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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 12 - 14 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
  • Course code
    SIT31016
  • Course duration
    12 - 14 months
  • Course start dates

    27 November 2017

    5 February 2018

  • Accreditation
    This course is nationally accredited as SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie
  • Location
    This course is run between our North Melbourne Cooking College and our Collins Street training location
  • Study mode
    Full time
  • International visitors
    Yes, conditions apply, please contact our Careers’ Team.
  • Course type
    On Campus
  • Downloads

Course details

  • VIC

Course modules

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
SITHPAT001 Produce cakes
SITHPAT002 Produce gateaux, torten and cakes
SITHPAT003 Produce pastries
SITHPAT004 Produce yeast based bakery products
SITHPAT005 Produce petits fours
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
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

Employment outcomes

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
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:

Peter Rowland Catering
Delaware North
Spotless Food Services
Atlantic Group
Compass Group

Course structure

SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie students are required to complete two days a week of training over a 12 – 14 month period. Please contact us on 1300 659 557 to confirm our upcoming course timetable.

Requirements

Participants are required to bring proof of identification documents, such as a passport or driver’s licence on the first day of training.

Fees

Students can enrol in SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie in either a government supported position or as a full fee paying participant. View our course fee structure page, or contact us on 1300 659 557 to discuss enrolment fees.

How to apply

Enrol below or contact iTFE on 1300 659 557

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