Hospitality Management Certificate with Co-op

Our 32-week Hospitality Management Certificate with Co-op options is in collaboration with the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI). AHLEI is widely recognized as the pre-eminent leader in hospitality certification. The program is designed to prepare students for the fundamental management and operational skills needed in the hospitality industry within 32 weeks. 

At Create Career College (CCC), we provide work placements for the Co-op semester. The 16 weeks Co-op semester is an excellent opportunity for students to apply their knowledge in the professional field. The Co-op option is especially beneficial to international students because the Co-op provides valuable Canadian work experience that will boost students’ competitive advantage in the job market.

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be job-ready for entry-level positions in the hospitality industry in Canada.

Program Length

32 weeks

*Classroom Lecture: 16 Weeks      Co-op Work Experience: 16 Weeks      Total: 32 Weeks

Academic Admission Requirement


English Requirement

Completion of an approved English test, successful assessment by Create Career College (CCC), or completion of the CCC’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course.

TOEFL iBT a minimum score of 60 or IELTS academic a minimum score of 4.5

Successful completion of Grade 12 from a Canadian High School or equivalent

A score of 60% on the Create Career College English Placement Test

Completion of Create Career College’s English as Academic Purposes (EAP) EAP is a prerequisite language program designed for international students who want to enroll in academic or vocational courses at CCC or Lakeland College in Alberta

Course Listing

The course provides students with an introduction to the business world as it applies to the hospitality industry. More specifically, it acquaints them with the social, economic and environmental context within which the hospitality industry operates. The course covers the structure, nature and operating characteristics of the different sectors of the hospitality industry, as well as the interaction of management with departments like marketing, finance and human resources.

This course details the flow of business through a hotel, starting from taking reservations to check-out and account settlement. The course also examines various elements of conducting effective front office management paying particular attention to the planning and evaluation of front office operations and to human resources management. Front office procedures and management are placed within the context of the overall operation of a hotel.

This course provides a thorough overview of housekeeping––from the big picture of planning and organization and the hiring and retention of staff to the technical details of cleaning each area of the hotel. Also featured are industry experts who will present real-life examples and practical information.

This course shows how every aspect of a food service operation contributes to a guest’s experience. The course includes an updated menu trend, responsible alcohol service, and material on leadership, service skills, and service styles.

Start Dates

Oct. 25, 2021
Nov. 22, 2021
Jan.3, 2022
Jan. 31, 2022
Feb. 28, 2022
Mar. 4, 2022
May 9, 2022

Jun. 6 2022
Jul. 4 2022
Aug. 1, 2022
Aug. 29 2022
Sep. 5 2022
Oct. 3 2022
Oct. 31 2022

Class Schedule

Monday 9AM to 1PM
Tuesday 9AM to 1PM
Wednesday 9AM to 1PM
Thursday 9AM to 1PM
Friday 9AM to 1PM