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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

SIT30821

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of cooks who use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

Completion of this qualification contributes to recognition as a trade cook.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops.

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Course Information

Course Duration

52 weeks

Course Fees

Concession: Enquire for price

Non-concession: Enquire for price

Eligibility does apply, see below.

Core Units

CODEDESCRIPTION
SITHCCC023*Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC027*Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC028*Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC029*Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC030*Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC031*Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
SITHCCC035*Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC036*Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC037*Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC041*Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC042*Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC043*Work effectively as a cook
SITHKOP009*Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHKOP010Plan and cost recipes
SITHPAT016*Produce desserts
SITXFSA005Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA006Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM007Coach others in job skills
SITXINV006*Receive, store and maintain stock
SITXINV006*Receive, store and maintain stock
SITXWHS005Participate in safe work practices

Note:  Units marked with an *asterisk have one or more prerequisites.

Further Information

Mode of Delivery

Learning Partnerships utilises a combination of modes to deliver the training and assessment components of the course. This includes online training, trainer support, self-paced study, and distance-based assessing. Features of our delivery mode include:

  • The online training refers to the learning activities which take place through the online Portal.
  • Trainer support refers to email and telephone contact with the trainers which is available to all students as and when required.
  • Students must complete and upload the assessments via the Student Portal or as trainer instructed.
  • Self-paced study is a mandatory requirement of completing the course.

Work Outcomes

Career possibilities may include:

  • working as a cook in organisations such as

    • restaurants,

    • hotels,

    • clubs,

    • pubs,

    • cafes,

    • and coffee shops.

Entry Requirements & Eligibility

  • Access to a laptop and internet.
  • Students must be aged 15 years or above.
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen.
  • Complete language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) test.

Work Integrated Learning and Placement

Not applicable to this course.

Further Learning Pathways

Further Tertiary studies.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available on most Learning partnerships qualifications. If you have completed formal or informal training and have knowledge, skills, and employment experience in this area, you may apply for RPL.

You will be asked to provide evidence to support your application and our Operations team will assist you through the RPL assessment process.

Credit is also available for this qualification. If you have completed previous study in this qualification, or an equivalent, you can provide a copy of your transcript/s from your earlier study and we will conduct a credit assessment.

HOW TO APPLY

You’ve made a great choice and we’re excited to have you on board! The next step is to apply, and we’re here to help every step of the way. Before you apply you will need the following:

  • Student ID (for current high school students)
  • Photo of a Green Medicare Card, Passport or Birth Certificate in colour
  • Evidence of QLD residency dated within 6 months (Driver’s license, concession card or utility bill or bank statement with your address on it)
  • You will need a USI number – please visit www.usi.gov.au to look up or create your USI number
  • If student is under 18, a guardian should attend.