Certificate IV in Patisserie

Melbourne Polytechnic

This qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It 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. This preparatory qualification provides individuals with knowledge and skills to work in various patisseries settings, such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. Elective streams are available in: Client and Customer Service; Commercial Cookery and Catering; Computer Operations and ICT Management; Finance; First Aid; Food and Beverage; Human Resource Management; Inventory; Kitchen Operations and Management; Work Health and Safety; and Working in Industry.

Course Fee:

Australian: $12,900
International: $13,500

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

32 units: 26 core; 6 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Manage diversity in the workplace; Produce cakes; Produce pastries; Model sugar-based decorations; Participate in safe food handling practices; plus more. Electives: Provide service to customers; Produce and serve food for buffets; Create and use databases; Prepare financial reports; Provide first aid; Plan and monitor espresso coffee service; Mentor in the workplace; Receive and store stock; Plan catering for events or functions; Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks; Source and use information on the hospitality industry; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00724G

Related Careers:

Chef, Pastrycook,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Preston No info Yes Full time 12 months

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