Healthcare Program
Diploma

Food Service Worker

Get career ready in 3-5 months with essential skills to work as an food service worker.

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About this Program

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.

Admissions Requirements

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

Area of Focus

  • 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 Options

  • Food & Beverage Server
  • Food Service Worker
  • Airline Food Assembler
  • Banquet Server
  • Dietary Aide
  • Hospital Meal Attendant
Type
Diploma
Length
3-5 Months
Availability
Mississauga Campus
Program Outline

About this Program

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.

Area of Focus

  • 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

Admissions Requirements

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

Career Options

  • Food & Beverage Server
  • Food Service Worker
  • Airline Food Assembler
  • Banquet Server
  • Dietary Aide
  • Hospital Meal Attendant
Program Outline

Career outlook

As a graduate of this program, you may find employment in a range of hospitality jobs. Our program prepares you to find job opportunities at public or private sectors as a Food Service Worker.

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Graduate satisfaction

$33.1k

Median annual salary

$16.96/h

Median hourly rate
According to neuvoo.ca , you can earn a median salary of $16.96/hr as an Food Service Worker.

Frequently asked questions

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We use block scheduling so your in the same class at the same time everyday and you can plan your work or personal activities easier.

Our employer network tells us what our students need to learn to be employable.

All our theory is done virtually and you come in to the college for your hands on lab/practical.