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Baking Foundation - High School


Experience VCC Join us at Experience VCC on April 25 for an evening of free workshops, entertainment, and prizes.

Get a head start in a career as a baker! VCC partners with numerous Metro Vancouver school districts to provide exciting career exploration and skill training programs to secondary school students. At VCC, we provide a variety of enrolment options for secondary school students to earn academic and trades training credits. By the time students graduate from high school, they're skilled in a trade and ready to work and start an apprenticeship. This credit program is offered to students attending secondary school in any B.C. school district.

Program Status:
Accepting applications

Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
August 6 months Certificate Downtown Full-time

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Applicants do not apply to VCC directly. Interested students, teachers and counsellors are directed to contact the career program coordinator or administrator for their school district. Applicants are invited to meet with two members of baking department at VCC's Downtown campus. This interview helps determine whether students are suitable for the program. Applicants should bring a resume and letter of reference from a school counsellor or teacher to the interview. Applicants are also required to attend an information session. Parents and teachers are welcome. After successful interview the school district contact and student complete -->

VCC trains more students to become professional bakers than any other school in Canada.

Students in VCC's award-winning baking and pastry arts programs get hands-on training in state-of-the-art kitchens and learn to run a retail bakery at the Downtown campus.

Come for a tour and get help with the application process.

Date Day Time Room Location
May 17, 2018 Thursday 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 216 Downtown
June 14, 2018 Thursday 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 216 Downtown
September 20, 2018 Thursday 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 216 Downtown


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Program Highlights

Program Highlights

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Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 

Term 1

(BAKG 1101) Various Pies
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2.0 credits
(BAKG 1102) Quick Breads
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2.0 credits
(BAKG 1103) Cookies and Squares
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2.0 credits
(BAKG 1104) Puff Doughs
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2.0 credits
(BAKG 1105) Bread Doughs
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3.5 credits
(BAKG 1106) Sweet Yeast Goods
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2.0 credits
(BAKG 1107) Laminated Yeast Doughs
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2.5 credits
(BAKG 1108) French Pastries
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2.0 credits
(BAKG 1109) Cake Decorating
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3.0 credits
(BAKG 1110) Cake Making
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2.0 credits
(BAKG 1111) Bakery Merchandising
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1.0 credits


VCC baking and pastry student using a rolling pin.
VCC baking and pastry student amking chocolate art.
Decadent pastry
Fresh baked banana bread made by VCC's baking and pastry students.
VCC baking and pastry students in the kitchen.
Baker's tools