Catering Operations

About the Course

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in catering operations who use a range of cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food 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 does not provide the skills required by commercial cooks, which are covered in SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various catering settings, such as hospitals and aged care facilities, sporting and entertainment venues, hotel banqueting departments, cookchill production kitchens, and mobile catering businesses of varying size.

Possible job titles include:

catering assistant,
cook,
food service assistant.

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 a traineeship

This course is targeted to people who have access to workplaces which will provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification.

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.

Qualification Certificate III
National Code SIT30916
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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?

Bathurst

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30916-01V01-19BAT-010

Cowra

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30916-01V01-19CWR-010

Lithgow

  Starts in February

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30916-01V01-19LHG-010

Bathurst

How will I study?

For successful completion of this course, you will need: full enclosed non-slip leather shoes & full Chef's uniform. The TAFE College will supply Toolbox requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification However Students must be over 17 years of age to meet liquor and gaming requirements to sell and provide alcoholic beverages.

This course is primarily for new entrants to the hospitality sector or those who may want to become an apprentice in the future or seek employment in the café, eateries, bistros, juice bars or fast food outlets.

Possible job titles include:
- espresso coffee machine operator
- food and beverage attendant
- front desk receptionist
- front office assistant
- function attendant
- function host
- gaming attendant
- guest service agent
- housekeeper
- restaurant host
- senior bar attendant
- waiter

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

This program requires attendance of three days per week for three terms. Students will be provided with a detailed program/delivery schedule at the commencement of the course.

Course length: 15 hours per week for 27 Weeks

Start Date: 4 February 2019
End Date: 18 October 2019

What will I pay?

A course materials charge of $185 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with essential course resources, for use as a reference guide during and after the course. $85 of this fee covers the RSA competency card.

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

  • Materials: $100.00
  • RSA Certificate: $85.00

Total additional costs are $185.00.

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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Cowra

How will I study?

For successful completion of this course, you will need: full enclosed non-slip leather shoes & full Chef's uniform. The TAFE College will supply Toolbox requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification However Students must be over 17 years of age to meet liquor and gaming requirements to sell and provide alcoholic beverages.

This course is primarily for new entrants to the hospitality sector or those who may want to become an apprentice in the future or seek employment in the café, eateries, bistros, juice bars or fast food outlets.

Possible job titles include:
- espresso coffee machine operator
- food and beverage attendant
- front desk receptionist
- front office assistant
- function attendant
- function host
- gaming attendant
- guest service agent
- housekeeper
- restaurant host
- senior bar attendant
- waiter

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

This program requires attendance of three days per week for three terms. Students will be provided with a detailed program/delivery schedule at the commencement of the course.

Course length: 15 hours per week for 27 Weeks

Start Date: 5 February 2019
End Date: 18 October 2019

What will I pay?

A course materials charge of $185 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with essential course resources, for use as a reference guide during and after the course. $85 of this fee covers the RSA competency card.

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

  • Materials: $100.00
  • RSA Certificate: $85.00

Total additional costs are $185.00.

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

Lithgow

How will I study?

For successful completion of this course, you will need: full enclosed non-slip leather shoes & full Chef's uniform. The TAFE College will supply Toolbox requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification However Students must be over 17 years of age to meet liquor and gaming requirements to sell and provide alcoholic beverages.

This course is primarily for new entrants to the hospitality sector or those who may want to become an apprentice in the future or seek employment in the café, eateries, bistros, juice bars or fast food outlets.

Possible job titles include:
- espresso coffee machine operator
- food and beverage attendant
- front desk receptionist
- front office assistant
- function attendant
- function host
- gaming attendant
- guest service agent
- housekeeper
- restaurant host
- senior bar attendant
- waiter

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

This program requires attendance of three days per week for three terms. Students will be provided with a detailed program/delivery schedule at the commencement of the course.

Course length: 15 hours per week for 27 Weeks

Start Date: 4 February 2019
End Date: 18 October 2019

What will I pay?

A course materials charge of $185 is applicable to this course. This fee provides you with essential course resources, for use as a reference guide during and after the course. $85 of this fee covers the RSA competency card.

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

  • Materials: $100.00
  • RSA Certificate: $85.00

Total additional costs are $185.00.

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


Parkes

  Starts in February

  Full Time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: SIT30916-01V01-19PRK-001

Parkes

How will I study?

For successful completion of this course, you will need:

- Uniform requirements - Fully enclosed non-slip leather shoes and full Chef’s uniform

All training and assessment will take place in a commercial kitchen and will include practical learning and assessment activities.

This is a great course to start your career in food. At the completion of the course, you will be ready to work as an assistant in catering companies, cafes, eateries, bistros, juice bars or fast food outlets.
You can also move on to an apprenticeship or Certificate III in Commercial Cookery and receive credit for all of the units you have successfully completed.
This is a practical hands on course where you will be cooking each day while learning the fundamentals of food preparation and service. You will cover both savoury and sweet dishes during the course.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification However Students must be over 17 years of age to meet liquor and gaming requirements to sell and provide alcoholic beverages.

Students who have completed SIT20416 Cert II Kitchen Operations need to attend campus from 30/4/2019 - 27/6/2019.

This qualification provides opportunities to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming.

Possible job titles include:
- catering assistant
- kitchen assistant
- food preparation assistant
- food and beverage assistant
- café/bistro attendant

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

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

Your course days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 09:00am to 4:30pm from 12/2/2019 to 11 /4/2019 and then Tuesday and Wednesday from 09:00 to 4:30pm from 30/4/2019 until 27/6/2019.

Course length: 20 hours per week for 18 Weeks

Start Date: 4 February 2019
End Date: 27 June 2019

What will I pay?

There is a course related charge of $80 for your workbooks which must be paid before you start your 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 $80.00.

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 13 1601.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE