If you have a passion for food and want to become a chef, this is the course for you.
Upon successfully completing this course you'll be qualified to work as a cook or chef in a range of kitchens.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in a commercial kitchen team and be able to plan, prepare and cook food. You'll produce dishes suitable for different cultural and dietary requirements and learn about cleaning, first aid, food safety programs, hygiene and workplace health and safety.
This course includes work placement or live works in a Group 1 or Group 2 industry as outlined in COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy. For the latest information on vaccine requirements for students visit our COVID-19 update page.
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
This course includes work placement or live works in a Group 1 or Group 2 industry as outlined in COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy. For the latest information on vaccine requirements for students visit our COVID-19 updates page.
This course is available as an apprenticeship and classroom based delivery. Apprenticeship entrance requirements our outlined below.
Entrance requirements for apprenticeships
You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship.
An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at Central Regional TAFE.
Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:
- Earn a wage while you train
- Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
- Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
- Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path.
Please see our Apprenticeships and Traineeships page for more information.
Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.
Job opportunities include:
- Breakfast Cook
- Catering Assistant
- Fast Food / Takeaway Cook
- Sandwich Hand
- Cook in various settings including hospital, restaurant, cafe, catering company
Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here.(opens in a new tab)
Study options and how to apply
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