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What will I learn?

The accredited Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery at TAFE NSW develops your existing skills and knowledge so you can take your cooking career to the next level. Train with industry professionals, master a range of cooking techniques and refine your capabilities with practical experience. This qualification gives you with the skills you need to work confidently as a chef, commercial cook or kitchen supervisor in restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs and cafes all over the world. Learn to manage people, business operations and develop menus while you refine your knife skill and cookery techniques and learn to prepare a variety of delicious food.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work you will learn to:

Plan, manage and monitor kitchen operations

Lead a team and coach others

Manage human resources and rostering

Manage finances and budgets

Use social media for marketing

Manage diversity in the workplace

GAIN PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical learning. You will strengthen your practical skills in commercial cookery, including:

Preparing dishes using different techniques, equipment and methods

Develop and adapt menus to cater for special dietary requirements

Planning and costing menus

Food safety, preparation and storage

Hygiene, safe food handling and safe work practices

DEVELOP YOUR PROFESSIONAL CONFIDENCE

Stand out in a global job market by developing a range of key soft skills that equip you with the confidence to work in a variety of kitchen settings:

Communication and interpersonal skills

Leadership and management skills

A collaborative spirit

Problem solving skills

A passion for food and learning

Resilience to work in high pressure environments

CRICOS

092357J

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$19,440.00 (10,40,685) per year
Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from AUD $300 – AUD $1,000 per course.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 January 2022

Venue

Tamworth Campus

13 Janison Street,

TAMWORTH,

New South Wales,

2340, COUNTRY NSW, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$19,440.00 (10,40,685) per year
Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from AUD $300 – AUD $1,000 per course.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 January 2022, 18 July 2022

Venue

Western Sydney Institute - Mount Druitt

Mount Street and North Parade,

MOUNT DRUITT,

New South Wales,

2770, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Year 10 or equivalent

The NSW Liquor and Gaming regulations require students to be 18 years of age or older if they are undertaking units that involve the service of alcohol and/or gaming operations.

Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or TAFE NSW General English Program.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About TAFE NSW

TAFE NSW is the largest vocational education and training provider in Australia, grooming its students to be job-ready through hands-on learning.

  • Students can study at 30+ locations in New South Wales
  • Home to over 3,200 international students each year
  • Study options include certificates, diplomas and degrees
  • Offers industry-aligned programs in small classes