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Key details

Duration

year/s

The length of time to complete this program is five (5) days face-to-face.

Refer to the relevant course information flyer for further information.

* - Student Visa holders must study internally full time

Locations

Katherine, Palmerston
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.

Fees

2022 indicative program fee for students who are eligible for an NT Government supported place is $120.00.

Course information flyer(s)

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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.

Course structure

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

Essential requirements

English language requirements

The people-first approach to flexibility and supportive learning environment at CDU meant I could find a balance with study, work and family life.

Nikki

CDU student

Nikki Govan

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.

VET for secondary schools

VET for Secondary Students (VSS)

Select VSS for more detail about this program.

Location and study mode

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

Locations: Katherine, Palmerston

Study Mode: On campus

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

Additional information

Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
FOOD PROCESSING
Occupation types
Food And Drink Factory Workers Nec
Area of study
Culinary Arts, Tourism and Hospitality

Contact details

Email:Student.Central@cdu.edu.au. Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call).

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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.

Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

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