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ACL-010 Workplace Safety & Health Promotion

1 credit


Students will learn and practice workplace and personal safety, learn skills necessary for healthy living.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to Employment Transition/Culinary Assist. Program

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ACL-012 Ware Washing & Service

1 credit


This course will focus on proper procedures for ware washing and sanitizing of all kitchen equipment, bussing and serving techniques. Instruction will include mechanical and 3-sink ware washing, correct methods of sanitizing for each, cleaning and sanitizing "in-place" equipment and correct storage of sanitized dishes, cutlery & equipment. You will also learn proper customer interaction and dealing with minor complaints.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to Employment Transition/Culinary Assist. Program

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ACL-014 Kitchen Basics

2 credits


This course provides instruction in procedures for receiving and storing food, knife skills and cutting techniques, portioning and measuring, safe handling and operation of industrial and small kitchen equipment, kitchen organization and roles and responsibilities.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to Employment Transition/Culinary Assist. Program

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ACL-016 Basic Food Preparation

3 credits


Learners will develop a set of basic cooking skills for the professional kitchen. Skills include cooking methods, stocks, thickening agents,soups, basic sauces, sandwiches, salads and dressings, breakfast cookery, vegetable and starch cooking, quick breads, cookies, pies and pastries. Students will practice herb gardening for kitchen use and will be able to identify and recognize quality traits of common herbs and spices and correctly use them in cooking.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to Employment Transition/Culinary Assist. Program

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ACL-020 Worplace Literacy for Food Service Workers

1 credit


Provides students with the opportunity to develop literacy and thinking skills specific to employment in the food services field. Students will receive instruction in preparation for certifications including FoodSafe; Serving it Right; First Aid; WHMIS; Worker Safety; Class 5 Learners Licence.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to Employment Transition/Culinary Assist. Program

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ACL-030 Math Measurement & Money Skills for Work

1 credit


This course is designed to introduce learners to math, measurement, and portioning skills used in the kitchen. Budgeting, money management, and purchasing food items are also covered.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to Employment Transition/Culinary Assist. Program

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ACL-040 Work Search & Interview Skills

1 credit


In this course, learners will practice work search techniques, resume development, and interviewing skills.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to Employment Transition/Culinary Assist. Program

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ACL-042 Career Explorations/Job Shadow Work

1 credit


This course will give students the opportunity to participate in career exploration through industry tours, informational interviews, and a job shadow work experience placement. Students will identify possible job shadow work experience locations, participate in self-evaluation, work-site evaluation, specific safety assessment, and demonstrate specific skills at one or more work sites.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to Employment Transition/Culinary Assist. Program

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ACL-044 Advanced Work Experience

4 credits


This course gives students the opportunity to participate in full-time, hands-on, learning opportunity in the food service industry. In consultation with program staff, the student will identify possible work experience settings, participate in self-evaluation, work-site evaluation, site specific safety assessment, and specific skill training.


Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to Employment Transition/Culinary Assist. Program

For more information visit our timetable