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Hospitality & Tourism SHSM

Interested in becoming a Hospitality & Tourism SHSM student? Talk to your teacher or guidance department today!

  • The Hospitality & Tourism sector includes a broad range of careers!

  • In the Specialist High Skills Major – Hospitality & Tourism program, students can focus on a career
    pathway that matches their skills and interests.

  • Students will get a better understanding of the Hospitality & Tourism sector through course selections
    and opportunities to connect their in-school learning to real world environments, including
    Co-op work experience, postsecondary reach ahead experiences, industry-based experiential
    learning, training and certifications.

  • At graduation, students will receive a specially designated diploma.

The SHSM - Hospitality & Tourism program may be for you if you are interested in any of the following careers:

Apprenticeship Training

  • Baker
  • Butcher, meat cutter, and fishmonger – retail and wholesale
  • Chef
  • Conference and event planner
  • Cook


  • Accommodation service manager
  • Conference and event planner
  • Food service supervisor
  • Professional occupations in advertising, marketing, and public relations
  • Restaurant and food service manager
  • Travel counsellor


  • Biologist or related scientists
  • Dietitian or nutritionist
  • Inspector in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety
  • Professional occupations in advertising, marketing, and public relations


  • Airline ticket and service agent
  • Executive housekeepers
  • Food and beverage server
  • Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers, and related support occupations
  • Ground and water transport ticket agents, cargo service representatives, and related clerks
  • Hotel front desk clerk
  • Other customer and information services representatives
  • Other service support occupations
  • Pursers and flight attendants
  • Receptionist
  • Sales and account representative – wholesale trade (non-technical)
  • Theatre, fashion, exhibit, and other creative designers

The Hospitality & Tourism SHSM will also provide students with opportunities to earn an assortment of trainings and certifications specific to the sector. These may include:

  • first aid/CPR/AED awareness
  • health and safety – basic