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Offering Info

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • National Course Code: SIT30816
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT30816-01V01-20BMT-110

Location – Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls - Apprentice

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

07 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

10

Duration

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.

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 knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • an apprentice (you will work in industry and study at the same time)

  • employed full time

  • signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal

  • seeking to gain skills and knowledge to become a qualified commercial cook after successful completion

    To successfully complete this course, you will need to:

  • be able to reflect the role of a commercial cook and be capable to work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

  • work 4 days per week as an apprentice and attend TAFE classes for 1 day per week

  • achieve the course outcomes by having the learning, reading, writing, literacy, and numeracy competencies of level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) See http://education.gov.au/search/site/ACSF

    Applicants who have a lower level of language, literacy and numeracy skills can access additional support to successfully complete the course. Options may include co-enrolment in a Foundation Skills qualification or individual learner support.

    All students for this course are required to complete ARE YOU READY or BKSB assessment. This will assist us to organise tutorial support for students.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Location: Wentworth Falls Campus, Building D, Level 1, College Restaurant - Elevation 867

STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a Part Time Day face-to-face course. You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 72 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to be employed as an apprentice and work 4 days per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 1.7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment preparation, private study and assignment research.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • have employment as an apprentice in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops
  • are aiming for multiskilling and specialisation in the kitchen

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support

    Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services.
    Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location. The Student Services Centre is open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm.

    We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

    As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

    • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
    • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
    • Easy computing online short courses
    • Access to local TAFE libraries

This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 9.00am to 3.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:



  • Pen and notebooks

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which includes Chefs Uniform (approximately $90.00)

  • White Long sleeve Chef Double Breast Jacket, Black and White Checker Pants, White Apron, Safety Shoes, Chefs Hat and Tool Box (approximately $230.00)

  • Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety textbook (approximately $30.00)

  • For learners who are seeking the Food Safety Supervisor Certificate (additional fee of $30.00)


READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) and tell them you're interested in studying at TAFE NSW.

The ANP will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the ANP to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the ANP will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.

Find out more: https://www.training.nsw.gov.au/apprenticeships_traineeships/index.html

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
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
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
Elective Units
Number Title
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
TLIE1005 Carry out basic workplace calculations

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

Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls
Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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