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Industry Input Ensures Future-Focused Certification

Tourism HR Canada recently hosted three simultaneous meetings in Ottawa with Line Cooks, Front Desk Agents, and Housekeeping Room Attendants from across Canada. From November 20 to 23, these groups reviewed and validated the questions for certification exams for each of these occupations, as well as for the soon-to-be-launched micro-exams based on skills clusters such […]

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Shape the Next Generation of Certification

Join us for industry consultations to develop Tourism HR Canada’s Emerit Micro-Certification Exams. Tourism HR Canada is looking for Line Cooks, Chefs, Sous Chefs, and cooking instructors/educators from anywhere in Canada for a unique opportunity to collaborate on the creation of micro-certification exams. We are seeking individuals who: The various activities include phone interviews, virtual

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Certification Programs By Industry, For Industry

As part of the federally funded Workforce Recovery project and the update of the Emerit Certification Program, Tourism HR Canada welcomed two groups of dedicated industry professionals in Ottawa in early March 2023. Fifteen Hotel General Managers and 13 Directors of Housekeeping from across the country, representing a variety of establishments and workplace environments, gathered

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Make Safe: Protect Your Workplace from Violence and Harassment

Trigger Warning: Sexual Violence Just under half (47%) of workers in Canada either witnessed or experienced inappropriate sexualized or discriminatory behavior in a work-related setting in the previous year.[1] Tourism HR Canada has just launched Make Safe, a training program aimed at mitigating sexual harassment in the tourism and hospitality industry. Just as in other

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Help Shape Certification for Accommodations Professionals

Join Tourism HR Canada for industry consultations to update its Emerit Professional Certification Programs. Tourism HR Canada is looking for Directors of Housekeeping and Hotel General Managers to participate in a number of development activities to update the nationally recognized Emerit certification programs for these two occupations. The various activities include phone interviews, virtual consultation

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Flatten Your Business Learning Curve – Get Back to Basics with Tourism Business Builders

The Tourism HR Canada team is proud to announce the launch of its Tourism Business Builders online program, developed specifically for tourism and hospitality entrepreneurs. This much-anticipated update moves the renowned program to a fully online offering, allowing for 24/7 access on the organization’s emerit.ca learning platform and the flexibility to quickly add content as

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Business Builders: Restarting Tourism with Confidence

Tourism HR Canada has long led the way in offering innovative, industry-vetted training and small business resources for Canada’s tourism operators, workers, and students. As our hard-hit industry sees a glimmer of hope for reopening, access to skills development will be vital to welcoming back visitors with world-class customer service and unique experiences. Coming next

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Ready for Recovery: Tourism’s Workforce Acquires Skills for Safe Reopening

As part of Tourism HR Canada’s desire to support the recovery and resiliency of the tourism workforce throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we made our entire catalogue of Emerit online training free of charge. The goal: to ensure tourism’s dedicated professionals were ready to act as soon as it was possible to begin reopening. The online

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