Total Chef  Aspire

Gain entry into the world of cooking in some of Australia’s best kitchens,
with credit towards a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.

Terms & Conditions apply, see below.

This program is funded by the NSW Government by the Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development.

Total Chef Aspire is a selective program which includes an intensive 4 week course – a quality apprenticeship,  supported by dedicated Mentor Chefs.

Theory + Practical

3 weeks practical tuition within TAFE NSW Commercial Cookery Kitchens


1 week work placement in some of the best establishments


Upon Competent Completion - the potential for paid placement in a high end commercial kitchen. Earn while you learn.

Program Starts Soon… Apply Today!

HTN is now welcoming all applicants - START your career today!

Total Chef Aspire

Aspire Includes:

  • Exclusive Workshops
  • Access to HTN Skills Board (including hundreds of training videos)
  • Your own HTN Personal Mentor for the duration of the program
  • Contact with Industry Leaders and Chefs
  • Access to the HTN ePortfolio (Build your online interactive CV!)
  • HTN Chef’s uniform
  • eLearning resources
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At the completion of the program, you will hold units of competency that will be credits towards a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. You will be career ready and will have the opportunity to progress to an apprenticeship with HTN Professional or HTN Executive and be recognised for your prior learning.

NOTE: HTN Aspire requires commitment to 4 weeks full time throughout the program. You would be required to complete 6 units of competency for accreditation in Certificate Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, which will be recognised as prior learning if / when you progress through to complete a Certificate III Commercial Cookery or Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery. 

HTN opens doors to some of Australia’s best kitchens.

Kick Start Your Career Today!

  • Having skin in the game means increased focus on my goals.

    Adam Fitzroy
  • HTN’s work ready program was the best way to start in the industry.

    Jimmy Santas
  • I’ve worked with some of the stars in the industry and learnt a ton!

    Jena Marks
  • I wanted to learn from the best, so the Aspire program is a logical choice.

    Ella Portis

Have any questions?  Please give us a call.

David CoxeterTotal Chef ASPIRE