The Basic Occupational Education (BOE) Program for Food Services is designed for students who have a barrier to learning and/or employment. The program is self-paced, with classroom, lab and work experience components. The range of skills taught varies for each student, but typically includes:
NOTE: International students are not currently eligible for this program. For more information, contact Douglas College International.
Food Services Option Students are trained to perform entry-level food services duties including:
Students may also have the opportunity to learn basic food preparation and customer service duties. Food Services students are trained on-campus in the College cafeteria. Practicum sites include a variety of food service facilities in geographic areas serviced by the College.
A preliminary interview with the instructor is required for acceptance into the program.
Successful graduates will be prepared for positions in food services, with skills such as restaurant safety and sanitation, bussing, dishwashing, basic food preparation, and customer service.