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Study and Work in Canada – Tourism and Hospitality Management Co-op

tourism-and-hospitalityStudy and work in Canada with the Tourism and Hospitality Management 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. 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
  • Qualify for your certification by the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM)
  • Strengthen your résumé with Canadian career experience
  • Gain Canadian work experience in Tourism & Hospitality, the fastest-growing industry in the world

Benefits of the Tourism and Hospitality Coop Program | Study and Work Canada

Students acquire industry knowledge through an internationally recognized Tourism & 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.

Co-op Work Placement

Co-op coordinators will help prepare you for securing a co-op placement that aligns with the learning objectives of your program (required to qualify you for graduation) and can arrange up to 2 guarantee interviews. Co-op placement hours cannot exceed study hours—the program is designed to allow students to work an average of 21 to 27 hours per week. 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 Tourism and Hospitality Co-op Program in Canada?

Students who are interested in taking part in the Tourism and Hospitality Management 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.

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 WPC* WPC WPC WPC No Class

WPC – Work Placement 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

Tourism and Hospitality Co-op Program Fees and Starting Dates

The length of the Tourism and Hospitality Management Co-op Program is 74 weeks which includes 36 weeks of academic studies + 36 weeks of Co-op placement + 2 weeks of tutorial study.

The starting dates for the program in 2015 are as follows: Jan 4, Feb 1, Feb 29, Mar 28, Apr 25, May 24, Jun 20, Jul 18, Aug 15, Sep 12, Oct 11, Nov 7, Dec 5

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

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

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