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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • National Course Code: SIT30816
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT30816-01V01-21RYD-113

Location – Ryde

Attendance

Full Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

40 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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

Career opportunities:

  • Commercial cook
  • Chef

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery as an apprenticeship. There may also be options available for you to study as a non-apprentice.

Apprenticeship
To be eligible for this course, you must:

  • Be employed as anapprentice in the commercial cookery industry as evidenced by a letter of support from your employer
  • Submit your Training Plan Proposal (TPP) with your application

Enquire today to talk through your options.

Non-apprenticeship
There are options available for you to study as a non-apprentice. Enquire today and one of our Apprenticeship and Traineeship team will help you understand any eligibility or entry requirements.

WORK PLACEMENT

Work placement is not a requirement of this course. However, a requirement of this course is that students complete 48 service periods.

Of these 48 service periods, 23 of them will be completed in a simulated industry environment with real paying customers on the TAFE campus. The remaining 25 service periods will need to be completed in industry, either in paid or voluntary employment.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Good communication skills
  • Comfort working with numbers
  • An interest in leading and working with others
  • A passion for cooking
  • The ability to work under pressure

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

Check the campus page for requirements to take this course as an apprenticeship
This course is also offered as a non-apprenticeship. Enquire today to discuss your eligibility.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

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 Time Location
Monday, 21 June 2021 6.00pm to 7.00pm Ryde Campus, Building A, Level 5 Auditorium
Monday, 21 June 2021 9.00am to 4.00pm Ryde Campus, Building A, Level 5A Commercial Cookery Office
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 9.00am to 4.00pm Ryde Campus, Building A, Level 5A Commercial Cookery Office
Wednesday, 23 June 2021 9.00am to 4.00pm Ryde Campus, Building A, Level 5A Commercial Cookery Office
Thursday, 24 June 2021 9.00am to 4.00pm Ryde Campus, Building A, Level 5A Commercial Cookery Office
Friday, 25 June 2021 9.00am to 4.00pm Ryde Campus, Building A, Level 5A Commercial Cookery Office

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Full Time Day, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 13 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 1 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 27 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 1 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assessment preparation, Work experience (independent study, research, practice and assignments).



IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

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
  • Scholarships
  • 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 for two days per week: either Monday and Tuesday 12.30 to 8.00pm or Thursday and Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm. Timetables are subject to change. Customised programs can be provided upon request.

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?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

Additional costs will apply costing approximately $400 to cover uniform requirements and tools and equipment required for practical units.

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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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
Elective Units
Number Title
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
SITHCCC021 Prepare specialised food items

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

Ryde
250 Blaxland Road, Ryde
Phone 131 601

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