This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a qualified cook. You will be taught practical and relevant workplace skills, such as basic kitchen operations, vegetable and meat preparation, baking and patisserie, whilst also learning higher level kitchen supervisory and management skills. You will also be taught to devise menus and cook specialist dishes for TasTAFE’s training restaurants.
This qualification provides the skills and the knowledge for an individual to be competent as a qualified cook. Work could be undertaken in various hospitality enterprises where food is prepared and served. Employment opportunities exist with small businesses, larger hotels, restaurants, cafes, hospitals, commercial catering operations, and event caterers in the following areas:
- Professional Cook /Chef
- Food and Beverage Manager
- Catering Manager
- Restaurant Owner /Operator
Students will train alongside highly experienced professional chefs in fully equipped kitchens and will have the opportunity to gain further workplace skills by completing placements with our industry partners.
To achieve a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, 25 units must be successfully completed:
21 Core Units
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices||BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others||SITHCCC001||Use food preparation equipment||SITHCCC005||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery||SITHCCC006||Prepare appetisers and salads||SITHCCC007||Prepare stocks, sauces and soups||SITHCCC008||Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes||SITHCCC012||Prepare poultry dishes||SITHCCC013||Prepare seafood dishes||SITHCCC014||Prepare meat dishes||SITHCCC018||Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements||SITHCCC019||Produce cakes, pastries and breads||SITHCCC020||Work effectively as a cook||SITHKOP001||Clean kitchen premises and equipment||SITHKOP002||Plan and cost basic menus||SITHPAT006||Produce desserts||SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety||SITXFSA002||Participate in safe food handling practices||SITXHRM001||Coach others in job skills||SITXINV002||Maintain the quality of perishable items||SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
4 Elective Units
Electives may vary from region to region, contact GETI Tasmania for a full list of electives.
- IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
Recognition of Prior Learning
You may be eligible to apply for recognition of your skills and experience such as:
- formal/informal learning
- employment/work experience.
You may also be able to apply for credit transfer for units/modules that you have completed previously at another training organisation.
Course information displayed on this website is subject to change.
You may be required to purchase additional materials or stationery for your course.