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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  • Cookery Taster Program | review from Albin Shibu

    28 February 2024

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    28 February 2024

      "A great felling and full of surprises studying RSA"

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    28 February 2024

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  • Cookery Taster Program | review from Shishir Dhakal

    27 February 2024

      "Highly recommended! I did the Basic Food Handler (face-to-face) and RSA course (online) at Short Courses Australia and thoroughly enjoyed the sessions. The classes were interactive and Kate was a wonderful instructor!"

    -  Shishir Dhakal

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    26 February 2024

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  •  | review from Geno Penaflor

    19 February 2024

      "This is my 2nd time registering to Short Courses Australia to avail a training - this time for RSA. The session was structured and easy to follow. The facilitator did a great job handling both in-class and online attendees and made sure everyone is engaged in the discussions. Real-life examples were provided to give us idea of the concepts in the module. I would definitely go back next time to take another course!"

    -  Geno Penaflor

  • Cookery Taster Program | review from Aneliza Palafox

    16 February 2024

      "I really liked the RSA course ? highly recommended!"

    -  Aneliza Palafox

Useful Links

  VCAA Block Credit Recognition

  VCAA VCE VET Program Chart

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