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Career Area: Hospitality and Tourism
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-303-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Food Production Specialist Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Dietary Assistant
Shift Leader
Food Service

Average Median Wage


Food Production Specialist Programs

The program provides an opportunity for students to be involved in many different food production activities. The program prepares students for positions as pantry workers, bakers, deli workers, assistant cooks, short-order cooks or first cooks based on professional goals and abilities. Graduates of the Food Production Specialist program will have the skills, knowledge and experience to help them qualify for positions in restaurants, supper clubs, health care facilities, resorts, schools, bakeries, delis, fast food businesses and hotels.