SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

National Training College of Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 104553B

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas



This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to become competent as a qualified commercial cook who uses a wide range of cookery skills.

Upon completion of the course they will have a sound knowledge of kitchen operations. They will be able to work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.

Who can enroll:

Target group for this program will be International students over the age of 18 who wish to enter the hospitality industry as a cook.

Pathways from the qualification:

After achieving Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, individuals could progress to Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, or other Certificate IV qualifications within the Hospitality training package.

Employment Pathways from the qualification:

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

Possible job title includes – cook


Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery. As this is a competency-based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieved competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed. Students will be required to perform in a range of assessment tasks. The assessments may take the form of:

  • Written Quiz (A)
  • Written Question (B)
  • Assignment (C)
  • Project (D)
  • Case Study (E)
  • Observation / Demonstration (F)
  • Logbook – Service Log, Supervisor Report & Assessor Observation (G)

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
12,333 Per Year
Read moreEntire Course fees: 18,500
To suit the client/individual 78 weeks
Full time
National Training Centre of Australia
Level 11, 190 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

  • Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age at the time of commencement
  • Successful completion of Australian Equivalent Year 12 qualification or higher
  • Minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE score of 42 or Certificate III in EAL or its equivalent
  • All applicants must achieve the below ACSF level for each a ACSF skills.
    • Learning 3
    • Reading 3
    • Writing 3
    • Numeracy 3
  • Applicants should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel and Power Point)
  • All the students should complete an online LLN test (LLN Robot) during the orientation


National Training Centre of Australia
Level 11, 190 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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