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Career Area: Hospitality and Tourism
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 30-316-1
Approximately Less Than 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
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Food Service Assistant Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Fast-Food Cook
Prep Cook
Short-Order Cook

Average Median Wage


Food Service Assistant Programs

Students will learn how to prepare and cook-to-order a variety of foods that require a short preparation time. The program focuses on developing entry-level skills to pursue a career in the food service industry.

Career Outlook: Program graduates will have skills for taking orders and serving patrons, and performing a variety of food preparation duties required in the food service industry.

Added Career Value: When you finish this diploma program, you will have earned four credits toward the Culinary Assistant diploma. 

Food Service Assistant Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Mid-State Food Service Assistant at Mid-State
Milwaukee Area Food Service Assistant at Milwaukee Area