Build a catering career to suit you
Work at large scale sporting and entertainment events or start your own business catering to film crews and music festivals.
Flexibility that works around your career
From a full-scale career to part time work, a career in hospitality with a focus on catering presents endless and flexible career opportunities. Areas for catering professionals include:
- event catering manager
- film crew catering crew
- food truck business owner
- hospital catering staff
- wedding reception centre staff
NMIT catering to your career
At NMIT, we will guide you through your hospitality catering training with industry qualified professionals in modern facilities.
You will learn all the skills you need to be job ready for this exciting trade. You will put your skills into practice at our award winning St Georges Restaurant and our fully equipped training bar. Our modern simulated hotel reception centre gives you the opportunity to assist with a range of campus events.
Ask us about pathways to further TAFE training or Higher Education from this qualification.
About the Course
- Local Students
- International Students
- National Code: SIT31007
- CRICOS Code:
Campus: Workplace & Industry, Preston
Traineeships available - maximum 36 months
Modes of Delivery
Further Study and Careers
Graduates may find employment as cooks or bar/food service assistants.
There are no educational prerequisites for this course. Students should have basic literacy and mathematics skills.
Various forms of assessment may be used including: practical assessment, assignments, class work, self evaluation, direct observation.
For students based at Preston campus, a materials levy of $335 payable upfront at the start of the course. Students can expect to spend approximately $120 in further materials costs throughout the course. Textbook costs approximately $200. Specified text books, complete chef's uniform, knife kit. Traineeship applicants need to contact Hospitality and Tourism department in regard to fees.
Local Fees:Want all the information on fees and charges? Click here to find out more, or contact NMIT on 03 9269 8400.
How to Apply:
To start this course in 2014, apply directly to NMIT.
Please contact the department directly if you are interested in studying part-time.
Units of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, as indicated in the National Training Package. Actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|SITHCCC001B||Organise And Prepare Food|
|SITHCCC003B||Receive And Store Kitchen Supplies|
|SITHCCC004B||Clean And Maintain Kitchen Premises|
|SITHCCC005A||Use Basic Methods Of Cookery|
|SITHCCC006A||Prepare Appetisers And Salads|
|SITHCCC009A||Prepare Vegetables, Fruit, Eggs And Farinaceous Dishes|
|SITHCCC016A||Develop Cost-Effective Menus|
|SITHCCC027A||Prepare, Cook And Serve Food For Food Service|
|SITHCCC030A||Package Prepared Foodstuffs|
|SITHCCC031A||Operate A Fast Food Outlet|
|SITHCCC033A||Apply Catering Control Principles|
|SITHFAB002C||Operate A Bar|
|SITHFAB003A||Serve Food And Beverage To Customers|
|SITHFAB009A||Provide Responsible Service Of Alcohol|
|SITHFAB012B||Prepare And Serve Espresso Coffee|
|SITHIND001B||Develop And Update Hospitality Industry Knowledge|
|SITHIND003A||Provide And Co-Ordinate Hospitality Service|
|SITXCCS002A||Provide Quality Customer Service|
|SITXCOM001A||Work With Colleagues And Customers|
|SITXCOM002A||Work In A Socially Diverse Environment|
|SITXCOM003A||Deal With Conflict Situations|
|SITXFSA001A||Implement Food Safety Procedures|
|SITXFSA003A||Transport And Store Food In A Safe And Hygienic Manner|
|SITXHRM001A||Coach Others In Job Skills|
|SITXOHS001B||Follow Health, Safety And Security Procedures|
|SITXOHS002A||Follow Workplace Hygiene Procedures|