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Culinary Arts Culinary Arts Diploma

Red Deer Polytechnic

Red Deer Polytechnic
The Culinary Arts Diploma is a full-time program completed over two academic years (16 months). You will be introduced to the art and science of professional cooking, first learning the foundational techniques and practices utilized in North American commercial kitchens, then honing your advanced food-preparation skills preparing you for a career as a culinary expert. Learning from experienced Chefs, you will bring the theory learned in classroom into an industry-equipped kitchen, learning how to prepare and customize culinary dishes as would be completed in restaurants or in a variety of other food service industry settings.

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Red Deer Polytechnic
100 College Boulevard
Box 5005
Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5H5, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

A minimum mark of 50% in ELA 10-1 or 60% in ELA 10-2 (or equivalent) and a minimum mark of 50% in Math 10-3 (or equivalent).  

In Program Requirements: Students must complete a 480 hour paid Industry Work Placement

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated December 08, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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