Food Service Worker

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Program description - September 2022

The food service worker is an essential member of the long-term care interdisciplinary team, delivering quality nutrition care and service in a health-care environment. Those currently employed in hospitals, institutions, special-care homes and integrated-care facilities will benefit from this Ontario College certificate. Areas to be covered include customer service, safe food-handling techniques, safety, nutrition, communication, food and beverage preparation and service. Completion of the program will provide you with Food Safety, Smart Serve certification and 40 hours of field placement. This program is mandated by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for all staff employed in the position of food service worker in long-term care dietary environments.

Program details

Code: 1314
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 12 weeks
Start: September 2022
Campus: Waterloo
Credential: Ontario College Certificate

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Hospitality & Culinary Arts

Tuition & fees

​Tuition and fee details for the 2021-2022 year are listed below.  Fees for the next academic year are unavailable at this time. Books and supplies are additional.

1 Term

Canadian

International

Tuition
$1348.00
$6675.00
Ancillary Fees
$852.50
$1757.50
Total Fees
$2200.50
$8432.50

Canadian fee details

Description Fall 2021
Full-time Program Tuition $1348.00
Administration Fee $25.00
Capital Development Fee - Waterloo $48.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $300.00
CSI Association Fee $110.00
CSI Legal Protection $30.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.50
ONE Card Fee $10.00
Student Services $60.50
Technology Enhancement Fee $137.50
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $65.00
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00
Term Total $2200.50

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International fee details

Description Fall 2021
International Program Tuition $6675.00
Administration Fee $25.00
Capital Development Fee - Waterloo $48.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $300.00
CSI Association Fee $110.00
CSI International Health Fee $530.00
CSI Legal Protection $30.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.50
ISR $375.00
ONE Card Fee $10.00
Student Services $60.50
Technology Enhancement Fee $137.50
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) $65.00
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $30.00
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00
Term Total $8432.50

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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