Dietary Aide Certificate

Program Description

You are welcome to attend a free information session to speak to an advisor in person.

imageThis 6 week program provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to work as food handlers in institutional settings. Students will learn to assemble and serve food and beverages while meeting food safety handling regulations. Students will earn industry-recognized certification for FoodSafe Level 1 and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), which will increase their employability. The program includes 4 weeks of classroom modules and a 2 week practicum.

Topics covered include:

  • Food assembly & service
  • Food safety
  • Worksafe practice
  • Equipment usage
  • Nutrition and specialized diets
  • Institutional sanitization/infection control
  • Communication, team skills and personal development
  • Professionalism and work ethic
  • Resume writing and interview skills
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Current Course Offerings

PREREQUISITES – Students should meet all the following prerequisites before registering:

  • English 10 or equivalent
  • Must be in general good health with the ability to bend, stretch, and lift up to 20 pounds
  • Practicum placements require the completion of a criminal record check (cost is approximately $28); the instructor will provide the application form on the first day of class

Course costs are subject to change each term; future course offerings may charge different amounts.

Course ID 1654-2
Course Cost
Course Schedule
31 sessions
2018-Feb-27 to 2018-Apr-10
Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat
9:15 am to 3:15 pm
Course Location
Canada Way Education Centre
5310 Woodsworth Street
Registration by phone or in person
Refund policy