Health Care Food Service

  • Type: In Class
  • Credential: Statement of Completion
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Plan #: #C2045

About this part-time program ( What's this?)

This Health Care Food Service program has been developed with the support and co-operation of health care facilities to prepare individuals for employment in food service in a health care setting. You will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for you to become a valuable member of a healthcare-based dietary team. It incorporates the mandatory Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) Standards for Dietary Services throughout the program.

Career Opportunities

This program prepares individuals to work in the dietary departments of hospitals, long-term-care facilities, retirement homes, group homes, and other healthcare settings. Possible career paths include:

  • Dietary Food Service Worker
  • Health Care Food Service Worker
  • Dietary Aide
  • Working for a community healthcare agency in a client’s home

Program Benefits

The syllabus of this program is mandated by the Ontario government, and students must successfully complete it if they wish to gain employment in the dietary departments of hospitals, long-term-care facilities, retirement homes, group homes, and other health care settings. Both graduates and their healthcare employers benefit from this standardized and recognized program.

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may apply to graduate. If you aren't sure how to enrol in a course, you can learn more here.

Apply for Statement of Completion

Have you successfully completed the requirements of this program? Learn how to apply for your Statement of Completion.

Program Delivery

Code Course Name Delivery Course Availability
2018 Winter 2018 Spring

Required Courses:

HOSP1011 Health and Safety In Class No TBA
HLTH1189 Nutrition for Healthy Living In Class No TBA
CULN1093 Food Preparation - Basic N/A No TBA
CULN1013 Food Preparation - Advanced N/A No TBA
HCFS1112 Food Service Functions In Class Yes TBA
NUTN1128 Nutritional Care In Class Yes TBA

Prerequisites may be required for these courses. Please refer to individual course descriptions for specific requirements.