Certificate III in Patisserie

Duration Up to 6 months Full Time
National CodeSIT31016
TAFE SA CodeTP00990
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This course will teach you how to prepare and produce pastries, cakes and yeast goods for commercial use, and prepare you to work with some independence and under limited supervision. You may provide operational advice and support team members.



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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.
    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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    Employment Outcomes

    This course provides a pathway to work in various hospitality enterprises where patisserie products are prepared and served, including patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés and coffee shops.

    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 Patisserie (SIT31016)
    Skills covered include working effectively with others, food preparation equipment, cookery skills, cleaning, cakes, gateaux, torten, pastries, yeast-based products, petits fours, desserts, food safety and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 17 core units and 5 elective units.

    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.


    The TAFE SA qualification 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.