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Study and Work in Canada – Hospitality Sales & Marketing Co-op



Study and work in Canada with the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Co-op program offered
by a top, accredited private business college in Canada

Tourism and Hospitality are the world’s fastest growing industries and one of the largest area of employment. 1 in 11 of the world’s jobs are supported by the tourism and hospitality industry. Get the best out of this unique opportunity and learn from industry professionals and highly-qualified instructors.

Greystone College

international business management internshipGreystone College is a private professional career college located in beautiful downtown Vancouver. Greystone College programs provide industry certifications recognized by national and international associations in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Management and more.

Along with high quality education in small size classes, Greystone College offers guaranteed professional internships that will provide a practical learning experience and where you can apply your knowledge. With Greystone College you have the chance to:

  • Participate in small interactive classes that encourage a dynamic participatory learning environment
  • Learn industry professionals and highly-qualified instructors
  • Obtain the internationally-recognized American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute
    (AHLEI) certificates
  • Strengthen your résumé with Canadian career experience
  • Gain Canadian work experience in Hospitality, the fastest-growing industry in the world

Benefits of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Coop Program | Study and Work Canada

Students acquire industry knowledge through an internationally recognized Hospitality program, and gain Canadian work experience through a co-op placement. Tourism & Hospitality are two of the fastest growing industries, and the largest area of employment in the world. Graduates enjoy a wide variety of positions in many career areas. The program is offered in 18 month periods, each composed of a 50% academic and a 50% paid co-op placement component.

Diploma in Hospitality Sales & Marketing Co-op program gives students the necessary skills to achieve their objectives through topics such as market segmentation, market research, advertising, public relations, pricing, and revenue maximization.

Students acquire industry knowledge through an internationally-recognized Hospitality program, and gain valuable paid Canadian work experience during the co-op work term.

Students will be prepared for a variety of hospitality industry positions such as hospitality marketing assistant, sales associate, public relations coordinator, and more.

Co-op Work Placement

This paid Work Experience is an integral part of the Co-op program. Students will apply the theories learned in class in real world work settings. Program Orientation and Pre-Placement classes will prepare you for finding a suitable co-op work experience. Throughout the work experience term, you will receive the support and guidance of a dedicated Co-op Coordinator.

Co-op positions vary depending on an employer’s needs, and the student’s English and professional skills. Your work schedule and wage will be determined by your employer.

Coop Services Include:

  • Permit sponsorship
  • Documentation support
  • Interview and job preparation
  • Résumé building
  • Explanation of government reporting procedures
  • Job search tips and up to 2 guaranteed interviews

Am I eligible for the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Co-op Program in Canada?

Students who are interested in taking part in the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Co-op Program must have a secondary school diploma or equivalent (accepted secondary school diplomas must be from Canada or the USA); or be at least 18 years of age, and pass a superintendent approved qualifying test.

International Students must demonstrate a high intermediate level of English with our online written test and arranged speaking interview. The online written test is exempt if iBT 70, IELTS 6, ILSC I4 or CLB8 is presented. Also the online written test is exempt if ILSC’s Hospitality Management Preparation Certificate program is completed.

New Study Permit Regulations as of June 1, 2014…

Study permits will automatically authorize the holder to work off-campus for up to 20 hours per week during the academic session and full-time during scheduled breaks without the need to apply for a separate work permit. The study permit holder must be pursuing academic, vocational or professional training of six months or more that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate at a designated institution. Learn more…

Study and Work in Canada

International students taking a coop program in Canada must have a valid study & work permit. International business courses in Canada including internship require that you apply for a study permit before your arrival in Canada. Learn more

Post Graduate Work Permit Canada

Students who complete a fulltime program lasting for longer than 8 months may be eligible to apply for a Post Graduate Work Permit. Post Graduate Work Permits may not exceed the length of study time. Please see the Government of Canada Website for more information.

Study and Work in Canada Program Schedule

Students will benefit from qualified instructors with years of experience in the industry. Classes are Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm and one hour is intended for lunch break.

Students taking the daytime program will follow the same course schedule from 9:00 AM–2:30 PM during all study portions. During the first 24 weeks of the program, students will also take the Work Placement Skills Course to prepare them for their Co-op placement.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Class Class Class Class Class
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch No Class
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Class Class Class Class No Class
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM WPS* WPS WPS WPS No Class

WPS – Work Placement Skills class that will prepare student for their co-op placement.

After students complete their co-op placement, they will return for a 2 weeks course. The schedule for the post placement academic study is bellow.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Class Class Class Class Class
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch No Class
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Class Class Class Class No Class

Hospitality Sales & Marketing Co-op Program Fees and Starting Dates

The length of the Hospitality Sale & Marketing Co-op Program is 50 weeks which includes 24 weeks of academic studies + 24 weeks of Co-op placement + 2 weeks of tutorial study.

If you wish to receive information regarding the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Co-op Program fees and starting dates, please Contact us. The fee includes:

  • Registration fee
  • Tuition
  • Books and study material
  • Co-op Service fee

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