Build an exciting career in Tourism & Hospitality

Attract workers. Pre-employment training.

Entry Level Workers

From initiatives such as Hospitality Career Catalyst and Ready-to-work Program for newcomers, TSNO members already have access to best-in-class training options for their businesses. Learn more about TSNO programs available here.

Tourism SkillsNet Ontario (TSNO) Alliance
Tourism SkillsNet Ontario (TSNO) Alliance

Hospitality Career Catalyst

TSNO members have access to a work-ready pool of candidates through the Hospitality Career Catalyst program. Participants learn many in-demand skills and industry-recognized certifications.


TSNO members can tap into newcomers who have completed this 10-week program and have graduated with training in Workplace Essentials, Service Excellence, Food Safety (NFSTP), Smart Serve and WHMIS.

Tourism SkillsNet Ontario (TSNO) Alliance
Tourism SkillsNet Ontario (TSNO) Alliance

Tourism SkillsNet North (TSNN)

TSNO members can tap into career-ready candidates who are looking to work in Northern Ontario. Candidates can select from positions such as Line Cook, Food and Beverage Server, Dock Hand, Housekeeper or Front Desk.

Freshwater Fishing Guide

TSNO members can tap into career-ready candidates who have graduated from Hard Ice Water Fishing, Freshwater Fishing Guide & Ambassador, and Hunting Guide & Ambassador programs.

Tourism SkillsNet Ontario (TSNO) Alliance
Tourism SkillsNet Ontario (TSNO) Alliance

Three Fires Collaborative Quest Program

This program is designed to help Ontario’s Indigenous tourism workforce get back to work and help the industry overall continue to grow as we try to bounce back from the effects of COVID-19.

Culinary Tourism Alliance

Front-line workers in this program learn why it is important to source, use and celebrate local foods to help support Ontario’s economic development. OTEC will help support this initiative by creating and customizing a suite of online and virtual instructor-led tourism training courses for front-line works in the tourism and hospitality sector.

Tourism SkillsNet Ontario (TSNO) Alliance

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Become a TSNO member

TSNO members are actively working together to encourage and further conversations at the local level and while aligning recruitment and training with the sector specific skills that employers require the most. TSNO members have a strong voice. They represent and raise awareness of the labour market challenges in their communities because they already have a seat at the table. Members are experiencing the financial and workforce benefits of smarter decision-making by using tools and resources created to do just that. Click here to learn more.

Over 270 Members and counting! Top reasons to become a member

  • Builds collaborative partnerships between industry and the workforce development system
  • Supports attraction, retention and advancement of tourism and hospitality workers
  • Leverages data and technology to help businesses, destinations and workers navigate the labour market with intelligence
  • Ensures quality assurance across training networks through industry-led programming standards and strong evaluation
  • Leverages data and evidence to support targeted investments and consistent communications across the network
  • Provides economies of scale to businesses, destinations and training partners pursuing data, training and technology infrastructure to support their workforce development goals
  • Provides a framework for local strategic workforce planning and the support required for effective implementation

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