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Offering Info

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • National Course Code: SIT30816
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT30816-01V01-20KCL-003

Location – Kingscliff (Apprenticeship)

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

04 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

17.2

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.

**COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS**

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have: - 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 Chef after successful completion.

To successfully complete this course, you will need: - Chef Jacket Long sleeve white, Chef hat white semi disposable or skull cap, Chef pants, traditional check, Chef apron knee length white, Chef buttons, white, Chef neckerchief, white, Safety footwear non slip shoes (Not training shoes), Knife and Equipment Kit as stated. -A requirement of SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook is to integrate technical skills and provide food service to customers for a minimum of 48 complete service periods (shifts). Students can complete these shifts on campus or have them signed off by a workplace supervisor if they are employed in industry, there are 48 service periods are schedule into the students timetable.

The Commercial Cookery Teacher will make contact with the workplace to ensure that they have sufficient equipment and materials to support the students in demonstrating the required skills. The workplace details are collected and stored on the Workplace Observation Checklist and Logbook kept by the students as evidence.

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: Tuesday, 10th December 2019
Time: 1.00pm to 2.00pm
Location: Kingscliff Campus, Building C, Restaurant

Or

Date: Tuesday, 21st January 2020
Time:10.30am to 11.30am
Location: Kingscliff Campus, Building C, Restaurant

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part-time day, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 9 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 9 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 17 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including class preparation, independent research for 2 hours per week, rostered work - practical skills applied in the workplace as evidence through the training contract for 15 hours per week.


STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part-time day, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 9 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 9 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 17 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including class preparation, independent research for 2 hours per week, rostered work - practical skills applied in the workplace as evidence through the training contract for 15 hours per week.

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. It is a great qualification for new entrants, students wishing to re-skill or re-entering the workforce as an apprenticeship to NSW and QLD 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:

  • Library services on campus, Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Disability and Counselling Services on campus

    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

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.

To study this course as a NSW apprentice or to check if you meet the non-apprentice requirements for NSW funding, please enquire now or call 131 601. 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:



  • Chefs uniform (approx $80)

  • Shoes/Boots (approx $60)

  • Chef Toolkit (approx $300).

  • Students will need to apply to the NSW Food Authority and pay $30 for their Food Safety Supervisors Certificate on successful completion of SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety and SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices.


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

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

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Queensland residents may also be eligible for Queensland Government subsidies or concessions in this course. Please call 131 601 to speak to one of our Contact Centre team members today for more information.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

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
SITHCCC021 Prepare specialised food items
SITHCCC016 Produce pates and terrines
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food

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

Kingscliff
Cudgen Road, Kingscliff
Phone 131 601

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