CRICOS Course Code: 092402J

SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Course Description

In the commercial cookery course, students will learn the skills to manage the kitchen team, manage operational issues, organise the kitchen work, plan food production in the kitchen and learn the legal compliance issue. Students will also learn to plan and create their own Food menu.

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who have supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use direction to solve non-routine problems. This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway. This course will develop your cookery skills in the commercial set up. On successful completion of the Certificate IV Commercial Cookery course, you will be eligible to work as a commercial cook in Hotels, Restaurants, clubs, cafes, and other similar organisations.

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Chef
  • Chef de Partie
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Course at a Glance

  • Duration

    72 Weeks
  • Start Date

    Various intake and start dates available. Contact us for more information.
  • Study Mode

    Blended (Predominately
    Face-to-Face and Online)
  • Study Location

    New South WalesQueenslandSouth Australia
  • Campus Location

    Fitzwilliam Street, Parramatta
    Brisbane
    Adelaide
  • Vocational Placement

    240 Hours

Entry Requirements

Students must meet the following requirements and prerequisite to enter this course. Students must be of 18 years of age at the time of course commencement.

Students must provide academic evidence of satisfactory completion of Year 11 or equivalent.

For Mature Age students who do not hold any qualification, they must pass the Internal LLN / English Placement test.

Where English is not the official language in the country of where students are currently residing, evidence of a valid IELTS 5.5 or equivalent must be provided. Students will also complete an online English level placement test prior to enrolment.

A Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment is conducted on all entrants prior to enrolment into the program to ensure that Queensford College can support each student throughout the program.

Contact our International Admission Team to check about any country specific English requirements.

Students must be deemed competent in the pre-requisite unit(s) of a unit prior to the determination of competency in the unit in this qualification.

Unit in this qualification Prerequisite unit
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC005 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Produce appetisers and salads
SITHCCC007 Produce stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012 Produce poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Produce seafood dishes
SITHCCC014 Produce meat dishes
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations

 

Students will need to ensure they are able to connect to the internet and have the capability to use our online learning system that meets the minimum technical requirements, which are:

  • Access to a laptop/computer is preferred
  • An operating system supporting the following browsers (current version and up to three most recent versions): Chrome, Firefox, Safari (excluding Safari on Windows), and Microsoft Edge
    • For Windows: Windows 10, 4 Gb RAM installed (minimum)
    • FOR MAC: Mac OS X 10.13 or above
  • Access to Word processing software, such as Microsoft Word
  • Reliable internet connection

Course Overview

This qualification to be suitable for students who have interest in commercial cookery.

Nationally recognised

Unit Code Unit Title
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment*
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHCCC005 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery*
SITHCCC006 Produce appetisers and salads*
SITHCCC007 Produce stocks, sauces and soups*
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes*
SITHCCC012 Produce poultry dishes*
SITHCCC013 Produce seafood dishes*
SITHCCC014 Produce meat dishes*
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts*
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
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items*
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese*
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches*
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
SITXINV003 Purchase goods
SITXINV004 Control stock
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations*
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
HLTAID003 Provide first aid

*These units require completion of a prerequisite unit, please refer to the Academic Prerequisite section above for further details.

Students will be assessed through the following general methods of assessment that may apply for each unit. Each of the selected methods must be completed/deemed satisfactory, as each method is only a partial completion.

  • Observation/Demonstration– students required to demonstrate tasks directly related to the training package requirements
  • Knowledge questions – a set of written tasks provided to the student required to be completed including, question and answer
  • Role play
  • Case studies – case study analysis and reports
  • Assignments – written tasks provided to the student required to be completed
  • Portfolio, reports

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a form of assessment that acknowledges skills and knowledge gained through formal training conducted by industry or education, work experience, and life experience to gain Nationally Recognised Qualification. Credit for previous studies is not recognition of prior learning.

Credit is producing evidence of units of competency/qualifications previously undertaken and successfully completed. Applications for Credit Transfer, must include units of competencies completed, duration of the course and evidence of completion (certificate and transcript or statements of attainment).

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Queensford College use industry current practices and methodologies to ensure the training program is relevant to industry while also meeting Training Package requirements. Our students have access to a team of reliable staff and trainers that are available throughout the course duration. For the duration of the course students will be supported with the following:

  • Student Services: for all administrative enquiries and on issues associated with general academic skills
  • Trainers: to answer any questions students may have about the course content, assessments and study progress
  • Help Desk: for any assistance on course materials and assessment submission through our online learning platform.

Fees and Funding Options

Queensford College has a number of options to allow you to select a payment method best suitable to your financial situation.

  • Upfront 100% Payment*

    Payment through your own pocket either by EFT or credit card (MasterCard or Visa).

    *Students are not required to paymore than 50% of the total tuition fees upfront before the commencement of the course that is more than 25 weeks. Upfront 100% payment is required for courses of 25 weeks or less.

  • Payment Plan

    Payment through convenient instalments weekly, fortnightly, monthly or per semester.

    Terms and conditions will apply, please contact our team for information.

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  • Direct Debit

    Payment through a Direct Debit: withdrawal of funds can be arranged and scheduled from your nominated bank account.

    Terms and conditions will apply, please contact our team for information.

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How to Apply

At Queensford College, we strive to make possible an easy, smooth, and efficient application process.

There are two way to apply to study at Queensford College. You can either apply directly by filling out our application form and submitting to our International Department or through one of our approved international education agent. Our approved agents can guide you through the enrolment process and assist you with your visa application.

  • Student to Apply for Chosen Course

    Select from our range of courses in the International Prospectus or on our website and return a completed application form along with the required documents to us. Download the International Student Application Form

  • College Assesses and Verifies Application

    Once we receive your application we will assess your application against the requirements of the course and issue a conditional offer letter, which is followed by an interview with candidate and financial documents verification.

  • Student to Review, Process and Accept

    Review your letter of offer to ensure course fees, duration, payment plan etc. are stated correctly. Required payment of tuition fee. Return signed acceptance of offer.

  • College Issues eCOE

    Electronic confirmation of enrolment (eCOE) will be issued.

  • Student to Apply for Australian Student Visa

    Apply for an Australian student visa at your nearest Australian Mission overseas.

  • Student to Plan their Departure & Arrival to Australia

    Once you have been accepted to study at an institution and have received confirmation of your student visa, the next step is to start planning for your arrival.

  • Student to Attend Orientation

    You must attend Orientation to get important information and advice to support your successful transition to study in Australia.

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