Course code: #HFC
This eight-month certificate program will prepare you to enter a wide range of employment opportunities within the thriving hospitality industry.
You will develop skills and knowledge in the core areas of the hospitality industry, such as food preparation, service leadership, food safety and sanitation, food theory and practice, guest services and customer relations, and dining room service.
Throughout the program at Seneca College, you will also earn industry-recognized certifications that are built into coursework to enhance your resumé, ensuring you graduate job-ready.
Throughout this program, you will develop the following skills:
This program is offered in Seneca's hybrid delivery format with some courses available in Seneca's flexible delivery format. Some coursework is online and some must be completed in person.
For courses offered in the flexible delivery format, professors use innovative learning spaces and technology to teach students in a classroom or lab and broadcast in real time to students attending remotely.
|Cost of living||1 person||$8,292|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$8,650|
Duolingo: Minimum score 105 to 110
As an international student, you have the option of learning English at Seneca's English Language Institute (ELI) before starting your professional program.
There are eight (8) levels in the ELI that are seven (7) weeks in length each. There are six (6) start dates per year: January, March, May, July, September and November.
If you apply to a professional program and you do not meet Seneca’s English requirements, you may receive an Offer of Admission to your program that is conditional upon completion of the English Language Institute.
The college will use your English test score to place you at the most appropriate ELI level. If you do not have an English score, you will take a placement test when you arrive on campus.
|ELI Level||Duolingo||TOEIC||IELTS Academic||TOEFL iBT||Cambridge||EIKEN Grade||PTE Academic|
|Level 1||10 - 25||10 - 225||2.0 (all bands 2.0)||0 - 12||<142||4 - 5 (419)||10 - 20|
|Level 2||30 - 40||230 - 295||2.5 (all bands 2.5)||13 - 19||<142||3 (1456)||21 - 25|
|Level 3||45 - 50||300 - 395||3.0 (all bands 3.0)||20 - 29 (S/W 8)||<142||Pre-2 (1728)||26 - 30|
|Level 4||55 - 60||400 - 495||3.5 (all bands 3.5)||30 - 39 (S/W 10)||<142||Pre-2 (1854)||31 - 35|
|Level 5||65 - 70||500 - 570||4.0 (all bands 4.0)||40 - 49 (S/W 12)||142 - 146||2 (1980)||36 - 40|
|Level 6||75 - 80||575 - 645||4.5 (all bands 4.5)||50 - 59 (S/W 14)||147 - 153||2 (2141)||41 - 45|
|Level 7||85 - 90||650 - 720||5.0 (all bands 5.0)||60 - 69 (S/W 16)||154 - 161||Pre-1 (2304)||46 - 50|
|Level 8||95 - 100||725 and above||5.5 (all bands 5.5)||70 - 79 (S/W 18)||162 - 168||Pre-1 (2467)||51 - 57|
|Levels 6, 7 and 8: ELI plus Seneca subjects. Earn up to four Seneca credits while in the ELI.|
|Fee items||Fees per Session (7 weeks / 1 level)||Fees per Semester (14 weeks / 2 levels)|
After finishing Level 8, You will receive a Certificate of Standing from the ELI, and you will be automatically registered in your program at Seneca. You will not have to take another English test.
Mature applicants applying to degree programs must be 19 years old by the first day of scheduled classes and have been away from high school for at least two years.
Mature applicants must meet all program-specific prerequisite courses. Pre-admission testing is not permitted to meet degree program prerequisites.
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