Hospitality and Event Management Careers
The Hospitality and Event Management program prepares students to work in event, food and beverage or accommodation settings of any kind. Graduates should find employment opportunities at hotels, resorts, restaurants, catering firms, and event management companies. Graduates may also use the skills and competencies acquired through this program to start their own business.
The courses in this program align with industry-defined National Occupation Standards. Graduates will meet the educational training component and 10% of the work experience required by emerit, a provider of nationally recognized Canadian hospitality and tourism certifications, to pursue seven different Tourism Certified Professional (TCP) certifications.
emerit Professional Certifications are national credentials recognized by employers across the country including;
Holiday Inn • Marriott • The Keg • Hyatt Hotels & Resorts • Delta Hotels •Days Inn • Fairmont Hotels • Comfort Inn • Accent Inns • Parks Canada • Bellstar Hotels & Resorts • Old Spaghetti Factory • Radisson • Sheraton • Destination Adventure Tours • Best Western • Pizza Hut • Landsea Tours • Le Meridien • Calgary Tower • Elephant & Castle • Swiss Chalet • Explore Manitoba Center • Wingate by Wyndham • Moxie’s Classic Grill • White Point Beach Resort • Boston Pizza • Smitty’s Family Restaurant • Rodd Hotels and Resorts • Gold Eagle Casino • St. Jude Hotels • Tourism Kelowna • Halifax International Airport • Dakota Dunes Casino • Banff Rocky Mountain Resort • Casino Regina • Morin Lake Regional Park • Rimrock Resort Hotel • Temple Gardens Mineral Spa • Aquila Tours •Howard Johnson
The Hospitality and Event Management program prepares graduates for Tourism Certified Professional (TCP) designation in the following specializations;
- Food and Beverage Manager
- Workplace Essentials
- Food and Beverage Server
- Front Desk Agent
- Sales Manager
- Event Coordinator
- Event Manager
Examples of possible job titles include: Event Manager, Event Coordinator, Restaurant Manager, Bar Manager, Banquet and Catering Manager, Front-Desk Supervisor
Sample range of average salary (Statistics Canada): $39,520 – $54-080
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