This qualification provides a pathway to work in various catering settings, such as hospitals and aged care facilities, sporting and entertainment venues, hotel banqueting departments, cook–chill production kitchens, and mobile catering businesses of varying size.
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 Catering Operations
This course includes working effectively with others, food preparation equipment, basic methods of cookery, cleaning, cultural sensitivity and food and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 12 core units and 9 elective units. NB This qualification does not provide the skills required by commercial cooks, which are covered in Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.
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.
of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
* 2019 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings