Advance BOH Intermediate

3min February 5th, 2024
Structured to deepen a cook's knowledge

The Advanced BOH Intermediate program is structured to deepen a cook’s knowledge of various culinary techniques and kitchen operations, including health and safety, cooking methods and techniques and an introduction to basic kitchen systems.

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See below for a list of the modules and units contained within this program:

Kitchen Welcome

What’s on Offer

  • Training and Development in AVC
  • Who are the Training Team?
  • Programs
  • Culture and Support

Learner resource

  • What Can I Study?
  • Why Learn?
  • What’s in it For Me?
  • Advance
  • Academy
  • Responsibilities of Learning
  • Commitment and Communication
  • Support During Study
  • What Happens When I Qualify?
  • FAQ’s

Kitchen Safety

Workplace Health and Safety

  • Accidents and Other Emergencies

Kitchen Leadership

Health and Wellbeing

  • Factors Affecting Wellbeing

Kitchen Systems

AVC Live

  • Placing an Order – By Template

Kitchen MEP

Salad Dressings

  • Prepare Appetisers and Salads

Cooking Techniques


  • Braising


  • Pan fried fish
  • Rocking the wok


  • Brining


  • Sunday Roast Intro.
  • Trussing Meats
  • Roasting a Chicken
  • Beef (Reverse Sear)
  • Roast Pork – Porchetta
  • Vegan Roast – Cauliflower


  • Steaming Dumplings

Stocks sauces soups


  • Steak Sauces and Condiments Intro
  • Jus
  • Derivatives of Jus – Peppercorn Sauce
  • House Made Gravy and Thickening Agents
  • Compound Butter
  • Bearnaise
  • Common Thickening Agents Used to Make Sauces
  • Reconstituting Methods



  • Meat Classifications
  • Australian Beef
  • Popular Beef Cuts and Their Uses
  • Introduction to Steak Cuts and Portioning
  • Cooking and Resting a Steak
  • Cooking Degrees of Steaks
  • Australian Lamb
  • Australian Pork
  • Thaw Frozen Meat


  • Use Poultry Preparation Techniques
  • Classic French Techniques
  • Thawing Frozen Poultry
  • Breaking Down a Chicken – Basic Cuts
  • Utilising Poultry By-Products and Off-Cuts


  • Selecting Seafood Products
  • Seafood Culinary Terms
  • Use Seafood Preparation Techniques
  • Assessing the Freshness of Whole Fish
  • Process for Humanely Slaughtering Shellfish or Live Fish
  • Shucking an Oyster

Fruit and Vegetables


  • Perfect potatoes – Chips or Crisps
  • Perfect potatoes – Mashed Potatoes
  • Perfect potatoes – Roast Potatoes


  • Pizza Dough and Fermentation

Asian Cuisine


  • Food Production Requirements
  • Comon Ingredients: Aromatics
  • Common Ingredients: Herbs and Spices
  • Common Ingredients: Fruit
  • Common Ingredients: Vegetables
  • Common Ingredients: Pastes
  • Common Ingredients: Sauces

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