William Angliss Institute

Industry Training - Commercial Cookery, Patisserie & Bakery


William Angliss Institute offers outstanding quality training in commercial cookery, patisserie and bakery, both traditionally and flexibly on-the-job. William Angliss holds a reputation within the Foods industry as one of the leaders in training and education. The world-class facilities and experienced teaching staff allow for blended training delivery both on-campus and in the workplace.

For over 75 years, the Institute has consistently proved our Foods students are tomorrow’s leading chefs, patissiers and bakers. The Institute dominates other training organisations as Overall Winners at the VicTAFE Cookery Challenge four out of the last five years.

The Institute maintains strong affiliations with industry Advisory Boards, employers and Apprenticeship Centres. Affiliations include the Australian Culinary Federation, Spotless, RACV City Club, Grand Hyatt Melbourne, MoVida, Coda Bar & Grill, WPC Group, ALH, Compass Group, Grossi Florentino, Vue de Monde, Bakers Delight, Brumby’s, Melbourne Food & Wine Festival and many more.

Pre-apprenticeship program

This pre-apprenticeship intensive course is ideal for job seekers and people looking to get a foot in the door of the Cookery and Patisserie industry. Graduates of this program are ready for entry-level positions and have experienced different operational aspects of a commercial kitchen.

When recruiting potential apprentices, this course will support you in matching candidates to the most appropriate position within your organisation.


Enhance your staff’s skills or refresh their knowledge of up-to-date industry trends with our day workshops.

We can tailor workshops to fulfill your needs including:

> Developing cost effective menus/Food and labour costing
> Food Safety
> Understanding allergens and dietary requirements
> Bulk and Sous Vide cookery operations and implementation
> Chocolate, sugar work, petit fours, artisan gateux and tortes, frozen desserts, sour dough breads
> Contemporary plating and presentation
> Short courses

Great Chefs Program

The Great Chefs program at the Angliss Restaurant gives our final year cookery students the opportunity to work with the crème-de-la- crème of Chefs from Melbourne’s vibrant culinary scene, offering both a unique dining experience and the chance for chefs and restaurateurs to network with apprentices.

Health Services

The Institute offers training for businesses with staff working in an aged care or community care facility working with food preparation. Currently a Certificate III in Health Services is offered as a dual
qualification with a Certificate II in Hospitality (Kitchen Operations) through a clustered delivery approach.

Accredited Qualifications

> Certificate II in Hospitality (Kitchen Operations)
> Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) (Apprenticeship or Non-Apprenticeship)
> Certificate IV in Hospitality - Commercial Cookery
> Diploma of Hospitality - Commercial Cookery
> Advanced Diploma of Hospitality (Specialising in Commercial Cookery)
> Certificate III in Hospitality (Patisserie) – (Traineeship or on campus)
> Certificate IV in Hospitality (Patisserie)
> Diploma of Hospitality – (Patisserie)
> Advanced Diploma of Hospitality (Specialising in Patisserie)
> Certificate II Retail Baking Assistance

> Certificate III Plant Baking

> Certificate III Retail Baking (Combined)

> Apprenticeship/Non Apprenticeship

>Certificate III Retail Baking (Bread) – Apprenticeship

> Certificate III Retail Baking (Cake & Pastry) – Apprenticeship

> Certificate IV in Advanced Baking – coming soon

In addition to the above accredited qualifications, clients can nominate a skill sets (a cluster of units) that suits their business and delivered at the client’s workplace.

In addition to the tailored programs above, we run a range of short courses specially-designed for industry professionals. For more information, click here.

Contact us

 phone  Phone 1300 ANGLISS or +613 9606 2111

mail  Enquire online

global  International Phone +613 9606 2169

global  International Email international@angliss.edu.au