SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

The Centre of Excellence

Course details

CRICOS course code: 105564B

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.

Course Requirements

  • SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • BSBSUS211 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
  • SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
  • BSBTWK201 Work effectively with others
  • SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
  • SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
  • SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
  • SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
  • SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
  • SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
  • SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
  • SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
  • SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
  • SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
  • SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements
  • SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
  • SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook

Course Opportunities:

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops. Example of possible job roles include: Cook.

Assessment Method

• Demonstrations • Written Questions Answers • Case Studies • Projects • Workplace Training

Employment Pathway for Students

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

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
9,790 Per Year Monthly 52 weeks
Read more43 study weeks plus 9 weeks holidays

Full time
Melbourne Campus
Level 4, 406 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Academic Requirements

Australian year 12 Equivalent of other countries

Age Requirements

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

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Academic: 5.5

Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Paper Based Test (PBT): 527

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Paper Based Test (PBT): 46 (with no communicative skill score less than 42)


The Centre of Excellence
Geelong Campus
126 Yarra Street
Geelong Victoria 3220
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