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SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

National ID: SIT30816 State ID: AZU5
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Love food and want to become a chef?

When you complete the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery you will be able to work as a cook or chef in a range of kitchens.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in a commercial kitchen team and be able to plan, prepare and cook food. You'll produce dishes suitable for different cultural and dietary requirements and learn about cleaning, first aid, food safety programs, hygiene and workplace health and safety.

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Half-price

This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative where you'll only pay half the course fees from until December 2021 capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

Only course fees are half price. You may be required to pay other fees that apply to your course.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

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OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

 

Attendance in class

This course is equivalent to 2 days per week across two semesters.

At-home study

As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete an additional 10 hours of study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.

You will need to have the basic technical requirements for at-home study. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

Work placement

Approximately 96 hours of work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. This will involve your attendance at a workplace 1 day per week during the program depending on the host employer and availability.

What you need for your first day of class

On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID and stationery (pen, pencil, exercise book and USB). Students are welcome to bring in their own laptop or tablet.

In addition, the following uniform (as discussed at your enrolment meeting) is required to be purchased (approximately $215):

  • 2 x chef jackets
  • 2 x aprons
  • 1 x chef pants
  • 1 x chef hat
  • black safety boots

There is also a requirement to purchase equipment for this course. This will also be advised at your enrolment meeting, however, the cost is approximately $325. 

 Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

 

 

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