About the courseThis two-year diploma offers a unique opportunity for students to apply skills learned in labs and classes on a paid four-month co-op term. Through demonstrations, lectures and hands-on practice, students are provided knowledge and techniques of quality food preparation and presentation. They gain an understanding of the complexity of kitchen management and experience real-life production. Co-op education work terms in the program enable the student to develop the skills and enhance his/her knowledge learned in the college setting.This program offers co-op work-term opportunities at the Institut Paul Bocuse, the leading global educator of excellence for culinary arts and the hospitality trade (additional cost applies).
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AboutConestoga is a leader in polytechnic education and one of Ontarios fastest growing colleges, delivering a full range of career-focused education, training and applied research programs to prepare students for success in the new knowledge economy and promote economic prosperity throughout our region and across Ontario. Established in 1967, Conestoga now serves approximately 16,500 full-time students through campuses and training centres in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Ingersoll and Brantford and is a provincial leader in apprenticeship training. Continuing education programs attract more than 38,000 enrolments each year.
Conestoga delivers more than 200 career-focused programs, and has more degree offerings than any other college outside of the GTA, including Ontario’s only college-based, accredited engineering degrees. Conestoga College operates a number of child care centres throughout Waterloo Region that offer quality early learning and care for children and function as lab schools for post-secondary college programs. The program of each child care centre is guided by the philosophy taught to the Early Childhood education students. It has been developed using a thoughtfully constructed curriculum design that draws upon evidence-based research in the fields of early learning and care. Labs equipped with the latest technology, project-based courses, field and clinical experiences, international exchange, applied research and co-op opportunities engage students as they learn to connect theory, research and practice.
Student Engagement (formerly known as Student Life) recognizes each students potential to develop, both personally and professionally, while at college. Conestoga Colleges Co-Curricular Record (CCR) enhances student growth and development. The CCR is an official document, complementary to students’ academic transcript, which recognizes and records learning that student have achieved through approved co-curricular experiences at Conestoga College. Doon (Kitchener) is Conestoga’s original and largest campus, located just off the 401 at the Homer Watson Blvd. interchange.
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Waterloo Campus - Conestoga College of Applied Arts And Technology
108 University Avenue East, Waterloo, Ontario, N2J 2W2Open in maps See all courses at this campus
The John W. Tibbits campus in Waterloo provides a range of programs related to skilled trades, hospitality and culinary arts training, information and communications technology as well as academic upgrading, English Language Studies and career-focused programs. Campus facilities include a dedicated Masonry Centre, Roofing Skills Training Centre, HRAC (Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning) Training Centre, and a full-service restaurant, Bloom, operated by Conestogas hospitality and culinary students.