Food is one of the most essential staples in everybody’s life, which is why cooking has always served an important role in society. This is why being a chef or a professional cook is considered to be one of the most revered positions in any country all over the globe.
There are plenty of other reasons that you should consider beginning your hospitality career in the Land Down Under! Tourism sector is world-class and booming, making it one of the best places to work in hospitality – particularly commercial cookery.
If you are creative, able to work under pressure and enjoy cooking and creating new dishes, then a career in the culinary arts industry might be for you. A degree in the Culinary Arts can open doors to a wide range of careers in the hospitality industry. If you want to be a pastry chef or undergo chef training these courses advertised with us can help you fast-track your career ambitions.
👉Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
👉Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
👉 Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery)
👉Advance Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery)
Must be 18 year old
Academic Minimum Year 11 or equivalent completed
Skill Assessment and Graduate Visa 485 for Commercial Cookery Course
STEP 1 – Provisional Skills Assessment (PSA)
After completing 2 years of Commercial Cookery package course you can apply for Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485) under Graduate stream. You are required to get Provisional Skills Assessment (PSA) from Trade Recognition Australia (TRA).
Valid Student Visa
CRICOS registered qualification that is relevant to the occupation assessed by TRA
Proof of relevant paid employment or work placement of minimum 360 hours relating to your qualification and nominated occupation
The experience/placement must be within 3 years before the submission of PSA application
Apply for Graduate Temporary (subclass 485) Visa
After getting a positive PSA you can apply for 485 visa.
Requirements for 485 visa application
You need to satisfy 2 years Australian study requirement.
You need 6 overall but no less than 5 in any module in IELTS.
Your nominated occupation is required to be in MLTSSL.
If the application is decision ready and if all the required documents are submitted at the time of application then the 485 visa will be granted for the duration of one and half years (18 months).
STEP 2: Job Ready Program (JRP)
Once the Graduate Temporary visa is granted you need to get your full skills assessment done. You need to enrol in the Job Ready Program (JRP). The purpose of JRP is to enable you to gain experience in an Australian workplace to further develop your skills.
STEP 3: JOB READY EMPLOYMENT (JRE)
Over a period of 1 year you must have paid employment of at least 1725 hours from the start date of your Job Ready Employment in an Australian workplace which is TRA approved.
During your employment, you will be required to keep a monthly journal describing examples of the tasks and duties you are undertaking in your workplace relevant to your occupation.
STEP 4: JOB READY WORK ASSESSMENT (JRWA)
You will be assessed at your workplace by a TRA – approved registered training organisation. The assessment will focus on the activities you have been required to perform during the period of your employment as recorded in your Job Ready Journal.
After the assessor has reviewed your documentation and is satisfied with your performance, he/she will give you a positive JRWA outcome.
STEP 5: JOB READY FINAL ASSESSMENT (JRFA)
After the successful PSA and JRWA outcome you will become qualified to apply for JRFA. This is the final step of the JRP. You need to submit an evidence of 1725 hours of paid employment in the period of 12 months in the occupation you chose. Along with that you must provide the 12 months of Job Ready Journals signed by your nominated supervisor and approved by TRA. After this you will receive a Full Skill Assessment from TRA.
Apply for Australia Permanent Residency
With the Full Skills Assessment from TRA you can apply Permanent Residency through the points based visa stream. You can then look to apply for PR Visa Subclass 189 or 190 or 489.
Skill assessment authority: https://www.tradesrecognitionaustralia.gov.au/programs/migration-skills-assessment
👉Career Outcomes for Commercial Cookery
The following are just some of the many culinary arts jobs currently available: