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Food and Beverage Server Training Program

Program Start Date(s)
 - May 13, 2024

Become a food and beverage server with this 6-week training program located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. You’ll learn to anticipate customer needs and act as the main connection point between customers and the kitchen staff. Servers often work at restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and other eating establishments.

The program includes 6 weeks of classroom training plus a 30 hour work practicum. (212 hours)

Your Training Investment:

Training Program $1,700
0.5% Training Completion Fund $8.50
Registration Fee $100
Total Training Investment $1,808.50

MTEC uses emerit National Occupational Standards. After completing the Food and Beverage Server Program, students will be able to demonstrate the following skills and duties and develop the knowledge and attitude to be considered competent in this occupation:

  • Tourism awareness – Winnipeg Ambassador Program
  • Customer service – Manitoba Service Excellence
  • Professionalism
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Efficient work practices
  • Respectful workplace
  • Ergonomics
  • Teambuilding and conflict resolution
  • Handling difficult situations
  • Networking
  • Negotiation
  • Managing workplace stress
  • Time management
  • Occupational health and safety basics
  • WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)
  • Food and beverage product knowledge
  • Beverage preparation and service
  • Tools and equipment
  • Service support duties
  • Effective sales techniques
  • Processing payments
  • Sanitation and safety
  • Legislation

You will also earn these certifications as part of the program:

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Why choose Manitoba Tourism Education College?

There are plenty of reasons to choose Manitoba Tourism Education College for food and beverage server training in Winnipeg.

Relevant curriculum

Our curriculum is current and relevant to the demands of the job. We use emerit National Occupational Standards to develop our curriculum. These standards are set by industry professionals and describe the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to be considered competent in an occupation.

Interactive classes

Our small, interactive classes offer students an opportunity to learn directly from our friendly and helpful trainers. Our trainers possess extensive experience and expertise in training individuals currently working in the industry in Manitoba. Students also get the chance to put their new skills to the test in a work practicum placement.

Modern facility

Our training centre is modern, welcoming, and conveniently located next to several bus routes. We also offer free parking for students. Watch a video tour of our facility.

Prior learning recognition

Students who have previously graduated from one MTEC program will be given credit for prior learning and are eligible for a reduced rate to enroll in any subsequent programs.

Student support

We provide support for any students who require additional assistance during and after the training programs. All students registered in a training program also have access to free career counselling.

About Manitoba Tourism Education College

The Manitoba Tourism Education College (MTEC) is a not-for-profit private vocational school located in south Winnipeg. It was established to meet current and long-term employer needs in the tourism, hospitality and retail industries in Manitoba by preparing future employees. MTEC is a Designated Learning Institution (DLI # O263386042822).

Manitoba Tourism Education College is an associated corporation of the Manitoba Tourism Education Council. The Manitoba Tourism Education Council was established in 1989 as a not-for-profit organization that receives provincial funding to assist the tourism industry in Manitoba remain sustainable, through training their managers, supervisors and employees.