Establish yourself as an entry level pasty chef or patissier with this hands on course. Develop the practical skills and foundation knowledge required to work in a pastry kitchen or continue with further study.
SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie
The Certificate III in Patisserie provides you with the entry level skills required to join a kitchen brigade as a pastry chef or patissier.
This course offers a broad range of kitchen operation skills while also focussing on growing your ability to skilfully produce cakes, desserts and petit fours.
Successful completion of this course will enable you to continue on to further cookery studies or enter the workforce as an entry level pastry chef or patissier.
Gain practical experience in our on-campus training restaurants where you will be preparing patisserie items for real life customers in a live environment.
TAFE Queensland has many industry partners including The Star, Marriott, Accor, and Hilton. In collaboration with our partners we offer master classes presented by industry renowned chefs. These industry connections allow you to seek guidance on how to achieve your career goals and provide an opportunity for future employment outcomes.
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below. You will also be required to undertake 40 hours of vocational placement in an approved setting.
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME|
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
||Work effectively with others|
||Use food preparation equipment|
||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery|
||Use cookery skills effectively|
||Clean kitchen premises and equipment|
||Produce gateaux, torten and cakes|
||Produce yeast-based bakery products|
||Produce petits fours|
||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
||Participate in safe food handling practices|
||Coach others in job skills|
||Maintain the quality of perishable items|
||Participate in safe work practices|
Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.
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There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
You need to meet one of the following academic requirements:
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:
Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs. For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.
You will need to have access to or purchase a beginners knife set, and a range of other equipment. You may also be required to purchase uniform items (including TAFE Queensland branded items). These details will also be provided during orientation.
Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.
All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.
International students can either apply directly through our application portal Studylink, or through one of our education agents. Our registered agents can assist you with your visa application and guide you through the enrolment process. If you are from this list of countries, you will need to apply through an agent.
Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.