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Full Time: 12 months
, Part Time: 18 months
The Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is a blend of practical and classroom-based delivery that is conducted in Holmesglen's modern kitchens. The skills and knowledge learnt will give you the ability to work in a range of kitchens within industry professionally and with confidence.
Further employment could be gained in various enterprises where food is prepared and served including restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.
This is a Free TAFE course
Students who are eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training may not have to pay course tuition fees when they enrol in a Free TAFE course.
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To receive this qualification, you must complete 21 core units and four elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.
If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.
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
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
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
Use cookery skills effectively
Produce cakes, pastries and breads
Work effectively as a cook
Plan and cost basic menus
Coach others in job skills
Coordinate cooking operations
| Code || Name |
|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|
|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|
|SITHCCC011||Use cookery skills effectively|
|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|
|SITHKOP005||Coordinate cooking operations|
Individuals may enter SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification.
No formal pre-requisites.
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.
As a graduate of this course, you will be well-positioned to pursue further training opportunities in other areas of hospitality and cookery, including specialised training in bakery, patisserie or hospitality management.
How to apply
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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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