Job requirements Hotel Front Desk Clerk in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a hotel front desk clerk in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Hotel front desk clerks (NOC 64314).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Guest services representative trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Saskatchewan.
  • Completion of secondary school or equivalent is usually required.
  • Completion of a two-year apprenticeship program, or a college program in front desk operations or hotel management may be required.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated and contact the regulatory authority to learn about the certification process.


Job title Receptionist
Regulatory body: Emploi Québec


Job title Guest Services Representative

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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