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Dual-Credit Cooking and Baking

Closed for Fall 2021

Length: 2 semesters Delivery: Blended

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Overview

The Introduction to Cooking practical course introduces students to the daily operation of a production kitchen and the skills required across culinary disciplines. Cooking methods, knife skills, stock production, sauces, equipment familiarization, terminology and product identification are among the topics covered in the course.

In Pastry Fundamentals I, students learn how ingredients, mixing methods and decorating techniques work together to produce a variety of pastry goods found in contemporary bakeries and kitchens.

Continuing to post-secondary

Both courses are featured in SAIT’s Baking and Pastry Arts diploma, which combines exceptional instructors with backgrounds in traditional and contemporary baking and pastry arts from around the world, state-of-the-art training facilities, and a progressive curriculum. SAIT’s diploma program is a top Baking and Pastry Arts program in Canada.

Admission requirements

Students should be entering grade 11 in the same academic year as they begin BAKE-227 or BAKE-256.

To apply to the Baking and Pastry Arts diploma, students must have completed the following courses or equivalents:

  • at least 50% in English Language Arts 10-1 or 10-2
  • at least 50% in Math 10C or Pure Math 10 or Applied Math 10

To apply for Dual-Credit Cooking and Baking, students should be on track to complete these courses.

Admission requirements

Progression

To qualify for graduation from SAIT, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete the course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Program length

Introduction to Cooking and Pastry Fundamentals I are offered over one semester each.

  • Dual-Credit Cooking and Baking is delivered in partnership with individual schools. Contact us to discuss how this program may potentially be delivered in your school.
  • Program delivery is blended with a mix of online and in-person sessions.
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Get to know SAIT's dual-credit programs

Dual-credit is a unique opportunity for Grade 11 and 12 students to explore post-secondary options and career pathways, while earning course credits, workplace certification or a SAIT credential alongside their high school diploma.

Admission Requirements

Co-requisite requirements

Students should be entering grade 11 in the same academic year as they begin BAKE-227 or BAKE-256.

To apply to the Baking and Pastry Arts diploma, students must have completed the following courses or equivalents:

  • at least 50% in English Language Arts 10-1 or 10-2
  • at least 50% in Math 10C or Pure Math 10 or Applied Math 10

To apply for Dual-Credit Cooking and Baking, students should be on track to complete these courses.

There may be other pre-requisite or co-requisites required by the school board for admission into this dual-credit program. Check with your local school board for further information.

To qualify for graduation from SAIT, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete the course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

How to Apply 

Dual-Credit Cooking and Baking is delivered in partnership with individual schools. Contact us to discuss how this program may potentially be delivered in your school.

Students interested in dual-credit studies should contact their career practitioner, high school counselor or off-campus coordinator.

The selection of high school students for dual-credit programs is determined by each school board. School boards will take into account different criteria, such as attendance, ability to commit to the program, and if the student is on-track to complete the required co-requisite classes.

Prior to the opening of applications for our dual-credit programs, a family information session will be held for eligible schools. At this information session, prospective students and their families have the opportunity to learn more  and ask questions about the dual-credit program in which they are interested.

School boards will provide prospective high school students with deadlines for program application and registration. Once selected by the school board, students will need to register for the dual-credit program with SAIT.

Students who have successfully been selected to participate in dual-credit studies will receive detailed information about the registration process.

Courses

Course Code Course Name
BAKE-227 Introduction to Cooking
BAKE-256 Pastry Fundamentals I

Credits

Students who complete the dual-credit cooking and baking program are eligible to earn:

  • up to 5 high school Career and Technology Studies (CTS) credits per course
  • up to 3 SAIT post-secondary credits per course

Have questions about this program?

Contact us at

Dual Credit
403.284.8906
dual.credit@sait.ca

For more information visit Alberta Dual-Credit

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