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6 Month Baking & Pastry Arts

FULL-TIME BAKING & PASTRY ARTS DIPLOMA PROGRAM
5+ DAYS PER WEEK / 7+ HOURS PER DAY / 917 HOURS, 90% HANDS-ON
Our Baking & Pastry Arts program teaches the basic and advanced techniques in a practical format that meets the high standards set by the food service industry.

6 Month Culinary Arts

FULL-TIME CULINARY ARTS DIPLOMA PROGRAM
5+ DAYS PER WEEK / 7+ HOURS PER DAY / 917 HOURS, 90% HANDS-ON
This program is for those seeking employment in the culinary industry.

1 Year - Culinary/Baking & Pastry Arts

1 YEAR, FULL-TIME DUAL-DIPLOMA PRORAM
5+ DAYS PER WEEK / 7+ HOURS PER DAY / 1.792 HOURS, 90% HANDS-ON
This program offers you the opportunity to develop the fundamentals skill sets in both Culinary and Baking & Pastry Arts.

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QUARTERLY INTAKES (AM AND PM SCHEDULES).MAXIMUM STUDENTS TO CHEF INSTRUCTOR RATIO 15:1.LIFETIME EMPLOYMENT PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE

Our next intake commences on January 8th, 2018. We are also currently accepting applications for our April 2 and July 3, 2018 intakes.

For more information, please contact our Admissions Department.

Why PICA?

We prepare culinary and baking & pastry professionals for the career of their lives. Success comes through outstanding instruction, personal attention and commitment to excellence. At Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts we passionate about providing expertly trained graduates for the rapidly growing food and hospitality industry worldwide. Along with small class sizes, dedicated, internationally experienced Chef instructors, 90% hands-on professional training and our eight professional kitchens with Lifetime Employment Placement Assistance, you have the right ingredients for a delicious career.

Over 2,800 of our alumni can be found in kitchens, restaurants, bakeries and establishments as close as Granville Island and as far as Edinburgh, Moscow, Hong Kong, and dozens upon dozens more cities. We're proud to have made a lasting impression on the culinary and pastry scene worldwide... and we're even prouder to do it while calling Vancouver our home.