As a Government owned TAFE, The Gordon can provide exemptions to certain funding eligibility criteria. This gives you access to more courses at the Government funded rate.

SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie

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IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2020 OngoingGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 2 yrs | Part-time: 4 yrs
2021 FebruaryGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 12 Months
2021 OngoingGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 2 yrs | Part-time: 4 yrs

Intakes

Geelong City Campus: February

Course Duration

1 year

Cricos Code

094945F

Course Description

When you undertake this specialist course you will train with some of the best pastry chefs in the business. You will learn the art of preparing and producing yeast goods, pastries, bakery products for patisseries, marzipan work, petit fours, gateaux, tortes, cakes and sugar work.

You can choose to study full-time on campus and complete the single patisserie qualification or continue on and study the SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery in order to gain two qualifications and boost your employability. If you are already a qualified chef with a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery you can complete your patisserie qualification with just a few more units. Or if you already work in the industry you can choose to learn your patisserie skills on-the-job with your employer, along with support from our trainers and assessors. 

All practical patisserie classes require a uniform and some specialist equipment, see the fees tab below. For all your uniform and toolkit needs please click here.

To discuss your individual training plan or find out more information about patisserie traineeships call 5225 0549.

Work placement/industry experience

72 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. *If placement is undertaken, 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: Attendance is established upon enrolment. At least 20 hours per week for 1 year
PT: 1 day per week | Monday
Traineeship: as arranged with employer

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Cook or pastry cook
  • Pâtissier
  • Pastry chef

Course Description

When you undertake this specialist course you will train with some of the best pastry chefs in the business. In our on-campus restaurant you will learn the art of preparing and producing yeast goods, pastries, bakery products for patisseries, marzipan work, petit fours, gateaux, tortes, cakes and sugar work.

Course Description

When you undertake this specialist course you will train with some of the best pastry chefs in the business. You will learn the art of preparing and producing yeast goods, pastries, bakery products for patisseries, marzipan work, petit fours, gateaux, tortes, cakes and sugar work.

You can choose to study full-time on campus and complete the single patisserie qualification or continue on and study the SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery in order to gain two qualifications and boost your employability. If you are already a qualified chef with a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery you can complete your patisserie qualification with just a few more units. Or if you already work in the industry you can choose to learn your patisserie skills on-the-job with your employer, along with support from our trainers and assessors. 

All practical patisserie classes require a uniform and some specialist equipment, see the fees tab below. For all your uniform and toolkit needs please click here.

To discuss your individual training plan or find out more information about patisserie traineeships call 5225 0549.

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 60 hours of work placement. 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

72 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. *If placement is undertaken, 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: Attendance is established upon enrolment. At least 20 hours per week for 1 year
PT: 1 day per week | Monday
Traineeship: as arranged with employer

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Cook or pastry cook
  • Pâtissier
  • Pastry chef

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 2:01:27 PM

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