Culinary Arts Youth Apprenticeship

Middle Grades Exploration
  • EY10 Explor Personal Character and Careers
  • EY11 Exploring Careers and Employment
  • FY11 Exploring Nutrition and Wellness
  • FY12 Exploring Apparel and Interior Design
  • FY13 Exploring Persnl Finance and Hospitality
High School Coursework
  • Culinary Arts and Hospitality II (FH 11/12)
  • Culinary Arts and Hospitality III (FH 13)
Foundational Prerequisite

FH10 Culinary Arts and Hospitality I

  • FH11 Culinary Arts and Hospitality II App
  • FH12 Culinary Arts and Hospitality II Int

FH13 Culinary Arts and Hospitality III

  • ANSI - Accredited Food Protection Manager Certification (ServSafe Food Manager)
  • One or more of the following:
    • OHSA-10 Culinary Arts
    • ProStart National Certificate of Achievement (National Restaurant Association)
    • Culinary Arts Pre-Professional Assessment and Certification (American Association of Family and Consumer Science)
    • Certified Fundamentals Cook (American Culinary Federation)
On-the-Job Learning

Participate in one of the following:

  • ProStart Student Invitational
    • Culinary Arts
    • Management
  • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Competitive Events
    • Culinary Arts
    • Baking and Pastry Arts
    • Career Investigation
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
    • Food Innovation
  • Locally-created, industry-aligned project-based learning experience with industry-involvement. The project must be approved by the local education agency's CTE Administrator.
Supplemental Employability Skills Courses
  • 0I00 IB Personal and Professional Skills
  • BM10 Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • CC45 Career Management
Work-based and Experiential Learning
  • Business and Industry Field Trip
  • Job Shadowing
  • Service Learning
  • Internship
  • Cooperative Education
  • Entrepreneurial Experience
  • Apprenticeship
  • Mentorship
  • School-Based Enterprise

For more information, contact the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Work-based Learning Consultant at the Office of Career and Technical Education at


NC Governor Roy Cooper
NC Department of Public Instruction
NC Community College System
NC Department of Commerce
Apprenticeship NC
Charlotte Executive Leadership Council