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.
Begin your commercial cookery career
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. You'll get to put these skills into practiced at an appropriate hospitality establishment or in our simulated work environment.
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 kickstart 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.
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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.
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.