RESTAURANT COOK

Vocational upper secondary qualification in Restaurant and Catering Services, competence area in Food Service, Cook

Choose your international career! Study at Perho Culinary, Tourism  and Business College which continues a long tradition of providing a high quality education for our students.The tuition in the restaurant Cook Program is in English.

A restaurant cook who has completed the qualification knows how to

• work in food preparation tasks at restaurants with different business ideas or missions or in public sector unit
• prepare tasty, nutritious and wholesome food, taking special diets into account
• set out food as individual plated dishes or dishes for a large group of customers.

A restaurant cook who has completed the competence area of food services works at restaurants or in the catering sector, staff canteens, cafés, catering companies, freight and passenger ships as well as institutional kitchens.

Restaurant Cook full time application period 2019

Application period is from 2 February to 31 March, 2019.  Student intake is 20 in full-time day program. Notice: application form will be published on 2, February 2019.

Main target groups are

Foreigners who already live in Finland and lack vocational qualification, degree or a study place as well as Finns without vocational qualification, degree or a study place.

The admission criteria and tuition in full-time day program

Finnish applicants
• general upper secondary qualifications
• a sufficient command of the English language

Foreign applicants
• sufficient level of previous general upper secondary education
• a sufficient command of the English language

Duration of the studies is approximately a year and a half. No tuition fee. Students must have about 700-800 euros in the beginning of studies to buy kitchen uniform, safety shoes, knives etc.

Studies start in August 2019.

Continuous application for Restaurant Cook Studies
– Apprenticeship or training agreements (Oppi- tai koulutussopimus)

You can study qualification for Restaurant Cook by apprenticeship or training agreement if you have a working place in a restaurant and your employer is willing to sign an apprenticeship or training contract with you and Perho Culinary, Tourism and Business College. During this fast track program students come to school for two to four days per month for theory and cooking lessons depending what they have done before. All the competence tests and evaluations for vocational competence will be done at student’s working place. Studies last about one and a half year.

Every student will have a personal competence development plan. Perho signs an agreement and your employer must give you guidance, feedback and evaluations during your practice.

Apprenticeship or training agreement applications through Opintopolku.fi

You can fill up an application in Opintopolku.fi for Restaurant Cook studies and you can write to your application also all the information about your employer and the possibility of apprenticeship or training agreement. We use this so called continuous applications (Jatkuva haku) to take new students in for this Fast Track Restaurant Cook program (Apprenticeship or training contract group) if we have free study places.

Further information

Pia Vainikka, Study Service Officer
pia.vainikka (at) perho.fi
+358 40 1478 546

Student Affairs Office
hakutoimisto (at) perho.fi