This qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. It 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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $11,280

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

25 units: 21 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work effectively as a cook; Produce cakes, pastries and breads; Prepare appetisers and salads; Clean kitchen premises and equipment; Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes; Prepare stocks, sauces and soups; Prepare seafood dishes; Prepare meat dishes; Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements; Produce desserts; Prepare poultry dishes; Participate in safe food handling practices; plus more. Electives: Source and use information on the hospitality industry; Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks; Receive and store stock; Transport and store food; Show social and cultural sensitivity; Produce and serve food for buffets; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery; Certificate IV in Catering Operations; Certificate IV in Patisserie

Further information:

This qualification is suitable for an apprenticeship pathway.

Related Careers:

Chef, Cook,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Collingwood No info Yes
Collingwood No info Yes
Warrnambool No info Yes
Warrnambool No info Yes
Established in 1998, award-winning training organization AVTES (Australian Vocational Training and Employment Services Pty Ltd) is a Registered Training Organisation that delivers high quality training and business consulting services to hospitality businesses and the hospitality industry. AVTES is known for their expert trainers and pioneering the on-the-job cookery apprenticeship model back in the 1990's. They deliver qualifications from Certificate III to Advanced Diploma level in hospitality, cookery, and management. Funded training is available through traineeships, apprenticeships, and the Skills First Program. Full fee paying training is also available.

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