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Line Cook

Line Cook Training Program

Program Start Date(s)

  • TBD

The program consists of 8 weeks of training, including 3 weeks hands-on experience in a commercial kitchen, plus a 30 hour practicum. (258 hours)

Your Training Investment:

Training Program $2500
1% Training Completion Fund $25
Registration Fee $50
Total Training Investment $2575

MTEC uses emerit National Occupational Standards. After completing the Line Cook Training Program, students will be able to demonstrate the following skills and duties and develop the knowledge and attitude to be considered competent in an 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)
  • Emergency First Aid - Level C and Level 1 AED
  • Kitchen operation and terminology
  • Making stocks and sauces
  • Basic recipes
  • Food preparation
  • Safety and sanitation including:
    • Food handling and sanitation principles
    • Dietary restrictions
    • Fire and safety
    • Safe knife handling
    • Receiving and storing foods
  • Smart Choices, Responsible Service Certification
  • Manitoba Provincial Food Handler Certificate