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Offering Info

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • National Course Code: SIT30816
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT30816-01V01-20MTD-112

Location – Mount Druitt (Apprenticeship)

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

9

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 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 cook after successful completion

COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
To successfully complete this course, you will need: to stand for long periods of time in practical classes.

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.

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session on

Thursday 31 October 2019 or Thursday 14 November 2019 at 9 am, Or
Monday 25 November 2019 or Tuesday 3 December 2019 at 6 pm, Or
Wednesday 11 December 2019 at 6 pm, Or
Monday 9 December 2019 or Friday 13 December 2019 at 9 am, Or
Monday 20 January 2020 or Friday 24 January 2020 at 9 am, Or
Wednesday 22 January 2020 at 6 pm

TAFE NSW Mount Druitt
Building B, Level G, Room 29
Cnr Mount Street and North Parade
Mount Druitt

STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a part time apprenticship course. You will need to attend approximately 9 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 1 hour of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 1.7 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:

  • This course is for learners who are new entrants, with no prior experience who wish to study part time (1 day per week)
  • The course duration is 1 day a week over 2 years
  • Practical classes require long periods of standing in a commercial kitchen and additional independent study will be required to complete your course work.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
Additional learning and study tools available for this course:
Educational and Support Services
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.
    Tutorial suuport is available on needs basis following individual assessment using RU Ready/BKSB LLN assessment tool. Group tutor

    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 Mondays from 12 pm to 8 pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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 the following resources which is retained on completion of study:
Safety Shoes required for practical classes. Chefs Uniform - from $85, Tools - each item priced individually. Purchase as required.


READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

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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
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
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
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
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
Elective Units
Number Title
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
SITXCOM001 Source and present information
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock

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

Mount Druitt
Mount Street & North Parade, Mount Druitt
Phone 131 601

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