This qualification reflects the role of pastry chefs who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in various organisations where patisserie products are prepared and served, including patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.
Further information on this qualification can be found by contacting our Student Support Team or visiting www.training.gov.au
There are no pre-requisite units for this qualification.
For additional information regarding the specific units listed please visit www.training.gov.au (Certificate IV in Patisserie).
You will be required to be competent in 32 units, consisting of 26 core unit and 6 elective units of competency as below.
The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification
|BSBDIV501||Manage diversity in the workplace|
|BSBSUS401||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices|
|SITHCCC001||Use food preparation equipment|
|SITHCCC005||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery|
|SITHCCC011||Use cookery skills effectively|
|SITHCCC018||Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements|
|SITHKOP005||Coordinate cooking operations|
|SITHPAT002||Produce gateaux, torten and cakes|
|SITHPAT004||Produce yeast-based bakery products|
|SITHPAT005||Produce petits fours|
|SITHPAT007||Prepare and model marzipan|
|SITHPAT008||Produce chocolate confectionery|
|SITHPAT009||Model sugar-based decorations|
|SITHPAT010||Design and produce sweet buffet showpieces|
|SITXFIN003||Manage finances within a budget|
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITXFSA002||Participate in safe food handling practices|
|SITXHRM001||Coach others in job skills|
|SITXHRM003||Lead and manage people|
|SITXINV002||Maintain the quality of perishable items|
|SITXMGT001||Monitor work operations|
|SITXWHS003||Implement and monitor work health and safety practices|
|Client and Customer Service|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers|
|SITXCCS007||Enhance customer service experiences|
|Commercial Cookery and Catering|
|SITHCCC008||Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes|
|SITHCCC015||Produce and serve food for buffets|
|SITHCCC021||Prepare specialised food items|
|Computer Operations and ICT Management|
|BSBITU202||Create and use spreadsheets|
|BSBITU301||Create and use databases|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents|
|BSBFIA401||Prepare financial reports|
|SITXFIN002||Interpret financial information|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|Food and Beverage|
|SITHFAB005||Prepare and serve espresso coffee|
|SITHFAB007||Serve food and beverage|
|SITHFAB019||Plan and monitor espresso coffee service|
|SITXFSA003||Transport and store food|
|SITXFSA004||Develop and implement a food safety program|
|Human Resource Management|
|TAEASS301B||Contribute to assessment|
|TAEDEL301A||Provide work skill instruction|
|TAEDEL404A||Mentor in the workplace|
|SITXINV001||Receive and store stock|
|Kitchen Operations and Management|
|SITHKOP002||Plan and cost basic menus|
|SITHKOP003||Plan and display buffets|
|SITHKOP004||Develop menus for special dietary requirements|
|SITHKOP006||Plan catering for events or functions|
|Work Health and Safety|
|SITXWHS002||Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks|
|Working in Industry|
|SITHIND002||Source and use information on the hospitality industry|
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
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Essentially, RPL may mean that you do not have to complete all the modules, maybe none of them, in a given course of study to attain the full qualification.
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