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SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

IntakeCampusStandard DurationApprenticeship DurationTraineeship Duration
2019 FebruaryGeelong CityFull-time: 12 months | Part-time: Varies
2019 FebruaryGeelong CityFull-time: 12 months | Part-time: Varies
2019 JulyGeelong CityFull-time: 12 months | Part-time: Varies
2019 OngoingGeelong City, WorkplaceFull-time: 3 yrs | Part-time: 6 yrs

Intakes

Geelong City Campus: February and July

Course Duration

1 year

Cricos Code

094946E

Course Description

If you love food, creative cooking and working in a team then becoming a qualified cook or chef could be the career for you. You will be taught by some of the best in the business in our specialist training kitchens with state-of-the-art equipment.

During the course you will learn how to prepare and cook appetisers and salads, poultry and game, seafood, meat, hot and cold desserts, pastries, cakes, and yeast goods. You will also master the basics like stocks, sauces, soups, vegetables, eggs and pasta dishes while learning key industry skills such as teamwork, food safety, hygiene, and organising supplies.

Ask us about our new blended training model which incorporates monthly workshops and workplace learning. You may also like complete the SIT31016 Certificate III Patisserie in order to gain two qualifications and boost your employability. If you are not an apprentice or trainee, you are required to do a work placement as organised by The Gordon. You will also need to purchase a kit and uniform - see the fees tab below.

For more information on cookery apprenticeships, contact us on 5225 0549.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2019*.

*The Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative is open to Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens only. Apprentices are not eligible for fee free training.

Work placement/industry experience

While studying on-campus you will develop real skills and experience working in The Gordon's professional venues: Cafe on Track and the Davidson Restaurant. As an apprentice you will learn your skills on-the-job with your employer, with support from our trainers and assessors.

How often do I attend?

FT - 3 days | times TBA
PT - one day per week | days & times TBA  (not available to international students)
Apprenticeship - flexible (not available to international students)

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Qualified cook/chef
  • Head chef
  • Kitchen attendant
  • Catering team assistant

Course Description

If you love food, creative cooking and working in a team then becoming a qualified cook or chef could be the career for you. You will be taught by some of the best in the business in our specialist training kitchens with state-of-the-art equipment.

During the course you will learn how to prepare and cook appetisers and salads, poultry and game, seafood, meat, hot and cold desserts, pastries, cakes, and yeast goods. You will also master the basics like stocks, sauces, soups, vegetables, eggs and pasta dishes while learning key industry skills such as teamwork, food safety, hygiene, and organising supplies.

Course Description

If you love food, creative cooking and working in a team then becoming a qualified cook or chef could be the career for you. You will be taught by some of the best in the business in our specialist training kitchens with state-of-the-art equipment.

During the course you will learn how to prepare and cook appetisers and salads, poultry and game, seafood, meat, hot and cold desserts, pastries, cakes, and yeast goods. You will also master the basics like stocks, sauces, soups, vegetables, eggs and pasta dishes while learning key industry skills such as teamwork, food safety, hygiene, and organising supplies.

Ask us about our new blended training model which incorporates monthly workshops and workplace learning. You may also like complete the SIT31016 Certificate III Patisserie in order to gain two qualifications and boost your employability. If you are not an apprentice or trainee, you are required to do a work placement as organised by The Gordon. You will also need to purchase a kit and uniform - see the fees tab below.

For more information on cookery apprenticeships, contact us on 5225 0549.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2019*.

*The Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative is open to Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens only. Apprentices are not eligible for fee free training.

Work placement/industry experience

As a culinary student, you’ll train in our specialist training kitchens with state-of-the-art equipment, completing a total of 240 work placement hours. You’ll also develop real skills and experience working in The Gordon's professional venues: Cafe on Track and the Davidson Restaurant.

Work placement/industry experience

While studying on-campus you will develop real skills and experience working in The Gordon's professional venues: Cafe on Track and the Davidson Restaurant. As an apprentice you will learn your skills on-the-job with your employer, with support from our trainers and assessors.

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 days per week

How often do I attend?

FT - 3 days | times TBA
PT - one day per week | days & times TBA  (not available to international students)
Apprenticeship - flexible (not available to international students)

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Qualified cook/chef
  • Head chef
  • Kitchen attendant
  • Catering team assistant
Entrance Requirements
Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study
Apply Online Now

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Apprenticeship and Traineeship applicants

To become an apprentice or trainee, you will first need to find an employer willing to employ you. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider can assist you with this, and will also start your application and enrolment process. Find a local provider here

Find out what services The Gordon provides for our students see Student Services.

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning credit! Find out more about RPL here.

Date published: 16/01/2019 10:06:05 PM

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