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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Professional Cook Level 1 & 2 Certificate


Learn the fundamentals and the artistry of food preparation in a hands-on environment that includes practical experience producing international gourmet fare for our on-campus public cafeteria. Earn Professional Cook 1 and 2 certification in three semesters (44 weeks), with the option to complete a Professional Cook 3 Apprenticeship.


Gain the skills and expertise needed to secure jobs in the food preparation industry.

Admission Requirements

Limited admission

  • Grade 10 (or equivalent)
  • Successful completion of the FOODSAFE certificate
    *Students may apply without Food Safe certification however, they must provide evidence of successful completion during the first week of classes.
  • Successful medical exam
  • Successful entry assessment test
  • Interview with program coordinator

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Canadian students
Phone: 250-828-5036

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