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St. Marcellinus Catholic Secondary School
"Let Every Spirit Soar"
905.564.6614
  • St. Marcellinus Catholic Secondary School
  • 730 Courtneypark Drive West
  • Mississauga ON , L5W 1L9
  • Principal: Maria Bueno
  • Vice Principal(s): Loredana Gencarelli
    Kwadwo Adusei
    Greg Spagnoli

  • Superintendents: Adrian Scigliano
  • Trustee: Luz del Rosario (Mississauga Ward 11)
    Thomas Thomas (Mississauga Ward 5)
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Hospitality and Tourism

Grade: 10

Course Code: (TFJ2O)

This course emphasizes the scope of the hospitality and tourism industry. Students will study food origins, food-handling techniques and food preparation, health and safety standards, and the use of specialized tools and equipment. Students will also investigate travel and tourism activities in Ontario, develop effective communication and management skills, and identify career opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Prerequisite: None

Hospitality and Tourism

Grade: 11

Course Code: (TFT3C)

This course emphasizes the scope of the hospitality and tourism industry. Students will study food origins, food-handling techniques and food preparation, health and safety standards, and the use of specialized tools and equipment. Students will also investigate travel and tourism activities in Ontario, develop effective communication and management skills, and identify career opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Prerequisite: None

Hospitality and Tourism

Grade: 12

Course Code: (TXJ4E)

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the various sectors of the tourism industry. Students will demonstrate advanced food preparation and presentation skills; increase health and wellness knowledge; develop tourism administration and management skills; design and implement a variety of events or activities; and investigate principles and procedures that contribute to high-quality customer service. Students will expand their awareness of health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues, and career opportunities in the tourism industry.

Prerequisite: Hospitality and Tourism, Grade 11, College Preparation

What is a Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) in Hospitality and Tourism?

A SHSM in Hospitality and Tourism enables students to customize their high school experience to suit their interests and talents, to meet the requirements of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma, and to prepare for a successful postsecondary transition to apprenticeship training, college, university, or employment in the hospitality and tourism sector. A SHSM enables students to gain sector-identified preparatory skills and knowledge and to make informed career decisions.

What are the components of a SHSM in Hospitality and Tourism?

The required 5 components identified in the ministry-approved framework are the following:

1. A package of 10 required credits, including 4 ”major” credits and required credits in English, mathematics, and science

2. Certifications recognized by the sector. (CPR, first aid, safe food handling, WHMIS, Service Excellence)

3. Experiential learning through cooperative education (a minimum of 2 credits), job shadowing, and work experience

4. Use of the Ontario Skills Passport (OSP) to document demonstration of essential skills and work habits

5. “Reach ahead” experiences in the student’s post secondary destination of choice.

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