You can work as a Cook without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. A course in cooking might be helpful.
Membership with Australian Culinary Federation may be useful.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- food handling certificate
- working with children check
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Tourism, Travel and Hospitality VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources