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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • National Course Code: SIT30816
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT30816-01V01-19ORA-017

Location – Orange College, March Street Campus

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

25 Jul 2019

Hours Per Week



2 Years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

A materials charge of $250 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with a commercial chef learner kit including recipes and useful information for you to take home. and use after the course.

Incidental Cost
  • Course Related Materials Charge - $250.00
Number Title
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC016 Produce pates and terrines
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Attend an information session with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

Date: 27 June 2019
Time: 10:30am to 11:00am
Location: Orange TAFE Campus, Student HUB, K.G.26
Teacher: Nicholas John

In your final stage you will take on the role of Head Chef in our apprentice restaurant on a Monday or Tuesday evening. During your day at TAFE you will participate in both practical and theoretical units but you will need to allocated an additional 8 hours per week to complete assessment items and prepare for practical exams.

You will be given a detailed program and delivery schedule at orientation. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However this offering is for apprentices only. You will need the following uniform and equipment:
- A traditional full chef?s uniform with white shirt and white buttons
- A lockable tool box preferably plastic
- Full range of chefs trade kit including:
- 20cm cooks knife
- Paring knife
- Flexible Filleting knife
- Boning Knife
- Serrated knife
- Palette knife
- Stirring spoon wooden or plastic
- Rubber/plastic scraper
- Piping bag
- Selection Nozzles
- Thermometer preferably digital
- Vegetable peeler
- Pastry brush
- Sharpening steel
- Sharpening stone
Your timetable is as follows: Thursday 08:30 - 16:30. You will attend TAFE one day per week for 2 years. The day of the week will change as you progress through the four stages.
Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 131601.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Orange College, March Street Campus
109 March Street, Orange
Phone 131 601

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