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.


  • Candidates must have a secondary school diploma or equivalent education.
  • They must be international students, which means that they are not Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  • Experience in the restaurant industry is an asset that will be considered in the application review process.
  • A basic knowledge of French is not compulsory but will facilitate their integration into Québec workforce.


All fees are in Canadian dollars.

  International students
Application fee (non-refundable) $80
Session 1 Session 1
Registration fees $257
Tuition fees $8,694
Enrichment fees $466
Session 2 Session 2
Registration fees $257
Tuition fees $8,694
Enrichment fees $466
Session 3 Session 3
Registration fees $257
Tuition fees $8,694
Enrichment fees $466
Uniforms and equipment $900 approx.
Health insurance (mandatory) $816/year
Dental insurance from the ITHQ student association (optional) $146/year


  • Tuition fees and enrichment fees are fully refundable if you cancel your registration by no later than August 15 for the fall session, January 3 for the winter session, and May 15 for the summer session.
  • If you cancel your registration after the dates indicated (depending on the session) and before the first day of the session, tuition fees and enrichment fees 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, registration and tuition fees 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.

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