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SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

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IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2020 OngoingGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 3 yrs
2021 FebruaryGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 12 months
2021 FebruaryGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 12 months
2021 FebruaryGeelong City CampusClassroom Day Part-time: 3 yrs
2021 MayGeelong City CampusClassroom Day Part-time: 3 yrs
2021 JulyGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 12 months
2021 SeptemberGeelong City CampusClassroom Day Part-time: 3 yrs
2021 OngoingOff CampusWorkplaceFull-time: 12 months
2021 OngoingGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 3 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 to 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. 

For all your uniform and toolkit needs please click here.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2021. Click here for eligibility criteria

Work placement/industry experience

360 hours of work placement is required in this course. Work placement will occur at The Gordon's professional venues: Cafe on Track and the Davidson Restaurant, organised by The Gordon. Alternatively, it may be undertaken externally, organised by the student. *Please note that you may be required to travel outside of your usual training location to attend placement. This may include other regional areas or suburbs of Melbourne.

How often do I attend?

FT - 3 to 4 days per week
PT - 1 day per week | Monday
Blended attendance is a timetabled combination of remote and face to face class delivery.
Traineeship: as arranged with employer

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 to 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. 

For all your uniform and toolkit needs please click here.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2021. Click here for eligibility criteria

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 360 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

360 hours of work placement is required in this course. Work placement will occur at The Gordon's professional venues: Cafe on Track and the Davidson Restaurant, organised by The Gordon. Alternatively, it may be undertaken externally, organised by the student. *Please note that you may be required to travel outside of your usual training location to attend placement. This may include other regional areas or suburbs of Melbourne.

How often do I attend?

  • Full time 3 - 4 days per week
  • This course is designed to simulate conditions in a restaurant environment and you may be required to attend classes between 8.00am and 10.00pm | Monday to Friday

How often do I attend?

FT - 3 to 4 days per week
PT - 1 day per week | Monday
Blended attendance is a timetabled combination of remote and face to face class delivery.
Traineeship: as arranged with employer

Possible Career Outcomes

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

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon is utilising Gordon Online, our digital learning management system to ensure students continue to learn and reach their study goals during isolation. Classes are being delivered live (in real-time) using audio-visual delivery methods. Where on-campus attendance is required to complete practical learning and assessments, student numbers are being managed to ensure social distancing can be observed. Find out more about delivery changes here.

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 now

Need help?

  • Find out what documents you will need to complete your application here or watch the how to apply video.
  • Visit Customer Service or click here to request application support.

Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in the course. You will be advised of the next steps in the selection process as soon as possible.

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: 19/10/2020 2:01:26 PM

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