Unique Pathways & Off-campus Education

Unique Pathways & Off-campus Education Dual Credit - SAIT Culinary Arts (Summer)

Dual Credit - SAIT Culinary Arts (Summer)

This course combines 2 SAIT courses, Introduction to Cooking and Cold Foods. These two culinary courses will take place at Tastemarket Campus downtown.

Introduction to Cooking (BAKE-227) is a practical cou​rse that introduces students to the daily operation of a production kitchen and the skills required across culinary disciplines. Cooking methods, knife skills, stock production, sauces, equipment familiarization, terminology and product identification are among the topics covered in the course. 

In Introduction to Cold Foods (COOK-223), students gain practical experience to prepare hors d’oeuvres, salads, dressings and vinaigrettes, sandwiches and a variety of cold appetizers. Topics include mise en place, storage, safe handling, cooking methods, production and service.

Program Benefits

  • Experience industry training and get a jump start on your industry pathway while still in high school
  • Build confidence through developing learning strategies and skills that support your learning transitions 
  • Learn about on-going opportunities and potential employment opportunities 
  • Taught by experienced instructors who are connected to industry and support students in making meaningful connections to career pathways 
  • Earn high school credits and industry safety credentials​

5​ Cre​​dits, 30 ​le​​​vel CTS
6 post-secondary credits​​​​​

Student Eli​​gi​bility

Open to CBE high school students who: 

  • Are in grades 11 or 12 as of September
  • Are committed to the academic rigor of a condensed post-secondary culinary program
  • Are able to arrange their own transportation to and from SAIT Downtown Tastemarket
  • Are excited about taking a post-secondary culinary program
  • Pre-requisite/Co-requisite requirements: 
    • minimum 50% in English Language Arts 10-1 or 10-2, or Humanities 10 and, 
    • minimum 50% in Math 10C or Math 10-3 

Program​ Delivery​​​ and Location

  • In Person
  • SAIT Tastemarket, 150-444 7 Avenue SW and
  • SAIT Main Campus, 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary AB T2M 0L4

Progra​​m ​​D​rates

Exact Program dates and times will be confirmed with the applicants​

  • This summer program is anticipated to begin in the last week of June and run throughout July
  • ​Program times are anticipated to be Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Considerations

    • Students must have space in their full year timetable to accommodate the program delivery, location, and dates indicated below.
    • Students must submit a personal learning schedule with their application (see application checklist for details).
    • Students must be registered as a full-time student, taking at least one course at their home high school each semester(work experience excluded).
    • Students will be expected to communicate with both their CBE supervising teacher and course instructor regularly.
  • How to Apply

    1. Read through the course(s) and/or program(s) of interest.
    2. Review program choice with your school Off-campus Coordinator and/or Guidance Counsellor for program readiness and timetabling concerns.
    3. You are highly encouraged to attend the Unique Pathways Information Night to ask questions of our program partners and determine if the program is a good fit for you. Connect with your Off-campus Coordinator or Guidance counsellor if you are unable to attend.
    4. Download and fill in the Dual Credit Application Form Package when available.
    5. Refer to the application checklist and ensure all items are complete.
    6. Book an appointment with your Off-campus Coordinator and/or Guidance Counselor before the deadline to complete your application, including signatures from all parties.
    7. The school will submit the application to Unique Pathways on your behalf.

Career​ Map

Career Map 


  • Program Partner​

  • Application Deadline

    Applications will be due April 12, 2024.​​

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