Courses

Internships

The Academy offers recent graduates the chance to continue their training as paid interns at the Academy in the following classifications: food server, professional cook, and steward. This on-the-job training allows them to hone their skills in a demanding environment. With exposure to a diverse clientele, interns further develop their skill sets, enabling them to […]

Servsafe

Open to incumbent workers at participating properties: This class teaches the basics of preparing and serving food safely. Topics include: Good personal hygiene Key practices for ensuring food safety How to prevent cross-contamination Cleaning and sanitizing Protecting yourself from common foodborne illnesses Time and temperature control Contaminants and food allergans The flow of food from […]

English

Vocational English for Speakers of Other Languages Applicants for whom English is a second language take written and oral assessment tests at orientation to determine whether they have the English language proficiency to go directly into a vocational class or whether they need to start with our Vocational English for Speakers of Other Languages (VESOL). […]

Housekeeping

Guestroom Attendant Class Length: 70 hours and 4 hours Employability or 45 hours Vocational English for Speakers of Other Languages (as needed) Time: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (includes a 30-minute break Prerequisites: Must be able to speak, read and write effectively in English; minimum age 18 years old Students will learn about […]

Food & Beverage

Bus Person Class Length: 112 hours (includes ServSafe instruction and certification) and 4 hours Employability Time: Classroom instruction: Monday through Friday, 8 to 10:30 a.m. Practical instruction: minimum of 12 hours per week to be completed when classroom instruction is concluded; time and days vary (including weekends) Prerequisites: Must be able to speak, read and write […]

Kitchen

Steward Class Length: 140 hours (includes ServSafe instruction and certification) and 4 hours Employability or 45 hours Vocational English for Speakers of Other Languages (as needed) Time: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 (includes a 30-minute break) Prerequisites: Must be able to speak, read and write effectively in English; Health Card; minimum age 18 years old; […]