The Chefs Assistant I Certificate builds a strong foundation that allows you to further specialize as you progress in your career in the culinary industry. You'll study sustainable food preparation, handling, sanitation and safety, as well as business and management principles. This course of study gives you the knowledge and hands-on skills needed for entry-level positions, including (but not limited to): line cook, line lead cook, commis, chef assistant, prep cook, soup or sauce cook, and similar positions in institutional food service, small to large hospitality operations, cruise ships and more.
Total Cost of Chefs Assistant I Certificate
(in-district) Total Amount: $3,373.00
Credit Hours to Complete: 19
Weeks to Complete: 32
What makes MCC's Chefs Assistant I Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?
- The program is designed so you can complete your Chef's Assistant I Certificate or Baking and Pastry Assistant I Certificate as you work toward either your Culinary Management AAS or your Baking and Pastry Management AAS.
In addition to the Chefs Assistant I Certificate, we offer:
What you need to know about getting your Chefs Assistant I Certificate (CIP 12.050)
|Additional Chefs Assistant I Certificate Costs||$1,340.00||$1,340.00||$1,340.00||$1,340.00|
What job opportunities are available to someone with a Chefs Assistant I Certificate?
|Occupation and Occupational Profile Link||SOC Code|
|Cooks, All Other||35-2019|
|Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria||35-2012|
|Cooks, Private Household||35-2013|
How will MCC's Chefs Assistant I Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?
By completing the Sanitation and Safety course, you are eligible to sit for the State of Illinois Sanitation Certificate examination.
By the Numbers:
- Salary Range: Most fields offer excellent earnings expectations and potential.
- Job Outlook:
- On average there are more than 800 openings in the culinary field in McHenry County alone
- Ninety percent of students find jobs in culinary arts within one year of graduation
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