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Your experience in the workplace matters. Have your experience recognised and increase your employment prospects by enrolling in Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for our Certificate III in Catering Operations. Through RPL you could reduce the duration of your studies. Get the recognition you deserve and enquire about RPL today.  Course details

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Gold Coast - Southport

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Timothy Stapelforth

Get the skills that demand recognition

Thanks to my real world training and experience at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast, I am proud to have been crowned the winner of the 2014 Gold Coast Young Chefs Award. The award culminated years of study and hard work which I couldn't have done without the guidance of my teachers.

Timothy Stapelforth
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Thank you

A thank you to all our amazing students. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Southport Any time Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Entry requirements

For RPL enquiries please email the RPL Coordinator at rplcoordinator.goldcoast@tafe.qld.edu.au.

Location/s

Gold Coast - Southport
91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland Gold Coast's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.

This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Units

To achieve this qualification students must demonstrate competency in 21 units, 13 core and 8 electives.

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others Core
SITXCCS303 Provide service to customers Elective
SITHCCC101 Use food preparation equipment Core
SITHCCC102 Prepare simple dishes Core
SITHCCC103 Prepare sandwiches Elective
SITHCCC201 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery Core
SITHCCC202 Produce appetisers and salads Elective
SITHCCC203 Produce stocks, sauces and soups Elective
SITHCCC204 Produce vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes Elective
SITHCCC207 Use cookery skills effectively Elective
SITHCCC301 Produce poultry dishes Elective
SITHCCC302 Produce seafood dishes Elective
SITHCCC303 Produce meat dishes Elective
SITHCCC306 Handle and serve cheese Elective
SITHCCC307 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements Elective
SITHCCC308 Produce cakes, pastries and breads Elective
SITXCOM201 Show social and cultural sensitivity Core
SITXFIN201 Process financial transactions Elective
SITHFAB202 Operate a bar Elective
SITHFAB203 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages Elective
SITHFAB204 Prepare and serve espresso coffee Elective
SITHFAB206 Serve food and beverage Elective
SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety Core
SITXFSA201 Participate in safe food handling practices Core
SITXHRM301 Coach others in job skills Core
SITXINV201 Receive and store stock Elective
SITXINV202 Maintain the quality of perishable items Core
SITHKOP101 Clean kitchen premises and equipment Core
SITHKOP302 Plan and cost basic menus Elective
SITHPAT306 Produce desserts Elective
SITXWHS101 Participate in safe work practices Core
SITXWHS301 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks Elective
SITHIND201 Source and use information on the hospitality industry Elective
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Core

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

For the cost per unit please contact the RPL Coordinator at rplcoordinator.goldcoast@tafe.qld.edu.au.

Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various catering settings such as hospitals, aged care facilities, sporting and entertainment venues, hotel banqueting departments, cook–chill production kitchens and mobile catering businesses of various sizes.

Possible job titles include: 

  • catering assistant
  • cook
  • food service assistant.

Job prospects

  • Cook
  • Food Service Assistant
  • Catering Assistant

Timothy Stapelforth

Get the skills that demand recognition

Thanks to my real world training and experience at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast, I am proud to have been crowned the winner of the 2014 Gold Coast Young Chefs Award. The award culminated years of study and hard work which I couldn't have done without the guidance of my teachers.

Timothy Stapelforth
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Enrol now

You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

All done? Then you're ready to Enrol now

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

More about RPL

More info:
http://tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/career-changers-jobseeker/recognition-prior-learning

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 10 March 2017

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