past 24 months. Duolingo score of 110-115.

All other acceptable tests and results for admission can be found here.

  • Exemptions may be granted to students who have completed at least 3 years of formal academic studies in which English was the medium of instruction.
  • Students can also satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by successfully completing the EAP program offered by Hanson Language School

**Hanson College specializes in educating international students and only accepts non-Canadian applicants possessing valid study permits into programs for which it partners with Cambrian College.

Semester 1

Media and Current Events (SSC1000, 3 credits)

Mathematics for Hospitality (MTH1224, 3 credits) 

Beverages & Mixology (HRM1125, 3 credits)

Intro to Tourism & Hospitality (HRM1004, 3 credits)

Restaurant & Operations (HRM1002, 3 credits)

College Communications (ENG1002, 3 credits)

Intro to Financial Accounting (ACC1100, 4 credits)

Equivalency General Education (GEX1000, 3 credits)

Semester 2

Marketing for Tourism & Hospitality (MKT1106, 4 credits)

Restaurant Operations Lab (HRM1013, 3 credits)

Food and Nutrition Theory (HRM1012, 4 credits)

Facility Management (HRM1000, 2 credits)

Economics (ECN1002, 3 credits)

Organizational Behaviour (BUS2040, 3 credits)

Financial Accounting II (ACC1310, 4 credits)

Semester 3

Kitchen Essentials (HRM1014, 3 credits)

Rooms Division Theory (HRM1015, 2 credits)

Procurement & Cost Control (HRM1016, 3 credits)

Front Office Procedures (HRM1017, 4 credits)

Intro to Human Resources (HRP1000, 3 credits)

Hospitality Law & Risk Management (LAW1029, 3 credits)

Canadian Political Studies (POL1500, 3 credits)

Introduction to Psychology I (PSY1050, 3 credits)

Semester 4

Field Placement (HRM1023, 7 credits)

Revenue Management (HRM1022, 2 credits)

Workplace Readiness (HRM1021, 1 credit)

Service Excellence (HRM1020, 2 credits)

Rooms Division Practical (HRM1019, 2 credits) 

Banquet & Catering Management (HRM1018, 3 credits)


Cost (CAD)

Term 1$8,610.28
Term 2$8,610.28
Term 3$8,610.28
Term 4$8,610.28

Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.

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