Hospitality and Hotel Management Program

Hospitality and Hotel Management Program

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What is it?

The Hospitality and Hotel Management Program is perfect for students seeking hands on experience at the managerial level and internationally recognized accreditation in the Hospitality, Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism sector.  Students who complete the course are rewarded with six AHLEI (American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute) certificates and six certificates from International House Career College and a final completion certificate from International House Career College.

Who is this course for?

The course is an excellent starting point for those with an interest in these fast growing industries and for those who have experience in one or more sectors of the hospitality industry but are lacking the certification needed to make the next step in their careers.

Students will gain AHLEI Certification in:

  • Hospitality Today :  An Introduction
  • Managing Service in Food and Beverage Operations
  • Managing Housekeeping Operations
  • Management of Food and Beverage Operations
  • Managing Front Office Operations
  • Supervision in the  Hospitality Industry

Upon Successful completion of the above courses, students will receive the “Hospitality Fundamentals Certificate” from AHLEI.

Program Options

Hospitality and Hotel Management Certificate:

26 weeks classes + project

Hospitality and Hotel Management Certificate (Co-op Program)

26 weeks classes + project
26 weeks classes

Note: Intake every 4 weeks; with 12 intakes per year.

Program Modules

AHLEI 103   

Hospitality Today :

An Introduction


Managing Service in Food and Beverage Operations

 AHLEI 338                    

Managing Housekeeping Operations

AHLEI 241    

Management of Food and Beverage Operations

AHLEI 333                   

Managing Front Office Operations

AHLEI 250               

Supervision in the  Hospitality Industry

Program Outline

This 24-week program followed by a 2-week final project is intended to give students the skill set needed to work in management in the hospitality industry.

Students will complete six modules each with its own AHLEI certification for a duration of 4 weeks. This allows students to enter the course every four weeks and work their way through all six modules.  Candidates will complete a curriculum delivered by experienced instructors and designed by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) which is the most respected and globally recognized in the industry .

Our Instructors

International House requires its Instructors to have had at least 10 years of proven success in hotel and restaurant management and a similar amount of teaching experience. International House Career College is proud that its instructors exceed these requirements. Students will receive instruction from some of the most well known and highly regarded members of the Hotel and Restaurant community.

How long is the program and when can I enroll?

The program consists of 24 weeks of lessons followed by a 2-week final project.

New students are accepted into the course every four weeks following the completion of each module.*

*See calendar for details

What are the admission requirements?

  • High School graduation or equivalent.
  • English language proficiency equal to TOIEC 700 or, International House level 5, (Mid Intermediate), or Canadian Language benchmark 7.
  • Successful completion of interview with qualified instructor via Skype or in person.

Candidates who do not have the necessary level of English may enter a general English program at International House Vancouver until they have reached the proficiency required.

Approval by PTIB

This course is approved.



Approval by PTIB

This program is approved.

Start Dates 2022

September 26
October 24
November 21

Start Dates 2023

January 9
February 6
March 6
April 3
May 1
May 29
July 10
August 8
September 5
October 2
October 30
November 27
Scheduled School Breaks:
December 19, 2022 to January 6, 2023
June 26 to July 7, 2023
December 25, 2023 to January 7, 2024