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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HCM 510 - Work Experience

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 12
Course Type: Voc/Tech

An approved program of experience in one of the many hospitality areas.  Work experience is a short/long term placement of Postsecondary or Secondary students.  Placement generally provides insight into the Hospitality Industry with many different opportunities in restaurant, hospital, private club, school food service, fast food, fine dining facilities and Assisted Living Centers.
(This course is Pass/Fail.)
1. Demonstrate culinary skills via a work experience.

  1. Apply for and obtain a culinary job.
  2. Receive permission from instructor for position.

2.  Evaluate work experience.

  1. Determine if job was maintaining high culinary expectations.
  2. Discuss pros and cons of this position.

3.  Assess how sanitation and safety were conducted in experience.

  1. Evaluate if there were ways the position could have improved food handling.
  2. Decide if additional safety criteria should have been utilized in position.

4.  Complete work log.

  1. Turn in materials by due dates.
  2. Summarize work conducted.

5.  Demonstrate professionalism.

  1. Wear clean, appropriate attire.
  2. Maintain personal hygiene.
  3. Speak clearly and politely with co-workers.
  4. Show up on time.

6.  Predict future employment.

  1. Analyze if this is the type of position you would like to consider to work in again.
  2. Determine other positions in the culinary field that you might want to pursue employment.             

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