Pre-Apprentice Culinary Skills
Career Training Certificate
Learn advanced skills in hotel and restaurant food preparation for transfer to a journeyman apprenticeship in culinary arts. Prepare 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: Work as a prep cook in hotels, resorts, clubs, restaurants, catering operations, hospitals, and schools.
Academic Options: Continue your studies by completing the PCC associate's degree in Culinary Arts or a Journeyman Apprenticeship.
More Information: Review program costs, student debt, on-time graduation and more [view PDF]
Before enrolling in this certificate, students must take the Accuplacer test and meet the following scores: Reading Comprehension: 31, Arithmetic: 32, and Sentence Skills: 35. 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 - Salads and Dressings||90|
|FS 745||Hot Foods - Vegetables, Starches, Pastas, and Grains||60|
|FS 760||Hot Foods - Stocks, Sauces and Soups||80|
|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 865||Culinary Principles - Advanced Record Keeping||60|
|FS 885||Hot Foods - Intermediate Meat and Seafood Cookery||60|
|FS 901||Sanitation and Regulatory Issues||30|
|FS 985||Hot Foods - Advanced Meet and Seafood Cookery||135|
|FS 997||Food Service Pre-Apprentice Externship||160|