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Culinary Arts & Design



Culinary Arts & Design

The Culinary Arts & Design program provides students with the practical skills and knowledge required to enter the food service industry. The program is Level 1 apprenticeship accredited and allows experienced food production personnel to enhance existing skills.

Canadian Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    10 months full-time
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • work practicum
    Yes
  • apprenticeship
    Yes
  • Tuition Fees
    $4,350.00 (2017/18); $4,550.00 (2018/19)
  • books
    $243.00 (issued by instructor, subject to change)
  • additional supplies
    $350.00 (purchased by student, subject to change)
  • additional student fees
    $162.00 infrastructure/technology (subject to change); $50.00 MITT Award Fund
A supply list will be provided at time of registration and is available here.
* Tuition fees may be subject to change.

Start Dates

Next start dates:

  • September 6, 2017 - Applications have been closed
  • February 5, 2018 - Applicants are being waitlisted
  • Fall 2018 (September start, Day or Evening)
  • Winter 2019 (February start, Day or Evening)
  • Spring 2019 (May start, Evening)

Classes held:

  • Days: 8:45 am to 3:15 pm
  • Evenings: 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must have a high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), including:

  • Grade 12 Math (40S), or equivalent; and
  • Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S), or equivalent.

Applicants must also have:

  • English Language Proficiency (if educated outside Canada)

For further information regarding entrance requirements please refer to the application/admission process.

Supplies

Supply lists are provided to students in their admissions package. 

International Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    1 year full-time (10 months of study)
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • work practicum
    Yes
  • apprenticeship
    Yes
  • Tuition Fees
    $14,100.00 (2017/18); $14,850.00 (2018/19)
  • additional supplies
    $350.00 (purchased by student, subject to change)
  • additional student fees
    $162.00 infrastructure/technology (subject to change); $50.00 MITT Award Fund
A supply list will be provided at time of registration and is available here.
* Tuition fees may be subject to change.

Start Dates

Next start dates:

  • January 8, 2018 - Applications have been closed
  • April 2, 2018 - Applications have been closed (updated September 5)
  • Fall 2018 (September start, Day or Evening)
  • Winter 2019 (February start, Day or Evening)
  • Spring 2019 (May start, Evening)

Classes held:

  • Days: 8:45 am to 3:15 pm
  • Evenings: 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must have a high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), including:

  • Grade 12 Math (40S), or equivalent; and
  • Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S), or equivalent.

Applicants must also have:

  • English Language Proficiency (if educated outside Canada)

For further information regarding entrance requirements please refer to the application/admission process.

Before the start of this program, international students will be required to complete Introduction to College and Work, a four-week preparatory program designed to help transition students successfully to the cultural, technical, and work expectations of Canadian post-secondary and workplace environments. Please see the Introduction to College and Work program page for more information. 

Supplies

Supply lists are provided to students in their admissions package. 

Description

Our Culinary Arts & Design program will teach you the practical skills and knowledge that you need to begin your career  as an experienced food production worker. As it is an accredited apprenticeship program, we can offer you hands-on experience in all facets of food preparation and production including basic food service, baking, meat and poultry preparation, banquet and buffet service, inventory control, and menu planning. You’ll need stamina and the ability to work well under pressure and we will provide you with the skills it takes to have a lifelong career.

Students completing the Culinary Arts & Design program are recognized by Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade, Apprenticeship Branch as having achieved Level 1 Cook Apprenticeship status.

Work Practicum

The final credit in the program is a work practicum. The student will be placed at a food service establishment determined by availability, student capabilties and\or preference, where they will practice their skills and expand their knowledge.

MITT does not guarantee practicum placements and, in such situations, the Institute will explore alternative options for program completion with a student.

Apprenticeship

Students who successfully complete this program with a minimum average of 70% in both theory and practical, gain employment and register as an apprentice within 2 years of graduating, will receive credit for Level 1 In-School Apprenticeship Training.

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