Skills Training Programs


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Kitchen Assistant

Students train in TRU kitchens and local restaurants.

Students learn:

  • Basic deli preparation methods
  • Use of basic kitchen machines and utensils
  • Portioning and presentation of food
  • Dishwashing procedures
  • Kitchen cleanup and sanitation
  • Teamwork
  • Safe work practices

Graduates are prepared for employment in restaurants, fastfood outlets, institutional kitchens and catering businesses.

Retail Worker

Students receive training at local businesses.

Students learn:

  • Customer service and human relations
  • Warehouse procedures
  • Facing, pricing, stocking shelves and displaying
  • Pricing and inventory procedures
  • Security measures
  • Teamwork
  • Safe work practices

Graduates are prepared for employment in warehouses, grocery stores, department stores and customer service areas.

Career Exploration

Students explore entry level employment options, complete core courses and two work experience placements.

Students learn:

  • Safe work practices
  • Employer expectations
  • Teamwork
  • Basic computer skills
  • Self and community awareness
  • Basic entry level job skills

Upon completion students may move on to skills training, other educational programs or go directly to entry-level employment.