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What is the Yes Chef Commercial Cookery Apprenticeship Program?

The Yes Chef apprenticeship program helps to match apprentices and employers!

This program is for;

Want to be a Chef?

ETC is offering an exciting pathway to becoming a qualified Chef. If you want to gain a nationally recognised qualification in one of the highest skill shortage industries in Australia, join our ‘Yes Chef’ Program!

Start with the Cookery Pre-Apprenticeship Program where you will get opportunities to engage with employers and build your pathway into a Commercial Cookery Apprenticeship – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery SIT30816.

Cookery Pre-Apprenticeship Program

(Certificate II in Kitchen Operations SIT20416)

  • 12 week program – 3 days per week in a real commercial kitchen
  • Opportunities to engage with employers and possible pathway into employment, Traineeship or Apprenticeship.

Learning covers:

  • Preparing dishes using basic cookery methods
  • Make sandwiches and appetisers
  • Working effectively in a commercial kitchen
  • Menu planning and costing
  • Food hygiene
  • Cleaning and preparation
  • Safely use preparation equipment

This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops; and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons, and schools.

Possible Jobs include:
Café assistant, Kitchen hand, Breakfast cook, Catering assistant, Fast food cook, Sandwich hand and Takeaway cook.


Apprentice Video Testimonials

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Are you looking to start an Apprentice Chef?

Select the ingredients that best suit your business’s needs by designing your own training model.

  • Training and Assessment are delivered in the workplace. We come to you! So no more having to send your staff offsite for training 1 day per week.
  • We offer rolling intakes so your Apprentices can start at any time.
  • You decide what areas of training your Apprentice most needs.
  • Select your own Apprentice or recruit from our pool of Pre-Apprentice trained students.
  • Employer incentives of up to $5000 may be available to eligible Employers.


How is the program delivered?


Employer Video Testimonials

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