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Professional Cook 1

The Vancouver School Board is partnered with Vancouver Community College to offer the ITA Youth TRAIN in Trades Cook Level 1 program.

Program Details

This program is taught at both Sir Charles Tupper and David Thompson secondary schools on Day 2s.  An additional four-to-five weeks of training will be held at Vancouver Community College (Pender Campus) in the summer.

The School District covers the cost of tuition for this program however, students are responsible to purchase their own books, materials and pay a fee for the summer component. A portion of the summer fee will be refunded upon successful completion of the ITA Level 1 exam (pass mark 70%+). 

Course Contents

Students will learn basic food service and kitchen management; baking pastries and desserts; breakfast cookery; cold kitchen; diet and nutrition; meat and poultry cookery. 

Download a brochure  and application

Deadline to apply: March 1, 2020

Learn more about this trade on the ITA Find My Trade Profession Cook 1 overview


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