Certificate III in Patisserie

SIT31016

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $8025

$8025 is the average course fee entered on My Skills by 8 training provider(s).

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Average Course Duration: 13 Months

13 Months is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 7 training provider(s).

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of pastry chefs who use a wide range of well-developed patisserie skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to produce patisserie products. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

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.

Possible job titles include:

  • pastry chef
  • patissier.
  • No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who were satisfied with the training.

    Improved Employment Status

    Surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.

    Enrolled in Further Study

    Surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who have enrolled in additional training or education.

    Median Salary

    Median salary for surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.

    Top 3 Occupational Outcomes

    Following are the top 3 occupation groups that surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) are employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    41.3%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    24.8%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Labourers

    12.3%

    Labourers

    Top 3 Employing Industries

    Following are the top 3 industries that surveyed graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) are employed in:

    Accommodation and Food Services

    49.5%

    Accommodation and Food Services
    Other Services

    14.3%

    Other Services
    Retail Trade

    10.9%

    Retail Trade

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

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    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Career Pathway

    Certificate III in Patisserie is in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Tourism, Travel and Hospitality.


    Stream

    Patisserie

    Certificate II

    Certificate III

    Certificate IV

    Diploma

    Advanced Diploma

    Stream

    General Hospitality
    Cookery & Catering
    Asian Cookery
    Accommodation
    Gaming
    Tour Guiding
    Tourism Operations
    Travel Bookings
    Holiday Parks & Resorts
    Events

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

     


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