Hospitality Career Pathways

group of hospitality workers

Program Overview

Duration: Eight weeks
Cost: No cost to eligible participants
Method of Study: Online
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 2 hours per day
Age Requirement: 18 years and older
Eligibility: Resident of Ontario, eligible to work in the province. Newcomers and individuals in receipt of Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Supports are encouraged to apply.

Program Description

HWTC has partnered with the Ontario Tourism Education Council (OTEC) and Tourism SkillsNet Ontario to offer Hospitality Career Pathways (HCP), a free eight-week program that will introduce you to different careers in the hospitality industry.

HCP is a must for anyone considering a career in hospitality. In addition to the various roles in the industry, you will also learn about industry standards and expectations for success in the workplace. 

Program Details

The program includes online instructor-led sessions, independent activities, and one-on-one coaching sessions.

Training and certifications in WHMIS, Smart Serve, and Food Handlers, as well as resume writing, job search, and interview skills, are also included in the program.

Why This Program

If you’ve ever dreamed of a career in the hospitality industry, HCP is your first step in making that dream come true.

Understanding the fundamentals of the industry now will prepare you in advance for the hospitality roles that will return once the current crisis has passed.

You will acquire the skills necessary for success in jobs that are available now and those that will be in the future.

Best of all, there is no cost to candidates who are accepted into the program.

Start Dates

2022 Cohorts dates – TBA