Cookery and Catering Courses Online

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Cookery and Catering Courses Online

Ready to learn what it takes to become a master of the culinary arts? Cookery and catering courses can be your key to the kitchen, teaching you what it takes to provide dish after dish of the good stuff in a variety of venues and situations. From serving up a la carte creations that make mouths water to preparing buffet-style deliciousness for hundreds of hungry guests, this is the training that can land you a job as a catering assistant, kitchen attendant and apprentice chef. Learn the foundations of food preparation, food safety, working with kitchen equipment, cleaning and customer service. You'll find all the ingredients you need to succeed in a modern kitchen or other fast-paced hospitality environment.

With this training you'll feel at home in a range of cooking environments, from the kitchens of pubs and restaurants to food prep areas at various venues holding galas, receptions and other big gatherings. Learn what's required to start your cooking and catering career as a catering assistant, apprentice chef or kitchen attendant, or take the reins as a chef. These junior and mid-level roles can bring an average weekly salary of $865-$1,150.

Learn how to wield the tools and get cooking on a rewarding culinary career with the help of these cookery and catering courses.

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Popular Courses

There are 12 courses available for people who want a career in Cookery and Catering. These are the most popular courses.

SIT10216 Certificate I in Hospitality

Get your first job at a hotel, club, restaurant or coffee shop with the Certificate I in Hospitality (SIT10216). This nationally recognised qualification introduces you to the hospitality industry in Australia and covers the basics of customer service, food safety and hygiene, communication, and ...

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SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

A Certificate II in Kitchen Operations SIT20416 is a practical qualification and provides the foundational skills and food safety knowledge expected of workers in Australian commercial kitchens. Students learn basic food preparation, working with perishables, cleaning food premises and equipment,...

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SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality

A Certificate II in Hospitality (SIT20316) is an entry-level qualification focusing on the essential skills for working at any hospitality venue. Students learn how to stay safe at work while abiding by the laws relevant to the hospitality workplace. This course places a strong emphasis on...

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SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality

The Certificate III in Hospitality is perfect for students wanting to work at restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes or coffee shops. Students will gain skills essential to the hospitality industry including workplace hygiene and food safety, customer service and providing advice to visi...

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SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

A Certificate III in Commercial Cookery SIT30816 is the standard qualification for chefs and commercial cooks working in Australian hospitality venues. The training is hands-on and students graduate knowing the basic methods of preparing and cooking chicken, seafood, meat, fruit and vegetables, e...

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SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality (Food and Beverage)

The Certificate III in Hospitality (Food and Beverage) (SIT30616) is for anyone wanting to get started as a bar steward, waiter, or barista. Over 18 months you will learn all about the hospitality industry in Australia as well as the fundamentals of customer service, workplace safety, and communi...

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SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie

Become a qualified pastry chef with the Certificate III in Patisserie (SIT31016). This qualification is recognised all over Australia and teaches you the latest international techniques for cooking cakes, pastries, gateaux, torten, petits fours, desserts, biscuits, cookies, sweet yeast and artisa...

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SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Qualify as a Commis Chef, Chef de Partie, or Patisserie Chef with this fantastic Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery. Learn to prepare contemporary dishes using basic cooking methods — as well as the latest international techniques for meat, poultry, seafood, vegetables, cakes, pastries, breads,...

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FBP40217 Certificate IV in Baking

Are you an experienced baker and needing the business skills to step up to a manager’s role — or even open your own bakery? The FBP40217 Certificate IV in Baking is just what you need. Not only will you gain extensive skills in business management, leadership, food safety, and stock control — you...

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SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie

Looking for a career as a pastry chef or cake shop owner? The SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie is just what you need. This nationally recognised qualification will teach you how to prepare commercial quality cakes, pastries, gateaux, torten, and chocolate confectionary — as well as the lates...

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SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management (Patisserie Stream)

Hit the ground running with the SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management (Patisserie Stream). This nationally recognised diploma is also a chef traineeship, so you’ll graduate a fully qualified pastry chef with a full range of management, leadership and business skills. During your training you...

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SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery)

The SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery) is a chef traineeship with a difference. Not only will you graduate a fully qualified commercial chef, you’ll also have an arsenal of skills in leadership and hospitality management. This nationally recognised diploma is delivere...

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