Selkirk College

Cook Training, Professional

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Program Information

School:Selkirk College
Faculty:Hospitality and Tourism
Field of Study:Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
Description:Selkirk teaches the culinary ABC's, from soups and salads to meat, veggies and desserts. Students learn to plan menus, prepare ingredients, cook meals and clean up afterwards - for groups of four to 400. This provincially standardized program prepares graduates for success in restaurants, cafeterias and fast food outlets.

This program is designed to provide training for students wishing to pursue careers in the hospitality industry providing students with the skills required to become competent, professional, frontline employees. A certificate will be issued to those who successfully complete Cook 1 and Cook 2.
URL:Cook Training, Professional at Selkirk College
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Admission is open to individuals who: have graduated from a BC senior secondary school or equivalent (may be under 19 years of age). An official secondary school transcript must be submitted. Mature students must be least 19 years of age and have completed Grade 10 or equivalent with passing grades in Math and English, or are at least 19 years of age and have been admitted at the discretion of the School Chair are also able to be admitted.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    All applicants are required to complete pre-admission Computer Placement Tests in Math and English placement. All applicants are required to complete a personal interview with the program instructor. Where circumstances make a personal interview impractical, a telephone interview may be conducted. It is recommended that applicants bring a resume to the interview. NOTE: Interview results are not used as criteria for admission. All applicants are required to present evidence of a recent medical examination and proof of a recent TB test.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 18, 2009