The Employment Transition Kitchen Assistant program is a supportive program that teaches students essential employability and kitchen skills for work in the food service industry. Students participate in employability courses that teach behaviors that lead to successful access to, and retention of, employment. The targeted skills courses in the kitchen provide industry relevant training. This program also provides an opportunity to gain certificates relevant to the food service field including FoodSafe Level 1, Serving It Right, First Aid, Worker Safety, and WHMIS. A career exploration /job shadow and a supported 4 work experience placement where students can practice skills in a professional kitchen environment are included in the program.
Identified executive functioning challenge, barrier to learning
Students must have an interest in working in the food service industry
Attend intake interview and functional assessment in the kitchen with instructional team
North Island College staff are available and happy to support unique student needs as well as assist with course planning and the admission process. Please contact the Department of Accessible Learning Services for more information.
Course offerings for the Employment Transition Kitchen Assistant program are: