SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery


CRICOS course code: 102477C

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or to run a small business in these sectors. In short, this course will provide students with:

  • Training and skills development in Commercial Cookery
  • Training that incorporates the following key competencies: collecting, analysing and organising information; working with others; using mathematical ideas and techniques; solving problems and using technology
  • A specific overview of Commercial Cookery methods, preparation of food and kitchen management
  • Basic skills and knowledge for entry into the hospitality industry as a chef
  • Interpersonal skills essential for a successful career in the hospitality industry

Possible job title includes:

Chef or chef de partie

  • In Hospitals
  • Large Restaurants
  • Restaurant and Catering Companies
  • Small restaurants or Cafes

Pathways from this qualification:

After achieving SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, individuals could progress to SIT40616 Certificate IV in Catering Operations or SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie or the SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Hours: 1200 Face to Face, 200 work placement (see Assessment methods below for breakdown of work placement hours) & 400 Unsupervised self study

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