Commercial Cookery

About the Course

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.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Available as an apprenticeship

On-campus learning of theoretical content will be supplemented with workplace experiences. Students will have access to workplaces which can provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification. (for apprentices)

OR

It is envisaged that the workplace will be able to provide relevant experiences to support the classroom delivery.

TAFE at School (TVET)

TAFE Western offers many face to face and flexible TVET courses giving you the option of gaining a vocational qualification whilst you are at school. A TVET qualification can count towards your HSC, and 74.8% of TAFE graduates move into employment upon completion of their vocational qualifications. TVET is a great way to gain some practical skills in an adult learning environment, and the skills and experience you learn could also count towards your next qualification.

School Trainee

This course is targeted to people who have access to a combination of school, part time employment and vocational study.

All training will be conducted in the workplace and supported by:

  • learning resources provided by TAFE Western
  • standard operating procedures and work instructions available in the workplace
  • equipment provided in the workplace

Students undertaking employment based learning will have access to TAFE facilities and support including:

  • Student HUB, library facilities and Education Support Officers to support research and independent learning activities
  • TAFE Counsellors, Aboriginal Community Consultants and Disability Support Services

Qualification Certificate III
National Code SIT30816
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Career Opportunities

TBA

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

Orange

  Starts in July

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30816-01V01-18ORA-018

Orange

  Starts in July

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30816-01V01-18ORA-024

Orange

  Starts in July

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30816-01V01-18ORA-028

Orange

How will I study?

Students will be provided with a detailed program / delivery schedule at the commencement of the course. This program includes activities, which are to be completed outside of actual attendance time at TAFE Campus.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
Please contact the Teaching Section for clarification before enrolling on 02 6391 5657.This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of cookery skills. They use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of kitchen operations. They work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.
Job Roles for students with this qualification include:
Commercial Cook in business ‘such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops
Articulation to higher-level courses
S IT40416 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery or
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Job Roles for students with this qualification include:
Commercial Cook in business ‘such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, please contact the teaching section.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

One day attendance per week is required at the campus for four semesters (two years.) Attendance day will vary according to workplace requirements and negotiation with the employer.

Course length: 8 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 26 July 2018
End Date: 25 July 2019

What will I pay?

A course related charge of $250 is applicable to this course; the fee is for learner resources this fee needs to be paid at the time of enrolment.

Non-Government subsidised fee: $TBA There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this option. Your tuition fee includes all essential study materials. Extra study resources may be available to enhance your learning and will attract an additional charge. Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for more information and payment options. Fees, charges and course offerings are subject to change.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

There is an additional cost for Materials of $250.00.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393

What do I need?

For successful completion of this course, you will need:
• A traditional full chef’s uniform
• A lockable tool box preferably plastic
• Full range of chefs trade kit including:
• 20cm cooks knife
• Paring knife
• Flexible Filleting knife
• Boning Knife
• Serrated knife
• Palette knife
• Stirring spoon wooden or plastic
• Rubber/plastic scraper
• Piping bag
• Selection Nozzles
• Thermometer preferably digital
• Vegetable peeler
• Pastry brush
• Sharpening steel
• Sharpening stone

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE

Orange

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Orange College, March Street Campus

Students will be provided with a detailed program / delivery schedule at the commencement of the course. This program includes activities, which are to be completed outside of actual attendance time at TAFE Campus.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
This is an APPRENTICESHIP ONLY course. Please contact the Teaching Section for clarification before enrolling on 02 6391 5657. This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of cookery skills. They use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of kitchen operations. They work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.
Job Roles for students with this qualification include:
Commercial Cook in business ‘such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops
Articulation to higher-level courses
SIT40416 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery or
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Job Roles for students with this qualification include:
Commercial Cook in business ‘such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, please contact the teaching section.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

One day attendance per week is required at the campus for four semesters (two years.) Attendance day will vary according to workplace requirements and negotiation with the employer.

Course length: 8 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 26 July 2018
End Date: 11 December 2020

What will I pay?

A course related charge of $250 is applicable to this course; the fee is for learner resources this fee needs to be paid at the time of enrolment.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,550.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

There is an additional cost for Materials of $250.00.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393

What do I need?

For successful completion of this course, you will need:
• A traditional full chef’s uniform
• A lockable tool box preferably plastic
• Full range of chefs trade kit including:
• 20cm cooks knife
• Paring knife
• Flexible Filleting knife
• Boning Knife
• Serrated knife
• Palette knife
• Stirring spoon wooden or plastic
• Rubber/plastic scraper
• Piping bag
• Selection Nozzles
• Thermometer preferably digital
• Vegetable peeler
• Pastry brush
• Sharpening steel
• Sharpening stone

APPLY NOW ENQUIRE

Orange

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Orange College, March Street Campus

Students will be provided with a detailed program / delivery schedule at the commencement of the course. This program includes activities, which are to be completed outside of actual attendance time at TAFE Campus.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
Please contact the Teaching Section for clarification before enrolling on 02 6391 5657.This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of cookery skills. They use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of kitchen operations. They work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.
Job Roles for students with this qualification include:
Commercial Cook in business ‘such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops
Articulation to higher-level courses
S IT40416 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery or
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Job Roles for students with this qualification include:
Commercial Cook in business ‘such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, please contact the teaching section.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

One day attendance per week is required at the campus for four semesters (two years.) Attendance day will vary according to workplace requirements and negotiation with the employer.

Course length: 8 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 26 July 2018
End Date: 11 December 2020

What will I pay?

A course related charge of $250 is applicable to this course; the fee is for learner resources this fee needs to be paid at the time of enrolment.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,550.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

There is an additional cost for Materials of $250.00.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393

What do I need?

For successful completion of this course, you will need:
• A traditional full chef’s uniform
• A lockable tool box preferably plastic
• Full range of chefs trade kit including:
• 20cm cooks knife
• Paring knife
• Flexible Filleting knife
• Boning Knife
• Serrated knife
• Palette knife
• Stirring spoon wooden or plastic
• Rubber/plastic scraper
• Piping bag
• Selection Nozzles
• Thermometer preferably digital
• Vegetable peeler
• Pastry brush
• Sharpening steel
• Sharpening stone

APPLY NOW ENQUIRE