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SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

NATIONAL CODE: SIT40516   CRICOS CODE: 095096A
Course Duration: 78 Weeks
FEES- Tuition: $14,250 Materials: $1,250 Application: $250

Course Description

This qualification, as described in the Hospitality and Tourism Training Package focuses on the skills and knowledge required for an individual to work as a commercial cook supervising or leading a team within a commercial kitchen in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.
No Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Location: 859 High Street, Thornbury, VIC 3071 (location is subject to change at the time of enrolment)

Duration: 78 weeks including holidays

Tuition weeks: 66 weeks

Delivery and Assessment mode: Face to face, combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of year 11 or equivalent (subject to the assessment and approval of Australian College of Trade Admission team)
  • English requirements IELTS 5.5 or equivalent or TOEFL PB 506, IBT 62, PTE Academic 46, CAE & CPE (from 2015) 152
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age and above
  • Successful completion of the Pre-Training Review (PTR)
  • LLN Level 3

Work based Training / Workplacement: NIL

Possible Pathways for further study:
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

Possible Occupational Outcomes:

  • Cook/Chef, Chef de Partie

*Tuition fees and other course related fees are not subject to change once a student has enrolled.
All equipment & resources are at student’s expense

Core units
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
*Prerequisite is SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Elective units
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITHCCC015 Produce and serve food for buffets
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SITXCOM002 Show social and Cultural sensitivity
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively
SITHKOP001  Clean & Maintain Kitchen premises
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment

*International Students, please note:
If one of the following applies, you do not need to provide evidence of an English Test score:

  • you are enrolled in full-time school studies as a principal course including in a secondary exchange program, a postgraduate research course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), and Foreign Affairs or Defence sponsored students
  • you have completed at least five years’ study in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • you are a citizen and hold a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland
  • in the two years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.

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