Perth college of business and technology is a dynamic and progressive college working for the well being of students to provide them world class qualification.
Take steps ahead of industry boom by getting skilled in internationally recognized Hospitality, Business & Management studies or undertake further English studies with PCBT. Weekday & Weekend Classes available to international & local students.
It is an exciting time to be part of the perth college of business and technology(PCBT) as we progress our way toward a global college and a bright future for our students in Australia.
Perth College of Business & Technology (PCBT) is one of the Nationally Recognised and Registered Hospitality, Management & Business Training providers, located in the heart of the City of Perth, capital and fast growing city of Western Australia. International and Australian students have the opportunity to be trained and experienced in a real Hospitality Industry Placement. Pleasant and vibrant large IT equipped classrooms at East Perth Campus as well as Platinum Restaurant & Function Centre’s State-of-the-art facilities, located 13 kilometers up-north the main campus in one of the bustling precinct of Westminster assure students gain invaluable Knowledge and Experience.
Are you passionate about food? This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to plan, organise, prepare and cook food in a commercial kitchen environment. You will learn about effective communication, occupational health and safety procedures and workplace hygiene. You also learn skills to produce quality foods, plan menus, prepare food according to dietary or cultural needs, control costs, work as part of a team, and serve a range of meals in a professional manner. Cooking skills cover a wide range of vegetarian, seafood, poultry and meat dishes, breakfast, lunch and dinner, entrees, appetisers, mains and a massive range of beautiful and delectable desserts!
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.
To be able to achieve this qualification, students must successfully complete the following units:
Term 1: Workplace Fundamentals
In Term 1, you will learn the basics about how to work safely in the hospitality environment, as well as some of the basics of being in a professional work environment.
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
Term 2: Cheffing 101 Mains
This term is fully focused on developing your skills as a chef, building on the basic methods covered in Term 1, you will develop your skills across mains meat, poultry and seafood, as well as learning stocks, soups, sauces.
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXINV003 Purchase goods
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
Term 3: Cheffing 201 Entrees, Appetisers & Desserts
This term focuses on entrees, appetisers, desserts & pastries covering a wide range of styles and continuing to build on technical cooking methods.
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
Term 4: Industry Placement & Menu Development
Your final term you are into your Industry Placement for 42 shifts in a live restaurant around Perth CBD! In addition, you will learn the final core chef skills of planning, costing and developing beautiful menus.
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
Those students who wish to undertake this course should meet the following academic and English language requirements. Academic English Language Year 11 or equivalent; SIT20312 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations or With limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification English Language: Upper-intermediate Level of English or Certificate III in EAL IELTS Test Score of 5.0 or TOEFL iBT Test Score of 35 or PTE Academic Test Score of 36 or Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Test Score of 41 or OET Pass Grade or TOEFL PBT Test Score of 500 Please note that you are required to meet the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) English language requirements for student visa applications, which may differ from the aforementioned course entry requirements. Please refer to www.border.gov.au to find out the assessment level for your country and to determine the required level of English that you should possess.
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.
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