Program Description Centennial College's Hospitality and Tourism Administration program prepares you for an industry that Tourism HR Canada identifies as climbing to more than $293 billion in goods and services revenue by 2030. Most importantly for Hospitality and Tourism Administration program graduates, Tourism HR Canada projects that demand for labour in the sector will grow to 2.1 million jobs in Canada, exposing a labour demand and skills shortage. In this advanced diploma program, you will learn the essential job and leadership skills needed to be successful in this vast industry. With experiential learning opportunities in a new on-campus restaurant, event centre and hotel suites, you will come to understand the demands and hard work needed to run a multi-faceted hospitality operation in one of the world's most diverse tourism destinations, the great city of Toronto. To round out training, this program also features a comprehensive 14-week field placement with one of our industry partners, either locally or internationally. In addition to your advanced diploma, you will graduate with important industry certifications such as Smart Serve, Safe Food Handlers and CPR, making you truly job ready. From hospitality management to tourism planning and leadership development, you will be prepared to make significant contributions to the global hospitality and tourism sector. You will have the experience to work anywhere in the world and will be able to bring the Centennial College signature global citizenship philosophy to any community or organization for which you work. Program Highlights: Because this Hospitality and Tourism program features exclusive experiential learning opportunities in new state-of-the-art facilities, including a restaurant, cafe, four operational hotel suites, culinary and bake labs, you graduate with hands-on experience. The program ensures you gain the skills that employers are seeking today. The instructors who lead the courses are industry professionals. Are you an international student? If so, please note that you will not be eligible for your post-graduation work permit if you take a semester off from your learning. Always talk to our Student Advisor before planning your time with us. We want you to enjoy your entire experience and are here to help you with your learning journey. It’s Your Shift Training and Awareness Program: The program includes an innovative industry training and awareness certification – It’s Your Shift. The certification equips students with the crucial knowledge and provides current resources focused on sexual harassment prevention and safe practices for intervention as frontline workers or managers. It will support graduates as they enter the hospitality industry to become leaders for the prevention of sexual harassment and contribute to the evolution of safe and welcoming work environments. The SMART Accreditation Program: Centennial's Hospitality – Hotel Operations Management two-year diploma program and Hospitality and Tourism Administration three-year advanced diploma program have been honoured with the organization's SMART + Premium status, which means the programs exceed basic tourism industry standards. Centennial College is among the first colleges and universities in Canada to receive Tourism HR Canada's SMART accreditation –and the only one to have two programs recognized for demonstrating tourism-related programming that exceeds industry standards.