Continuing Education

Kitchen Skills Cooking Courses

Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

The type of certification you will earn after completing your program.

  • Certificate Achievement - An approved non-credit program that has a formal summative assessment component, has mappped program or course outcomes, and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Certificate Completion - A non-credit program that has no formal summative assessment component and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

The world's most accomplished chefs all have one thing in common: they have mastered the basics. They know how to care for their knives, identify flavours, expose the qualities of vegetables, select choice cuts of meat, prepare essential sauces and plate everything with exquisite attention to detail.

NAIT's Kitchen Skills cooking courses will help you develop essential cooking techniques and habits so that you can try cooking like a pro. Take advantage of our fully equipped professional kitchen facility and experienced team of instructors who will help you develop your skills, gain expertise and cook with confidence. Knives, equipment and food are provided for classroom use.

Classes include lectures, demonstrations and hands-on applications to make sure you get both theoretical grounding and practical experience. Afterwards, you will be able to take your new skills home or put them to work creating amazing dishes for your restaurant.

Strap on your apron and let's get cooking!

To be awarded the Culinary Kitchen Skills Certificate, you must complete all five courses in the Kitchen Skills series: 

  • CULG210 – The Art of Garde Manger and Knife Skills
  • CULG220 – Flavour Recognition, Stocks and Soups
  • CULG230 – Sauces
  • CULG240 – Vegetable Preparation and Cooking
  • CULG250 – Preparing and Cooking Meat, Poultry and Fish
Please note that CULG210 (Kitchen Skills I) and CULG220 (Kitchen Skills II) are prerequisites for the other Kitchen Skills courses.

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