Food Service Worker

Course ID
FSW6641
Campus
Mississauga Campus
Start Date
Call for details
Type
Diploma
Duration
15 Weeks (F/T), 22 Weeks (P/T)
Internship
Yes
Class Schedule
Mornings (F/T), Weekends (P/T)

The Food Service Worker (FSW) program is designed for individuals who wish to become effective members of a food service team within a health-care organization.  Students receive target training in areas such as safe food handling, food service, sanitation, nutrition and quantity food preparation. The program includes a practicum placement term in a healthcare facility, which provides students with vast hands-on experience that meets current government standards and employer requirements.  Successful graduates find employment in: Hospitals, Long Term Care Institutions, Special Care Homes and Integrated Care Facilities.

Program Concentration

• Communication & Customer Service
• Role of a Food Service Employee
• Sanitation Concepts and Procedures
• Safe Food Handling Practices
• Principles of Nutrition
• Principles of Diet Therapy
• Menu Planning
• Food Procurement
• Quantity Food Preparation

Career Opportunities

• FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVER
• FOOD SERVICE WORKER
• AIRLINE FOOD ASSEMBLER
• BANQUET SERVER
• DIETARY AIDE
• HOSPITAL MEAL ATTENDANT
• SANDWICH ARTIST
• SALAD AND DESSERT MAKER

Course Outline

ROLE OF THE FOOD SERVICE WORKER (FSW 301)
COMMUNICATIONS & CUSTOMER SERVICE (FSW 302)
SANITATION AND SAFETY (for the Food Service Worker) (FSW 303)
NUTRITION – PART I (FSW 304)
NUTRITION – PART II (FSW 305)
FOOD PREPARATION AND PRODUCTION (FSW 306)
CAREER MANAGEMENT (GOA 109)
CLINICAL PLACEMENT (FSW 308)

Admission Requirements

• Grade 12 Diploma (or equivalent) or
• Mature Student Status
• Medical Form Completed by a Doctor
• Police Clearance
• Good Command of the English Language

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