Hospitality Career Pathways

Find and land your ideal role with HWTC’s Hospitality Career Pathways (HCP) training program.

We’ll help you find your seat at the table.

The Hospitality Career Pathways (HCP) program invites participants to explore a wide range of career opportunities as a Housekeeper, Room Attendant, Guest Service Agent, Restaurant/Banquet Server, and more. Over an eight-week period, you’ll build core hospitality skills through online learning, in-class training, and a two-week job placement in a hospitality setting. We’ll also show you how to future-proof your career with tips for resume writing, job searches, and interviews.

In addition to these learnings, HCP participants will have the chance to acquire the following hospitality certifications:

  • WHMIS Certification
  • Smart Serve Certification
  • Food Handlers Certification

Program Details


Eight weeks



Method of study

Hybrid (In-person and online)

Study Time

7 hours per day

Age Requirement

18 years and older

Program Eligibility

  • Ontario Works Recipient
  • Resident of Ontario
    Eligible to work in Ontario
    Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week

Please note that the HCP Program includes in-person sessions at the Toronto Don Valley Hotel located at 175 Wynford Drive which will require participants to travel to and from east Toronto. Masks are required for this in-person training.

Participants will also require full-time availability during the final two weeks of the program to secure a job placement and complete the course. All placements are subject to local COVID-19 restrictions.

Upcoming Program Dates

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Program Calendar

Why Choose

Hands-on experience

Gain industry experience and make connections through a 2-week job placement.

Personalized plans

Work directly with HWTC’s hospitality career experts to set goals and build strategies for long-term success.

Industry certifications

Earn key hospitality certifications in WHMIS, Smart Serve, and Food Handlers.

Training that caters to your needs.

Our experts are here to guide you to a long and prosperous career in hospitality. Book a 15-minute call to start your training!

Learning the basic skills I need to enter the Hospitality Industry was invaluable knowledge, I am looking forward to my new journey in Hospitality.

Jose - HCP Graduate

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