SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie
iTFE's Certificate III in Patisserie will engage you with the theory and practical skills required to work as a pastry chef in Australia's growing hospitality industry. You'll master full-scale production of pastry goods along with traditional and modern techniques used in the baking and preparation of fine pastries.
In addition, iTFE's patisserie courses include classes in computer skills, hygiene, food costings, quality control and communication.
This course is a two day per week program run by our hospitality training department in Melbourne. Each week you'll spend one day in class studying hospitality core units followed by a day of practical training. In total, this course will take 11 months to complete.
Upon completion iTFE's Certificate III in Patisserie course each student will have a sound knowledge of:
- Workplace Health and Safety regulations
- Traditional pastry skills
- Advanced modern pastry preparation
- Food hygiene
- Food costings
- Quality control
- Workplace communication
|Unit code||Unit of competency|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITHCCC001||Use food preparation equipment|
|SITHCCC005||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery|
|SITHCCC011||Use cookery skills effectively|
|SITHKOP001||Clean kitchen premises and equipment|
|SITHPAT002||Produce gateaux, torten and cakes|
|SITHPAT004||Produce yeast based bakery products|
|SITHPAT005||Produce petits fours|
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITXFSA002||Participate in safe food handling practices|
|SITXHRM001||Coach others in job skills|
|SITXINV002||Maintain the quality of perishable items|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|SITHFAB005||Prepare and serve espresso coffee|
|SITHIND002||Source and use information on the hospitality industry|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded the Nationally accredited SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie.
Students completing this course will also receive additional certificates in:
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in Safe Food Handling Practices
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
At iTFE, we know that entering the job market after study can be tough and our world-class training professionals will help make it a lot easier. Your appointed trainer will dedicate time to helping you write a resume and prepare a cover letter that is suited to the hospitality industry. Additionally, our career-experts will run you through the necessities of how to conduct yourself in an interview.
All iTFE graduates can access casual and part time employment opportunities with the following contract catering companies. Click on the links below to view employment vacancies with these employers:
- 32 weeks classroom training, 2 days per week, 5.5 hours per day.
- Approximately 7 hours per week of additional study, may include: homework and research activities, completion of assessment tasks and skills practice
Please contact us on 1300 659 557 to confirm our upcoming course timetable.
Participants are required to bring proof of identification documents, such as a passport or driver’s licence on the first day of training.
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