Hawker Training Program is a six to eight weeks duration development program in which the curriculum includes theory, practical, assessment and placements. Students are trained in food stall operations, basic food hygiene, food preparation, kitchen safety, simple cooking.
Our students are:
- Physically and mentally challenged
- Structured unemployed
- Disadvantaged like ex-prisoners and battered wives
- Senior citizens and retirees
- Existing food court employee
Upon completion of their training stint at Dignity Kitchen we job place them – thus enabling them to earn an income with the skills acquired here. Whilst undergoing training, they are paid a training allowance of $4.50 per hour.
The training also instills confidence and pride in the student as they mingle and interact with members of the public with their acquired culinary skills and management.
At the end of the course, students will be prepared to work in existing food court organisation or start their own food stall business.
If student choose to start food stall business, assistance for the start up activities and also in raising the necessary finance may be provided if required. For the placement, students will be required to go for interview with the respective food court operators.
Students are taught by experienced Trainers and Professionals who have dedication in wide range of industries. They are serving various kinds of customers through exciting events ranging from kids to seniors. Course delivery will be fun-oriented and equipped with modern multimedia facilities.