Professional Cook Gap Training Program: Status Report

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A look at the progress and successes of the BCcampus Professional Cook Gap Training project; a collaborative endeavour that began as a proof of concept, developed into a pilot project, and quickly became a fully operational gap-training program. The resulting central learning resource is available not only to certification challengers, but to the broader Professional Cook community, including instructors, employers, and apprentices. In 2013, BCcampus… Read more »


BCcampus white paper explores disruptive innovation within trades training in B.C.

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A new white paper authored by BCcampus examines the advantages and challenges within Competency-Based Education as it applies to trades training BCcampus’ Michelle Glubke, Manager, Collaborative Services, and Lawrence Parisotto, Director, Collaborative Programs and Services have recently released a comprehensive white paper to bring attention to the opportunities within flexible learning models for trades training in B.C. The research explores the use of Competency-Based Education… Read more »


Top 8 facts about our Professional Cook Gap Training pilot program

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Here’s the scenario: you’ve been a cook for years and you want a better job, but you’re not Red Seal certified, so where do you start? Take time off work to go back to school and start from scratch? That seems like a waste of time, because obviously you have some skills and experience already. You’d like to brush up on a few things to… Read more »