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SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie

The Certificate III in Patisserie provides students with the knowledge of patisserie skills necessary to become pastry chefs in a catering or restaurant type setting. Students will learn how to use discretion and judgment and have a sound knowledge of the hospitality industry. They will also learn how to work independently and under supervision, and how to provide operational advice and support to team members.

 
 

Certificate III in Patisserie

National Code SIT31016
CRICOS code 096059J
Duration  52 Weeks (Incl. Holidays)
Holiday 12 Weeks
Delivery Mode Face-to-Face
Intake Dates Feb, Apr, Jul, Oct
Work-Based Training (WBT)

160 hours consisting minimum of 12 complete service periods/shifts with combination of breakfast, lunch, dinner and special function

 

Location

The training must be completed in an industry commercial kitchen with realistic ratios of kitchen staff to customers

Tuition Fees* AU $15,000
Material Fees AU $0
Campus Melbourne and Hobart

*Special promotional fees may be applicable. For further information call RGIT Australia Sales & Marketing Department on (+61) 3 8639 9000 (Melbourne), (+61) 3 6217 9000 (Hobart) or email marketing@rgit.edu.au.

This entry level course provides students with the knowledge of patisserie skills necessary to become pastry chefs in a catering or restaurant type setting. Students will learn how to use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of the hospitality industry. They will also learn how to work independently and under supervision, and how to provide operational advice and support to team members.

Possible job roles include:

  • Chocolatier
  • Confectioner
  • Dessert Chef
  • Pastry Cook and Patisserie Chef.

 

Students will need to complete 17 core units and 5 elective units of competency to attain the qualification.

Core Units

  • 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

 

Elective Units*

  • SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
  • SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences

*Elective units for this qualification are current at the time of publication and are subject to change.

 

Age Requirements

All international students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at RGIT Australia.

 

English Language Requirements

International students, applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:

i) Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course, or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with a General English (ELICOS) course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course plus successful completion of RGIT Australia’s Language and Numeracy Test on completion of General English (ELICOS) program.

Results older than two years are not acceptable.

OR

ii) Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States

OR

iii) Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.

OR

iv) Applicants originating from students visa assessment levels 1 and 2 (countries) without the required IELTS score must undertake an English Placement Test conducted at RGIT Australia’s campus as part of the enrolment process.

If there are concerns about the applicants’ English language proficiency, they will be required to undertake a suitable General English (ELICOS) or EAL program. For further information on student visa assessment levels visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

Please note: RGIT Australia will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests:

- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT

- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) PBT

- Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic

- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

 

Academic Requirements

International students applying either off-shore or on-shore must meet a minimum academic requirement to get admission to RGIT Australia courses. The table below summarises the academic entry requirements. Refer to information on individual courses for course-specific requirements.

Level of Study 

Academic Requirements

Certificate III  

Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher

Certificate IV

Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Certificate III or higher

Diploma

Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher

Advanced Diploma 

Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Diploma or higher

 

Pre-Training Review

All students are required to undertake a pre-training review which aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, relevance of the courses to learner, and relevant experience.

 

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) (International)

Students unable to produce IELTS or PTE results will be required to undertake LLN test.

 

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) (Domestic)

Students undertaking this course must possess sound language, literacy and numeracy skills. All students are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test mapped at ACSF level 3 conducted by the Institute.

 

Qualification Recognition

Qualifications offered by RGIT Australia are based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and VET Quality Framework (VQF) and are nationally recognised.

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