Baking and Patisserie

Whether you want to delve into the details of making bread or to become a master of cake decorating, North Metropolitan TAFE’s baking and patisserie programs will set off your career.

You will learn to make a range of breads, pastries and cakes using baking equipment and machinery in fully-equipped, professional facilities. You will also learn to work safely and effectively, and to monitor operational processes in the retail baking sector.

Course list

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
Half price^
^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
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National ID: SIT20416
State ID: AB10
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations (Commercial Cookery/Patisserie Pre-Apprenticeship)

Begin your commercial cookery career with this Certificate II in Kitchen Operations Pre-Apprenticeship course

You will learn about effective communication, occupational health and safety procedures and workplace hygiene. You will also gain skills to produce quality foods, plan menus, prepare food according to dietary or cultural needs, control costs, work as part of a team, and serve a range of meals in a professional manner. These skills will be practiced in a simulated work environment or at an appropriate hospitality establishment.

Begin your commercial cookery career with this Certificate II in Kitchen Operations Pre-Apprenticeship course

If you’re looking to work in commercial kitchen environments in restaurants, hotels, cafes, care facilities or schools, this pre-apprenticeship course could be just the kick start your career needs. The course is delivered in partnership with Hospitality Group Training (HGT) the largest employer of hospitality apprentices in WA.
You’ll gain practical food preparation and cookery skills through work placements in professional kitchens. Upon completion of this course, you will have the skills required to begin a commercial cookery or chef apprenticeship.

Work experience with hand-picked employers

As part of this course, HGT will match you with hospitality employers where you will gain work experience. On completion of this, successful and suitable graduates will be guaranteed apprenticeship positions.

Begin your career in commercial cookery - email kendrew@nmtafe.wa.edu.au to register your details.

Certificate II
National ID: SIT31016
State ID: AZW8
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Patisserie

A sweet career creating tasty delights

Use your skills to work as a patissier or pastry chef in a patisseries, cafés, restaurants or hotels anywhere.

A sweet career creating tasty delights

When you complete the Certificate III in Patisserie you will have the skills to work as a patissier or pastry chef in a patisserie, café, restaurant or hotel.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work fast and effectively in a commercial kitchen team and be able to plan, prepare and bake mouth-watering cakes, tarts, petits fours, pastries, yeast goods and chocolates. You will also learn about cleaning and sanitisation, food safety programs, personal and environmental hygiene, and workplace health and safety.

The Certificate III in Patisserie is also delivered as an apprenticeship. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT40716
State ID: AZT6
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate IV in Patisserie

Build on the skills gained in the Certificate III in Patisserie or Commercial Cookery

Become a qualified cook specialising in patisserie and take on a leading or supervisory role. In this course you'll cover working fast and effectively in a commercial kitchen team, planning and baking a wide range to deserts and pastries and team management skills.

Fine tune your skills in the kitchen and create sweet masterpieces

This course builds on the skills gained in the Certificate III in Patisserie or Commercial Cookery qualifications and equips you with the skills needed to be a qualified cook specialising in patisserie. On successful completion you'll be ready to work a patissier or pastry chef in a variety of hospitality environments and take on a leading or supervisory role in the kitchen.

You will cover working fast and effectively in a commercial kitchen team and be able to plan, prepare and bake mouth-watering cakes, sponges, tarts, petits fours, pastries, chocolate and sugar show pieces and decoration techniques. You'll also learn about financial management, leading staff and teams, cleaning, food safety programs, hygiene, managing workplace conflict, coaching others and workplace health and safety.

When applying for this course, prior study or experience within the industry will be considered. If you have limited study or experience in this field, you may be directed to a course at a more suitable level for your skills.

Certificate IV
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