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Food Service Worker Diploma Program


The Food Service Worker program is designed to provide training for anyone seeking employment in roles such as a Food Service Worker, Food Service Assistant, Dietary Aide, or for people already in the industry who wish to upgrade  or enhance their skills.  The program is 400 hours in length, including both theory and practicum training, and upon successful completion the graduate will earn their Food Service Worker Diploma.

Individuals that already work as a Dietary Aide or Food Service Worker are encouraged to inquire about potential placement credits based on their employment!


Students in the Food Service Worker program will also complete First Aid/CPR Certification and Food Handler's Certification through their training program as part of the requirements necessary to earn their Diploma.


Course Topics include:


  • Interacting effectively with clients and co-workers

  • Basic principles of nutrition

  • Nutritional requirements throughout the life cycle and special diets

  • Quantity food preparation and safe food handling techniques

  • Food Service sanitation and safety procedures

  • Proper uses, storage and maintenance of institutional kitchen

  • Institutional food service systems including purchasing, receiving,
    production, inventory, delivery and service


Potential Job Opportunities include, but are not limited to:


  • Food Service Departments in:

    • Long Term Care Facilities and Retirement Homes

    • Hospitals

    • Schools and Daycares



Central Health Institute

346 Main St. E.

Hamilton ON,  L8N 1J1

Tel:  905-524-0440

Fax: 289-309-1035

Monday - Friday:

8:30 am - 4:00 pm




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