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  • MAR30415

Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Cookery)

At a glance

At a glance

Set sail and embark on a culinary career at sea. Develop a broad range of knowledge and gain practical skills to become a professional cook in the maritime industry.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Ship's Cook
  • Marine Cook
COURSE OUTCOME

MAR30415 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Cookery)

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Course overview

Course overview

Set sail and embark on a culinary career at sea. Develop a broad range of knowledge and gain practical skills to become a professional cook in the maritime industry. This course is a necessary component of your application to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority to gain a Marine Order 70 (Seafarer Certification).

The maritime passenger transport industry is projected to grow over the next five years within Australia due to an increase in international tourists. Employers are searching for qualified candidates to fill jobs across a wide range of maritime positions.

This course will equip you with the practical skills to organise and prepare food, understand the basic methods of cookery and hygiene, provide customer service, and maintain, monitor and control, stock levels. You will also develop sound skills and and knowledge to effectively participate in safe work practices.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be qualified to work as a cook in the maritime industry.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
MARF003
Follow vessel security procedures
MARF006
Observe personal safety and social responsibility
MARF008
Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel
MARF009
Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment
SITHCCC102
Prepare simple dishes
SITHCCC201
Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC207
Use cookery skills effectively
SITHKOP101
Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXCCS303
Provide service to customers
SITXFSA101
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXINV202
Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXINV401
Control stock
SITXWHS101
Participate in safe work practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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Important Information
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Selection criteria

Entry into this course is determined via an interview with a teacher.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland