Course Start Date
20.9 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.
|Monday, 21 June 2021||10.00 am to 11.00 am||Kingswood Campus, Building H, Entree Training Restaurant|
|Tuesday, 22 June 2021||10.00 am to 11.00 am||Kingswood Campus, Building H, Entree Training Restaurant|
|Wednesday, 23 June 2021||10.00 am to 11.00 am||Kingswood Campus, Building H, Entree Training Restaurant|
|Thursday, 24 June 2021||10.00 am to 11.00 am||Kingswood Campus, Building H, Entree Training Restaurant|
|Monday, 21 June 2021||4.00 pm to 5.00 pm||Kingswood Campus, Building H, Entree Training Restaurant|
|Tuesday, 22 June 2021||4.00 pm to 5.00 pm||Kingswood Campus, Building H, Entree Training Restaurant|
|Wednesday, 23 June 2021||4.00 pm to 5.00 pm||Kingswood Campus, Building H, Entree Training Restaurant|
|Thursday, 24 June 2021||4.00 pm to 5.00 pm||Kingswood Campus, Building H, Entree Training Restaurant|
This is a Part Time Day course. You will need to attend approximately 6.5 hours of class, over 1 day a week for 72 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 3.0 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 11.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment/assignment preparation, and private study.
This is a blended delivery course that includes connected learning which is run over 18 months.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- pre-employment cohort of students seeking employment to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. 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.
You are required to attend one of the information sessions where you will be advised on course and uniform requirements, plus given your program.
SUGGESTED STUDY PATHWAYS:
Upon successful completion of CIII in Commercial Cookery you may be eligible for course credit to study the following qualifications:
SIT40416 Cert IV in Hospitality
SIT40516 Cert 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
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.
For more information about this course please contact Jody on 98651158
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 Wednesday from 8.00 am to 3.30 pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- Tool Box $325
- Uniform $ 135
- Food Safety Supervisor Certificate $30
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
|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|
|SITHCCC017||Handle and serve cheese|
|SITHCCC021||Prepare specialised food items|
|SITXINV001||Receive and store stock|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
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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