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Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen assistants are in high demand - begin your training here!

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.

This program is being offered through our Fernie, Cranbrook, Golden, Creston, and  Invermere campuses.

For detailed class schedules including dates and times, please contact your nearest campus.

Why choose the Kitchen Assistant program?

  • According to the British Columbia Labour Market Outlook: 2017 Edition, there will be an expected 14,560 job openings for kitchen helpers and food counter attendants between 2017-2027.
  • There is great potential for growth in the food service industry. With experience and further training you might be able to move into a supervisory or management position.
  • You can choose to work in a variety of different businesses including restaurants, pubs, hotels, resorts or even health care facilities.

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