Prep Cook

Program Overview

This technical certificate of credit provides skills for entry into the food services area as a prep cook. Topics include: food services history, safety and sanitation, purchasing and food control, nutrition and menu development and design, along with the principles of cooking.

Entrance Requirements

This program requires either the Next Generation ACCUPLACER®, ACCUPLACER® COMPASS college placement test scores or minimum High School GPA of 2.0.

ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading Comprehension 36, Sentence Skills 30, Arithmetic 23

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 70, Writing 32, Mathematics 26

Next Generation ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading 218, Writing 222, Arithmetic 223