Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant

Technical Certificate

Prepare for entry-level jobs in food service as kitchen helpers, salad makers, bus persons, cafeteria servers, cook's helpers, prep cooks, and dishwashers.

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Program Outline

At A Glance

How You'll Learn


On Campus


Online Classes

Term Start Dates

Spring 2022: January 5 Summer 2022: May 2 Fall 2022: September 6

Start dates represent the beginning of a new term. Certain programs or courses may not be available to start every term. Please view the course schedules for a list of upcoming classes or contact the Welcome Center at 715-365-4493.

Approximate Cost


*Based on 10-level courses—materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Apply safety and sanitation codes to conditions and operations in food service kitchens.
  • Prepare recipes and formulas to industry standards.
  • Apply basic food theory to solve problems in food preparation.
  • Demonstrate attributes of a culinary professional.

Your Potential Careers

  • Entry-level Kitchen Positions

Median Annual Salary

$20,591 $21,946 $23,718
Local State National

EMSI 2020.1

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Your application can be submitted online, it takes just a few minutes to complete.

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