If you would like to become qualified as a pastry chef, patissier or bakery assistant and create delicious delights, this is the course for you!
Through this nationally recognised qualification you’ll have the skills and knowledge to create fantastic bread and yeast products as well as specialist cakes, pastries, petit fours, biscuits and cookies, confectionary, and desserts.
The course also covers: perishable stock control, modern cooking methods, kitchen hygiene and safety, food preparation equipment, planning and costing recipes and much more!
Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course
To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.
If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.
This qualification reflects the role of pastry chefs who use a wide range of well-developed patisserie skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to produce patisserie products. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in various organisations where patisserie products are prepared and served, including patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés and coffee shops.
A sweet career creating tasty delights
Do you have what it takes to be an artist of the kitchen?
When you complete the Certificate III in Patisserie you will have the skills to work as a professional pâtissier or pastry chef.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in various organisations where patisserie products are prepared and served, including patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.
Dive into the world of pastry artistry and learn to craft delicious cakes, tarts, petit fours, and pastries, along with mastering intricate chocolate and sugar showpieces.
Along with the creation of cakes and pastries, students will develop skills in basic food preparation including cooking and presenting meats, poultry, and seafood. Core modules also include working effectively with others, coaching, food hygiene and workplace safety.
Take the first step into an exciting culinary journey and build your career as a pastry chef.
Study in specialised facilities
Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. which provides a live, interactive training environment at Bentley campus. SM TAFE also has an on-campus bakehouse that sells students’ creations, providing real-world experience and training for industry.
When you complete this course, you will be ready for a career as a pastry chef. You will have the skills and knowledge of kitchen operations to produce patisserie products. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. This qualification provides a pathway to work in various organisations where patisserie products are prepared and served, including patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés and coffee shops.
Choose a private training provider that delivers this course
This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.
Australian College of Training offers Apprenticeships in SIT31021 Certificate III in Patisserie. All training is conducted onsite at your workplace as on-the-job training, for your convenience. AusCollege will create an Individual Training Plan with units selected to meet the learner’s job role requirements. Please Telephone (08) 9472 6111 for more information and to discuss your training options.
If you are passionate to become a master in cake decorating and making bread, this is the perfect opportunity for you. In 2023, you can complete a formal qualification in patisserie for FREE. You will learn to make a range of bread, pastries and cakes using commercial equipment and machinery in fully-equipped commercial kitchens. This one-year full time course provides students with broad cross section of theoretical knowledge and practical skills training in fully equipped commercial kitchens. You will gain the knowledge and skills to work in a commercial kitchen and be able to plan, prepare and bake specialised cakes, desserts, tarts, petit fours, pastries, yeast goods and chocolates. You will also learn how to follow health and food safety procedures, maintaining kitchen premises, developing hospitality industry knowledge, developing cost effective menus and preparing food according to dietary and cultural needs. You are required to do hands-on practical training in Australian Professional Skills Institute’s fully operational commercial training kitchens in East Perth. You will have the opportunity to undertake workplace training in patisserie, bakery, cake shops, hotel pastry department as a trainee pastry chef. Contact Australian Professional Skills Institute by email to email@example.com or telephone (08) 63654386.
Do you have what it takes to be an artist of the kitchen? When you complete the Certificate III in Patisserie you will have the skills to work as a pâtissier or pastry chef in a patisserie, restaurant, or hotel. Study in specialised facilities. Learn in the real-life setting which provides a live, interactive training environment at Fremantle Campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing cakes, pastries desserts and chocolate and sugar arts. This course is FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government for WA residents. Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training. Students must supply their own chef uniform and footwear; all other resources are included. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and enrolment details. Start your Patisserie journey today!
The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.