This program is designed for students interested in a career in food preparation and the hospitality industry. This 20-week program provides the fundamental knowledge and skills for employment as a cook in camps, catering operations and hotels/resorts. Emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of food preparation, presentation and service.
Apprenticeship technical training credit for Professional Cook Level 1 and work-based hours will be granted by the Industry Training Authority upon successful completion of this program. Professional Cook Level 1 is the first of three levels leading to Red Seal. Students will also receive credit for FOODSAFE Level 1. Apprenticeship practical training credit may also be granted by the Industry Training Authority as a result of prior practical experience.
CA 101 – Lab Kitchen
CA 102 – Cold Kitchen
CA 103 – Hot Kitchen
CA 104 – Bakery
CA 105 – Restaurant
CA 106 – Cook Level 1 Exam
Mature Students and Secondary School Students
- The Professional Cook Level 1 program is available for mature students who are defined as 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.
- The Professional Cook Level 1 program is also available for approved Secondary School Students. In addition to the ITA Professional Cook Level one technical training credit, Secondary school students will also receive credit that counts towards Grade 12 graduation. An OC certificate will only be issued to secondary school students upon successful completion of Grade 12.
- B.C. secondary school graduation, or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.
- English 10 with minimum 50% or alternatives.
- Math requirement: Students graduating from secondary school in or prior to 2012: Mathematics 10 or an equivalent Intermediate Level Adult Basic Education Mathematics course, or an ABLE mathematics score of at least 50%. Students entering Grade 10 in or after 2010 and/or completing the new mathematics curriculum: One of: Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-Calculus 10, or an equivalent Intermediate Level Adult Basic Education Mathematics course, or an ABLE mathematics score of at least 50%.
- Okanagan College reserves the right to request a certificate of health and fitness if deemed necessary.
- Completion of all courses in the program with a minimum grade of 70% in each.
- Program Dates: Feb 1st 2016 to June 24th 2016
- Days of week: Monday to Friday
- Time: 8:45 AM to 2:45 PM
- Location: Revelstoke Community Centre
- Enrolment: 12 minimum -18 maximum
- Approved secondary students may have their tuition funded by their school district.
- Textbooks and Supplies: Knife kits available from Chefs Edge Kelowna: $300.68
KLO Campus Book Store: Text Books- $358.31/ Uniforms: $268.00
(prices may be subject to change)
- Other Expenses:
Students must provide their own closed-toed leather shoes with non-skid soles. Students are required to launder their own uniforms.
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