FOOD SERVICE WORKER – 400 hours
FSW- Food Service Worker program is a 400 hours Diploma that will provide students with the knowledge and skills to be effective members of an inter-professional health care team. This diploma is mandated by the Ontario government for those who wish to gain employment in the dietary departments of hospitals, long term care facilities, retirement homes, group homes and other health care settings. Or in any other establishment that prepare food in large quantities.
The course was developed to meet the Ministry of health and Long Term Care regulations; the Food Service Course meets the standards of employer’s requirements.
Through the incorporation of theory and practical experience the students will learn the roles and responsibilities of the food Service Worker in a variety of food service operations.
The curriculum focuses on interacting effectively with clients and coworkers, nutritional principles and requirements throughout the life cycle, quantity food preparation, safe food handling techniques, food service sanitation and safety procedures, proper use and care of kitchen equipment and institutional food service systems including purchasing, receiving, production, inventory, delivery and service.
The FSW course modules:
- The Role of the Food Service worker
- Communication skills of the Food Service Worker
- Sanitation and Safety
- Quantity Food Preparation
- Nutrition and health
- Medical Emergencies / CPR and First Aid
- Job search and Career developments
- Work placement ( 140 hours )