Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant (HRBH)

This Cambrian College diploma program, offered in a continuous 16-month fast-track format, focuses on the practical aspects of hospitality service.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Time commitment: 25-35 hours per week
  • Campus: Brampton
  • Subject: Business
  • Language: English
  • Level of study: Diploma

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

  • Employment Opportunities:
  • Hotel and front desk
  • Food and beverage operations
  • Catering
  • Resort hosting
  • Banquet planning
  • Corporate event management

Program outline

To be considered, applicants require a post-secondary diploma or degree from an Ontario College or equivalent, including a recognized 2 or 3 year program, with grades in all courses being over 50%.

Applicants from non-English-speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 5.5 issued in the past 24 months. A Duolingo score of 120+ is also required for all post-graduate certificate programs.

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$8,395.00
Term 2$8,395.00
Term 3$8,395.00
Term 4$8,395.00
  • Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.
  • Fees do include medical insurance ($275) and ancillary fees ($414.40).
  • Technology

This fee is used to support technology in the classroom, open access labs, library technologies, program specific requests for specialized equipment within programs, required software to support academic program needs and learning tools and supports. As well as the development and support of Hanson App

  • Student Life Centre

This fee assists in the running of the Student Centre and associated activities and services.

  • Gym Memberships

This fee supports and provides the student with a membership to LA Fitness. Given the circumstances of COVID-19, this is currently not applicable to students.

  • Student Recreation

This fee supports the intramural and extramural sporting events accessible to all students.

  • Health Insurance

All students have access to health benefits. This fee covers the cost of that insurance. Students may be eligible to opt-out of this insurance and receive a refund from the provider if they have pre-existing and comparable coverage.

  • Student ID & Print Card

This fee supports the production of the student card & student print card.

  • Student Achievement and Records

This fee is for the preparation and/or completion and postage related to official letters, forms, transcripts, and other student records. This fee supports the costs associated with hosting convocation ceremonies for students, including providing regalia for graduates.

  • Career Services

This fee supports career-related services, including career counselling, information sessions, career fair, etc.

  • Academic Support

This fee supports services such as Peer Tutoring and other various Academic Workshops & Supports

  • Health and Counselling

This fee provides students access to basic health resources and health professionals on campus, including mental health and well-being.

  • CSC – Health Programming

The fee provides all students with access to various mental health programming opportunities provided by Hanson College. These may include animal therapy events, healthy eating education, and various awareness campaigns.

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