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Commercial Cookery

Approved by the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS), North Metropolitan TAFE’s commercial cookery qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to become a qualified chef.

The program is updated with guidance from a group of industry leaders, ensuring you learn the latest, most relevant practices.

You will develop the practical skills and knowledge to plan, organise, prepare and cook food in a commercial kitchen environment. Upon completion of our course, you will be able to work in various kitchen settings, such as restaurants, hotels, pubs, cafes and cruise ships.

You could start on your pathway to a career in the kitchen with the new four week Future Chef Job Ready Program delivered at our Joondalup campus.

This skill set will combine training with a work placement in our real life training environment, the kitchen at Pavilion Restaurant. You could also have the chance to connect with apprenticeship opportunities and get started on your way to becoming a chef.

The Future Chef Program is part of the Job Ready pathways to employment program and is free for the following eligible students:

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding students enrolled at school)
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from Commonwealth support or employment services programs JobActive, Online Employment Services, or ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding a pensioner concession card or Health Care Card; or a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

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^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.
Free in 2023 Half price^ Skill sets
^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.
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National ID: SIT30816
State ID: AZU5
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free in 2023

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Turn your love for cooking into a career

Gain the practical skills and knowledge to plan, organise, prepare and cook food in a commercial kitchen environment. You'll graduate as a qualified cook with a wide range of cookery skills.

Love cooking and want the formal skills to turn your passion into a career?

North Metro TAFE's Certificate III in Commercial Cookery provides you with the practical skills and knowledge to plan, organise, prepare and cook food in a commercial kitchen environment. You'll learn about effective communication, occupational health and safety procedures and workplace hygiene.

When you graduate as a qualified cook with a wide range of cookery skills you'll be able to work in various establishments including restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT40516
State ID: AZW3
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Want to run a fast paced kitchen?

Gain the knowledge and skills to lead a team in a commercial kitchen. You'll learn to plan, prepare and cook food, including dishes suitable for cultural and dietary requirements, and on completion you could find work as a supervisor/team leader cook or chef in a range of kitchens.

Want to run a fast paced kitchen?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery you will be able to work as a supervisor/team leader cook or chef in a range of kitchens.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to lead a team in a commercial kitchen and be able to plan, prepare and cook food.

Certificate IV
State ID: AE380
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free in 2023
Skill sets

Commercial Kitchen Skill Set

How would you like to be part of a team producing beautiful food in one of WA's restaurants, cafes, bars, resorts or hotels?

This skill set covers how to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks to ensure you're working safely.

How would you like to be part of a team producing beautiful food in one of WA's restaurants, cafes, bars, resorts or hotels?

This skill set covers all the 'must know' skills that employers are looking for, so you'll be skills ready and job ready. It covers how to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks to ensure you're working safely.

In the Commercial Kitchen skill set, you'll learn about the safe use of commercial kitchen equipment, how to  clean food preparation areas, storage areas, and equipment efficiently and minimising negative environmental impacts, preventing food contamination including how to identify and control food hazards, and gain general kitchen and food preparation skills.

Jobs that could lead from this skill set includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, and bar and food and beverage servers and attendants.

Skill set
State ID: AE766
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Free in 2023
Skill sets

Introduction to Commercial Cookery Skill Set

Want a career that can take you all over the world?

Turn a passion for food into a career that can take you on a lifelong journey

Our Future Chef Job Ready Program will help you turn a passion for food into an exciting career in hospitality.

This Free for eligible students*, four week Future Chef Job Ready Program is designed to get you into the creative food and restaurant industry.
You'll gain a combination of intensive training and work experience in a real commercial kitchen which may give you a head start into gaining an apprenticeship or other employment opportunities in the hospitality sector.

The four week program includes a total of five days work placement where you will gain real, hands on industry experience in addition to in class training.

After completing this Job Ready Program you could:

  • be offered an apprenticeship
  • find employment opportunities in other areas of the hospitality sector
  • embark on further training to enhance your employment prospects.

 

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