How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a qualified cook who specialises in patisserie. Work would be undertaken in various hospitality enterprises where patisserie products are prepared and served, including patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés and coffee shops. Individuals may have some responsibility for others and provide technical advice and support to a team.
Graduates of this course may gain employment as a: Commercial Cook in a patisserie; coffee shop or café or a Sous Chef specialising in patisserie in a hotel, small hospitality establishment; or for a catering company.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate III in Hospitality (Patisserie)
18 core units: organise and prepare food; present food; receive and store kitchen supplies; clean and maintain kitchen premises; use basic methods of cookery; prepare hot and cold desserts; prepare, cook and serve food for food service; develop and update hospitality industry knowledge; prepare and produce pastries; prepare and produce cakes; prepare and produce yeast goods; work with colleagues and customers; work in a socially diverse environment; deal with conflict situations; implement food safety procedures; coach others in job skills; follow health, safety and security procedures; follow workplace hygiene procedures; plus 6 elective units.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's Skills for All initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for this funding please answer the following questions:
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's Skills for All initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession