Career Training Certificate
Learn sanitation and safety procedures, hot food preparation and general restaurant operations with an emphasis on cold food production. Course modules prepare students for employment in a variety of food service settings. Complete this certificate exclusively on weekdays.
Note: This is a clock-hour, non-credit certificate offered through the PCC Center for Training and Development.
What can I do with this certificate?
Career Options: Gain entry-level employment as a pantry cook in hotels, resorts, clubs, restaurants, catering operations, hospitals, and schools.
Before enrolling in this certificate, students must take the Accuplacer test and meet the following scores: Reading Comprehension: 20, Arithmetic: 14, and Sentence Skills: 34. If you are unable to meet these required scores, CTD provides basic skills reviews in the Desert Vista Campus Learning Center that may be able to assist you to reaching the scores needed.
|FS 705||Sanitation and Safety Fundamentals||60|
|FS 720||Tools, Utensils and Equipment||75|
|FS 725||Cold Foods - Introduction to Salads
|FS 745||Hot Foods - Vegetables, Starches, Pastas, and Grains||60|
|FS 765||Culinary Principles - Terminology, Record Keeping and Service||40|
|FS 770||Hot Foods - Introduction to Meat and Seafood Cookery||60|
|FS 845||Knife Skills||60|
|FS 850||Hot Foods - Breakfast Cookery||30|
|FS 925||Cold Foods - Garde Manger Skills||130|