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Train to Become a Chef

The Culinary Institute of Vancouver Island (CIVI) at VIU provides students with:

  • Career path through the co-op paid work practicums. Students work at location of choice including 5-Star hotels and resorts, care facilities, camps, across Canada and beyond
  • Option of a 1-year Culinary Arts Certificate and a 2-year Culinary Management Diploma
  • Apprenticeship during the Certificate with Professional Cook (PC)1 and PC2 completion
  • Locally grown ingredients from suppliers, campus farmers market and campus garden
  • High standards of instruction in three commercial kitchens and fine-dining restaurant
  • Opportunity to be involved in competitions, locally and nationally

Chef training in British Columbia (BC), Canada

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