3322-11 Chef

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

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification. Chefs have first established a case as Cook (4 year apprenticeship) and at least 3 years relevant experience as Chef there after (a total of seven years).

Where a formal apprenticeship has not been entered into, a six year vocational training period is required with an additional 3 years experience as a Chef in a supervisory position (a total of nine years).

In all instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

Chef de Partie
Commis Chef
Demi Chef
Second Chef
Sous Chef