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With a Hospitality and Tourism Specialist High Skills Major, students focus on a career path to match their skills and interests in this sector. By making courses more relevant to students, kids get a better understanding of the Hospitality and Tourism sector because they learn it in a real world environment. Students learn on the job with employers through Co-op and Experiential Learning opportunities, as well as in school. At graduation they receive a specially designated diploma.




A Hospitality and Tourism SHSM may be for you if you are interested in any of the following careers:

Apprenticeship Training

-  Baker
-  Butcher and Meat Cutter
​-  Chef

​-  Cook

​-  Special Events Coordinator


-  Accommodation Service Manager
-  Conference and Event Planner
​-  Food Service Supervisor

​-  Hotel/Resort Manager

​-  Restaurant and Food
    Service Manager

​-  Tourism Information Officer

​-  Travel Counsellor


-  Dietician
-  Food Bacteriologist
​-  Nutritionist

-  Public and Environmental
    Health Officer

​-  Public Relations and


-  Executive Housekeeper
-  Food and Beverage Server
​-  Food Counter Attendant
   and Kitchener Helper

​-  Food Stylist

​-  Hotel/Front Desk Clerk

​-  Hotel Valet

​-  Purser and Flight Attendant

​-  Receptionist and Front Desk Clerk

​-  Reservation Agent

-  Sales Representative -
    Wine, Food, Wholesale

​-  Ticket Agent

​-  Tour and Travel Guide

​-  Tourist Information Clerk

A Hospitality and Tourism SHSM will provide students with an assortment of the following TRAININGS AND CERTIFICATIONS
specific to the Hospitality and Tourism sector:

-  Standard First Aid
-  Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
   CPR - Level A


​-  Customer Service

​-  Cook/Line Cook

​-  Events Coordinator

​-  Fishing Guide

​-  Geographic Information
   System (GIS)

​-  Global Positioning System (GPS)

​-  Guest Services

​-  Heritage Interpreter

​-  Housekeeping Services

​-  Life Saving

​-  Paddling Techniques

​-  Safe Food Handling - advance

​-  Safe Food Handling - basic

​-  Smart Serve

​-  Spa Service

​-  Spa Etiquette

​-  Ticket Agent

​-  Tourism - basic ​-  Tour Guide



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