SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Lyons College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 107344J

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


The Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery note only equips you with practical cooking skills, it also gives you the tools to be a leader in the kitchen. It provides a pathway to work in organizations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or to run a small business in these sectors.


in order to attain the qualification you will complete thirty-three (33) units including twenty-six (26) core units and seven (7) elective units. This qualification follows on from the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery where you would have completed 25 of the 33 units.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the qualification, you can expect to become a Chef or a Chef de partie in a commercial kitchen environment.

Further Study Pathways

On completion of the SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, students may pursue the SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality (Commercial Cookery Pathway) at Lyons College or other CRICOS registered training organisations.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Tuition Fee: 15,000 (10,000 for the Certificate III + 5,000 for...
Read moreTuition Fee: 15,000 (10,000 for the Certificate III + 5,000 for additional units to complete the Certificate IV); Material Fees: 1,200 (1,000 for the Certificate III + 200 for additional units in the Certificate IV)
Contact institution 78 weeks
Full time
Lyons College
Level 4/303 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Age requirements: Students must be a minimum age of 18 years or above at the time of course commencement.

Academic Requirements:

Completion of Australian Year 11 or equivalent.

English Language Requirements:

To enter this qualification, applicants must also meet English Language Requirements - IELTS (Academic) overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent.

Applicants without the documented evidence to demonstrate the required English language competence may undertake the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test online to achieve a result of ACSF level 3 to meet Lyons College’s English Language entry requirement.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment: All students will be required to complete an LLN assessment prior to the commencement of the course. Lyons uses LLN robot platform for the assessment.

All reports, training supplements and recommendations are generated by the LLN Robot system after comparing the learner’s ACSF spiky profile to the profile of this course.

Hardware/Software requirements: Lyons College will provide access of computers/laptops during classroom hours, however for students to work on assessments, tasks, and self-study all learners are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with windows operating system and office application like Microsoft word at their own cost.

Physical requirements:

Applicants will need to be physically able to carry out manual handling required to perform tasks involved while undergoing training. As part of this course learners are expected to handle complex foods – e.g., cooking of various processed or raw meats, poultry, seafood’s, dairy items, and student must keep in mind of any religious or dietary barriers to handle such foods before enrolling in this course.


Lyons College
Level 4/303 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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