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ERIC Number: ED537012
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 42
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-0-7785-3803-6
Cook: Apprenticeship Course Outline. Apprenticeship and Industry Training. 1806.2
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
The graduate of the Cook apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) responsibly do all work tasks expected of a journeyperson; (2) be able to supervise, train and coach apprentices; (3) know the required sanitation standards and regulations in order to produce wholesome food; (4) have a thorough knowledge of proper cooking procedures and their relation to quality food production; (5) have a working knowledge of meat cutting and know the appropriate cooking methods for all cuts; (6) have a general knowledge of grades and classifications of meat, fish, poultry, canned and frozen foods; (7) have a thorough knowledge of trade and menu terminology; (8) do basic food and menu costing, food estimates and portion control; (9) use, with safety and competence, the hand and power tools commonly used in the trade; (10) produce pastries and desserts as are listed on menus in restaurants and institutions; and (11) perform assigned tasks in accordance with quality and production standards required by industry. Requirements for certification--including the content and delivery of technical training--are developed and updated by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on the recommendation of Cook Provincial Apprenticeship Committee. This course outline contains the following sections: (1) First Period Technical Training; (2) Second Period Technical Training; and (3) Third Period Technical Training.
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
Identifiers - Location: Canada