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FastTrack Hospitality & Culinary Program

BCC Fastrack Hospitality Program

Berkshire Community College is pleased to present the web-based Fast-Track Hospitality & Culinary Program offering 4 certificate programs through March and April of 2021.

These programs are offered free through a Massachusetts Department of Higher Education TRAIN (Training, Resources and Internship Network) Grant, with the intent of supporting the local Berkshire economy. Space is limited to grant funding and qualified applicants will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applications will be accepted through March 8, 2021.

Applicants can choose from the following four certificate programs:

Contact Us

Questions or concerns? Contact the BCC Workforce Development office: 

Email: workshops@berkshirecc.edu
Phone: 413–236–2127

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  • Certificate in Hospitality Core Skills – Front of the House

    This certificate program offers a customer service focused training that allows participants to receive an industry recognized certification as a Certified Front Desk Representative. Students will also receive training in the business of hospitality and tourism, communication practices, conflict resolution, team building, interviewing skills, and understanding unconscious bias.

    Estimated hours to complete certificate: 30 hours

  • Certificate in Hospitality Supervision

    This certificate program focuses on developing supervisory skills of managers or up and coming managers. Students will also receive training in the business of hospitality and tourism, communication practices, conflict resolution, team building, interviewing skills, and understanding unconscious bias.

    Estimated hours to complete certificate: 30 hours

  • Certificate in Beverage Service

    This certificate focuses on learning barista skills and includes an onsite practicum at Currency Coffee in Pittsfield, MA. Students will also receive training in the business of hospitality and tourism, communication practices, conflict resolution, team building, interviewing skills, and understanding unconscious bias.

    Estimated hours to complete certificate: 30 hours

  • Certificate in Hospitality Culinary Skills – Back of the House

    This certificate program focuses on completing the Culinary Foundations level 1 with the Rouxbe online culinary school. This program will be overseen by a local chef. Students will also receive training in the business of hospitality and tourism, communication practices, conflict resolution, team building, interviewing skills, and understanding unconscious bias.

    Estimated hours to complete certificate: 60 hours

 

Students will also be eligible to become ServSafe Food Handler certified and receive allergen awareness training.

Please complete the form linked below to apply for the program.