Part Time Day
Course Start Date
8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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 information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a part time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, 1 day a week for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 24 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, work experience and research.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- have an interest in cooking and would like to refine their technical skills or turn a hobby into a career
- are new entrants
- are students wishing to re-skill
- are re-entering the workforce as an apprenticeship to NSW workplaces
Students must have a workplace and be signed up with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Disability and counselling services on campus
- additionally every student is supported by a dedicated students services team
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
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
Australian Apprenticeships training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.
Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training. Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.
This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but havent received a qualification. To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and be:
- over 21 years of age
- able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
- able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
Student must provide their own chef uniform consisting of:
- Chef jacket long sleeve - white
- Chef hat - white semi disposable or skull cap
- Chef pants - traditional check
- Chef apron - white knee- length
- Chef buttons - white
- Chef neckerchief - white
- Safety footwear
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
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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
Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.
TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also 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.
|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|
|SITHCCC001||Use food preparation equipment|
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITHCCC020||Work effectively as a cook|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITHCCC003||Prepare and present sandwiches|
|SITHCCC002||Prepare and present simple dishes|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers|
|SITXINV001||Receive and store stock|
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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Phone 131 601
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