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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • National Course Code: SIT30816
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT30816-01V01-19WLG-041

Location – Wollongong Campus

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

15

Duration

32 Weeks

  • 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.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
An orientation session will be held on 25 July 2019 from 08:30am at Wollongong College, Main Campus, Foleys Lane, Wollongong, Building V,Ground Level, Kitchen 2.

This course is also offered as an apprenticeship course - if you are an apprentice and interested in enrolling, please contact 131 601 and one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.

Full time study ? course will be delivered over approximately 480 hours delvered as 15 hours per week over 1 year, 32 weeks in total.

Students will be expected to spend approx 8 hours per week outside the classroom as well as on directed activities and self-directed learning such as research; preparation of assessment tasks; learning support; online learning. The expectation is that by enrolling in this qualification you commit to the time frame in which the qualification is being delivered.
Day/s: Thursday and Friday. Time: 8:30am to 5:00pm. Block: V, Floor: First, Room: Kitchen 1, commencing 25 July 2019 at TAFE NSW Wollongong Campus, Foleys Lane.

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.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning:
- Futura Reference Text approx $300.00
- Full Chefs Uniform: approx $80.00
- Leather Safety boots: approx $60.00
- Chefs Took Kit: approx $290.00

NSW Food Authority require a valid certificate to be issued to students that are competent in: 1. Handle food safety in a retail environment (SIRRFSA001); 2. Use hygienic practices for food safety (SITXFSA001); or 3. Participate in safe food handling practices (SITXFSA002). TAFE obtain this certificate on behalf of the student. $30.00

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.

Enrolments will open from 14 October 2019 for our February 2020 intake.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Core Units
Number Title
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
Elective Units
Number Title
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC021 Prepare specialised food items
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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.

Course Location

Wollongong Campus
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601

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