St. Charles Adult and Continuing Education Culinary Arts Education

Offers cooking and culinary arts classes available in two formats:

  • 10 month program - Teaches both practical and theoretical knowledge and techniques of professional cooking. Includes 32 weeks in-class and an 8 week work placement. Students can earn up to 8 secondary school credits upon completion. 
  • 6 week program Focuses on kitchen instruction: food preparation, storage, and safe handling, cooking techniques, and knife skills. A secondary school credit provided upon completion.

Programs operated through the Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board (HWCDSB) and funded through the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

Organizations that offer this Service
St. Charles Adult and Continuing Education

150 E 5th St
Hamilton, ON
L9A 2Z8


Open to all adults no longer attending secondary school who have successfully completed at least 16 secondary school credits, proof of Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status, and Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 6 or higher. 

Areas Served
fees vary, contact for details
Application Instructions

Book an appointment with a guidance counsellor online, or call 905-577-0555 and press 5, then 1. 

Most recent high school transcript must be provided if not a current/past student of HWCDSB.

Last Full Update
September 13, 2023