Become part of the vibrant and growing tourism sector in Canada and beyond. Explore the unlimited possibilities offered in the service industry through Selkirk's first-class training.
With world-class recreational opportunities, including internationally acclaimed ski resort access and Scholars Dining Room, our campuses are perfect for giving you practical experiences in hospitality and tourism. Our welcoming instructors, with years of industry experience, take you through the ins and outs of these highly progressive industries to get you started on career success—and earning a high wage.
As a provincial Industry Training Authority (ITA) for professional cooks 1, 2 and 3, our skilled instructors teach you culinary fundamentals for detailed menu planning, quality ingredient selection and efficient meal preparation. You will learn in a live kitchen environment providing services for our student cafeteria, banquet guests, at regional competitions and in our signature Scholar's Dining Room.
Our Culinary Management program is a two year diploma combining the Professional Cooking ITA programs (levels one & two) with some of our best hospitality management courses. You will learn both culinary fundamentals and key management and leadership skills. The Culinary Management program includes a paid 4-month work term where you’ll put your theory to action and gain valuable practical experience.
This fully online program gives you personalized learning experiences and flexibility to set your own schedule as you explore our multimedia curriculum, complete with videos, forums and chat rooms. Whether you’re looking to improve your workplace performance, increase your chances of career advancement or pave your way into the industry, our program can help you get there.
The successful chef or food and beverage entrepreneur of today requires more than just great culinary skills to excel in the hospitality industry. Chefs, food and beverage managers in the hospitality industry, and restaurant owners today need business, leadership and human resource skills in addition to a strong culinary foundation. This program provides professional cook training and fundamental management skills for students with culinary backgrounds looking to manage, own or operate a food and beverage business.
Build on your education and life experience with the Post-Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management. The two-year Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the ever-changing and competitive business world in Canada. The Post Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management includes a paid 4-month work term either locally, in larger cities, or in resort areas. This presents an opportunity to take your education abroad. *Students can choose to commence their studies in either May or September.
Selkirk College's Resort & Hotel Management program will set you up with the skills you need to succeed in this dynamic industry. Our program teaches you solid business practices, human resources, leadership and marketing skills that will help to launch your career in the growing global hospitality industry.
Covering all aspects of ski resort operations, our program gives you a unique blend of management skills and industry knowledge to prepare you for lasting leadership roles. Based in Nelson, BC you’ll be at the centre of epic mountain culture and have easy access to world-class ski resorts where you can sharpen your ski, snowboard and networking skills.