TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery - SIT30816

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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, caf\u00e9s, and coffee shops.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Structure

  • 25 units: 21 core
  • 4 elective

Subjects

  • Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
  • Package prepared foodstuffs
  • Prepare poultry dishes
  • Maintain the quality of perishable items
  • Prepare Asian sauces, dips and accompaniments
  • Participate in safe food handling practices
  • Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
  • Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • Prepare Asian stocks and soups
  • Plan and cost basic menus
  • Handle and serve cheese
  • Prepare Asian appetisers and snacks
  • Provide service to customers
  • Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • Clean kitchen premises and equipment
  • Work effectively with others
  • Prepare dim sum
  • Produce Japanese desserts
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Participate in safe work practices
  • Prepare dishes using basic methods of Asian cookery
  • Produce and serve food for buffets
  • Prepare Asian salads
  • Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • Prepare Chinese roast meat and poultry dishes
  • Use food preparation equipment
  • Work effectively as a cook
  • Carry out basic workplace calculations
  • Prepare appetisers and salads
  • Prepare specialised food items
  • Prepare meat dishes
  • Receive and store stock
  • Create and use databases
  • Transport and store food
  • Prepare Japanese cooked dishes
  • Produce cakes, pastries and breads
  • Prepare curry pastes and powders
  • Produce cook-chill and cook-freeze foods
  • Prepare Indian pickles and chutneys
  • Prepare Asian cooked dishes
  • Prepare seafood dishes
  • Design and produce business documents
  • Prepare sushi
  • Provide first aid
  • Coach others in job skills
  • Produce pates and terrines
  • Purchase goods
  • Prepare Asian rice and noodles
  • Prepare Indian breads
  • Produce desserts
  • Create and use spreadsheets
  • Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • Re-thermalise chilled and frozen foods
  • Prepare Indian sweetmeats
  • Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
  • Prepare Asian desserts
  • Prepare and present sandwiches
  • Source and present information
  • Prepare sashimi
  • Prepare tandoori dishes

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Armidale Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Bathurst College International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Bega Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 35 weeks
Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 years
  • Part-time : 2 years
Broken Hill College International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Campbelltown College International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 2 years
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC Domestic: $11,890
International: $17,310
No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Cooma Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2
  • Flexible Delivery : 35 weeks
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Goulburn Campus Domestic: $11,890
International: $11,890
No
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Grafton Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Hamilton Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Kingscliff Campus Domestic: $11,890
International: $17,310
No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Kurri Kurri Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Moruya Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2
Mount Druitt College International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 2 years
Mudgee College International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Nepean College, Kingswood Campus Domestic: $11,890
International: $17,310
No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 2 years
Northern Beaches Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 years
Nowra Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Orange College, March Street Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Ourimbah Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Port Macquarie Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Ryde Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 2 years
Sutherland College, Gymea Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 2 years
Tamworth Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 2 years
The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 years
  • Part-time : 2 years
Ultimo College, Main Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 2 years
Wagga Wagga Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Part-time : 2
Wetherill Park College International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 years
  • Part-time : 2 years
Wollongbar Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years
Wollongong Campus International: $17,310 No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Albury Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources to support your learning. The following resources can be sourced directly by the student:- Chefs Uniform (chefs pants, Jacket, Apron, hat and non-slip shoes) - $150.00 approxYou will also be required to provide your transcript of previous Hospitality courses if you wish to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.

Campuses: Bega Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning:- Full Chefs uniform (approximate cost $80.00)- Leather safety boots (approximate cost $60.00)- Chef’s tool kit (approximate cost $290.00)- Reference text and learner guides (approximate cost $100.00)

Campuses: Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Chefs Tool Box: $200.00-$325.00 (see teachers before purchasing)- Full Chefs Uniform (Long sleeved white chefs jacket, checked chefs pants, white half apron, neckerchief, chefs hat, non-slip enclosed safety shoes): $100.00-$200.00 approx. (available from external hospitality uniform suppliers such as Unicut or Fraser & Hughes)- Food Safety Supervisor Certificate Licence Fee: $30.00 (if you already have this licence, you are not required to pay the fee)Assistance is available for learners with barriers purchasing educational tools.

Campuses: Campbelltown College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Uniform - approximately $100.00 to $200.00.- Chefs toolkit - approximately $200.00 to $350.00.- License fee - $30.00. This covers the Food Safety Supervisor certificate. If you already have this, or do not wish to get it, you are not required to pay the fee.

Campuses: Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Chef jacket long sleeve - white- Chef hat - white semi disposable or skull cap- Chef pants - traditional check- Chef apron - white knee-length- Chef buttons - white- Chef neckerchief - white- Safety footwear

Campuses: Cooma Campus, Moruya Campus, Nowra Campus, Wollongong Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning:- Full Chefs uniform (approximate cost $80.00)- Leather safety boots (approximate cost $60.00)- Chef’s tool kit (approximate cost $290.00)- Reference text and learner guides (approximate cost $100.00)You will also be required to provide your transcript of previous Hospitality courses if you wish to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.

Campuses: Goulburn Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning:- Full Chefs uniform (approximate cost $80.00)- Leather safety boots (approximate cost $60.00)- Chef?s tool kit (approximate cost $290.00)- Reference text and learner guides (approximate cost $100.00)Please bring evidence of your apprenticeship to the Information Session. You will also be required to provide your transcript of previous Hospitality courses if you wish to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.

Campuses: Grafton Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Chef jacket - long sleeve - white- Chef hat - semi disposable or skull cap - white- Chef pants- traditional check- Chef apron - knee length - white- Chef buttons - white- Chef neckerchief - white- Safety footwear

Campuses: Hamilton Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Full Chefs Uniform and fully equipped tool box (both approximately $380.00) prices may vary.Cookery practical classes require a full chefs uniform, black polishable leather non-slip shoes/workboots suitable for a kitchen and fully equipped toolbox - information regarding these requirements is in the student handbook which is on line.

Campuses: Kingscliff Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Chefs uniform, average cost $80- Shoes/Boots $60- Chef Toolkit (Approx $300)- Students will need to apply to the NSW Food Authority and pay $30 for their Food Safety Supervisors Certificate on successful completion of SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety and SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices.

Campuses: Kurri Kurri Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- full Chefs Uniform & fully equipped tool box (both approx $380.00) - prices may vary

Campuses: Mount Druitt College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:- Chefs Tool Box $200-$325 - see teachers before purchasing, Assistance is available for learners with barriers purchasing educational tools.- Full chef's Uniform - Long sleeved white chefs jacket, checked chefs pants, white half apron, neckerchief,chefs hat, non-slip enclosed safety shoes.approx. $100 - $200 Available from external hospitality uniform suppliers.- Food Safety Supervisor Certificate Licence fee $30. If you already have this licence, you are not required to pay the fee.

Campuses: Nepean College, Kingswood Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:There are additional costs of the purchase of uniforms and tools for the trade. Food Safety Supervisor certificate - $30.00. Chef's uniform and tool kit - approximately $300.00. Further information and the timetables will be available at the information session, click here http://cooksshop.com.auPlease note your classes start on Monday, 3 August 2020For further information and the timetables contact a member of our team by calling 9208 9390 or by emailing Amie at amie.kozlowski@tafensw.edu.au

Campuses: Northern Beaches Campus, Ultimo College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Additional costs will apply costing approximately $400 to cover uniform requirements and tools and equipment required for practical units.

Campuses: Orange College, March Street Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**There is no additional resource cost for this course, but you will need to provide your chef uniform and tool kit.

Campuses: Ourimbah Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Toolbox, approximately: $250.00- Full chefs uniform, approximately: $70.00- Black leather work boots/shoes suitable for a kitchen, approximately: $75.00

Campuses: Port Macquarie Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Chef uniform $60.00- Non slip shoes $60.00

Campuses: Ryde Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Additional costs will apply costing approximately $400 to cover uniform requirements and tools and equipment required for practical units.

Campuses: Sutherland College, Gymea Campus.

"**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Additional costs may apply costing approximately $500 to cover the uniform requirements (jacket, trousers, appropriate footwear) and toolkit required for the practical classes.

Campuses: The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Tool Box $325.00- Uniform $135.00- Food Safety Supervisor Certificate $30.00

Campuses: Wagga Wagga Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources to support your learning. The following resources can be sourced directly by the student:- Chefs Uniform (chefs pants, Jacket, Apron, hat and non-slip shoes) - $150.00 approx

Campuses: Wetherill Park College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Chefs Tool Box $200-$325 - see teachers before purchasing, Assistance is available for learners with barriers purchasing educational tools.- Full Chefs Uniform - long sleeved white chefs jacket, checked chefs pants, white half apron, neckerchief, chefs hat, non-slip enclosed safety shoes. approx. $100 - $200. Available from external hospitality uniform suppliers- Food Safety Supervisor Certificate Licence fee $30 - If you already have this licence, you are not required to pay the fee.

Campuses: Wollongbar Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Toolbox approximately $250.00 (contains commercial grade kitchen tools, a range of Chef knives, balloon whisk, zesters, wooden spoon, scrapers and pastry brush. Toolkits are available from TAFE for use)- Full Chef's uniform approximately $70.00 (Chef's long pants, white Chef's jacket (with white buttons), black apron, Chef's cap hat)- Black leather work boots/shoes suitable for a kitchen approximately $75.00

Further information

Applicants must possess Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication, and numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. Students who do not possess these skills to the level required will be enrolled in additional subjects to build the required skills. Students entering as an apprentice or trainee must be employed in the relevant industry prior to enrolment.

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