GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects:
GCE ‘N’ level passes in English Language and 2 other subjects:
Note: Shortlisted applicants will have to attend an interview, and pass a prescribed medical examination.
Successful students will be required to purchase a Laptop which will cost about $500 to $1,500 for the 2-year course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to
terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum device specifications, please click here.
Occupation Traits and Functional Ability Requirements
|Nature of Work
|Cooks prepare raw ingredients, cook and present a specified range of main meal courses as well as pastry and desserts according to recipe specifications and use a range of cooking methods and techniques.
|They rely on their various sensory abilities to check for freshness of the ingredients in terms of the smell, colour, taste as well as appearance of the prepared food. They are required to present them creatively using appropriate colour
combination for eye appeal.
||sensory abilities (sight, smell, touch, taste), finger dexterity, colour recognition ability, attentiveness to safety and hygiene
|They are required to work with sharp kitchen tools and equipment to carry out basic butchery and cut ingredients. In the course of their work, they often have to handle hot ovens and hot pots of stocks, gravies and soups.
||physical mobility, hand & finger dexterity, physical strength, attentiveness to safety & hygiene
|Cooks need to work quickly in response to given instructions in a fast-paced kitchen environment. Communication with vendors and suppliers and handling guest enquiries on food-related concerns are part of the day’s work.
||mental agility, sensory ability (hearing), communication skills, interpersonal skills
This course is less suitable for students who do not possess the functional abilities indicated. If in doubt, please consult your school career guidance officer or visit ITE College West for further academic advising.