Prepare and model marzipan

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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SITHPAT008A, 'Prepare and model marzipan'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1

Prepare modelling marzipan.

1.1

Select, weigh and combine ingredients to achieve desired composition and characteristics of quality modelling marzipan.

1.2

Identify potential problems and take appropriate preventative measures to maintain desired characteristics.

1.3

Observe food hygiene principles and requirements.

2

Prepare moulded and modelled shapes.

2.1

Mould or model marzipan in a variety of figures, shapes and flowers.

2.2

Apply appropriate colourings, decorations and coating agents to enhance appearance and presentation.

2.3

Seal finished shapes to preserve freshness and eating characteristics and appearance.

3

Store marzipan products.

3.1

Store marzipan products at the correct temperature and in conditions to avoid excessive crust formation, drying out and hardening and to maintain maximum eating characteristics and appearance.

4

Use marzipan to cover cakes, gateaux, torten and petits fours.

4.1

Ensure surface of items to be covered is level and smooth.

4.2

Roll out marzipan to specified size and thickness.

4.3

Apply marzipan ensuring a smooth and seamless finish.


Qualifications and Skillsets

SITHPAT008A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT31107 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  • SIT40707 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40407 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • SIT50307 - Diploma of Hospitality
  • FDF30510 - Certificate III in Retail Baking (Cake and Pastry)
  • FDF30710 - Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined)