Culinary Skills (Formerly: Culinary Skills - Chef Training (Co-op))

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Program description - January 2021

In this one-year co-op program, students will gain the fundamental knowledge and techniques of quality food preparation, an understanding of the complexity of kitchen management and an appreciation of fine food. The co-op education work term in the final semester enables students to develop their skills and enhance the knowledge learned in the college setting.

Program details

Code: 1025C
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: January 2021
Campus: Waterloo
Credential: Ontario College Certificate

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Hospitality & Culinary Arts

CONESTOGA COLLEGE
Virtual OPEN HOUSE
JANUARY 9, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
MARCH 13, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2020-2021 year are listed below.  Books and supplies are additional. Tuition and fee details for terms starting after May 2021 will not be available until spring 2021.

Tuition and fees are currently unavailable; please check back at a later time. For terms starting after May 2021, details will not be available until spring 2021.

3 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$2696.00
$12500.00
Ancillary Fees
$3426.75
$4511.75
Total Fees
$6122.75
$17011.75

Canadian fee details

Description Fall 2021 Spring 2021 Winter 2021
Full-time Program Tuition - $1348.00 $1348.00
Administration Fee - $25.90 $18.40
Capital Development Fee - Waterloo - $48.00 $48.00
CSI Health Plan Fee - - $197.65
CSI Association Fee - $110.00 $84.50
eText Fee - $156.00 $105.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee - $28.45 $20.95
HST - - $82.49
ONE Card Fee - $12.75 $12.75
Program Services Fee - $278.50 $278.50
Program Supply Fee - $375.00 $375.00
Student Services - $50.65 $50.65
Supply Fee (Taxed) - - $634.51
Technology Enhancement Fee - $142.75 $142.75
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) - $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) - $30.00 $15.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) - - $20.10
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) - $4.00 $3.50
Sustainability Fee (optional) - $5.00 $5.00
Session Total - $2680.00 $3442.75
Year Total     $6122.75

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International fee details

Description Fall 2021 Spring 2021 Winter 2021
International Program Tuition - $6250.00 $6250.00
Administration Fee - $25.90 $18.40
Capital Development Fee - Waterloo - $48.00 $48.00
CSI Health Plan Fee - - $197.65
CSI Association Fee - $110.00 $84.50
CSI International Health Fee - - $335.00
eText Fee - $156.00 $105.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee - $28.45 $20.95
HST - - $82.49
ISR - $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee - $12.75 $12.75
Program Services Fee - $278.50 $278.50
Program Supply Fee - $375.00 $375.00
Student Services - $50.65 $50.65
Supply Fee (Taxed) - - $634.51
Technology Enhancement Fee - $142.75 $142.75
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) - $65.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) - $30.00 $15.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) - - $20.10
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) - $4.00 $3.50
Sustainability Fee (optional) - $5.00 $5.00
Session Total - $7957.00 $9054.75
Year Total     $17011.75

Returning student tuition & fees

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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Co-op information

  • Co-op programs add value to your education. Earn money while you apply what you've learned in a real workplace environment. Visit Co-operative education for more information.
  • The College cannot guarantee co-op employment. All co-op students are required to conduct an independent co-op job search in addition to the supports and services provided by the Department of Co-op Education.
  • Students are responsible for their own transportation and associated costs in order to complete work term requirements. Work locations may not always be readily accessible by public transportation.

Delivery sequence - January 2021 - Waterloo

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