Level 3 Trades Academy Hospitality and Catering

03TAHAC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Chandra

This course has been designed as a Trades Academy course to lead on to the Food Service and Catering industry which in itself is a growth area where there is a real demand for well-trained staff. This course will give the necessary skills to have a career in this industry. There is also the expectation that students choosing to take this course will show a high level of commitment, energy and resourcefulness in order to complete the year's study.
The course will include one week work experience in Salvatores cafe on a cycle basis.
 allocation as follows:
8 x HAC/cafe

2 x HAC Online 

1 x Tourism
1 x Financial Literacy

Students will spend 4 days a week in HAC as well as Work Experience offsite. 
You will work towards 80 Level 3 credits gained from HAC including credits from Tourism and Financial Literacy.

Students doing this course will:
- Assist and prepare food at the school café on roster basis as part of their assessment.
- Complete work experience at GateGourmet and other cafes as part of Gateway.
- Opportunity to visit Food Trade Shows and Formal dining restaurants.
- Participate in Culinary competitions.
- Opportunity to participate in outside catering functions/events.
- Cater for School Prize-giving functions.

At the completion of this course, students may gain:
- Entry into Bakery, Catering or Hospitality, Barista(coffee) programmes at MIT or AUT.
- Apprenticeships within the Hospitality Industry.
- Employment within the Hospitality Industry.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20 uniform deposit, $10 refundable upon return of chefs uniform.
All food items supplied - students DO NOT bring any food from home.
Full chefs uniform and leather lace-up black covered shoes MUST be worn in the commercial kitchen.
High standard of cleanliness and food safety are expected.


Recommended Prior Learning

Pass in US167 (Food Safety) at Level 2.
Having taken 02HAC an advantage.

Followed  by an interview with the HoLA HAC



Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3727 v9 Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations
3
I
5
U.S. 9681 v7 Contribute within a team or group which has an objective
3
I
3
U.S. 11817 v7 Serve customers face to face in a wide range of contexts
3
I
4
U.S. 13282 v5 Prepare, assemble, and present complex sandwiches for service in a commercial kitchen
3
I
2
U.S. 13314 v6 Prepare and cook egg dishes in a commercial kitchen
3
I
4
U.S. 13316 v5 Prepare and cook basic pasta dishes in a commercial kitchen
3
I
3
U.S. 13325 v5 Prepare and bake basic cakes, sponges, and scones in a commercial kitchen
3
I
4
U.S. 13331 v5 Prepare and cook pickles, chutneys, and preserves in a commercial kitchen
3
I
4
U.S. 13343 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of nutrition in commercial catering
3
I
5
U.S. 17284 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of coffee origin and production
3
I
3
U.S. 17288 v7 Prepare and present espresso beverages for service
3
I
5
U.S. 18212 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of New Zealand as a tourist destination
3
I
8
U.S. 18497 v7 Demonstrate knowledge of culinary products, terms, and food preparation methods
3
I
8
U.S. 21853 v5 Provide hospitality sales and service opportunities to customers
3
I
5
U.S. 23766 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of the tourism industry
3
I
5
U.S. 28098 v3 Evaluate options to increase personal income
3
I
3
U.S. 28099 v2 Analyse credit options and select strategies to manage personal finances
3
I
3
U.S. 28102 v3 Demonstrate understanding of risk and return on investment for a personal financial investment portfolio
3
I
4
U.S. 28126 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of world geography, including the Pacific Islands and Australia, relevant to the travel industry
3
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 83 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 83 credits.

Pathway Tags

Course leads to Tertiary Study at MIT / AUT or other - Hospitality / Catering / Management / Modern Apprenticeship opportunity Course.