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Cook Apprentice


Credential: Apprenticeship
Available: Full Time Classroom

Program Description

Prepare for an exciting and dynamic career in a kitchen brigade including Executive Chef, Sous Chef, Food Stylist and more. The Cook Apprentice program will train you in foundational cooking techniques, culinary perspectives, nutrition and food safety, in addition to, purchasing, receiving and cost control. Learn essential cooking skills and trends as you train alongside our award-winning chefs who are committed to your success.

Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.

How to register

Entrance Requirements

To enter an apprenticeship, you must have the educational qualifications required for the trade to which you apply. Entrance requirements are monitored by Alberta and Industry Training.

See How to Become an Apprentice to find out about becoming a registered apprentice. 

Apprentice Success Services

Have you been out of school for some time? SAIT is committed to your success and is pleased to offer resources designed to prepare you for your training at SAIT and make your learning experience a successful one while in training. Visit Apprenticeship Success Services for more tips.

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Take our online quiz to see where your math and technical reading skills stand.

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