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Program Type Standard
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
General Requirements: All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admissions section of the calendar.
Academic Requirements: Applicants to this program do not require a high school diploma; however, they must satisfy the following specific course requirements (or equivalencies):
- Grade 10 English
- Grade 10 Math
Non-Academic Requirements: All students in the Culinary Arts program must follow the sanitation, hygiene and safety practices standard to the industry and present themselves in the following condition whenever entering any of the food service labs: Students must be clean shaven (moustaches are acceptable), hair must be clean and controlled. Students wear a white uniform, chef hat, apron, and approved footwear.
Medical Related: It is strongly recommended that applicants update or complete a personal medical profile and their immunization records prior to entry into the program and employment.
Students may also be exposed to allergens such as soy, eggs, nuts, gluten, etc. Students can expect to cut and prepare products such as beef, pork, lamb, shellfish, fish, fowl, etc. Once dishes are prepared, students may be required to taste them.
Note: Applicants who lack the required academic admission requirements can apply to the Academic Upgrading program.
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA): If you have experience working in this field of study, you may be eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.
New students are accepted into the Culinary Arts program for the Fall (September) and Winter (January) terms.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2023/08/01 to 2024/07/31*.
Tuition $7,256.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,990.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,000.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated August 22, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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