Food Preparation | Cert - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Food Preparation | Cert

Food Preparation | Cert

Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes

The Food Preparation certificate emphasizes the fundamental techniques of sanitation, food preparation, and production skills. This certificate prepares you for entry-level positions in the industry. Upon completion of this program you will receive a Serve Safe Certification.

Meet Your Advisor

Jennifer Conley
Jennifer Conley
Career Navigator
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Career Options

Perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking.

Required Classes for Food Preparation | Cert

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
HCM 100 Sanitation and Safety 2
HCM 188 Knife Skills 2
HCM 252 Stocks and Sauces 2
HCM 270 Garde Manger 2
HCM 287 Ingredient Identification 2
HCM 412 Culinary and Hospitality Seminar 2

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Chef Brett McCarthy
Chef Brett McCarthy
Culinary Arts Program Coordinator
Sioux City Campus, Room D214
Chef Michael Gasaway
Chef Michael Gasaway
Culinary Arts Instructor
Sioux City Campus, Room D314
Dr. Michael Rohlena
Dr. Michael Rohlena
Assoc Dean of Instruction for Career & Technical Education
Sioux City Campus, Room B107

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $2,561.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $2,574.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.