Note: A VALID FOODSAFE Level 1 Certification or equivalent is a pre-requisite to challenge this certification.
CofQ Exam Information
Professional Cook 1 Indigenous Content (PC1IC)
The Professional Cook 1 Indigenous Content (PC1IC) program outline was developed to introduce Indigenous culture through food gathering and preparation, and to bring back traditional knowledge. This program was designed so that apprentices can complete the level of apprenticeship training while learning the Indigenous culture from their specific area.
It is important to note that with respect to cultural and regional differences, Indigenous content may be adapted, but only with the recipes or regional ingredients. The context of the Indigenous content in the program outline must be followed as set forth.
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Practical Assessment Information
As of January 1, 2020, all training providers are expected to use updated Practical Assessment documents that are dated January 2020; all previous documents are no longer relevant.
Details of the assessment criteria are contained within the Cook Assessment General Information package. Candidates can view the practical assessment preparation package for Menu A, and Menu B.
Please note that there is a fee attached to the practical assessment for challengers and re-assessment for apprentices which is set by the training provider conducting the assessment and may range between $350-$500. A list of assessment venues is sent to you with your approval to challenge.