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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Patisserie

  • National Course Code: SIT40716
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT40716-01V02-20HAM-067

Location – Hamilton

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

18.3 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

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

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of pastry chefs who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various organisations where patisserie products are prepared and served, including patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, 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.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

You must hold a FDF30710 Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined or Cake and Pastry) or Commercial Cookery (or equivalent) to enrol in this qualification and demonstrate evidence that they are currently working in the industry. Please bring transcripts to the enrolment session.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:
To attend TAFE on a regular basis and be competent (AC) in all units relevant to the course.

Attend an information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

Date: Monday, 9 December 2019
Time: 11.00am to 12.00pm
Location: Hamilton Campus, Building A, Second Floor, Room A.2.38

or

Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Time: 11.00am to 12.00pm
Location: Hamilton Campus, Building A, Second Floor, Room A.2.38

Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course.

STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a Part time Day course. You will need to attend approximately 18.3 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 36 weeks.

You may also be required to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Private study, assignment preparation, work experience and research.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This qualification reflects the role of pastry chefs who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in various organisations where patisserie products are prepared and served, including patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, caf?s, and coffee shops.
Possible job titles include: - chef de partie - chef patissier.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services

  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • 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.
    The following additional support is provided for this Student Group:
    Library services on campus, Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
    Disability and Counselling Services on campus

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

This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Tuesday from 7.30am to 3.00pm. 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?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
The student is responsible for providing:
bakery student uniform that includes traditional check trousers, heavy duty white bib apron, double breasted white short sleeved jacket, blue neckerchief, white buttons, white skull cap (beret) and protective footwear.
Equipment which is a toolbox that includes a digital thermometer, calculator, bread and scoring knife, metal and ? moon scraper, scissors, 2 x clean tea towels and ruler. Approximate cost $280.00

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

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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

Semester two starts July 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Core Units
Number Title
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
SITHPAT010 Design and produce sweet buffet showpieces
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITHPAT009 Model sugar-based decorations
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHPAT007 Prepare and model marzipan
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHPAT001 Produce cakes
SITHPAT008 Produce chocolate confectionery
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHPAT002 Produce gateaux, torten and cakes
SITHPAT003 Produce pastries
SITHPAT005 Produce petits fours
SITHPAT004 Produce yeast-based bakery products
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
Elective Units
Number Title
FBPRBK3004 Produce meringue products
FBPRBK3002 Produce non laminated pastry products
FBPRBK3008 Produce sponge cake products
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
FBPRBK2002 Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Possible job titles include:
chef de partie
chef patissier.

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

Hamilton
91 Parry Street, Newcastle West
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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