Course Start Date
20.5 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Commercial Cookery prepares you for success as a cook or chef in the hospitality industry. Learn to operate in a busy kitchen, build your culinary knowledge and skills and produce delicious food for paying customers.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:
- Prepare a range of mains with poultry, seafood, meat and vegetables
- Prepare salads, side dishes, sauces, desserts and baked goods
- Meet special dietary requirements
- Plan and cost out menus
- Apply hygiene, safe food handling and safe work practices
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A collaborative teamwork spirit
- Effective communication
- Problem-solving skills
- A passion for food and learning
- Resilience to work in high-pressure environments
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised trade
- A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate III level
- Strong pathways to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- Commercial cook
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Wednesday 16 June 2021 | 6.00pm to 7.00pm | Baulkham Hills Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room D1.06
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 | 6.00pm to 7.00pm | Baulkham Hills Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room D1.06
Wednesday, 23 June 2021 | 10.00am to 11.00am | Baulkham Hills Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room D1.06
Thursday, 24 June 2021 | 10.00am to 11.00am | Baulkham Hills Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room D1.06
This is a Part-Time Day blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 6.4 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 14.1 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 0.7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment/assignment preparation and private study
To complete this qualification, you may be required to undertake connected theory classes via an online platform such as Microsoft Teams as well as practical skills and assessments at a TAFE College one day per week.
As part of this course, you may be asked to undertake role play assessments via connected technologies such as Microsoft Teams and submit your assessment/s electronically to your teacher/s through either the TAFE NSW Moodle or Microsoft Teams.
TAFE NSW- Baulkham Hills will support TAFE students with their learning who may have computer and internet access issues.
Please note: All face to face on campus delivery and assessment will comply with TAFE NSW COVID-19 Safe Guidelines.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for New Apprentices.
This learner group are individuals employed as cookery apprentices in restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. The completion of this course is a mandatory requirement of their apprenticeship contractual agreement. The qualification is designed to develop the required skills and knowledge to enable the individual to demonstrate competence in all aspects of cooking skills.
SUGGESTED STUDY PATHWAYS:
Upon successful completion of Certificate III in Commercial Cookery you may be eligible for course credit to study the following qualifications:
- SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality
- SIT40516 Certificate IV Commercial Cookery
- SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafs, and coffee shops.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
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)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- 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
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 9.00am to 5.00pm. 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.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- Tool Box $325.00
- Uniform $135.00
- Food Safety Supervisor Certificate $30.00
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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
|SITHCCC018||Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITHCCC020||Work effectively as a cook|
|SITHCCC014||Prepare meat dishes|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|SITHCCC013||Prepare seafood dishes|
|SITHCCC008||Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes|
|SITHCCC012||Prepare poultry dishes|
|SITXHRM001||Coach others in job skills|
|SITHCCC019||Produce cakes, pastries and breads|
|SITHCCC007||Prepare stocks, sauces and soups|
|SITHKOP002||Plan and cost basic menus|
|SITHCCC006||Prepare appetisers and salads|
|SITHKOP001||Clean kitchen premises and equipment|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|SITXFSA002||Participate in safe food handling practices|
|SITXINV002||Maintain the quality of perishable items|
|SITHCCC001||Use food preparation equipment|
|SITHCCC005||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery|
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITHCCC017||Handle and serve cheese|
|SITHCCC021||Prepare specialised food items|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
|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.
The Hills, Baulkham Hills
146-160 Old Northern Road, Baulkham Hills
Phone 131 601
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