Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Chisholm Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 094344J

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


If you have a passion for food, start a career in cookery

Learn more about the vibrant culinary industry and take your career to a new level.

When you complete the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, you’ll have the skills you need for a rewarding career in hospitality, working as a fully qualified cook.

You’ll learn how to plan and cost menus, select and prepare a variety of food, cater for specific dietary requirements and cultural needs, and apply food safety and hygiene procedures.

Experienced teachers, who are experts in their field, will guide you through the program. The course includes online and workplace assessment, excursions, and opportunities to network with industry specialists. You’ll also be able to participate in professional industry competitions.

With this nationally recognised qualification, you’ll have the confidence to work as a professional chef in restaurants, cafes, hotels, healthcare facilities and International resorts.

Once complete, you can study Chisholm’s Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (SIT40516), specialising in either commercial cookery or patisserie. Further pathways include Chisholm's Diploma of Hospitality Management (SIT50416).

Possible job outcome

  • professional chef
  • commercial kitchen supervisor

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
13,890 Per Year
Read moreEstimated total course fee = 15,745 Tuition fee (GST exempt) 13,890 plus 1,595 (material fee) and 260 (student services fees which is being waived for 2021-2022 enrolments).
Feb 2023 1 year
Full time
Chisholm Institute
Dandenong Campus
121 Stud Road
Melbourne Victoria 3175

Entry criteria

Australian Year 11 or overseas equivalent

IELTS (academic): 5.5; TOEFL (internet based): 46; PTE (academic): 42; Cambridge Advanced CAE: 47; Occupational English Test OET: Pass.


Chisholm Institute
Dandenong Campus
121 Stud Road
Melbourne Victoria 3175
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