Take the first step to a career in the food services industry. Our 140 hour Kitchen Assistant program provides the skills you need to be a kitchen or food service helper and may be a step toward becoming a prep cook or enrolling in the Professional Cook program. Learn about the basic workings of a kitchen, food prep, knife handling, team work, sanitation processes and more. Successful students will receive Foodsafe Level 1 and WHMIS certification.
Throughout our 140 hour program, you will learn about the basic workings of a kitchen including:
Communication, working within a team, and how to prioritize in a kitchen will also be covered, giving you the critical skills the restaurant and food service industries are seeking.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a College of the Rockies Certificate of Achievement and certificates in Foodsafe Level 1 and WHMIS.
For detailed class schedules including dates and times, please contact your nearest campus.
This program is not currently eligible for student loan funding. If assistance is needed with tuition costs, you are encouraged to explore potential funding opportunities within your community. Some options might include:
*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.
After receiving your Continuing Education - Certificate of Achievement in the Kitchen Assistant program, you may find excellent opportunities for employment in hotel kitchens, restaurants, institutions, and catering organizations.
This may be a stepping stone to becoming a prep cook or challenging yourself to take the Professional Cook Program.
Certificate of Achievement
Categories: Industry & Trades Training
Interests: Work With My Hands, Not Have a Desk Job, Get in, Get out, Get a Job