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Various dates throughout the year
This hands-on apprenticeship course, coupled with your workplace experiences, will give you the experience and skills you need to become part of this dynamic, fun filled industry.
This training is available through Full workplace based training or Blended Block release training on Glen Waverley campus.
Delivered in Holmesglen's specially designed hospitality training facilities, the course places an emphasis on providing you with practical training.
Students are also able to join industry workshops that are available throughout the year. These can include but are not limited to:
- Paddock to plate tour
- Apprentice field trips
- Industry icon dinners.
This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to be competent as a qualified chef.
Future employment may be gained in various enterprises where food is prepared and served, including restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards
Coordinate cooking operations
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Work effectively with others
Use food preparation equipment
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
Prepare appetisers and salads
Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
Use cookery skills effectively
Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
Clean kitchen premises and equipment
Use hygienic practices for food safety
Participate in safe food handling practices
Maintain the quality of perishable items
Participate in safe work practices
Prepare and present simple dishes
Produce cakes, pastries and breads
Work effectively as a cook
Plan and cost basic menus
Coach others in job skills
| Code || Name |
|SITHKOP005||Coordinate cooking operations|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITHCCC001||Use food preparation equipment|
|SITHCCC005||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery|
|SITHCCC006||Prepare appetisers and salads|
|SITHCCC007||Prepare stocks, sauces and soups|
|SITHCCC008||Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes|
|SITHCCC011||Use cookery skills effectively|
|SITHCCC018||Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements|
|SITHKOP001||Clean kitchen premises and equipment|
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITXFSA002||Participate in safe food handling practices|
|SITXINV002||Maintain the quality of perishable items|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|SITHCCC002||Prepare and present simple dishes|
|SITHCCC012||Prepare poultry dishes|
|SITHCCC013||Prepare seafood dishes|
|SITHCCC014||Prepare meat dishes|
|SITHCCC019||Produce cakes, pastries and breads|
|SITHCCC020||Work effectively as a cook|
|SITHKOP002||Plan and cost basic menus|
|SITXHRM001||Coach others in job skills|
Individuals may enter SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification
Literacy and numeracy at exit level 2, working level 3 required to successfully complete this qualification
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
After completing this course, you will receive the nationally endorsed SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.
After achieving SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, individuals could progress to SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, SIT40616 Certificate IV in Catering Operations or SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie.
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first 12 weeks of employment.
A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
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Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
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