FOOD SERVICES

POPULAR STUDY & CAREER OPTIONS IN AUSTRALIA

 

 

Chef

Average Salary: AUD64,175 / year *

Recommended Course(s) of Study (Minimum 2 Years):

Specialise in Cookery

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (1 year) 
  • +
  • Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (6 months)
  • +
  • Diploma in Hospitality Management (6 months) 
  • +
  • Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management (6 months) 

OR

Specialise in Patisserie

  • Certificate III in Patisserie (1 year) 
  • +
  • Certificate IV in Patisserie (6 months) 
  • +
  • Diploma in Hospitality Management (6 months) 
  • +
  • Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management (6 months) 


Baker

Average Salary: AUD53,055 / year *

Recommended Course(s) of Study (Minimum 2 Years):

  • Certificate III in Baking (1+ years) 
  • +
  • Certificate IV in Baking (1 year)

* Disclaimer:

  • The salaries stated above are based on average income per year in Australia from Payscale (see below).
  • Salaries may vary based on relevant education, work experiences, skillsets and professional recognition of a working individual as well as job location.

 


Job Descriptions and Pay Range for each occupation listed above:

Baker

Job Overview:

Prepare and bake bread loaves and rolls, buns, cakes, biscuits and pastry goods.

Source Reference: abs.gov.au

Pay Range:

Source Reference: Payscale

Chef

Job Overview:

Plans and organise the preparation and cooking of food in dining and catering establishments.

Source Reference: abs.gov.au

Pay Range:

Source Reference: Payscale

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