Hospitality Management Co-op Diploma Courses in Canada

The Hospitality Management Co-op Diploma Programs introduces the most relevant aspects of the tourism and hospitality industry essential for those looking to move into supervisory and management positions within this industry.

12 Months
Academic Education

(Part-time Work Permit)

12 Months
Paid Co-op

(Full-time Work Permit)

* Duration for 4 months study + 4 months paid co-op and is available.

** Duration for 6 months study + 6 months paid co-op is available.

Program Overview

Excellence in Hospitality Management Diploma

Any Hospitality Management diploma is a combination of 50% of classroom study and 50% of co-op work experience.

As a student who takes a Hospitality Management course in Canada, you will learn the following concepts and techniques related to the industry.

  • Hotel and restaurant operations
  • International marketing for hospitality management
  • Food preparation and service
  • Front and back-office operations.
  • Intercultural team dynamics in hospitality
  • Hospitality industry trends and sustainability practices


As well as the additional effort and level of commitment students must give to their program, students are expected to complete a minimum of 1-3 hours of assigned reading and/or homework each day, as designated by the hospitality instructor.

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Hospitality Management Courses in Canada

Hospitality Management courses in Canada for international students will bring a tremendous amount of opportunity to grow in the industry. Each hospitality management course is focused on the technical and practical development of each domestic and international student.

338 Managing Housekeeping Operations

No property can be profitable without clean rooms and efficient housekeeping operations. Learn what it takes to manage this vital department. This course provides a thorough overview, from the big picture of hiring and retaining quality staff, planning and organizing, to the technical details for cleaning each hotel area. Practical information from industry experts makes the contents of this course immediately applicable to your job situation.

357 Managing Hospitality Human Resources

Hospitality is a people industry, and this course shows how to manage the important human resources who provide services within a hospitality operation. You’ll learn how to fulfill the requirements of U.S. Employment and workplace laws, and discover the latest strategies for attracting employees, minimizing turnover, and maximizing productivity.

387 Security and Loss Prevention Management

Security is one of the top concerns in today’s hospitality industry. This course provides the background you need to be informed about the security issues and practices that affect your property every day. Topics include the physical security of the property, asset protection, guest protection, security equipment, emergency management and procedures, OSA requirements, and more. Exhibits, sample forms and documents, and links to safety and security web sites make this course practical and relevant.

304 Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry

Learn how to improve your leadership abilities and develop an understanding of high-performance teams, as well as, employee empowerment. Textbook information will provide an understanding of diversity and cultural change while practical information prepares leaders to put management tools into action to enhance service and boost business.

468 Managing Technology in the Hospitality Industry

This course provides a solid grounding in hospitality technology and the management of information systems. Content includes applications for all functional areas, including reservations, rooms, food and beverage, sales and event management, and accounting. You’ll learn the basics of purchasing, implementing, maintaining, and managing today’s information systems. This course also explores systems security and maintenance, e-commerce, and hospitality careers in information technology.

472 Hospitality Sales and Marketing

Discover how to build a top-flight sales team with creative, successful sales and marketing programs that really work. This course shows how to sell rooms and food beverage services to business and leisure travelers, travel agents, and meeting planners. Industry professionals provide tips on marketing strategies that work, how concepts presented in the course are applied in today’s industry.

250 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry

This course teaches the skills that can help you develop effective supervision and management skills that are essential to success in the industry. Topics include how to recruit, select, and train; increase productivity; control labor costs; communicate effectively; manage conflict and change; and use time management techniques. Resources on creating a professional development plan for your hospitality career can help you set the direction for future educational and professional endeavors.

100 Lodging and Food Service Industry

Provides hospitality managers and students with general information about hotels and restaurants. Students will be able to understand the relation of lodging and food and beverage operations to the travel and tourism industry.

333 Managing Front Office Operations

Increase front office efficiency and help sales grow with the knowledge and skills gained from this course. Topics include revenue management and the latest technology applications. This course shows how front office activities and functions affect other departments and focuses on how to manage the front office to ensure your property’s goals are met. Case studies and real-world examples present a practical industry focus.

103 Hospitality Today: an introduction

This course takes a management perspective in explaining the organization and structure of hotels, restaurants, casinos, cruise lines, and clubs. It includes information on franchising, management contracts, business ethics, human resources, marketing and much more. By using charts, exhibits, hospitality industry statistics, and website listings provide useful information that can be applied on the job.

241 Management of Food & Beverage Operations

Get the foundation you need to make smart decisions in food and beverage operations. This course shows how to provide guests the highest priority as all details of the food and beverage operation are planned, implemented, and evaluated. You’ll learn how to build business through effective marketing strategies, how to satisfy the food- quality and nutritional demands of guests, and how to increase profits by maximizing service and productivity.

313 Club Management

Provides hospitality managers and students with general information about clubs and how to manage clubs from variety of sectors (city club, country club,Sports club etc). The purpose is to help students understand Clubs in a theoretical way.

* Programs subject to change.
* Our curriculum is designed by hospitality specialists with extensive experience in the industry

Get ready for hospitality industry in Canada

Recognized Certifications for Hospitality Management Industry

One of the most important requirement employers look for when hiring International students is if they have any hands-on practical experience as well education. With the support of our program, students will be able to achieve different training certifications using practical methodology within the hospitality industry to improve their confidence as well as their essential skills.

That is why Cornerstone College delivers one of the best hospitality management courses in Canada.

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Career after the program

A career in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Canada

Average front desk agent yearly salary in Canada C$30,201

Globally, the tourism and travel industry constitutes key sectors that include a broad scope of enterprises ranging from large multi-national corporations to small, family-owned, and operated businesses. We always try to have for our students to have the most updated and required skills for the hospitality management industry. The vast majority of these enterprises belong to either the accommodation, transportation, food & beverage, tourism, events, or the IT sector.

Positions For Hospitality Management

Within each of these sectors hospitality management students and young business professionals can aspire to contribute directly to the T&T industry through any one of the following specialized areas:

  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Finance
  • Business Development
  • Human Resources
  • Culinary Arts
  • Production and distribution
  • Customer Service

Success stories

Student Testimonials

  • "Hospitality is not only a program for me. Hospitality taught me how to interact with people how to show my best to them and how to respect them. Thanks to Cornerstone, success is not a dream anymore for me.

    Mahtab Hospitality Management Student
  • One of the things that studying at Cornerstone College taught me more than just a graduate degree was to want to improve myself despite any adversity, nothing stops you from being your best version, the hospitality management diploma program teaches me to improve myself every day. Great teachers, great diploma!

    Angela Hospitality Management
  • The hospitality industry allows me to provide customer service to people from all over the world. I am passionate to help others create memorable times. Cornerstone and this industry have helped me learn different cultures, ideas, and beliefs from other countries and I find it fascinating.

    Naomi Hospitality Management

Schedule your education

Hospitality Management Program Dates

Season Starting Dates
Winter Jan 30th, 2023
Feb 27th, 2023
Spring April 3rd, 2023
May 3rd & 29th, 2023
Summer July 4th, 2023
August 28th, 2023
Fall September 25th, 2023
October 23rd, 2023
November 20th, 2023

* The schedule may be subject to change.

** Based on the start date the student will begin with the course schedule and continue with the following courses. 


Monday – Friday Time
Morning 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Afternoon 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Evening 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

* Shifts may be subject to change for each intake. 

Scholarship options are available

Admission Requirements

International students must meet with following admission requirements below to join the Hospitality Management Co-op Diploma Program.

  1. High School Graduation or equivalent; or 18 years of age.
  2. Successful completion of ESL level intermediate at Cornerstone College or;
    • Academic IELTS 5.5
    • TOEFL IBT 65
    • Qualification for ESL level upper-intermediate on the CICCC placement test

Admission Documents

  1. Online application form
  2. A copy of your passport
  3. High school diploma for a candidate who is under 18 years old
  4. Valid document for academic IELTS or TOEFL if an applicant has

Do you have any questions?

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Can students study 6 months hospitality course in Canada?

International students can also study Hospitality Management courses for only 6 months. Our tailored curriculum is completely eligible for short-term courses as well.

Do I need to have a background to study Hospitality Management Co-op Diploma?

Our instructors, who have been employed within the industry offer their own hands-on experience and knowledge to our students. So you will get the best education in the Hospitality Management field that students are comfortable to work in this industry.

Can I use Hospitality Management Diploma to find a job in the future?

Yes, as we provide worldwide known certifications in the hospitality industry with hands-on practical education, you can use your certifications and a diploma from our institution to find a job in any country in the world.

Is the college helping Hospitality Management students to find a job in Canada?

Yes! Our dedicated co-op team will be organizing work events and workshops for students who registered for the Hospitality Management Co-op Diploma Program. Most importantly, students can have their one-on-one meetings to check their resume and get ready for job interviews.

Can I study online or in-class education during my academic period?

Absolutely, you can choose your learning method. Here at Cornerstone, we have a blended-teaching method that gives flexibility for our students to pick the most comfortable way to learn for each person. Our online booking system helps students reserve their spot in class for any day available.

Do we have to pay anything for additional certifications?

There is no additional payment required for any industry-recognized certifications. Cornerstone College provides them all for its students.

How much students earns during their co-op?

It is totally depending on your personal, communication, and industry-related skills. Students in the Hospitality Management Co-op program earn on average 15.50CAD/per hour.

Will my co-op be paid?

Yes, your co-op work must be paid.

What are hospitality management courses in Canada?

The hospitality management course may be the perfect option if you are considering a career change.

Please follow all the hospitality management courses in Canada that we provide for students.

  • Managing housekeeping operations course
  • Managing hospitality human resources course
  • Security and loss prevention management course
  • Leadership and management in the hospitality industry course
  • Managing technology in the hospitality industry course
  • Hospitality sales and marketing course
  • Supervision in the hospitality industry course
  • Lodging and food service industry course
  • Managing front office operations course
  • Hospitality today: an introduction course
  • Management of food & beverage operations course
  • Club management course

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.