Dec 08, 2021  
2022-2023 Academic Calendar 
2022-2023 Academic Calendar

Culinary Business Operations Certificate

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Prepare for entry to mid-level positions in the culinary industry. This diploma blends ITA professional cook levels 1 & 2, front of house and business skills. Practice in NIC’s fully-equipped commercial kitchens. You’ll also gain workplace experience and connect with employers through co-op opportunities. You can also continue your training with NIC’s Culinary Business Operations Diploma .

To view program start dates, locations, delivery methods and other important information, visit the program page.



Admission Requirements

Option 1


Or successful completion of FSK 030  if the above requirements are not met.

  1. High school graduation is preferred provided the applicant meets or exceeds the stated prerequisites.
  2. Successful completion of FoodSafe Level 1 (Access to FoodSafe Level One Online:

Or Option 2

  1. Successful North Island College Culinary Arts program assessment. For more information, check the Culinary Arts Assessment Study Information.
  2. Successful completion of FoodSafe Level 1 (Access to FoodSafe Level One Online:

Completion Requirements

  • To pass the program you are required to attain a minimum of C (Letter Grade Scale 2) in each course and pass PCA 110 .
  • No more than 50% of the course credits can come from other institutions.

Completion of the Professional Cook courses meet the requirements for Professional Cook Level 1 and Level 2.