Lighthouse Learning Centre

Along with promoting and creating festivals and cultural activities, Kawartha FEST also offers skills training for the food and tourism industries’ needs in the Kawartha region. The Lighthouse Learning Centre is a food industry skills training program offered by Kawartha FEST, open to Ontario Works and Employment Planning and Counselling (Peterborough) participants as well as participants in other employment programs that fund training.

View the program brochure.

Heather Rob
program instructor

The Program

  • 14 weeks
  • No cost to participants
  • Chef’s uniform for participants to keep
  • Certifications in WHIMIS, First-Aid/CPR, Service Excellence,
  • Hands-on experience in the Lighthouse Kitchen
  • Field trips to local restaurants, hotels and venues
  • Hands-on experience at the Lighthouse Garden – building, planting, maintaining, harvesting and canning/freezing produce
  • Instruction on safe food handling nutritious meal training, customer service, resume writing, interview skills, networking, and building interview portfolios

Contact:
705-874-6960
Fax: 705-876-7560
email: mtcallery@gmail.com

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