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VTP423 Basic Culinary Skills

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Key details

Duration

year/s

This program is delivered over a period of 1 week (5 full-time days). The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and/or units selected and will vary depending upon how long a student takes to reach the required competency level.

Intake

Locations

Alice Springs, Katherine, Palmerston, Remote
Not available to international students.

Course code

VTP423

Overview



This is a short program for individuals wishing to explore cookery as a study or pathway into cooking for the food industry.

Career opportunities

Possible occupations relevant to this qualification include:

  • Kitchen Hand
  • Food preparation assistant

Credit transfers and advanced standing

Skill recognition

Skills recognition is not applicable to this course. CDU's short courses are highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. They will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.

Possible occupations relevant to this program include:
>Kitchen hand
>Food preparation

Fees

2024 Fees

  Fee Type  2024 Course Fees
  NT Government supported*  $296.00 (Regional and Remote students only)
  Full Fee  $1,200.00

*This course is supported by the NT Government for eligible domestic students who are NT residents. For Regional and Remote only supported courses, the delivery location of the course needs to be listed on the NTG's Delivery allowance for VET funded programs with regional or remote as the location category to be eligible. A limited number of NT Government supported places are available, so secure your place now.

Fees shown are indicative and subject to change annually. Actual course fees may vary depending on the units chosen. International non-student visa-holders; study eligibility needs to be verified before enrolment. Fees may vary depending on the visa type.

For further clarification and information on fees, payment options, instalment plans, and refunds, contact CDU on 1800 061 963 or refer to TAFE Fees and Payments.

Fee exemptions

Exemptions apply to TAFE tuition fees for NTG supported courses only.

At the time of enrolment, students in these categories will be exempt from paying tuition fees:

  • Recipient of a Centrelink payment
  • Recipient of Department of Veterans Affairs benefits
  • Enrolled Secondary Students
  • Permanent residents with refugee or humanitarian status

Certified copy of the evidence must be provided at the time of enrolment.

If your course is delivered in a location that is listed on the NTG’s Location Categories for VET Funded Programs, with remote as the location category you may be eligible for the Remote 2 Location tuition fee exemption.

Delivery allowance for VET funded programs

International VET Package

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Why study at CDU?

Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.

  • Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
  • Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
  • Enjoy inclusive, welcoming learning environments
  • Utilise our deep connections with industry, businesses and communities in the Northern Territory, across Australia, and beyond
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Why study at CDU?

Whether you learn on campus or online, you will be studying with a proud multi-sector university that’s a leader in research and flexible study delivery. CDU is innovative, industry-relevant and student-centred. Our students are at the heart of all that we do.

  • Benefit from smaller class sizes for more personalised attention
  • Online learners receive the same support as their on-campus peers
  • Enjoy inclusive, welcoming learning environments
  • Utilise our deep connections with industry, businesses and communities in the Northern Territory, across Australia, and beyond

What will I study?

To achieve the vocational training program VTP423 - Basic Culinary Skills a total of two (2) units of competency must be completed as listed below.Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion.

Course structure

To achieve the vocational training program VTP423 - Basic Culinary Skills a total of two (2) units of competency must be completed as listed below.

Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion.


The total Nominal Hours for this training program is 80.
 

CodeModule/Unit of CompetencyHours
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
FBPOPR3017Prepare food products using basic cooking methods50
FBPWHS1001Identify safe work practices30
 Total nominal hours for the training program80

 

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

There are no formal entry requirements for these units. However, students will need to demonstrate an appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy skills to undertake this course.

To ensure you have the right skills and support to succeed in your course, a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) evaluation helps identify any areas where you may need additional support to help you achieve your goals.

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Course details

Accreditation

This is a non-award course and a Statement of Attainment will be issued for nationally recognised units of competency successfully completed.

Location and study mode

Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.



Locations: Alice Springs, Katherine, Palmerston, Remote



Study Mode: On campus



Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Additional information

Sector
TAFE
Industry groups
FOOD PROCESSING
Occupation types
Food And Drink Factory Workers Nec
Area of study
Culinary Arts and Hospitality

Contact details

Culinary Arts and Hospitality
Location: Palmerston & Alice Springs Campuses
Phone: 08 8946 7800 (PAL); 08 8959 5311 (ASP)
Email: vet.culinaryarts@cdu.edu.au

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You make CDU

Together we are a positive force for change in our communities and the world.

You make CDU

Our students choose to study with us because we share the same vision – to make a positive change. Whatever your motivation is, we can guide you in the right direction.

How to apply

How to apply direct to CDU

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

You will need a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

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