Set sail and embark on a culinary career at sea. Develop a broad range of knowledge and gain practical skills to become a professional cook in the maritime industry.
MAR30415 Certificate III in Maritime Operations (Marine Cookery)
Set sail and embark on a culinary career at sea. Develop a broad range of knowledge and gain practical skills to become a professional cook in the maritime industry. This course is a necessary component of your application to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority to gain a Marine Order 70 (Seafarer Certification).
The maritime passenger transport industry is projected to grow over the next five years within Australia due to an increase in international tourists. Employers are searching for qualified candidates to fill jobs across a wide range of maritime positions.
This course will equip you with the practical skills to organise and prepare food, understand the basic methods of cookery and hygiene, provide customer service, and maintain, monitor and control, stock levels. You will also develop sound skills and and knowledge to effectively participate in safe work practices.
Upon successful completion of this course you will be qualified to work as a cook in the maritime industry.
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units from the list below.
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME|
||Provide first aid|
||Follow vessel security procedures|
||Observe personal safety and social responsibility|
||Prevent and fight fires on board a vessel|
||Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment|
||Prepare simple dishes|
||Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery|
||Use cookery skills effectively|
||Clean kitchen premises and equipment|
||Provide service to customers|
||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
||Maintain the quality of perishable items|
||Participate in safe work practices|
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