New Hospitality Service Training Elective starting May 21st

Hospitality Service Training (HST)

HST is designed for students wishing to acquire knowledge of the functional English and practical hospitality skills required for employment in a café, bar or restaurant. Hands-on practice in addition to supervised practical training are included.

Students completing the 4-week HST program will acquire:

  • Barista skills
  • Bar service skills
  • Customer service skills
  • The Serving It Right (SIR) Certificate *

New IELTS Test Preparation Class Opening

Next Monday, May 14, we will be opening a new PM1 IELTS class for ENG125 students and above.

The class will cover:

  • test practice
  • topical discussion
  • actual task timing
  • test taking strategies
  • full exam testing

If you are currently on the waiting list for the IELTS class, you will be automatically added to this new class for Monday.

If you wish to join this new class, but are not on the waiting list, please come and see Beck as soon as possible.

Donating to not-for-profit organizations in Vancouver

Have you finished your studies at CCEL? Are you going back to your home country? Do you have too much stuff to take with you? If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, then be kind to the environment and your suitcases … and RECYCLE what you don’t want/need! You can donate your things to the following not-for-profit organisations in Vancouver.

For a list of Greater Vancouver Shelters that may also take donations please go to:

You can also visit the Recycling Council of British Columbia’s website for more great recycling resources and tips: