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Commercial Foods Certificate (KCUL)

The Commercial Foods Certificate is a competency based sequence of courses that includes 30 hours of ServSafe™ curriculum. Program of study is responsive to business and industry requirements resulting in an appropriate certificate and articulation, where appropriate, with career and technical education or business courses within the College. Coursework includes instruction in selecting, storing, preparing, and serving food and food products; basic nutrition; sanitation, and food safety; the use and care of commercial equipment; serving techniques; and the operation of recognized food establishments. The program prepares individuals in production and service used in governmental, commercial or independently owned institutional food establishments and related food industry occupations where additional supervised work experience prepares the student for subsequent Certified Culinarian™ (CC) or Certified Pastry Culinarian™ (CPC) certification.


Certificate of Completion: 953 Hours


Occupations in this area.

For state and national occupation information, visit O*Net Online and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 35-2014.00 - Cooks, Restaurant
  • 35-2015.00 - Cooks, Short Order
  • 35-3021.00 - Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
  • 35-2012.00 - Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
  • 35-2021.00 - Food Preparation Workers
  • 35-1012.00 - First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
  • 35-1011.00 - Chefs and Head Cooks
  • 35-2013.00 - Cooks, Private Household

Further Educational Opportunities

The Commercial Foods Certificate of Completion is a pathway toward completion with SLCC’s AAS Culinary Arts degree program. Students who successfully complete the full certificate program may have a set of courses waived towards degree completion per the Course Equivalency Agreement. No courses will be waived for partial completion of the certificate program.

Contact us:

For more information about this program, please contact us at SATTS@slcc.edu or 801-957-3354. 

Required Courses: (953 Clock Hours)

Course
Title
Clock Hours
Semester
Prerequisite
Course KAOS 0170
Title Computer Concepts
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0001
Title Hospitality Career Exploration
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0095
Title Applied Kitchen Mathematics
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0100
Title CareerSafe™ Steward Station*
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0110
Title NRAEF™ ServSafe™ Certificate**
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0120
Title Breakfast Station*
Clock Hours 48
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0130
Title Skill Development Station*
Clock Hours 90
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0140
Title Pantry Deli Cold Foods Station*
Clock Hours 48
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0150
Title Soup and Sauce Station*
Clock Hours 72
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0160
Title Bakery Foundations*
Clock Hours 48
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0161
Title Baking and Pastry Station
Clock Hours 135
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0170
Title Fabrication Station*
Clock Hours 48
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0180
Title Cooking Methods Station*
Clock Hours 48
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0190
Title Cooperative Externship
Clock Hours 175
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0200
Title Final Review and Cert Prep***
Clock Hours 16
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0210
Title Nutrition Certificate**
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KCUL 0310
Title Hospitality and Human Resource Certificate**
Clock Hours 30
Semester A
Prerequisite
Course KWRK 0515
Title Job-Seeking Skills
Clock Hours 15
Semester A
Prerequisite

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $2,172.84
  • Student Fees: $142.95
  • Lab Fees: $576.00
  • Books/Supplies: $1,219.52

Total Estimated Cost: $4,151.31 (subject to change without notice)


Available Class Schedules

Miller Campus
9750 S 300 W
Sandy, UT 84070
Mon-Thu 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Course/Program Delivery Model

This program is offered in a Competency Based Education (CBE) format. Students will be expected to invest a minimum of 15 hours per week on coursework and will enroll in one course at a time according to the established sequence with tuition and fees assessed for each course individually. Students receiving Federal Financial Aid or VA funding please contact your academic advisor for specific information regarding eligibility.


Financial Aid

PELL (pending), VA (pending)


Requirements

TABE Test Required (Basic Skills Assessment):

  • Reading: 8.0
  • Math: 8.0

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Commercial Foods


Other

Students need a USB Flash Drive and headphones for the first day of class.