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SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie

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IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2021 FebruaryGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 6 months
2021 JulyGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 6 months
2021 OngoingGeelong City CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 4 yrs

Intakes

Geelong City Campus: February and July

Course Duration

6 months

Cricos Code

094654F

Course Description

Do you dream of running your own patisserie kitchen? This course is designed for experienced industry professionals and equips you with a pastry chef qualification, along with additional management and leadership skills to operate at a supervisory level. You will be taught by some of the best pastry chefs in the business and you will learn about yeast goods, pastries, bakery products for patisseries, marzipan work, petit fours, gateauxs, tortes and cakes, sugar work and speciality chocolate items. You will also find out about food hygiene procedures, receiving and storing supplies, stock control, catering revenue and quality control of food, safety, finance and management units.

You can choose to study on-campus, or undertake a traineeship while you are working in the industry. Once you have completed a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery/Patisserie, or a Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery you can gain recognition towards this qualification via a bridging program. Our practical classes require a uniform and some specialist equipment, see the fees tab below.

Please contact Customer Service on 5213 7964 to discuss your options.

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

FT - 3 days per week (at least 20 hours) | days and times of attendance vary

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Pastry chef (supervisor/team leader)
  • Catering manager
  • Pâtissier

Course Description

Do you dream of working in a patisserie kitchen? This course will equip you with a pastry chef qualification, along with additional management and leadership skills to operate at a supervisory level. You will be taught by some of the best pastry chefs in the business and you will learn about yeast goods, pastries, bakery products for patisseries, marzipan work, petit fours, gateauxs, tortes and cakes, sugar work and speciality chocolate items. You will also find out about food hygiene procedures, receiving and storing supplies, stock control, catering revenue and quality control of food, safety, finance and management units.

Course Description

Do you dream of running your own patisserie kitchen? This course is designed for experienced industry professionals and equips you with a pastry chef qualification, along with additional management and leadership skills to operate at a supervisory level. You will be taught by some of the best pastry chefs in the business and you will learn about yeast goods, pastries, bakery products for patisseries, marzipan work, petit fours, gateauxs, tortes and cakes, sugar work and speciality chocolate items. You will also find out about food hygiene procedures, receiving and storing supplies, stock control, catering revenue and quality control of food, safety, finance and management units.

You can choose to study on-campus, or undertake a traineeship while you are working in the industry. Once you have completed a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery/Patisserie, or a Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery you can gain recognition towards this qualification via a bridging program. Our practical classes require a uniform and some specialist equipment, see the fees tab below.

Please contact Customer Service on 5213 7964 to discuss your options.

Work placement/industry experience

As a culinary student, you’ll train in our specialist training kitchens with state-of-the-art equipment. 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

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 days per week (at least 20 hours) | days and times of attendance vary

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Pastry chef (supervisor/team leader)
  • Catering manager
  • Pâtissier

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: 15/10/2020 10:01:16 AM

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