SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie

Crown College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 098161F

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


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.

In this course, gain the culinary skills to make a variety of cakes, including gluten free and dairy free products. You’ll also learn how to make a variety of bread doughs from white, whole meal and sweet, working with a variety of commercial pastry and bakery equipment. Practice how to produce gateaux and petit fours, using various techniques and skills to create high-quality finishes that are of industry standard.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various organizations where patisserie products are prepared and served, including patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops

Leading To

Certificate IV in Patisserie

Assessment Methods

You will be required to participate in a range of Assessment methods including written tests, practical observations, projects, team work activities and role plays.

Study Requirements

The Certificate III in Patisserie can be a challenging physical occupation and may at times require students to work in a warm and humid environment and often on their feet all shift.

Areas of Study

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 gateux, torten and cakes

SITHPAT003 Produce pastries

SITHPAT004 Produce yeast-based bakery products

SITHPAT005 Produce petit-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

SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements

SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese

SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee

BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace

SITXCOM005 Manage conflict

Career Opportunities

  • Pastry Cook
  • Patisserie

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
17,000 for the entire course; This fees is taken from CRICOS website 23 Jan 2023
17 Apr 2023
10 Jul 2023
52 weeks
Full time
Crown College
Level 3, 8 Haig Street
Melbourne Victoria 3006

Entry criteria

IELTS level 5.5
Australian Year 12 or equivalent


Crown College
Level 3, 8 Haig Street
Melbourne Victoria 3006
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