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Hospitality Workers Training Centre (HWTC)

HWTC provides FREE training to individuals looking to get into the Hospitality industry and provide post program employment supports. 

HWTC gets you job ready in 3 weeks! They currently have two training programs available; Restaurant Ready, and Fast Track.  Both of these training programs are designed for anyone to gain entry level positions in a restaurant. They teach soft skills, technical training and provide certifications such as Smart Serve and/or Food Handler's Certificate.  

Once training is complete, their employment specialists will work with the individual to assist with job placements and/or employment opportunities. Their programs and services are free and are open to all  individuals who meet the eligibility requirements.

Communities they serve:


PROGRAM TYPE: Community Based

SERVING: Anglophone

REGISTRATION PROCESS: Call 1-888-777-4982

INTAKE: The programs are ongoing and change with the needs of the industry and employment partners..  

ELIGIBILITY: 15+ and older. Unemployed or underemployed, lives in Ontario , has S.I.N – Social Insurance Number / Work Permit, is able to stand for long periods at a time, able to bend, push, pull and lift up to 30 pounds (13kg) ,English language level: CLB 6 , has Basic Computer Knowledge (Online program Components), is able ble to work days and evenings and weekends


Various locations. Head office: 116 Industry Street, York Ontario M6M 4L8

Other location: Danial Spectrum  585 Dundas Street East, Toronto Ontario M5A 2B7

Program Updates

Some program dates may change. Contact the organization for more details:

HWTC New Brand Flyer General - 2023 (1) (1).pdf