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Certificate IV in Patisserie

National ID: SIT40713 | State ID: J626

 

Do you have what it takes to be an artist in the kitchen?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Patisserie you will have the skills to work as a patissier or pastry chef in a patisserie, restaurant, or hotel.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in a commercial kitchen and be able to plan, prepare and bake mouth-watering cakes, tarts, petits fours, pastries, chocolates, sugar decorations, and stunning showpieces. You'll also learn about financial management, cleaning, first aid, food safety programs, hygiene, managing workplace conflict and workplace health and safety.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to work in a hotel or restaurant as a patissier or chef de partie , to manage a patisserie shop or to work in large catering companies.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Hospitality

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Bentley
Beaconsfield
Duration

One and a half years full-time, or
One semester following on from the Certificate III

How Full Time (On Campus)
When Available Semester 2, 2017

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to work in a hotel or restaurant as a patissier or chef de partie , to manage a patisserie shop or to work in large catering companies.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Hospitality

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

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Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

STAGE 1

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Plan and cost basic menus SITHKOP302 WF671
Prepare and serve espresso coffee SITHFAB204 WF636
Use hygienic practices for food safety SITXFSA101 WF779

Stage 10

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Coordinate cooking operations SITHKOP403 WF674
Enhance the customer service experience SITXCCS401 WF745
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices BSBSUS301A D1022
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices SITXWHS401 WF814
Lead and manage people SITXHRM402 WF786
Manage conflict SITXCOM401 WF751
Prepare and model marzipan SITHPAT401 WF684
Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements SITHCCC307 WF627
Provide responsible service of alcohol SITHFAB201 WF633
Serve food and beverage SITHFAB206 WF638

Stage 11

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Manage diversity in the workplace BSBDIV501A D4861
Manage finances within a budget SITXFIN402 WF775
Monitor work operations SITXMGT401 WF802

Stage 12

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Design and produce sweet buffet showpieces SITHPAT404 WF687
Model sugar based decorations SITHPAT403 WF686

Stage 2

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Produce desserts SITHPAT306 WF683
Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery SITHCCC201 WF614
Use food preparation equipment SITHCCC101 WF610

Stage 4

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Maintain the quality of perishable items SITXINV202 WF792
Use cookery skills effectively SITHCCC207 WF620

Stage 5

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Produce pastries SITHPAT303 WF680
Produce yeast based bakery products SITHPAT304 WF681

Stage 6

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Produce chocolate confectionery SITHPAT402 WF685

Stage 7

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Produce cakes SITHPAT301 WF678
Produce gateaux, torten and cakes SITHPAT302 WF679

Stage 8

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Produce petits fours SITHPAT305 WF682

Stage 9

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Coach others in job skills SITXHRM301 WF784
Participate in safe food handling practices SITXFSA201 WF780
Provide first aid HLTAID003 WG732
  • This course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in Semester Two 2017, apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ on or after May 1st, 2017 and before June 12th, 2017.
  • Online courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information
    call: 1800 001 001 or email: info@smtafe.wa.edu.au
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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