Why choose this course?
Start the journey to an exciting career in commercial cookery. Gain the practical skills and knowledge to be able to plan, organise, prepare and cook food in a range of commercial workspaces including restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, events and functions, residential facilities and lunch bars. Learn skills in food safety, working with others, using equipment, menu planning, and the preparation of dishes such as appetisers, poultry, seafood, meat dishes, desserts and cakes.
In addition, you will learn all aspects of organising, preparing and cooking a variety of food items across different service periods and menu types, using a range of cooking methods and team coordination skills. During your studies you will practice your cooking skills in the training kitchens and restaurant located on campus. These facilities offer valuable hands- on learning experiences through menu planning, teamwork and meal preparation conducted in a professional manner.
Upon completing this course, you will acquire skills that readily transfer to employment opportunities in tourism and hospitality businesses and kitchen settings.
- Commercial Cook (non Trade status)
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
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- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
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TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.