Food and Hospitality

Food and Hospitality

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Embrace your natural sociability and interest in good food when you study hospitality with TAFE NSW. There’s so much on offer, whether you want to be in the kitchen, on the floor, in a food-making facility or a laboratory. Find your dream job in cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels, or take your fondness for a craft beer or top drop of wine into micro-brewing and winemaking specialties.

Baking and Patisserie

Knead, shape and decorate delectable baked goods and pastries in hotels and restaurants. Treat the locals to your signature sourdough at your own artisan bakery. Create your own recipes and design dessert menus as an executive pastry chef. more...

  • TAFE Statement Cake Decorating

    800-001014

    Create edible art and learn new cake decorating techniques for any occasion. You'll get the chance to practise your skills in a simulated baking facility, where you can gain expert feedback and confidence in your abilities.

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  • TAFE Statement Art of Sourdough Bread

    800-001079

    Embrace your passion for baking and learn how to create delicious sourdough bread from scratch. Learn the skills to feed and maintain a starter at home and gain experience mixing, kneading, shaping and scoring dough into the perfect sourdough loaf.

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  • TAFE Statement Introduction to Cake Decorating

    800-000887

    If you want to create beautifully decorated cakes for any occasion, this short course is the perfect place to start. Learn to use icing, frosting and ganache, develop piping, writing and filigree skills, and make basic flowers and other decorations.

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  • TAFE Statement Chocolate Skills for Beginners

    800-001112

    Embrace your sweet tooth and gain the skills and knowledge to make delicious chocolate treats at home. Learn the fundamentals of chocolate making including how to temper and mould chocolate, and the art of creating a range of chocolate decorations.

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  • TAFE Statement Make Your Own Bread

    800-000733

    Nothing beats the smell of freshly baked bread. Rise to your baker potential and learn how to make a variety of breads from scratch. Learn skills to correctly weigh, mix, knead, proof and shape dough into perfect loaves, rolls, pizza bases and more.

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  • Statement of Attainment Introduction to Baking

    900-81200

    With nearly 7,000 bakeries around Australia, there are plenty of career opportunities for skilled bakers. This course is perfect for baking beginners and will show you how to bake, fill and decorate a range of sponge cakes, including cupcakes.

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  • Certificate II Baking

    FBP20221-01

    Launch your baking career and spend your workdays crafting quality bread, cakes and pastries. Gain the skills to become an assistant baker as you learn foundational mixing, baking and decorating techniques in a commercial bakery on campus.

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  • Certificate III Bread Baking

    FBP30421-01

    Master the art of making bread and kickstart your career as a commercial baker in a fully-equipped professional kitchen. Discover how to turn premium, raw ingredients into a variety of breads including sweet, savoury, yeast, specialty and artisan.

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  • Certificate III Patisserie

    SIT31021-01

    Step into the kitchen and create mouth-watering cakes and pastries. Learn to whip up delicious fillings and desserts as a pastry chef or pâtissier, and work anywhere from boutique businesses to 5-star hotels.

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  • Certificate III Baking

    FBP30521-01

    Build your technical skills, operations knowledge, creativity and baking repertoire to be a qualified baker or pastry cook. Study as an apprentice, be inspired and refine your skills as you prepare for success in this practical course.

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  • Certificate III Cake and Pastry

    FBP30321-01

    Become trade qualified in this creative field and begin your journey as a chef patissier or a pastry cook. Study as an apprentice to learn invaluable skills from industry professionals and develop your culinary flair to craft delicacies that impress.

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  • Certificate IV Patisserie

    SIT40721-01

    Use your artistic flair to shape and mould chocolate bonbons and sugar confections as well as various gateaux, tortes, pastries, petit fours in this patisserie course. Fortify your career and confidently lead a pastry kitchen as a head pastry chef.

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Cooking

Step into our industry-standard commercial kitchens and manifest your Masterchef dreams as you learn to hone your cooking, catering and teamwork skills. more...

  • TAFE Statement BBQ Master Class

    800-001032

    Cook the perfect steak with this in-depth, hands-on course. Master the reverse sear, a handy technique for low and slow barbecuing. Gain insider tips from seasoned BBQ competitors and edge out the competition as you cook a range of tasty favourites.

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  • Statement of Attainment Food Handling Skill Set

    SITSS00068-V01

    Over 360,000 hospitality businesses around Australia keep their customers safe by serving food that’s free from contamination. Learn how to prepare, handle, store and serve food in commercial kitchens that meet high food hygiene standards.

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  • Statement of Attainment Food Safety Supervision Skill Set

    SITSS00069-V01

    Become a nominated Food Safety Supervisor managing safe food handling, hazard identification and food contamination. Earn your NSW Food Authority Food Safety Supervisor certificate, a legal requirement in NSW for all food service businesses.

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  • Certificate II Cookery

    SIT20421-01

    Build the technical skills and industry knowledge you need to enter the cookery or hospitality industries. Gain experience working in a commercial kitchen as a kitchen hand and learn from some of the industry’s best seasoned culinary professionals.

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  • Certificate III Asian Cookery

    SIT31121-01

    Balance ingredients, use specialist equipment and study Asian cookery methods. Learn to create an array of dishes inspired by various Asian cultures and cuisines with distinct flavour notes and aromas that will please even the most discerning palate.

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  • Certificate III Commercial Cookery

    SIT30821-01

    Use your creativity and flair to create masterful, balanced dishes inspired by local and international cuisines. Gain a sound understanding of balance and flavour profiles that will enhance your career opportunities both here and overseas.

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Food Processing

Gain the skills to work in this vital industry and help get high quality, safe food products to our shops and on our plates. Specialise in pork, ham and bacon, salami, sausages, beef or lamb production. more...

  • TAFE Statement Pork Master Class

    800-000518

    Take a master class in the most consumed meat worldwide. Expand or establish your butchering skills repertoire as you learn from industry leaders. Share your passion with like-minded individuals as you discuss tips, tricks and recipes.

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  • TAFE Statement Lamb Master Class

    800-000462

    This master class is the only one of its kind in NSW and caters to butchers, farmers and lamb enthusiasts. Gain specialist knife and butchering techniques to savour the delicacy of lamb products such as lamb cutlets and lamb racks.

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  • TAFE Statement Beef Master Class

    800-000461

    Learn an age-old craft and a well-respected trade. Master the art of selecting, boning and cutting quality beef cuts from a rump and loin. Refine your butchery and knife skills and learn the techniques and fundamentals to be a great butcher.

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  • TAFE Statement Sausage Production

    800-000268

    Step into a simulated butcher shop and produce a range of delicious sausages from around the world. Use world-class equipment, learn to select quality meats and artisan tying techniques to craft the perfect sausage.

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  • TAFE Statement Salami Production

    800-000267

    Rediscover the lost art of making salami as you prepare samples from Hungary, France and Italy. Learn the technique and the science behind the perfect salami and practice your skills using world-class equipment.

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Food Science and Technology

Ensure industry standards are met and safe, quality ingredients make it to our shops and onto our plates. Work in a laboratory as a food technologist to perform biological and food specimen testing. more...

  • Certificate IV Food Science and Technology

    FBP40421-01

    Prepare to make food safe from paddock to plate for millions of Australians as a food technologist. Put on your lab coat and scientifically inspect food and workplaces in a critical, growing industry.

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Holiday Parks and Resorts

Develop skills that will take you across the globe as you find work in holiday parks and resorts, provide top-level customer service and discover the magic of different cultural customs. more...

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Hospitality

Bring your passion to be a barista or bartender, waiter or hotel agent, to one of the largest and most diverse sectors in the world. Our range of hospitality courses will help you perfect your skills and gain the confidence you need to serve with a smile. more...

  • TAFE Statement Cocktail Making

    800-000603

    Learn the art of mixology by blending, shaking, stirring, building and muddling a range of classic cocktails. Have the opportunity to taste your concoctions while gaining confidence to use your new skills at home and apply them to the workplace.

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  • TAFE Statement NSW Liquor Licensee Course

    800-001197

    Meet liquor licence requirements and become a successful and compliant licensee, approved manager or club secretary. Contribute to the safety and vibrancy of your local community as you manage a responsible and professional hospitality business.

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  • TAFE Statement NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced)

    800-001198

    Take the next step in your hospitality or liquor business by gaining the mandatory qualifications to manage and operate a high risk business as a licensee. Understand complicated legislation and compliance to support your business from the bottom up.

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  • TAFE Statement Advanced Responsible Conduct of Gambling

    800-001291

    Update your skills as a Responsible Gambling Officer. Learn how to identify and manage people at risk and recognise the signs of concerning gambling behaviour. Help reduce gambling harm while providing guidance and support.

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  • TAFE Statement Advanced Barista Skills

    800-000238

    Create great quality espresso-style beverages. Brew the perfect blend of coffee that customers look for today. Understand the importance of balance in coffee flavours and further your technical and customer service skills as a barista.

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  • TAFE Statement Basic Barista Skills

    800-000237

    Expand on your appreciation of coffee with this short yet robust course. Brew shots with the perfect crema and steam milk to perfection. Gain basic barista skills and the confidence to find work in a busy cafe environment.

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  • TAFE Statement Beer Brewing Master Class

    800-163126

    Pursue your passion for brewing. Learn how to produce quality craft beers, pale ales and dark ales. Learn different brewing techniques, the fermentation process, how to bottle and keg your beer, as well as best practices for hygiene and sanitation.

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  • Statement of Attainment Introduction to Cafe Skills

    900-82981

    ⁠Greet, serve and deliver espresso coffees to customers in a simulated café environment. Touch on all aspects of café work to gain the experience needed to jump in and work as part of a team. Gain hands-on experience to get an entry-level job.

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  • Statement of Attainment Espresso Coffee Making Skills

    901-00069

    Master the art of crafting the perfect espresso. Learn about the different variety of beans, blends and roasts, as well as how to correctly brew coffee and froth various types milk. Enter the hospitality industry with confidence with this course.

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  • Statement of Attainment Responsible Service of Alcohol

    SITSS00071-V01

    Get qualified to serve alcohol in licensed venues in NSW and gain work in the hospitality industry. If your RSA Photo Competency Card is less than 5 years old, contact Liquor and Gaming NSW to complete your refresher course.

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  • Statement of Attainment Provide Responsible Gambling Services

    900-81225

    Fast-track your hospitality career with this course and gain your RCG. Learn how to promote safety in venues where there are gaming machines, to recognise gaming problems and addiction, and to follow organisational procedures.

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  • Certificate I Hospitality

    SIT10222-01

    Enter the bustling world of cafes, kitchens and restaurants with this exciting course. Learn to use kitchen equipment, take and fill customers' orders and build your confidence in the hospitality industry.

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  • Certificate II Hospitality

    SIT20322-01

    Build a fast-paced career in the hospitality industry as a barista, kitchen allrounder and more. Provide excellent quality food and drinks in restaurants and cafes, juggle different tasks and put a smile on customers' faces.

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  • Certificate III Hospitality

    SIT30622-01

    Develop confidence in the hospitality industry as you take customer orders, restock food and drinks and problem solve on your feet. Work in fast-paced kitchens, cafes and bars and lead a team in a booming field.

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  • Certificate IV Hospitality

    SIT40422-01

    Step up to a supervisory or team leader role in the fast-paced and exciting world of hospitality. Confidently manage the day-to-day operations of a cafe, restaurant or hotel and lead a high-performing team through a successful service.

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Hospitality Management

Upskill from a service role and move into a supervisory position with a course in hospitality management. Learn the leadership skills and business acumen you need to succeed. more...

  • Diploma Hospitality Management

    SIT50422-01

    Move confidently from running the day to day issues of a department to the future direction of a resort, club or hospitality unit. Take on a leadership position, inspire your staff and make sure customers leave your venue with a smile on their faces.

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  • Advanced Diploma Hospitality Management

    SIT60322-01

    Acquire specialist leadership skills and prepare for senior hospitality management roles. Be challenged to think on your feet and find innovative business solutions to enhance customer experiences, all while leading and managing a team.

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Kitchen and Catering Operations

Take your passion for food and customer service into the fast-paced atmosphere of a kitchen or catering business. Launch into entry level roles or go onto further study to enhance your career opportunities. more...

  • Certificate III Catering

    SIT30921-01

    Create new and memorable ways for your customers to enjoy food. Refine your culinary skills and modify dishes to suit individual needs and requests in your workplace. Explore the endless opportunities available to you both in Australia and overseas.

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  • Certificate IV Kitchen Management

    SIT40521-01

    Turn up the heat on your hospitality career and master the inner workings of a commercial kitchen. Delegate tasks and boost morale. Model and encourage a supportive and high-functioning kitchen. Gain respect as a head chef locally or internationally.

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Winemaking

Step into an enviable career among the vines and vats with a winemaking course. Learn each phase in the wine making process, from grape to bottle to cellar door to international markets. more...

  • Certificate III Wine Industry Operations

    FBP30921-01

    Tailor your studies towards cellar operations, bottling and packaging or laboratory testing. Work behind the scenes and gain the practical experience to excel in the growing wine industry.

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  • Certificate III Wine Industry Operations (Bottling and Packaging)

    FBP30921-02

    Tailor your speciality units to suit your interests and build a career in the wine bottling and packaging sector of wine production. Gain practical experience and grow your specialist knowledge so that you can excel in this growing industry.

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  • Certificate III Wine Industry Operations (Cellar Operations)

    FBP30921-04

    Tailor your speciality units and learn to operate winery equipment. Build a career in the cellar operations sector of the winemaking industry and gain technical knowledge in cellar operations as you discover what goes into making quality wine.

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