Certificate of Achievement

The ProStart National Certificate of Achievement (COA) is your passport to the future. Earning the COA can give you a leg up in your job search, and opens the door to collegiate opportunities. Numerous restaurant, foodservice and hospitality programs offer benefits to ProStart graduates. These benefits include scholarships, class credits and credit towards work experience requirements.

Check out the ProStart Passport to find additional information on scholarships and course credits by school. 

To earn the ProStart National COA, a student must pass “The Foundations of Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts” Level 1 and Level 2 exams, document  400 hours of work experience and demonstrate proficiency on more than 50 workplace competencies.  Work experience can come from paid jobs, school-based enterprises or relevant volunteer work.

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