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Food and Beverage Service

Program Start: 2 January 2018
Application Deadline: 15 December 2017
Location: Melfort
Credit Granting Institution: Sask Polytech
Length: 12 weeks


Well-trained, knowledgeable food and beverage professionals are always in demand. Popular local restaurants, hotels, casinos and convention centres compete with five-star resorts and international chains for the best talent.

Food and Beverage Service is a 12-week applied certificate offered full time at Cumberland College in Melfort.  The program’s five courses cover fundamental knowledge and skills. You’ll get hands-on practical skills in:

  • bar management and mixology
  • customer service skills
  • food and beverage service
  • food safety and WHMIS

As a Food and Beverage Service graduate, you’ll have the entry level skills you need to work as a server, bartender or host/hostess in restaurants, hotels, convention centres, resorts and more.

Interested in a Management Career?
Use your Saskatchewan Polytechnic Food and Beverage Service applied certificate as a stepping stone into the Hotel and Restaurant Management diploma. It’s a great way to expand career options and earning power.



This program is considered Provincial Training Allowance (PTA) eligible.

Provincial Training Allowance (PTA)

The Provincial Training Allowance (PTA) provides income and program cost assistance to low-income adult students enrolled in full-time eligible workforce development or skills training programs. Individuals are only eligible to apply for PTA after being accepted in an approved training program.