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Laboratory and Food Sciences courses allows students to explore their passion for food and learn how to maintain and improve food standards professionally.

Courses in this sector are formulated to equip you with the practical skills and background knowledge you need to accomplish scientific, detailed tasks within the food sciences industry. 

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Certificate III in Food Processing

Course code: FBP30117

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge for food processing workers employed in the following sectors: • grain processing (including stock feed, animal feeds, milling wheat, barley, oats and flour milling) • baking (including large scale production of cakes, pastry, bread, biscuits and plant baking) • retail baking • beverages (including juices, soft drinks, cordials, aerated and still waters, energy drinks and other modified beverages, such as vitamin and antioxidant beverages, coffee, tea and ice) • confectionery • dairy processing • fruit and vegetables • grocery products and supplies (including honey, jams, spreads, sauces, dressings, condiments, spices, edible oils and fats and pasta) • poultry. This qualification is designed for production related roles that require application of industry specific skills and knowledge across a range of processes, including some technical and problem solving ability. It caters for multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include team leader functions within the production environment. All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, in accordance with State/Territory food safety, work health and safety and environmental codes, regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.

Certificate IV in Food Processing

Course code: FDF40110

Before you can enrol in this course you must contact the campus or campuses of your choice for details of information sessions and other procedures that may apply. Compulsory attendance at an information session may apply. This course is for trainees in the food processing industry who want to gain skills and knowledge in food processing systems and procedures with input into management functions of the organisation. By completing this course you will learn how to supervise and manage safe and effective work practices in your workplace. Emphasis is on monitoring the implementation of food processing systems and procedures with input into management functions of the organisation. Food processing industry sectors include: - grain processing for stock feed, animal feed, milling wheat, barley, oats and flour milling - baking including large scale production of cakes, pastry, bread, biscuits and plant baking - retail baking - beverages including juices, soft drinks, cordials, aerated and still waters, energy drinks and other modified beverages such as vitamin and antioxidant beverages, coffee, tea and ice - confectionery - dairy processing - fruit and vegetables - grocery products and supplies including, honey, jams, spreads, sauces, dressings, condiments, spices, edible oils and fats and pasta - poultry Enrolment in this course is subject to appropriate partnership arrangements being negotiated between relevant enterprises and TAFE NSW.

Statement of Attainment in Food Safety Supervision

Course code: SITSS00051

A set of skills to equip individuals in hygienic practices and handling food safely during the storage, preparation, display, service, and disposal of food. Pathways Information Achievement of this unit provides credit towards qualifications in tourism, travel, hospitality, events, holiday parks and resorts in the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. Licensing/Regulatory Information Certification requirements apply at a state and territory level to individuals involved in food handling or supervision. Certification in some States relies on the achievement of SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety and SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices. Food safety legislative and knowledge requirements may differ across borders. Those developing training to support the SITXFSA001 and SITXFSA002 units must consult the relevant state or territory food safety authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.

Statement of Attainment in Holiday Let and Hosting Essentials - Hygiene and Safety

Course code: 357-R1090V01

Statement of Attainment in Holiday Let and Hosting Essentials– Hygiene and Safety

TAFE Plus Statement in Introduction to Barista

Course code: 167-24760V01

This hands-on, 3 hour course is held in our specialist barista training facility and introduces participants to the skills and knowledge required to gain employment in a cafe or coffee shop. Participants will learn about: - A range of coffee styles including cappuccino, cafe latte and long black - Preparing and presenting coffee - Use and maintenance of a commercial espresso machine

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

Course code: SIT20416

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in kitchens who use a defined and limited range of food preparation and cookery skills to prepare food and menu items. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision. This qualification does not provide the skills required by commercial cooks, which are covered in SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafs, and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools. Possible job titles include: Breakfast Cook Catering Assistant Fast Food Cook Sandwich Hand Takeaway Cook No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Course code: SIT40516

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems. This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or to run a small business in these sectors. Possible job titles include: chef chef de partie. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Statement of Attainment in Provide responsible gambling service

Course code: 165-70417V01

Provide Responsible Gambling Service This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required in identifying the impact of problem gambling on the community, and offering assistance and advice to gamblers and their families. This course is appropriate for all staff members working in gaming areas of licensed premises. As part of Gaming Machines Act 2001 and Regulation 2002 legislation, people working in the gaming sector will require skills and knowledge in understanding the context of Responsible Conduct of Gambling, the impact of gambling, identify legislative measures and community issues, implement strategies used to reduce the harm associated with the misuse and abuse of gambling activities, and the benefits of implementing Responsible Conduct of Gambling strategies. Students need to be aware that if they have a criminal record involving violence or abuse there may be limitations to their career options in areas involving contact with vulnerable people.

Certificate IV in Hospitality

Course code: SIT40416

This qualification reflects the role of skilled operators who use a broad range of hospitality service, sales or operational skills combined with supervisory skills and sound knowledge of industry operations to plan, monitor and evaluate the work of team members. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others, and use discretion to solve non-routine problems. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a supervisor in hospitality organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafs, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage, and gaming. Possible job titles include: bar supervisor or team leader concierge duty manager food and beverage supervisor or team leader front office supervisor or team leader housekeeping supervisor or team leader gaming supervisor or team leader shift manager. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

TAFE Plus Statement in Barista

Course code: 158-28560V01

This theory and practical workshop starts with the growing and roasting of the beans and leads students through the process of extracting the perfect espresso and making the complete menu of espresso drinks. Designed for novices and those entering the cafe and/or hospitality industry, and those upgrading their skills. Training includes customer service and the correct cleaning and maintenance of the espresso machine.

Certificate II in Hospitality

Course code: SIT20316

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a defined and limited range of hospitality operational skills and basic industry knowledge. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision. This qualification provides a pathway to work in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafs, and coffee shops. Possible job titles include: - bar attendant - cafe attendant - catering assistant - food and beverage attendant - front office assistant - porter - room attendant. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew)

Course code: AVI30116

This qualification reflects the roles of cabin crew personnel performing normal and emergency cabin crew duties in support of commercial or Defence aviation operations. Cabin crew duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge to cabin service and cargo operations. This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as Cabin Crew by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as described in Civil Aviation Order 20.11 Emergency and life saving equipment and passenger control in emergencies. Civil and military cabin crew seeking certification should check these requirements with CASA. Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations. Occupations may include: Cabin Crew Crew Attendant Flight Attendant.

Certificate III in Holiday Parks and Resorts

Course code: SIT30416

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed operational skills and knowledge of industry operations to complete work activities. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. This qualification provides a pathway to work in holiday parks and resorts as a specialist in front office, housekeeping or grounds maintenance, or a multi-skilled worker across different operational areas Possible job titles include: - grounds person - handyperson - housekeeper - receptionist. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate III in Hospitality

Course code: SIT30616

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a range of well-developed hospitality service, sales or operational skills and sound knowledge of industry operations. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafs, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming. Possible job titles include: - espresso coffee machine operator - food and beverage attendant - front desk receptionist - front office assistant - function attendant - function host - gaming attendant - guest service agent - housekeeper - restaurant host - senior bar attendant - waiter. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate IV in Patisserie

Course code: SIT40716

This qualification reflects the role of pastry chefs who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems. This qualification provides a pathway to work in various organisations where patisserie products are prepared and served, including patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafs, and coffee shops. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Statement of Attainment in Holiday Let and Hosting Essentials- Room preparation standards

Course code: 357-R1091V01

Statement of Attainment in Holiday Let and Hosting Essentials- Room preparation standards. This skill set is designed for owners or those thinking of starting up holiday lettings, Air bnb’s, or short term rentals. Very practical and hands on to enhance and qualify your current cleaning practices. What you will learn: • How to prevent cross contamination • Keep yourself safe from bio-hazards • What to do about bed bugs • How to minimise your impact on the environment • Prepare rooms to hospitality industry standards • Benefits of using cleaning and maintenance schedues to minimise guest complaints

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Course code: SIT30816

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafs, and coffee shops. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

Course code: AMP30815

This qualification is the trade qualification for butchers. No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined)

Course code: FDF30710

This course is for people who work or want to work in the retail baking sector of the food processing industry and provides trade baking skills and knowledge for those working in hot bread shops, cake shops, franchises, in-store bakeries and similar outlets. You will learn to make a range of breads, pastries, and cakes using baking equipment and machinery. You will also learn to work safely and effectively, and monitor operational processes in the retail baking sector.

Statement of Attainment in Hospitality Legal Essentials

Course code: 166-54534V02

The units in this course are Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol and Provide Responsible Gambling Services. These are the legal requirements of Liquor and Gaming NSW and essential to work in a range of hospitality establishments with gaming machines, bars and restaurants.

Statement of Attainment in Responsible Conduct of Gambling

Course code: 168-RCG01V01

Does your job require you to work in gaming areas of licensed premises? Enrol in the Statement of Attainment in Responsible Conduct of Gambling in order to carry out your duties responsibly. This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required in identifying the impact of problem gambling on the community, and offering assistance and advice to gamblers and their families. This course is appropriate for all staff members working in gaming areas of licensed premises. Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) helps to ensure compliance with the law, reduce gambling related issues and to promote safety (harm minimisation) in venues where there are gaming machines As part of Gaming Machines Act 2001 and Regulation 2002 legislation, people working in the gaming sector will require skills and knowledge in understanding the context of Responsible Conduct of Gambling, the impact of gambling, identify legislative measures and community issues, implement strategies used to reduce the harm associated with the misuse and abuse of gambling activities, and the benefits of implementing Responsible Conduct of Gambling strategies. Students need to be aware that if they have a criminal record involving violence or abuse there may be limitations to their career options in areas involving contact with vulnerable people.

Certificate III in Events

Course code: SIT30516

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed events administration or operational skills and knowledge to complete event-related work activities. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence under the guidance of more senior event personnel, using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors. The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition management companies, event venues, or organisations that organise their own events. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of events takes place, on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both. Possible job titles include: conference assistant event or exhibition administrative assistant event or exhibition assistant event or exhibition operations assistant functions assistant in-house meetings assistant junior event or exhibition coordinator logistics assistant meetings assistant venue assistant. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate III in Patisserie

Course code: SIT31016

This qualification reflects the role of pastry chefs who use a wide range of well-developed patisserie skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to produce patisserie products. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. This qualification provides a pathway to work in various organisations where patisserie products are prepared and served, including patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafs and coffee shops. Possible job titles include: pastry chef patissier. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Statement of Attainment in Kitchen Essentials

Course code: 166-54533V02

This course provides the skills and knowledge to perform the basic duties for working in a commercial kitchen environment

TAFE Plus Statement in Advanced Barista Skills

Course code: 167-27742V01

This hands-on, 3 hour course is a great follow on from our Introduction to Barista 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. Participants will learn how to: - Pour the correct shot of coffee - Recognise and adjust faults - Adjust grind - Texture milk for latte art

TAFE Plus Statement in Introduction to Espresso Coffee

Course code: 160-16319V01

A course to introduce learners to espresso coffee.

Certificate II in Retail Baking Assistance

Course code: FDF20510

This course is for people who work or want to work in the retail baking sector of the food processing industry undertaking non-trade related work or working as a trade assistant. You will learn skills and knowledge to work in a supervised environment where the work is primarily predictable with some basic problem solving requirements with some predetermined, routine baking functions with customer service and general preparation and cleaning skills.

Statement of Attainment in Food Handling

Course code: SITSS00050

A set of skills to equip individuals for work in food handling to ensure food safety. Pathways Information Achievement of this unit provides credit towards qualifications in tourism, travel, hospitality, events, holiday parks and resorts in the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. Licensing/Regulatory Information Certification requirements apply at a state and territory level to individuals involved in food handling. Certification in some States relies on the achievement of SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety. Food safety legislative and knowledge requirements may differ across borders. Those developing training to support the unit must consult the relevant state or territory food safety authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.

Statement of Attainment in Responsible Service of Alcohol

Course code: SITSS00055

A set of skills to equip individuals for serving alcohol responsibly. Pathways Information Achievement of this unit provides credit towards qualifications in tourism, travel, hospitality, events, holiday parks and resorts in the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. Licensing/Regulatory Information Certification requirements apply at a state and territory level to individuals involved in the sale, service and promotional service of alcohol in licenced premises. Certification in some States relies on the achievement of SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol. Responsible service of alcohol (RSA) legislative and knowledge requirements differ across borders. Those developing training to support the RSA unit must consult the relevant state or territory liquor licensing authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.

TAFE Plus Statement in Basic Barista Skills

Course code: 164-27463V01

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

Statement of Attainment in Restaurant Butchery

Course code: 161-80908V01

This Statement of attainment is for people employed in the food service industry who would like to expand their skills and knowledge in restaurant butchery. Over the four Master Classes you will learn how to break down and prepare primals of lamb carcase, and primals of a beef carcase.

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Course code: SIT60316

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior managers who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management decisions. This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector and for a diversity of employers including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafs, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming. Possible job titles include: area manager or operations manager caf owner or manager club secretary or manager executive chef executive housekeeper executive sous chef food and beverage manager head chef motel owner or manager rooms division manager. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

TAFE Statement in Hospitality Revenue Yield Management

Course code: 165-200040V01

This introductory course will provide participants with the underlying principles that form the science and art that is revenue management. These skills can be applied to any accommodation establishment from a caravan park, bed and breakfast or five-star hotel. This course will focus on the Rooms department of hotels however these Revenue Management skills can also be applied to Food & Beverage and Conference & Catering outlets. Over two nights, participants will be provided with an overview of pricing strategies, channel and distribution management, demand forecasting and Food & Beverage revenue management strategies. This workshop is classroom based with small activities to enhance the course outcomes. By the completion of the workshop, participants should be able to identify and use historic, current and future data to assess the demand for hotel rooms. TAFE Statement in Hospitality Yield Revenue Management - Stage 2 (165-200208V01) follows on from this workshop, building the course outcomes through a hotel simulated marketplace.

Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations (Bottling and Packaging)

Course code: FDF30411

This qualification supersedes and is equivalent to FDF30403 Certificate III in Food Processing (Wine). This qualification covers the following wine industry operational areas: - bottling and packaging; - cellar door sales; - cellar operations; - laboratory; - warehousing; - wine grape growing. This TAFE NSW course has been designed to reflect a specialisation in bottling and packaging. Job Roles The FDF30411 Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations targets those performing production related roles that require an application of wine industry specific skill and knowledge, including some technical and problem solving ability. This qualification caters for specialised and multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include supervisory or team leader functions within an environment which may include wine grape growing, cellar operations, bottling and packaging, warehousing, laboratory and cellar door sales. Those performing a purely warehousing role in the wine production industry should consider the TLI31610 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations. Those performing a purely laboratory operations role in the wine production industry should consider the MSL30109 Certificate III in Laboratory Skills. Those performing a purely cellar door role in the wine production industry should consider the SIT30707 Certificate III in Hospitality.

Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations (Cellar Operations)

Course code: FDF30411

This qualification supersedes and is equivalent to FDF30403 Certificate III in Food Processing (Wine). This qualification covers the following wine industry operational areas: - bottling and packaging; - cellar door sales; - cellar operations; - laboratory; - warehousing; - wine grape growing. This TAFE NSW course has been designed to reflect a specialisation in cellar operations. Job Roles The FDF30411 Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations targets those performing production related roles that require an application of wine industry specific skill and knowledge, including some technical and problem solving ability. This qualification caters for specialised and multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include supervisory or team leader functions within an environment which may include wine grape growing, cellar operations, bottling and packaging, warehousing, laboratory and cellar door sales. Those performing a purely warehousing role in the wine production industry should consider the TLI31610 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations. Those performing a purely laboratory operations role in the wine production industry should consider the MSL30109 Certificate III in Laboratory Skills. Those performing a purely cellar door role in the wine production industry should consider the SIT30707 Certificate III in Hospitality.

Diploma of Hospitality Management

Course code: SIT50416

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior operators who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with managerial skills and sound knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions. This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector as a departmental or small business manager. The diversity of employers includes restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafs, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming. No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations (Laboratory)

Course code: FDF30411

This qualification supersedes and is equivalent to FDF30403 Certificate III in Food Processing (Wine). This qualification covers the following wine industry operational areas: - bottling and packaging; - cellar door sales; - cellar operations; - laboratory; - warehousing; - wine grape growing. This TAFE NSW course has been designed to reflect a specialisation in Laboratory. Job Roles The FDF30411 Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations targets those performing production related roles that require an application of wine industry specific skill and knowledge, including some technical and problem solving ability. This qualification caters for specialised and multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include supervisory or team leader functions within an environment which may include wine grape growing, cellar operations, bottling and packaging, warehousing, laboratory and cellar door sales. Those performing a purely warehousing role in the wine production industry should consider the TLI31610 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations. Those performing a purely laboratory operations role in the wine production industry should consider the MSL30109 Certificate III in Laboratory Skills. Those performing a purely cellar door role in the wine production industry should consider the SIT30707 Certificate III in Hospitality.

TAFE Statement in Hospitality Yield Revenue Management - Stage 2

Course code: 165-200208V01

This course follows on from TAFE Statement in Hospitality Revenue Yield Management (165-200040V01) workshop and will develop the course outcomes through participation in a simulated hotel market. This course will deepen knowledge on revenue management practices in the Rooms department and introduce revenue management techniques to other areas of the hotel, namely Food & Beverage and Conference & Catering departments. Each evening participants will work in a revenue management team to manage the revenue of their hotel, competing against other hotels in the simulated market place learning how to maximise revenue, manage expenses and increase profits. You will learn: 1. To correctly forecast occupancy. 2. Analyse rates and productivity to make sound business decisions. 3. Identify opportunities for marketing and stimulating revenue. 4. Successfully apply Yield Management principles to any business enterprise

TAFE Statement in Wine and Cheese Appreciation

Course code: 165-200261V01

Come and let our industry expert Nick Caraturo take you on a voyage though Italy, pairing fine Italian wine with premium and artisan Italian Cheeses.This relaxed and fun evening course is aimed at exploring the regional nature of Italian wines and pairing them with premium and artisan Italian Cheeses.Whilst the course will focus on the liaison between the various Italian regions and their cheeses, some useful information will be provided that assists with general food and wine pairing. You will get to sample six quality Italian wines from Enoteca Sileno professionally matched with six artisan Italian cheeses and their accompaniments from Formaggi Ocello. At the conclusion of the evening, you will come out with an understanding of how to choose Italian wines and cheeses that best complement each other.

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Course code: CHC30113

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children's wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously. Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care

Course code: CHC40113

This qualification reflects the role of educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs. In doing so they support the implementation of an approved learning framework. They may work under direct supervision or autonomously. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff. Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Childrens Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au. ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

TAFE Plus Statement in Fire Awareness Training

Course code: 357-29012V01

In this one day course you will learn basic firefighting skills and undertake firefighting operations within a "hot fire cell" training facility located at Blacktown. You will learn how to wear breathing apparatus and undertake search and rescue within a "hot fire cell"; as well as extinguish gas and flammable liquid fires. This course is suitable if you are: - interested in firefighting as a career; - a firefighter and wish to practice your skills; - working in the building industry; - a fire or safety consultant and wish to experience the hazards and risks of fire. This course will be offered monthly between Monday and Saturday from 9.30am to 3.00pm. A minimum of 10 candidates are required at a cost of $350.00/person. Participants must be at least 18 years of age and of reasonable fitness. Firefighting protective clothing and equipment is provided on the day but you should wear suitable cotton based work clothing and work boots. You will need to bring lunch as there are not many suitable food outlets nearby. This course is not accredited national training, however you will receive a TAFE NSW attendance certificate.

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Course code: CHC50113

This qualification reflects the role of early childhood educators who are responsible for designing and implementing curriculum in early childhood education and care services. In doing so they work to implement an approved learning framework within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They may have responsibility for supervision of volunteers or other staff. Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Childrens Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au. ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations (Wine Grape Growing)

Course code: FDF30411

This qualification supersedes and is equivalent to FDF30403 Certificate III in Food Processing (Wine). This qualification covers the following wine industry operational areas: - bottling and packaging; - cellar door sales; - cellar operations; - laboratory; - warehousing; - wine grape growing. This TAFE NSW course has been designed to reflect a specialisation in (Wine Grape Growing). Job Roles The FDF30411 Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations targets those performing production related roles that require an application of wine industry specific skill and knowledge, including some technical and problem solving ability. This qualification caters for specialised and multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include supervisory or team leader functions within an environment which may include wine grape growing, cellar operations, bottling and packaging, warehousing, laboratory and cellar door sales. Those performing a purely warehousing role in the wine production industry should consider the TLI31610 Certificate III in Warehousing Operations. Those performing a purely laboratory operations role in the wine production industry should consider the MSL30109 Certificate III in Laboratory Skills. Those performing a purely cellar door role in the wine production industry should consider the SIT30707 Certificate III in Hospitality.

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What job opportunities could a laboratory or food sciences course lead to?

A laboratory and food sciences course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from making a difference as a food technologist to studying tissue and preventing disease as a pathology collector.

Qualifications in laboratory and food sciences can lead to a job as a laboratory worker, field assistant, sterilising agent or dietetic assistant. The average weekly salary for laboratory workers is $1,275.

Whether you’re just starting out in your laboratory and food sciences 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 Pathology Collection, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Laboratory Skills, Laboratory Techniques, Polymer Technology, Laboratory Technology and Food Safety Supervision.