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Important information for PTIB certified institutions

September 1, 2021

To:  All certified private training institutions, and new certification applicants I am writing to provide some important updates and reminders from the Private Training Institutions Branch. Updated application process Effective immediately, the program application function on the PTIB Portal will be unavailable while enhancements are being made.  Additionally, PTIB has also removed the PDF “Institution […]

Eton College’s Official COVID-19 Advisory

March 20, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Changes to the Government of Canada International Travel and Border Restrictions, Effective Feb. 22 February 19, 2021 To: All certified private training institutions, and new certification applicants Greetings everyone, Please note the following COVID-19 update for February 19, 2021: The Government of Canada has expanded restrictions for international travel, effective Feb. 22, including: Travellers entering Canada by air will […]

Eton College Partnership with Sri Lanka’s Horizon Featured on The PIE

August 24, 2020

Eton College has signed a new pathway partnership with Horizon, a private university in Sri Lanka.

Eton College Canada Inks Deal for Student Pathway Program With Victoria University of Wellington

June 27, 2020

(June 2020) A newly signed partnership between Eton College Canada and top globally ranked Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) in New Zealand is set to provide students with pathway programs to obtain a bachelor’s degree, as well as explore new programs in business, tourism, and hospitality management. Under the agreement, students can choose from three diploma […]

Federal Supports for Post-Secondary Students and Recent Graduates Affected by COVID-19

April 25, 2020

Federal Supports for Post-Secondary Students and Recent Graduates Affected by COVID-19 The federal government has announced a package of new and enhanced financial supports for post-secondary students: Targeted supports for students who are ineligible for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit; Increased and expanded eligibility for student financial aid; Targeted supports for Indigenous students; and, Expanded supports […]

COVID-19 and Determination of Return to Work of Essential Service Workers Who Have Traveled Out of Canada

April 9, 2020

The definition of what constitutes essential services, and which workers in those essential service are critical for business continuity, varies between organizations in the public and private sector. Your browser doesn’t support pdf, please use other browser   

BLOGS

Basic Hotel and Restaurant Accounting: What You Should Know

November 2, 2022

  Key Takeaways: Basic hotel and restaurant accounting is part of the growing yet demanding industry of hospitality. There are various essential roles involved in basic hotel and restaurant accounting. While exciting, there are also potential challenges to excerpt in the field of basic hotel and restaurant accounting.   Eager to earn a certificate in […]

Is a Micro-Credential Course in Hospitality Worth It?

November 2, 2022

  Key Takeaways: 40% of existing university degrees will soon be obsolete and traditional undergraduate or postgraduate degrees could disappear within a decade. Micro-credential courses are one way to validate your skills and knowledge in hospitality management. It costs less money and takes less time to complete a micro-credential course.   According to the Sydney […]

7 Key Things You’ll Learn in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Course

November 2, 2022

  Key Takeaways: Canadian hospitality is a billion-dollar industry expected to return to normal levels from 2022 onwards. Introduction to the hospitality industry covers subjects in customer service, management, social responsibility, and collaborative work. It’s essential for students to equip themselves with hospitality skills to thrive in the demanding workplace.   The COVID-19 pandemic caused  […]

Introduction to the Hospitality Industry: What You Should Know about This $4,548 Billion Sector

November 2, 2022

  Key Takeaways: The COVID-19 pandemic had a large impact on the hospitality industry but reports and research say that it will bounce back to normal levels as soon as 2022. There are four major segments in hospitality: food and beverages, travel and tourism, lodging, and recreation.  Hospitality is a well-rounded industry, dealing with various […]

Hospitality Professionals In-Demand in 8 out of 13 Provinces in Canada

November 2, 2022

  Key Takeaways: Accommodation and food services sector is expected to experience a labor shortage, affecting 64 percent of businesses in Canada. According to Indeed, the average salary for a hospitality manager is CAD $89,062 per year in British Columbia. The demand for hospitality professionals has grown with over a million non-resident international visitors arrived at […]

What Should You Look for in a Hospitality Management Program?

October 11, 2022

  Key Takeaways: A hospitality management course should be reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). By 2028, there will be over 106,000 jobs in tourism and over 215,000 jobs in the accommodation and food industries in British Columbia. It’s important to look into a program’s course structure, learning […]