Dietary Aide Certificate

DIETARY AIDE CERTIFICATE
This program is currently not offered.


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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This 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

PREREQUISITES

To register, students must meet all the following requirements:

  • 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

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

To graduate, students must meet all the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 70% in each segment of the program
  • Completion of all assignments, presentations and tests
  • Successful completion of the practicum
  • Demonstration of professional standards of behaviour

FUTURE EMPLOYMENT

Students who successfully complete the program will be able to seek job opportunities in institutional and commercial settings such as hospitals, long term care facilities, assisted living communities, schools, hotels and restaurants.


STUDENT FEEDBACK

Very good instructor, helpful and kind. We really appreciate everything he did for us. We are now confident with knowledge to use for the future.(February 2016)
Registration by phone or in person
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604-296-6901

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Burnaby CCE Office
5325 Kincaid Street
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8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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Tue | Wed | Thu
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Burnaby Central Secondary
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
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Tue | Thu 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

All office locations are closed on statutory holidays.

Refund policy

Fee payments originally made by credit card are credited back to the same card; for expired or invalid credit cards, refunds are made by cheque. Fee payments originally made by cash or cheque are made by cheque. Please allow 3 weeks for processing.

Cancelled classes
When a class is cancelled by Burnaby CCE, a full refund will be issued.

Full time certificate / diploma programs
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received at least 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $100 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. For a refund request received less than 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $200 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received after classes begin. Please see individual course descriptions for exceptions.

Part time certificate / diploma programs
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received at least 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $25 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. For a refund request received less than 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $50 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received after classes begin. Please see individual course descriptions for exceptions.

General interest courses that are 1 session long
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received at least 24 hours before the start of the class, a 20% processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received less than 24 hours before the start of the class.

General interest courses that are 2 or more sessions long
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received before the second session of the course, a 20% processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received after the second session of the course.