Food Service Worker

Credential: Graduate

Length: 2 Semesters

Department: Health Services
Campus: Mississauga, Online
Semester: January, March, May, July, September, November
Duration: 2 Semesters

If you want to enter into the most important profession of a food handler, the food service worker course is the quickest program to get you started.

The food service worker course is designed to give students concurrent theoretical and practical training on the roles and responsibilities of food handlers. The food industry is the major need of every sector whether it’s health, communities, or entertainment. BITTS International Career College has structured to give a set of most lucrative skills and a handful of experience to the diploma holders of the food service worker. Considering the major need of this profession, the students will be oriented towards the roles and responsibilities of food handlers through our wide array of faculty.

  • Institutional food service/role of the food service worker

  • Communication skills for handling customers in fast-paced environment

  • Sanitation and safety

  • Quantity food preparation

  • Nutrition and health

  • Medical emergencies

  • Job search and career development

  • CPR/First Aid

  • Food Handler Certification Certificate

  • Work placement (140 Hours in food services department of a long term care facility, hospital, school or other similar institution)

The food service worker is presently one of the broadly noticed and desired careers nowadays. It is substantial too because whether it is in the business sector, educational or related to health you will absolutely find a place for food handler workers everywhere. That is why there is no doubt to successfully get a bright start with a credible and adept industry of food serving. With food service worker program, you have options:

  • One of the fastest growing fields, usually the ROI is within the same year.

  • Course provides technical and transferable skills necessary for success within the industry.

  • Trained by industry experienced instructors in a conducive environment which meets international standards.

  • Leads to a job starting with an average of $20-$25 per hour.

  • Gain employment as a food service worker, dietary aide, food-line worker, nutrition aide

  • Graduates will be certified to work in entry-level positions in commercial kitchens, long-term care homes, retirement homes and day cares, as well as quick service outlets.

  • On average, 80% of graduates from the last three years (2017 to 2019) found employment within six months of graduation.

  • Ontario High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Age must be 18 years or above

  • If you are an international student: English proficiency (IELTS/CELPIP/Other English tests or OSSD equivalent)

  • Interest in food preparation and handling

The food service worker is in-demand profession in Canada nowadays as every food industry needs skilled people. The benefit of successfully graduating diploma in this subject is that food service workers can find out many job opportunities across the region as well as the border. Students can work either a part-time or full-time job in any food industry as food service workers such as servers, bartenders, staff members, cooks, bakers, etc. We nurture their aspirations with great experience and knowledge along with an understanding of food safety and its handling. Our staff delivers you with a practical and theoretical framework where you can develop yourself adequately to get into the food service field. Upon successful completion of the program students can gain employment as:

  • Food Service Workers

  • Food Service Helpers

  • Dietary Aides and food preparers

  • Catering in cafeterias

  • Delivery of food in different areas.

Program Availability

Sep 2024 Mississauga Open
Jan 2025 Mississauga Open
Sep 2024 Mississauga Open
Jan 2025 Mississauga Open