Food & Beverage

Careers in food-processing and wine industries provide an exciting challenge in the 21st Century. The food and beverage industry includes careers in the meat, seafood, wine, dairy (including cheese making), olive oil production, confectionery, aerated waters, brewing industries and involves, in many instances, being able to cook, bake, operate in a food laboratory completing chemical and microbiological testing. Development of new food and beverages is creative, while technical skills in the production of nutritional, functional and safe foods through quality control are also taught. Careers can encompass wine processing workers, wine tourism, cellar door sales, retail butchering, meat processing, smallgoods or cheese manufacture, brewing and food technology.

Courses for International Students

Course NameIntake YearCRICOS CodeTAFE SA Code
Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined)2017075434JTP00004
Certificate III in Meat Processing (Boning Room)2017078357DTP00213
Certificate III in Patisserie2017084007JTP00632
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery2017084005MTP00634
Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)2017089692JTP00882
Certificate IV in Advanced Baking2017083068DTP00153
Certificate IV in Patisserie2017084008GTP00633
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery2017084006KTP00635
Diploma of Food Processing (Specialising in Baking)2017075814GTP00074
Diploma of Food Science and Technology2017081468DTP00350

Further Information

TAFE South Australia also operates the only Government owned ELICOS (English language) Centre in South Australia.

Contact Details

TAFE South Australia International
Level 1, 120 Currie Street
Adelaide 5000
International callers: +61 8 8463 5487
Calls within Australia free call: 1800 049 492
enquire online

Promotional Video

International Cookery Students on ABC "The Cook and the Chef" show.

Student Testimonial

TAFE SA International Commercial Cookery Student

Student Testimonial

Patisserie Student


Patisserie Students Competition on The Cook and the Chef - ABC

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