A cooking and wine course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from cooking in a fast-paced, Michelin starred restaurant to recommending the best wines from around the world as a knowledgeable sommelier. Qualifications in cooking and wine can lead to a job as a chef, sous chef, catering manager, sommelier, wine grape grower or a bar attendant. The average weekly salary for a chef is $950.
Whether you're just starting out in your cooking and wine career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you. TAFE courses in the area include Food Processing, Sommelier Introductory, Commercial Cookery, Kitchen Operations, Retail Baking, Hospitality Management and Wine Industry Operations.
- Certificate III in Asian Cookery (SIT31116)
- Certificate III in Catering Operations (SIT30916)
- Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816)
- Certificate III in Patisserie (SIT31016)
- Certificate III in Retail Baking (Bread) (FDF30610)
- Certificate III in Retail Baking (Cake and Pastry) (FDF30510)
- Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined) (FDF30710)
- TAFE Plus Statement in Advanced Cake Decorating (167-28833)
- TAFE Plus Statement in Breads of Asia (167-17148)
- TAFE Plus Statement in Chocolate Master Class (167-28388)
- TAFE Plus Statement in Introduction To Cake Decorating (167-28381)
- TAFE Plus Statement in Introduction To Chocolate Making (167-28376)
- TAFE Plus Statement in Modern Croquembouche (167-17149)