Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816)

Australian Careers Education

Course details

CRICOS course code: 094804G

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.

A possible training pathway for a student completing this qualification could be the following:

SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

The above listed qualifications represent a logical pathway regardless of whether ACE offers the qualifications.

Employment Pathway

The Certificate III in Commercial Cookery provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.

Job roles related to this qualification include:


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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
10,000 Per Year
Read moreFees (incl. enrolment, tuition and non-tuition fees)
Monthly 52 weeks
Full time
Donald Street Campus
Aurora Building
149-151 Donald Street
Melbourne Victoria 3057

Entry criteria

Applicants must be 18 years of age at the commencement of their course, as evidenced by their Passport (copy of passport must be provided).

Students must have satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 12 or equivalent; OR completed studies equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification from an English language speaking country.

English Proficiency

Current IELTS Academic 5.5; OR
Current TOEFL IBT score of 46; OR
Current PTE Academic score of 42; OR
General English Certificate (Upper Intermediate Level); OR
English for Academic Purpose Certificate


Australian Careers Education
Victoria Street Campus
347-351 Victoria Street
Melbourne Victoria 3056
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