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The qualification of SIT40721 Certificate IV in Patisserie reflects the role of pastry chefs who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.
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, cafés, and coffee shops. This course aims to assist the students gain fundamental skills and competencies required to work within the hospitality sector. Students will develop the required skills to effectively operate in a patisserie environment and gain knowledge in kitchen operations and hospitality. This course provides a pathway to further qualifications and learning.


Course Content

BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion CORE
SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment CORE
SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery CORE
SITHCCC034 Work effectively in a commercial kitchen CORE
SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements CORE
SITHKOP013 Plan cooking operations CORE
SITHPAT011 Produce cakes CORE
SITHPAT012 Produce specialised cakes CORE
SITHPAT013 Produce pastries CORE
SITHPAT014 Produce yeast-based bakery products CORE
SITHPAT015 Produce petits fours CORE
SITHPAT016 Produce desserts CORE
SITHPAT017 Prepare and model marzipan CORE
SITHPAT018 Produce chocolate confectionery CORE
SITHPAT019 Model sugar-based decorations CORE
SITHPAT020 Design and produce sweet showpieces CORE
SITXCOM010 Manage conflict CORE
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget CORE
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety CORE
SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices CORE
SITXHRM007 Coach others in job skills CORE
SITXHRM008 Roster staff CORE
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people CORE
SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock CORE
SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations CORE
SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices CORE
FBPRBK3005 Produce basic bread products ELECTIVE
FBPRBK3014 Produce sweet yeast products ELECTIVE
FBPRBK4001 Produce artisan bread products ELECTIVE
SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes ELECTIVE
SITXWHS005 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks ELECTIVE
SITHKOP009 Clean kitchen premises and equipment ELECTIVE

Global College Australasia offers the above qualification as a patisserie pathway ONLY.

SITHCCC034 Work effectively in a commercial kitchen

Performance Evidence
Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the job role, and:

safely and hygienically prepare and serve menu items to industry and organisational quality standards for a minimum of 12 complete service periods in a commercial kitchen that cover a combination of:
during the above service periods:
integrate technical and other skills to respond to multiple demands simultaneously
respond to special customer requests
perform designated kitchen roles as part of a team to achieve production requirements
work professionally, undertaking tasks according to team responsibilities and organisational requirements
prepare, plate and present dishes as directed within the typical workplace time constraints of a commercial kitchen.”

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years old or above
  • GCA entry test upon enrolment of 1st course
  • Successful completion of SIT31021 Certificate III in Patisserie
    or equivalent.
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Course Fees

  • Application Fee  $230.00 AUD
  • Resources Fee $300.00 AUD
  • Tuition Fee        $5,400.00 AUD

CRICOS Course Code



32 Units to be completed in 26 weeks (20 study weeks +6 weeks holidays)


Intake Dates



Please note that overseas health cover (OSHC) is compulsory for students on a student visa. We can assist you in obtaining this health cover through Bupa or other providers.