New students are accepted in late August and early January each year. Qualified applicants may be admitted into programs outside of normal intakes. Interested applicants are considered on an individual basis by the Chair for acceptance into a program in an alternative or modified format.
Applicants are required to have a minimum of 65 Alberta High School credits, with a minimum 60 percent pass mark in Math 20 Applied and English Language Arts (ELA) 20-2, or equivalent.
Applicants completing the new Alberta high school math curriculum will require a minimum grade of 60 percent in Math 20-2 or a higher level math.
Alternate Admission applicants are required to successfully complete all program pre-admission testing.
All students in the Culinary Careers Diploma program must follow the sanitation, hygiene and safety practices standard to the industry and present themselves in the following condition whenever entering any of the Food Service Labs: Students must be clean shaven (moustaches are acceptable), hair must be clean and controlled. Students wear a white uniform, apron and approved footwear.
Applicants are required to complete a personal medical profile and to update their immunization prior to entry into the program. Applicants may be required to complete a follow-up medical at the discretion of the College Health Centre.
Applicants who lack the required academic admission requirements can apply to the College and University Preparatory Program to upgrade for your program.
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
If you have experience working in this field of study, you may be eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.