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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • Certificate

Do you love food and cooking but an apprenticeship is not for you? Commercial Cookery on campus gives you all the industry skills you need for the kitchen.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
16 months full-time
Course Code
SIT30816
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Domestic Fees
$12,505 total

About this course

Do you love food and cooking but an apprenticeship is not for you?

Commercial Cookery on campus gives you all the industry skills you need for the kitchen.

You will gain hands-on skills and experience in food safety and hygiene, managing supplies and working with others as well as the food preparation skills such as preparing and presenting a wide range of dishes including, meat, seafood, poultry, cakes, bread, desserts, salads, pasta, rice, soups and appetisers.

You will develop a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menus. Using discretion and judgment, you will learn to work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide your work activities.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. You may also decide to run your own business such as a food van or market stall.

Entry requirements

An entry requirement into this course is, for you to have a careers consultation with the Pathfinders Skills and Jobs Centre. After submitting your online application, a member of the Pathfinders Skills and Jobs Centre team will be in contact with you to make an appointment.

Study locations

Warrnambool

Online

What you will learn

During this course, you will gain hands-on skills for a career in the kitchen including:

  • food safety and hygiene
  • managing supplies
  • working with others
  • planning and costing menus
  • preparing and presenting a wide range of dishes including, meat, seafood, poultry, cakes, bread, desserts, salads, pasta, rice, soups and appetisers
  • how to prepare dishes to meet special dietary requirements
  • how to clean kitchens and equipment
  • customer service

Using discretion and judgment, you will learn to work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide your work activities.

Career pathways

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as:
  • restaurants
  • hotels
  • clubs
  • pubs
  • cafes
  • coffee shops

You may also decide to run your own business such as a food van or market stall.

How to apply

There are five simple steps to apply for a course with us.

  1. Apply - complete a short online application form. Once this form is submitted we'll send you a thank you email.
  2. Get ready - your thank-you email will contain links to a pre-training review, to a unique student identifier and to government-subsidised training eligibility.
  3. Chat with your teacher - your teacher or course specialist will contact you about your Pre-Training Review outcomes and additional course information.
  4. Enrol - after chatting with your teacher, you will receive an email with your enrolment form and a link to verify your identity.
  5. Sign - once you've completed your enrolment, you will receive a declaration form to review and sign.

If need any assistance with applying, contact our Customer Service team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.