SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Australian Institute of Technical Training

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093891A

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


This qualification reflects the role of commercial 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. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.


Students successfully completing the course will receive the Nationally Recognised SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery qualification.

Course Duration

This course is offered full time over one year or 52 weeks including holidays on a full time basis.

Scheduled Contact Hours

20 hours per week.

Teaching Method

Teaching is conducted in the classroom as well as in the commercial training kitchen servicing customers (simulated industry environment). The delivery will include face to face teaching, lectures, discussions, research, learning activities, group work, and supervised practical sessions.


Assessments comprise of written assignments, tests, projects, case studies, skills demonstration and practicals. Skills will be assessed in the operational commercial training kitchen.

Course Structure

Student must complete 25 Units including 21 core & 4 elective units.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
15,000 Per Year 16 Jan 2023
20 Feb 2023
10 Apr 2023
52 weeks
Full time
Australian Institute of Technical Training
Level 1, 600 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Age Requirements

AITT has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course.

Academic Requirements

To gain entry to this course, applicants should have successfully completed home country equivalent qualification to:

• Australian Year 11 or higher for entry to Certificate III and IV level course

English Language Requirements

All International Students applying for courses at AITT must have a minimum English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

You should qualify in ANY ONE (1) of the following:

• IELTS overall band of 5.5 or equivalent;

• TOEFL iBT test score band of 46 equivalent or above;

• PTE Academic band score 42 equivalent or above;

• Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) test score band of 162 equivalent or above;

• OET score band Pass equivalent or above;

• Successful completion of Senior Secondary certificate of education in Australia conducted in medium of English;

• Completion of a full time Certificate III level course or above in Australia;

• English as the first language;

• Satisfactory completion of the EAL course or ELICOS course at the appropriate level; OR

• Any other form of assessment or test that satisfies the Institution.


Australian Institute of Technical Training
Level 1, 600 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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