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Course Overview

Certificate III in Catering Operations (Release 1) is tailored to meet the growing needs of the Aged Care Longevity sector.

With a specialisation in this sector, individuals can expect a rewarding and reliable vocation, with family-friendly hours. From this training, students will be well placed to provide the best catering and nutritional care for a vulnerable, diverse community.

Developed in close consultation with industry and supported by the Federal and State governments, students will have access to the leading expertise for aged care longevity food services throughout this course.

The Experience

  • Collaborate with other student chefs in Angliss' state of the art training kitchen to plan, cook and serve nutritious and tasty meals.
  • Learn how to plan and cost basic meals, managing competing priorities while delivering high-quality food.
  • Meet with experienced leaders in the Aged Care Longevity and senior living sector who can share their knowledge and advice.
  • Develop your ability to manage on-the-job coaching for new staff members while maintaining the best safety and hygiene standards of the kitchen

Certificate III in Catering Operations

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Course Code


Course Level

Certificate III

Course Intake

February (limited places) and July


12 months classroom-based and workplace-based training




Course Mode

Part time (one day per week)

Course Hours

Approximately 7.5 hours per week

Application Requirements


Students wishing to undertake Catering Operations training with Angliss need to be employed by an aged care facility.

Students must be at least 15 years old. 

Angliss considers you a domestic student if you:

  • Are an Australian or New Zealand Citizen
  • Are an Australian Permanent Resident
  • Have an Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa

If you are unsure or hold a different visa type, please contact our Admission Team for more information.

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Course Structure

Please note that the order of the delivery of units and elective units available may vary between campuses, course modes and intakes.

Stage 1

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHKOP001Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXCOM002Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM001Coach others in job skills
SITXINV002Maintain the quality of perishable items

SITXWHS001Participate in safe work practices
HLTAHA018Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines
HLTAHA019 Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
HLTFSE006Prepare foods suitable for a range of client groups
SITHCCC009Produce cook-chill and cook-freeze foods
SITHCCC018Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage
SITHIND004Work effectively in hospitality service
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITXCCS007Enhance customer service experiences


The fees shown include tuition and student services fee, and are what you can expect to pay if you commence study in 2022. Fees may be subject to change without notice.

Your actual fees will be calculated based on your individual circumstances and eligibility for a government-subsidised place at the time of enrolment. 

You may also need to pay materials fees. Detailed fees and charges information can be found here


If you are eligible for a government subsidised and concession place, you also access the Angliss Payment Plan to help pay your contribution for fee tuition.

Eligibility rules for government funding have recently changed.  You may now be able to access government subsidised training, even if you have could not in the past.

Call 8595 5334 to check your eligibility to access government subsidised fees.

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