SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Australian College of Trade

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095096A

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification, as described in the Hospitality and Tourism Training Package focuses on the skills and knowledge required for an individual to work as a commercial cook supervising or leading a team within a commercial kitchen in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.

Work based Training / Work placement: Australian College of Trade offers students simulated work-based training in one of our fully equipped commercial kitchens

Possible Pathways for further study:
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

Possible Occupational Outcomes:

Cook/Chef, Chef de Partie

Core units
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Elective units
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITHCCC015 Produce and serve food for buffets
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SITXCOM002 Show social and Cultural sensitivity
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively
SITHKOP001 Clean & Maintain Kitchen premises
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
14,250 Per Year
Read moreMaterials: 1,250; Application: 250
22 Aug 2022
17 Oct 2022
78 weeks including holidays
Read more78 weeks including holidays

Full time
Australian College of Trade
859 High Street
Melbourne Victoria 3071

Entry criteria

  • Completion of year 11 or equivalent (subject to the assessment and approval of Australian College of Trade Admission team)
  • English requirements IELTS 5.5 or equivalent or TOEFL PB 506, IBT 62, PTE Academic 46, CAE & CPE (from 2015) 152
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age and above


Australian College of Trade
859 High Street
Melbourne Victoria 3071
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