Certificate IV in Patisserie

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time
National CodeSIT40716
TAFE SA CodeTP00963
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This course promotes skills for pastry chefs who have supervisory or team leading roles in the kitchen. Pastry chefs operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems and how to control costs. This qualification will equip you with a broad range of advanced cake and dessert finishing skills, including sugar pulling and chocolate designs.



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Regency ParkOn CampusOpening May 2018

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    How to Apply

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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Catering assistant, cook, food service assistant.

    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 IV in Patisserie (SIT40716)
    Skills covered include managing diversity, food preparation equipment, cookery skills, cakes, gateaux, torten, pastries, yeast-based products, petits fours, desserts, confectionary, decoration, budgeting, food and workplace safety and leadership. 26 core units and 6 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.