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Essential Skills for Hospitality, Service and Tourism
December 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm PST
92% of employers say that today’s job candidates don’t have the most important skills and personality traits needed for their jobs, such as tolerance, confidence, problem-solving skills, curiosity, knowing one’s strengths/weaknesses, and decisiveness (Source: Erasmus Impact Study 2014). Tamwood Careers consult with industry employers who contribute to our programs’ design to make sure you’ll get trained in the actual skills that employers are looking for. This helps you get the job you want!
This program combines in-Class learning with practical on the job work experience. The program starts with a 24 weeks study term (20 hours/week) during which you will also be able to work part-time. Students in the Diploma program must complete a 480 hour work practicum to graduate. Students in the Certificate Program must do a 2 week Capstone Project at the end of their study term
STUDENTS WILL COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING SIX COURSES IN THEIR 24 WEEK STUDY TERM:
1. Canada, Culture and Work
2. Customer Service, Sales and Marketing
3. Travel, Tourism and Hospitality
4. Managing Events, Attractions and Teamwork
5. Tourism Trends and Impacts
6. Tourism Based Businesses and Workplace Communications
EARN MONEY FOR EXPENSES WHILE STUDYING
You will be given permission on your study permit to work part time (20 hours per week) while studying. You can do this part time work in all 48 weeks of the program, in addition to your 480 hour co-op work practicum, and earn money to support your living costs during the program. Students get exclusive access to a Hot Jobs List where they can find jobs postings in hospitality and tourism. Tamwood coach students so they find work fast! Students can expect to earn minimum wage or higher.
CO-OP WORK TERM
Diploma level students are required to complete a 480 hour co-op work experience in hospitality or tourism
in their second 24 week term. These are paid positions that allow students to develop the skills taught in the
classroom and gain valuable Canadian work experience.