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International Course Info

Course code:

SIT40716

Course fee:

A$19,430

Duration

1 Year

OVERVIEW

This qualification provides training for people who want to develop knowledge and skills to work as a pastry chef with a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen.

This course will continue to develop competencies in patisserie production and allow you to gain an understanding of topics such as restaurant desserts, modern gateaux, petit fours and sustainable practices. Practical sessions are provided on site and in industry where you will develop highly creative artisan skills such as sugar and chocolate decorative work. On graduation you will have job-ready skills to start your career in patisserie.

Patisserie classes for students at Ryde are conducted in the specialist Patisserie kitchens in Meadowbank Campus. Meadowbank Campus is conveniently located next to Meadowbank Train Station.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This qualification provides a pathway to work in restaurants, and coffee shops. Possible job titles include chef de partie and chef patissier.

INTERNATIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

STARTING DATES, COURSE FEES AND LOCATIONS

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2020

LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Ryde Feb , Jul A$19,430

2021

LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Ryde Feb , Jul A$19,430

ADDITIONAL COSTS

Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.

SCHOLARSHIPS

There are many scholarships, grants and bursaries which can help you financially with studying in Australia.They are offered by the Australian Government and a number of other public and private organisations.

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COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

To receive this course students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

  • Packaging Rules 32 units must be completed
  • 26 core units 6 elective units consisting of: 6 units from the list below elsewhere in the SIT Training Package or accredited course.
  • The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcomes sought local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
  • Core Units
  • BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
  • BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
  • SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively
  • SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
  • SITHPAT001 Produce cakes
  • SITHPAT002 Produce gateaux, torten and cakes
  • SITHPAT003 Produce pastries
  • SITHPAT004 Produce yeast-based bakery products
  • SITHPAT005 Produce petits fours
  • SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
  • SITHPAT007 Prepare and model marzipan
  • SITHPAT008 Produce chocolate confectionery
  • SITHPAT009 Model sugar-based decorations
  • SITHPAT010 Design and produce sweet buffet showpieces
  • SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
  • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
  • SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
  • SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
  • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
  • SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
  • SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
  • SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
  • SITHCCC015 Produce and serve food for buffets
  • SITHCCC021 Prepare specialised food items
  • BSBITU202 Create and use spreadsheets
  • BSBITU301 Create and use databases
  • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
  • BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
  • SITXFIN002 Interpret financial information
  • HLTAID007 Provide first aid
  • SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage
  • SITHFAB019 Plan and monitor espresso coffee service
  • SITXFSA003 Transport and store food
  • SITXFSA004 Develop and implement a food safety program
  • SITXHRM002 Roster staff
  • TAEASS301B Contribute to assessment
  • TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction
  • TAEDEL404A Mentor in the workplace
  • SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
  • SITXINV003 Purchase goods
  • SITXINV004 Control stock
  • SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
  • SITHKOP003 Plan and display buffets
  • SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements
  • SITHKOP006 Plan catering for events or functions
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry

KEEP LEARNING WITH TAFE NSW

From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.

STUDY PATHWAYS

When you finish this course you may be eligible to do Diploma of Hospitality Management RN12168.

STUDY PACKAGES

Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.


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