|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Waterloo|
|Nominal duration||2 years, plus 1 Co-op term|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,088 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,350), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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|Dormitory fee||CA$10,000 per year
The above fee is an estimated amount for during the two academic semesters.
There are a lot of housing options for you to choose from depending on your needs and preferences. Be sure to find a place close to your campus and easily accessible by regular and frequent public transit.
High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
If your IELTS/TOEFL score does not meet the minimum English language requirement for direct entry, you may choose to enter Conestoga’s English for Academic Studies – EAS program.
This two-year diploma offers a unique opportunity for students to apply skills learned in labs and classes on a paid four-month co-op term.
Through demonstrations, lectures and hands-on practice, students are provided knowledge and techniques of quality food preparation and presentation. They gain an understanding of the complexity of kitchen management and experience real-life production. Co-op education work terms in the program enable the student to develop the skills and enhance his/her knowledge learned in the college setting.
This program offers co-op work-term opportunities at the Institut Paul Bocuse, the leading global educator of excellence for culinary arts and the hospitality trade (additional cost applies).
In addition, courses such as communication, computer skills, marketing, small-business management and nutrition ensure graduates are well rounded to meet the demands of the industry.
After completion of the co-op industry training and experience, graduates have the option to continue their apprenticeship in the industry. There are also many options for students to continue in culinary arts graduate certificate programs in Canada and internationally.