1.5 years

Starting Date


Tuition Fee

C$ 15,560 per full


Kamloops, Canada

About the program

Earn a Professional Cook Certificate at Thompson Rivers University covering Professional Cook certifications from the Industry Training Authority. Hands-on training includes Professional Cook 1 (30 weeks), Professional Cook 2 (14 weeks) and 120hr work experience.

You will get the skills and expertise you need to find a job in the food preparation industry.

Foundation skills, creativity, teamwork and professionalism are nurtured and encouraged by the instructors. Be a cook in “real life” working kitchens and learn all aspects of the food preparation industry, from production to service. The restaurants in the Culinary Arts Training Centre showcase your efforts.

Courses Included

  • Block A: Occupational skills
  • Block B: Stock, soups and sauces
  • Block C: Vegetables and fruits
  • Block D: Starches
  • Block E: Meats
  • Block F: Poultry
  • Block G: Seafood
  • Block H: Garde manger
  • Block I: Eggs, breakfast cookery and dairy
  • Block J: Baked goods and desserts
  • Block K: Beverages

Interested? Get started today!