Food and Hospitality

Food and Hospitality

courses

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

Be ready to knead, shape and decorate delectable patisserie and bakery products in hotels and restaurants, or treat the locals to your signature sourdough at your own artisan bakery.

  • TAFE Statement Introduction to Cake Decorating

    800-000887

    This course is designed to offer you the skills and knowledge required to create and use a variety of different icings, frostings and ganache for decorating cakes. You will learn different techniques which can be applied to both traditional and modern cake designs. You will develop piping skills including writing, filigree and other basic piping techniques, and learn to make basic flowers and other decorations from icing.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • TAFE Statement Art of Sourdough Bread

    800-001079

    In these hands on and interactive workshop you will learn all the foundation skills of making sourdough bread, from starters, to mixing, kneading, cutting, and shaping bread.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Statement of Attainment Introduction to Bread Baking

    900-83074

    The perfect entry level short course into the world of bread baking. Set yourself up for success as a baker. Gain foundational technical skills and open yourself up to numerous study and career opportunities in baking, bread baking, or patisserie.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Statement of Attainment Advanced Bread Products

    900-83073

    Combine your creativity and technical skills. Build your knowledge of bread preparation to create bread products at an advanced level. Immerse yourself in recipes and pursue further study or work in the baking or bread baking industries.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Statement of Attainment Intermediate Baking

    900-83072

    Increase your pastry making skills and unlock the secrets to producing perfect cakes and other desserts. Whether you’re interested in baking for your career or personal development, this short course can take you to the next level.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course

Cooking

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

  • Statement of Attainment Introduction to Asian Cookery

    900-82991

    Spice up your dishes and expand your culinary skill set. Elevate your food preparation and gain experience using traditional techniques and specialist cooking equipment used in Asian cookery. Create vivid, flavourful Asian-inspired meals in no time.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Statement of Attainment Introduction to Cookery Skills

    900-82054

    Learn about the commercial cooking industry as you gain foundational food preparation skills, various cooking techniques and learn food safety practices. Step into a kitchen-hand role or prepare for further study to land your dream hospitality job

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Statement of Attainment Commercial Cookery Basics

    SG00007780

    Gain the foundational skills you need for entry roles in a commercial kitchen setting. Learn to organise your workspace, prepare and serve simple dishes, and practice vital hygiene and safety practices.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    View course

Food Processing

Gain the skills to work in this vital industry and help get high quality and safe food products to our shops and on our plates. Specialise in flour making and micro brewing.

  • TAFE Statement Sausage Production

    800-000268

    This tailored short course provides the skills and knowledge to produce award winning Sausage products, focusing on quality meat selection, refined processes and artisan tying techniques.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • TAFE Statement Beef Master Class

    800-000461

    This course provides the skills and knowledge to prepare and slice a range of handcrafted meat products - including produce retail and restaurant cuts from a beef rump and loin, focusing on quality carcase selection, wet and dry ageing techniques, boning, preparing and slicing beef primals. This course targets Chefs, Producers, Meat enthusiasts and industry professionals looking to upskill.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • TAFE Statement Lamb Master Class

    800-000462

    This course provides the skills and knowledge to prepare and slice a range of handcrafted meat products - including produce retail and restaurant cuts from a side of lamb focusing on quality carcase selection, break up, boning, rolling, preparing and slicing lamb primals. This course targets Chefs, Producers, Meat enthusiasts and industry professionals looking to upskill.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • TAFE Statement Salami Production

    800-000267

    This tailored short course provides the skills and knowledge to produce award winning Salami products, focusing on quality carcase selection, refined processes and artisan curing techniques.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • TAFE Statement Ham and Bacon Production

    800-000266

    This tailored short course provides the skills and knowledge to produce award winning Ham and Bacon products, focusing on quality carcase selection, refined processes and artisan cooking techniques.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • TAFE Statement Pork Master Class

    800-000518

    This tailored short course provides the skills and knowledge to prepare and slice a range of handcrafted meat products. The course targets Chefs, Producers, Meat enthusiasts and industry professionals looking to upskill. It provides the skills and knowledge to produce retail and restaurant cuts from a side of pork, focusing on quality carcase selection, wet and dry ageing techniques, boning, preparing, rolling and slicing pork primals.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Certificate III Food Processing (Brewing)

    FBP30121-02

    Dive into the science of what makes a perfect beer, hone your craft and capitalise on industry growth. Operate brewing equipment, hear from industry experts and gain skills that will enable you to follow your passion and make your own artisanal beer.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course

Food Science and Technology

Ensure HACCP standards are met, and safe food and quality ingredients make it to our shops and onto our plates when you study a food science and technology course.

  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course

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.

  • No courses currently available.

Hospitality

Barista or bar attendant, waiter or hotel agent, find your spot in one of the most diverse and largest sectors across the globe. Our range of courses will help you perfect your skills and gain the confidence you need to join any team.

  • TAFE Statement Basic Barista Skills

    800-000237

    This course gives participants the necessary skills and knowledge to prepare and serve coffee using an espresso machine in a variety of hospitality settings. Students will learn to prepare the work area, advise customers, prepare and serve coffee, and maintain the espresso machine. This course provides entry level training for coffee makers and others who are seeking work in a coffee service area. This is a 'stepping stone' course to further students' knowledge about the hospitality industry; an industry that offers a vast and exciting range of career opportunities at all levels. This is non-accredited training.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • TAFE Statement Advanced Barista Skills

    800-000238

    This hands on, 3-hour course is a great follow on from our Basic Barista Skills course, and is recommended for those who have completed some training in Espresso coffee preparation or have industry experience and wish to expand their skills and knowledge.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • TAFE Statement Cocktail Making

    800-000603

    Learn the art of mixology by blending, shaking, stirring, building and muddling all the classic cocktails. In this one day master class we will teach you how to organise the bar, essential beverage knowledge and the workplace safety. Whether you’re wanting to become a professional bartender or simply wow friends and family with your new found skill, join us for a fun and informative course. To develop your cocktail knowledge apart from mixing you will also taste your cocktails and you need to be 18+.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • TAFE Statement Beer Brewing Master Class

    800-163126

    This course provides the skills and knowledge to clean, prepare and produce a range of handcrafted beers from around the world. The course targets beer enthusiasts, home brewers from beginners to experienced.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • TAFE Statement NSW Liquor Licensee Course

    900-163121

    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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • TAFE Statement NSW Liquor Licensee Course (Advanced)

    900-163123

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

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Statement of Attainment Responsible Service of Alcohol

    SITSS00071-V01

    Get qualified to legally serve drinks in licensed venues across New South Wales. Step up to the bar, use your people skills and find a broad range of work in the vibrant hospitality industry.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Statement of Attainment Hospitality Skills

    SG00002534

    Gain the qualifications you need to work across the hospitality industry. Acquire the skills to responsibly sell and serve both food and alcohol, as a waiter or bar staff member. Also learn what’s required to provide responsible gambling services.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Statement of Attainment Responsible Service of Alcohol

    SITSS00055-V01

    Get qualified to legally serve drinks in licensed venues across New South Wales. Step up to the bar, use your people skills and find work in the vibrant hospitality industry.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Statement of Attainment Food Handling

    SITSS00050-V01

    Learn safe hygiene practices and correct food handling procedures that are key to a career in the hospitality industry. Develop the skills you need to work in a high energy commercial kitchen as a kitchen hand in a café, school or sports canteen.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Statement of Attainment Espresso Coffee

    SG00002344

    Gain sought after barista talents and make your CV stand out with transferable skills that will put you a step ahead when looking for employment in any hospitality sector. Learn to grind beans, extract espresso and froth milk for the perfect coffee.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Certificate II Hospitality

    SIT20316-01

    The Certificate II in Hospitality is designed for aspiring food and beverage attendants who want to build a career in the growing hospitality industry. You’ll learn the essential practical skills to deliver great customer service in a variety of hospitality settings such as restaurants and cafes.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Certificate III Hospitality

    SIT30616-01

    Gain the foundational skills to work in the fast-paced hospitality industry and find your customer service style. This course will prepare you for a rewarding career as a function host, food and beverage attendant, barista or gaming attendant as you learn the ins and out food service.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Certificate IV Hospitality

    SIT40416-01

    Strengthen your communication and customer service skills and develop your leadership style. Learn to confidently manage a team and step into supervisory or team leader roles in the fast-paced and exciting world of hospitality. 

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course

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.

  • Statement of Attainment Bar Skills

    SG00005628

    Gain skills in customer service, learn key procedures of working in a bar and how to provide responsible service of alcohol. You'll receive an interim RSA certificate on completion that means you'll be able to join the industry immediately

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Diploma Hospitality Management

    SIT50416-01

    Use your hospitality knowledge and experience to upskill to supervisory or management roles in the hospitality industry. This course combine practical skills with contextualised business knowledge so you can thrive in a global, fast-paced industry.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • Advanced Diploma Hospitality Management

    SIT60316-01

    Advance your management career and learn a variety of skills that will benefit you in the hospitality industry and beyond. You’ll be challenged to think on your feet and find innovative business solutions to enhance customer experiences, all while leading and managing a team.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course

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 kitchen operations study to enhance your career opportunities.

  • Statement of Attainment Food Safety Supervision

    SITSS00051-V01

    Learn the basics of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) to minimise food safety hazards and dispose of chipped or cracked eating, drinking or food handling utensils. Identify and report cleaning, sanitising and maintenance requirements.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course
  • 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.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course

Winemaking

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

  • Certificate III Wine Industry Operations

    FBP30921-01

    Tailor your studies towards viticulture, cellar operations, cellar door, bottling and packaging, or laboratory testing. Work behind the scenes and gain practical experience so that you can excel in the growing wine industry.

    Entry requirements
    show requirements
    Career pathways
    show requirements
    View course