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SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie

SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie

IntakeCampusStandard DurationApprenticeship DurationTraineeship Duration
2019 OngoingGeelong CityFull-time: | Part-time: Flexible
2019 OngoingGeelong City, WorkplaceFull-time: 4 yrs | Part-time: 6 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

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.

How often do I attend?

FT - days & times TBA
PT - flexible (not available to international students)

Possible Career Outcomes

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

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

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.

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 days per week

How often do I attend?

FT - days & times TBA
PT - flexible (not available to international students)

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Pastry chef (supervisor/team leader)
  • Catering manager
  • Patissier
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
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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 10:06:42 PM

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