Eligibility and Costs

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Due to the high risk of contagion through the handling of food and sharp objects, individuals with an infectious disease are not suitable for admission to ITHQ programs. For programs with practical applications in the kitchen, individuals with severe food allergies or dietary restrictions are not suitable for practical cooking programs. If an applicant does not disclose the relevant health information during the admission process, the ITHQ reserves the right to refuse registration.


  • Have a secondary school diploma or equivalent education
  • Be at least 18 years old at the start of the program


  • Experience in the restaurant industry is an asset that will be considered for the review of your application.


All fees are in Canadian dollars.

New file charge (non-refundable and includes a comparative evaluation of studies done outside Quebec) $85
Registration fees $750 for the program, payable in 3 installments
Tuition fees $25,200 for the program, payable in 3 installments
Enriched component   $1,350 for the program, payable in 3 installments
Total payable to the ITHQ after admission to the program $27,385

Other costs

Purchase of uniforms and equipment Approximately $1,200
Compulsory health insurance Approximately $1,000


  • Tuition fees and the enriched component are refundable in full if you cancel your registration by no later than August 15, 2020 for the fall semester.
  • If you cancel your registration after August 15, 2020 and before the first day of the session, tuition fees and the enriched component are refundable, minus a 25% administrative fee.
  • No refunds will be granted starting from the 1st day of the session.
  • The ITHQ reserves the right to cancel the program due to insufficient student numbers. In this case, tuition fees and the new file charge will be refunded.


  • Registration fees include administrative services, student association fees, a voluntary contribution to the ITHQ Foundation and civil liability insurance.
  • There are additional costs for the purchase of books and course notes.
  • All fees are in Canadian dollars.
  • The amounts indicated are subject to change without notice.

    You can also reach us at 514-282-5110 or toll free at 1 800 361-5111, extension 5110, from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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