COOKERY INDUSTRY TASTER ELECTIVE

The Cookery Elective is a Block Credit of 90 Nominal Hours for VCE VET ElectiveVocational Major (VM) and Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC)


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Cookery Industry Taster Elective - VCE 2024

Short Courses Australia's Cookery Elective is an introduction to food preparation within the hospitality industry and provides students with a set of skills and compliance certificates necessary for entry level employment within a Restaurant or Café, in a food services role.

Students earn their food safety certificates and develop food preparation skills and serve a variety of popular dishes within a simulated kitchen environment.

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Block Credit - 90 Nominal Hours

The Hospitality Industry Taster Elective equals one Block Credit of 90 Nominal Hours:

VCE VET Elective

  • For VCE Students it provides a Credit at Unit 1 & 2.

Vocational Major (VM)

  • For VCE VM students it provides 90 of 180 nominal hours required of VET at Certificate II level.

Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC)

  • For VPC students it meets the requirement of the new certificate.
VCE Cookery Elective Program
Units selected from SIT20421 Certificate II in Cookery
Units of Competence Nominal Hours
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety (FSH) 15
SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices 12
BSBTWK201 Work Effectively with others 15
SITHKOP009 Clean kitchen premises and equipment 13
SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment 25
SITHCCC025 Prepare and present sandwiches 10
JOB CAMP Module Job Search, SWL & VET Pathways 0
Graduation Ceremony 0
Total Nominal Hours 90

 

Duration

The Cookery Industry Taster Elective is delivered across 1 Semester, or 2 Terms.

Students attending Campus attend weekly 4 Hour Practical Classes, over 2 Terms, and are also required to complete self-paced projects, online learning and participate in formative assessment activities.

 

VET Material Fees

Follow this link for a breakdown of Short Courses Australia VET Material Fees that meet eleigibility for the funding.

 

Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)

The Victorian Curriculum & Assessment Authority (VCAA) recommends work placement and to liaise with your Local Learning Employment Network (LLEN).

Short Courses Australia includes our JOB CAMP learning module for secondary students that covers resume writing, job search and the interview process.

 

Block Credit Recognition In The VCE

VCE Student, VCE Vocational Major (VM) and Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) students receive a Credit towards their VCE, VCE VM or VPC for each 90 hour block elective of VET completed. For more information visit https://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/getvet

 

Course Delivery Location

The Cookery Indsutry Taster Elective is delivered at our training campus located 350 Collins Street, Melbourne

To Host a Cookery Industry Taster Elective at your school contact Short Courses Australia VETDSS Team on 1300 747 430 Email: vetdss@shortcoursesau.edu.au

 

Employment Pathways

On completion of the Cookery Industry Taster Elective a student will be able to apply for entry level employment within a café, restaurant or food preparation business.

 

Study Pathways

A student can use their learning to continue their vocational education and training through enrolment in the Certificate II in Cookery, Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, SBAT, Traineeship or Apprenticeship

 

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Students can be enrolled online below into the Cookery Industry Taster Elective.  

For information as to how a Secondary School can Host a Cookery Taster Elective for their VCE, VM and VPC Students at their School, Click Here.



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Customer Reviews

  • Cookery Taster Program | review from Tof B

    25 May 2024

      "Did my food safety supervisor here. It was a good, clear course. Dean the teacher was awesome."

    -  Tof B

  •  | review from RANVIJAY THAKUR JASROTIA

    23 May 2024

      "Very Friendly Experience Explain every single point."

    -  RANVIJAY THAKUR JASROTIA

  •  | review from ALEN SUNNY

    22 May 2024

    -  ALEN SUNNY

  • Cookery Taster Program | review from Yugraj Sandhu

    17 May 2024

      "Sid the trainer was great ?"

    -  Yugraj Sandhu

  •  | review from Rowan Edgar

    16 May 2024

      "Fantastic experiance and great company"

    -  Rowan Edgar

  •  | review from Sunita Pokhrel Acharya

    14 May 2024

    -  Sunita Pokhrel Acharya

  • Cookery Taster Program | review from Grace Horgan

    14 May 2024

      "I never leave reviews but i am honestly so impressed. class was fun and engaging and the presenter katie was really great and knowledgeable. ended up finishing early at about 1:30pm and got my RSA cert at 4:30pm even though i was expecting it in a day or two! The content was great and well displayed in a booklet and on a powerpoint presentation and katie explained everything really well. would recommend to anyone wanting to get their RSA"

    -  Grace Horgan

  •  | review from Hamish Ainsley

    09 May 2024

      "Great experience - course was very clear and easy to understand. Trainer was very knowledgable and competent. Class was easy to sign up for and instruction was straightforward. (Training was for RSA)"

    -  Hamish Ainsley

  •  | review from Robbie J. Farha (RJF Entertainment)

    26 April 2024

      "I?ve learnt Hospitality, Responsible Service Of Alcohol, Food Handling, First Aid, Catering as well as how to be a barista! I strongly recommend going there BIG TIME!"

    -  Robbie J. Farha (RJF Entertainment)

  • Cookery Taster Program | review from Preechaya Ch

    20 April 2024

      "Great, Quick, easy and the RSA trainer was great as well"

    -  Preechaya Ch

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