Food Service Worker

Food Service Worker

Program Code
Recognition of Achievement

Program requirements

  • 6 Mandatory Courses
  • 1 Field Placements

Program Description

This Program is designed to upgrade and enhance the knowledge and skill levels of Food Service Workers currently employed by Health Care Facilities. The curriculum focuses on the role of the Food Service Worker and the importance of issues such as safety, sanitation and nutrition.

The following certifications and competencies are included in the current courses of this program:
• Service Excellence
• Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
• Emergency First Aid and Heart Saver C.P.R.
• National Food Safety Training Program (NFSTP)
• SmartServe

Program course requirements
Course Title Course Code Equivalents Mandatory
Food Safety/Workplace Safety FSWR0010   Mandatory
Food Theory FSWR0011   Mandatory
Nutritional Care FSWR0009 FSWR0019 - Introduction to Nutrition-ODE

Additional Info

Practical Experience
In order to reinforce skills and theory, students will have a field training requirement. The field training component is 60 hours of practical experience.

Those who are currently employed in the food service department of a health care or long term care facility can apply with supporting documentation, for Prior learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR). Applicants must complete a Request for Assessment of Prior Learning form and pay the non-refundable fee.