Course Start Date
28.6 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Patisserie enables you to develop your business skills as you strengthen your career as a pastry chef. Learn from industry professionals and refine your skills as you become a leader in the world of patisserie.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Use fundamental cookery skills
- Create chocolate confectionary and bonbons
- Display sugar showpieces
- Craft sugar-based confectionery and marzipan modelling
- Prepare a wide range of gateaux, tortes, pastries and petit fours
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A collaborative teamwork spirit
- Effective communication skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Resilience to work in high-pressure environments
- The desire to be a leader in a busy kitchen
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate IV level
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- Pastry chef
- Chef patissier
- Patisserie business owner
- Patisserie chef in hospitality industry or catering business
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
- Diploma of Hospitality Management
- Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
During 2021, construction of the new Meadowbank Education & Employment Precinct will be undertaken at TAFE NSW Meadowbank. There may be some disruption to students during that time, including noise, dust, vibration and changes to campus parking. TAFE NSW is focussed on minimising any disruption to students, where practicable. Contact us on 131601 for any questions.
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||5.00pm to 6.00pm||Ryde Campus Building A level 5, Auditorium|
|Monday, 21 June 2021 to Thursday, 24 June 2021||9.00am to 3.00pm||Ryde Campus Baking teachers office level 5 A Building A|
This is a full time, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 4 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?
The target participants for this cohort are new entrants, school leavers, retraining, re-entry to the workforce to gain employment in the hospitality industry as a pastry chef/Patissier
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.
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
- 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.
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 3 days a week. Your timetable options will be provided from the teaching section after enrolment.
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:
- In addition you are required to purchase uniform, tools and prescribed text for this course at a total cost of approximately $1200. Uniform and tools are required from the first lesson and all practical classes. Further information is provided with your timetable. Classes will be at Ryde and/or Meadowbank campus.
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
|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|
|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|
|SITHPAT008||Produce chocolate confectionery|
|SITHPAT002||Produce gateaux, torten and cakes|
|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|
|SITHKOP001||Clean kitchen premises and equipment|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|SITHFAB005||Prepare and serve espresso coffee|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|SITXINV001||Receive and store stock|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
Possible job titles include:
chef de partie
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.
250 Blaxland Road, Ryde
Phone 131 601
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