null

Offering Info

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • National Course Code: SIT30816
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT30816-01V01-20WLB-052

Location – Wollongbar (Apprenticeship)

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

16

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 successfully complete this course an Apprentice is required to complete 48 food service periods, 12 at the Nightcap Restaurant and 36 in the workplace.

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

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.
Date: Wednesday 11th December 2019
Time: 10.00am to 11.00am
Location: Wollongbar Campus, Building B, First Floor, Room B104
Or
Date: Wednesday 22nd December 2020
Time: 9.00am to 10.00am
Location: Wollongbar Campus, Building B, First Floor, Room B104

STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a Part-Time Day Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 6.2 hours of class, over 1 days a week, for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 9.5 hours of other study per week.


STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a Part-Time Day Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 6.2 hours of class, over 1 days a week, for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 9.5 hours of other study per week.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who are undertaking an Apprenticeship.?

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
Learner Support, Counselling & Career Development Services, Access Support & Disability Services and?Library Services are all available for Students throughout their studies.

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:
You are required to wear Chef's long pants, white Chef's jacket (with white buttons), black apron, Chef's cap hat, fully closed non-slip shoes. ?It is advised that you start to compile a cooks toolkit that will assist you throughout the course. ?The Chef's kit contains commercial grade kitchen tools, a range of Chef knives, balloon whisk, zesters, wooden spoon, scrapers and pastry brush. ?


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.

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
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHPAT002 Produce gateaux, torten and cakes
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively

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

Wollongbar
Sneaths Road, Wollongbar
Phone 131 601

Fees information

We understand that many students are confused by different fees for similar courses, and want to reassure you that studying with TAFE NSW won't damage your hip pocket.

Learn more about Fees information.

Payment options and assistance

Explore payment methods, pay by instalment, scholarships and VET Student Loans.

Learn more about Payment options and assistance.

 

Unsave Course

Download Course Brochure

Enter your details to make an enquiry and receive the course brochure