Tourism & Event Management

The Tourism & Event Management Program is a unique opportunity to earn graduation credits, post-secondary credits and industry certification in just 1 year.

WHAT JOBS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE TOURISM & EVENT MANAGEMENT INDUSTRY?

  • event planning & coordination
  • managing dining/foodservices, banquets and conventions
  • sales & marketing
  • adventure tourism management/guides
  • cruise ship personnel
  • human resources
  • resort/hotel management, guest services,¬†concierge

WHAT DO I NEED TO START?

  • entering¬†grade 11 or 12
  • strong interest in working with the public
  • effective interpersonal and communication skills

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

  • post-secondary training without the tuition fee
  • scholarship opportunities
  • 16 graduation credits
  • 120 hours of work experience
  • preferential admission and/or course credits at Douglas College
  • building connections with industry employers
  • American Hotel & Lodging Association certifications:
    1. Supervision in the Hospitality Industry
    2. Hospitality Today
  • additional certifications:
    1. Food Safe Level 1
    2. Serving it Right
    3. WorldHost Fundamentals
    4. Foundation of Workplace Safety

WHEN AND WHERE IS THE PROGRAM OFFERED?

  • Burnaby Mountain Secondary on Mon, Tues and Thurs 12:30 – 3:40pm
  • attend current school to complete other courses in the mornings

HOW DO I REGISTER?

  • submit an application package
  • participate in an interview
For more information,
Contact your School Career Advisor
or email CareerEducation@burnabyschools.ca