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.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Create dishes using Asian cookery methods and techniques
Plan and develop recipes
Apply hygiene, safe food handling and safe work practices
Collaborate and work effectively with others in a commercial kitchen environment
Use commercial grade equipment related to Asian cookery
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate III level
Skills in using specialist equipment used in Asian cookery
A sound understanding of flavour profiles and a more diverse palate
Confidence to create dishes with authentic Asian flavours
A pathway to further study in cookery, patisserie or hospitality
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
TAFE NSW offers the Certificate III in Asian Cookery as an apprenticeship. There may also be options available for you to study as a non-apprentice.
There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol now.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A desire to learn Asian cooking
The ability to work in a busy environment
An enjoyment of preparing and cooking food
The ability to provide your own chef's uniform and toolkit. Your teacher will provide you with a complete list before the start of class.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level
TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.
This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: cook.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate III in Asian Cookery does not have any pre-requisite courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Asian Cookery qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 24 units of competency, including 17 core and 7 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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