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, cafs, 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?

Broken Hill

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30816-01V01-19BHL-003

Broken Hill

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30816-01V01-19BHL-004

Dubbo

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30816-01V01-19DUB-007

Broken Hill

How will I study?

This course is for APPRENTICES only. Another commercial cookery course is available for non apprentices.

You will be provided with a detailed program and delivery schedule at the commencement of the course. The duration of this course is 2 years.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However this offering is for apprentices only. You will need the following uniform and equipment: or 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

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Attendance at TAFE is one day per week. The day of the week will change each semester to reflect your stage in the course. Your starting day is Wednesday from 08:30 until 16:30.

Course length: 6 1/2 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 6 February 2019
End Date: 20 April 2021

What will I pay?

A course materials charge of $250 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with the learner resources for your practical kitchen classes including recipes, workbooks and activites.

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 West Region Hotline on 131601.

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Broken Hill

How will I study?

This course is for Non-trade commercial cookery students who do not have an apprenticeship.

You will be provided with a detailed program and delivery schedule at the commencement of the course. The duration of this course is 2 years.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. This offering is for non apprenticed students. You will need the following uniform and equipment for successful completion of this course:
- 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

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Attendance at TAFE is one day per week. The day of the week will change each semester to reflect your stage in the course. Your starting day is Wednesday from 08:30 until 16:30.

Course length: 6 1/2 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 6 February 2019
End Date: 20 April 2021

What will I pay?

A course materials charge of $250 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with the learner resources for your practical kitchen classes including recipes, workbooks and activites. This kit is yours to keep and use after the course

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 West Region Hotline on 131601.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE

Dubbo

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus

This course is for Non-trade commercial cookery students who do not have an apprenticeship.

You will be provided with a detailed program and delivery schedule at the commencement of the course. The duration of this course is 2 years.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. This offering is for non apprenticed students. You will need the following uniform and equipment for successful completion of this course:
- 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

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Attendance at TAFE is one day per week. The day of the week will change each semester to reflect your stage in the course. Your starting day is Wednesday from 08:30 until 16:30.

Course length: 7 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 6 February 2019
End Date: 20 April 2021

What will I pay?

A course materials charge of $250 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with the learner resources for your practical kitchen classes including recipes, workbooks and activites. This kit is yours to keep and use after the course

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 West Region Hotline on 131601.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE


Dubbo

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30816-01V01-19DUB-004

Mudgee

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30816-01V01-19MUD-003

Mudgee

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30816-01V01-19MUD-006

Dubbo

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus

This course is for APPRENTICES only. Another commercial cookery course is available for non apprentices.

You will be provided with a detailed program and delivery schedule at the commencement of the course. The duration of this course is 2 years.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However this offering is for apprentices only. You will need the following uniform and equipment: or 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

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Attendance at TAFE is one day per week. The day of the week will change each semester to reflect your stage in the course. Your starting day is Wednesday from 08:30 until 16:30.

Course length: 7 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 6 February 2019
End Date: 20 April 2021

What will I pay?

A course materials charge of $250 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with the learner resources for your practical kitchen classes including recipes, workbooks and activites.

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 West Region Hotline on 131601.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE

Mudgee

How will I study?

This course is for APPRENTICES only. Another commercial cookery course is available for non apprentices.

You will be provided with a detailed program and delivery schedule at the commencement of the course. The duration of this course is 2 years.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However this offering is for apprentices only. You will need the following uniform and equipment: or 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

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Attendance at TAFE is one day per week. The day of the week will change each semester to reflect your stage in the course. Your starting day is Wednesday from 08:30 until 16:30.

Course length: 7 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 4 February 2019
End Date: 20 April 2021

What will I pay?

A course materials charge of $250 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with the learner resources for your practical kitchen classes including recipes, workbooks and activites.

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 West Region Hotline on 131601.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE

Mudgee

How will I study?

This course is for NON Trade Commercial Cookery Students

You will be provided with a detailed program and delivery schedule at the commencement of the course. The duration of this course is 2 years.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. This offering is for non apprenticed students. You will need the following uniform and equipment for successful completion of this course:
- 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

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Attendance at TAFE is one day per week. The day of the week will change each semester to reflect your stage in the course. Your starting day is Wednesday from 08:30 until 16:30.

Course length: 7 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 4 February 2019
End Date: 20 April 2021

What will I pay?

A course materials charge of $250 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with the learner resources for your practical kitchen classes including recipes, workbooks and activites. This kit is yours to keep and use after the course

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 West Region Hotline on 131601.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE


Orange

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30816-01V01-19ORA-011

Orange

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30816-01V01-19ORA-012

Orange

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Orange College, March Street Campus

You do not need to be an apprentice to participate in this course.

You will be provided with a detailed program and delivery schedule at the commencement of the course. The duration of this course is 2 years.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. You will need the following uniform and equipment: or 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

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Attendance at TAFE is one day per week. The day of the week will change each semester to reflect your stage in the course. Your starting day is Wednesday from 08:30 until 16:30.

Course length: 8 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 6 February 2019
End Date: 20 April 2021

What will I pay?

A course materials charge of $250 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with a commercial chef learner kit including recipes and useful information for you to take home and use after the course.

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 West Region Hotline on 131601.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE

Orange

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Orange College, March Street Campus

This course is for APPRENTICES only. Another commercial cookery course is available for non apprentices.

You will be provided with a detailed program and delivery schedule at the commencement of the course. The duration of this course is 2 years.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However this offering is for apprentices only. You will need the following uniform and equipment: or 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

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Attendance at TAFE is one day per week. The day of the week will change each semester to reflect your stage in the course. Your starting day is Wednesday from 08:30 until 16:30.

Course length: 8 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 6 February 2019
End Date: 20 April 2021

What will I pay?

A course materials charge of $250 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with a commercial chef learner kit including recipes and useful information for you to take home. and use after the course.

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 West Region Hotline on 131601.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE