Course Start Date
22.3 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Catering Operations provides you with the foundational skills and knowledge needed to launch your career as a trained catering professional. Fine-tune your skills, prepare dishes under realistic condition and graduate ready to enter the industry.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Prepare and present simple dishes
- Maintain the quality of perishable items
- Use hygienic practices for food safety
- Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
- Work effectively in a high-pressure environment
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Management skills
- Effective communication skills
- A collaborative teamwork spirit
- A passion for food and learning
- Problem-solving skills
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate III level
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- Catering assistant
- Food service assistant
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
- Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery- Certificate III in Hospitality
- Diploma of Hospitality Management
- Statement of Attainment in Food Safety Supervision
- Statement of Attainment in Hospitality (RSA, Food and Beverage and Barista)
- Statement of Attainment in Espresso Coffee Making Skills
- Statement of Attainment in Responsible Service of Alcohol
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a blended full time course. You will need to attend approximately 22.3 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 22.7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment work in own time, assessment preparation and revision and prescribed reading.
Studying at a TAFE NSW Connected Learning Centre means that you dont have to leave your local community to get a first rate education and access elite training, teachers and support services.
Connected Learning Centres are custom designed to utilise modern technologies, simulations and virtual reality experiences to offer you a wider range of choices, more accessible, practical training and flexible learning opportunities. Students can access work booths, group learning rooms, a computer hub, print shop, tech-bar, media lounge, and learning support centre and a creative space to work on ideas for the future.
Our Connected Learning Centres will equip you with the skills you need for the jobs you want - in regional NSW, or anywhere in the world. If you would like to explore your local Connected Learning Centre
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who are looking for a career change. Typically, students will have limited knowledge of the hospitality industry and the simulated teaching environment provides the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills learned with real customers.
SERVICES AND STUDY 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 at TAFE NSW Glen Innes, Connected Learning Centre on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9.00am to 3.30pm. 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?
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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
|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|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITHCCC001||Use food preparation equipment|
|SITHCCC002||Prepare and present simple dishes|
|SITHCCC005||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery|
|SITHKOP001||Clean kitchen premises and equipment|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
|SITHCCC003||Prepare and present sandwiches|
|SITHCCC006||Prepare appetisers and salads|
|SITHCCC011||Use cookery skills effectively|
|SITHCCC018||Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements|
|SITHFAB002||Provide responsible service of alcohol|
|SITHFAB003||Operate a bar|
|SITHFAB004||Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages|
|SITHFAB005||Prepare and serve espresso coffee|
|SITHFAB007||Serve food and beverage|
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.
Glen Innes Connected Learning Centre
65 Grey Street, Glen Innes
Phone 131 601
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