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For those looking to enter the hospitality industry, the Passport to Hospitality Work Prosperity is a FREE 9 weeks of virtual classroom activities, where new learning, recertification and upskilling will occur with ORHMA’s partnered training provider, HT Hospitality Training Inc. (HT). Along with 3 weeks of PAID work-integrated learning placement within the sector.  

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM: 

The Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) have taken the initiative of being a forefront leader in assisting employers within the industry in finding great qualified employees to build that long term sustainable relationships. Through the Government of Ontario’s Skills Development Fund and in partnership with Employment Ontario, and workplace training provider HT Hospitality Training Inc., we present the “Passport to Hospitality Work Prosperity” program. 

 

The Passport to Hospitality Prosperity program offers job seekers the opportunity to participate in 9 weeks of virtual classroom learning and certification through HT Hospitality Inc. 

The program, Passport to Hospitality Prosperity runs 36 cohorts of no more than 20 participants per cohort, from June 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023. ORHMA is looking to place 540 participants from the program into 3 weeks of work-integrated learning experiences across the province in restaurants, hotels and motels.

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COURSES: 

The advantages for employers to participate and become industry partners on the Passport to Hospitality Prosperity program includes a 50% wage subsidy offer, for participant’s 3 weeks of work-integrated on the job learning. This provides temporary relief of labour shortages for a business, and the increased potential to hire qualified participants of the program immediately after the 3 week placement.

 

Participants will have the opportunity to go through courses such as, Smart Serve, Food Handler Safety Certification, CPR & First Aid, AODA, Canadian Workplace Essentials, Customer Service Skills and many more targeted specific courses. After the 9 weeks of learning, employers will participate as a partner in the program by offering 3 weeks of paid work-integrated learning experiences. 

PARTICIPATION: 

Is your business in need of help? Are you short staffed and needing qualified individuals to fill those roles? Join ORHMA as an industry partner in the Passport to Hospitality Work Prosperity program and let’s reduce the number of vacant roles in the hospitality sector.  Please contact our team using the buttons below. 

Job Seeker Information

  • For those looking to enter the hospitality industry, the Passport to Hospitality Work Prosperity is a FREE 9 weeks of virtual classroom activities, where new learning, recertification and upskilling will occur with ORHMA’s partnered training provider, HT Hospitality Training Inc. (HT). Along with 3 weeks of PAID work-integrated learning placement within the sector.   

  • After completing 9 weeks of FREE virtual learning, job seekers will be eligible for a stipend of $1296.

  • Participants of the program will be placed in 3 weeks of PAID work integrated learning at a hotel, motel or restaurant.

  • Courses include:

    • WHMIS

    • Smart Serve

    • Food Handler Safety Certification

    • CPR & First Aid

    • AODA

    • Canadian Workplace Essential

    • Emerit for housekeeping

    • Dispute Resolution

    • Customer Service