Certificate III in Patisserie


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, caf s and coffee shops.

Possible job titles include:

  • pastry chef
  • patissier.
  • No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Course content

    22 units required for this qualification. Individual institutions may offer different units.

    • BSBSUS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    • BSBWOR203 - Work effectively with others
    • SITHCCC001 - Use food preparation equipment
    • SITHCCC005 - Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
    • SITHCCC011 - Use cookery skills effectively
    • SITHKOP001 - Clean kitchen premises and equipment
    • SITHPAT001 - Produce cakes
    • SITHPAT002 - Produce gateaux, torten and cakes
    • SITHPAT003 - Produce pastries
    • SITHPAT004 - Produce yeast-based bakery products
    • SITHPAT005 - Produce petits fours
    • SITHPAT006 - Produce desserts
    • SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
    • SITXFSA002 - Participate in safe food handling practices
    • SITXHRM001 - Coach others in job skills
    • SITXINV002 - Maintain the quality of perishable items
    • SITXWHS001 - Participate in safe work practices

    Satisfaction with training

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training (in similar courses)*
    Satisfied with the training provided
    Received job-related benefits from training

    Qualification recognition

    Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

    Australian Qualifications FrameworkNationally Recognised Qualification
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