SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Academia International

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093230E

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


  • Ready to expand your cookery skills and techniques?
  • Want to combine a passion in the kitchen with a drive to manage others?
  • Can you effectively work independently and lead a group?

The Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery incorporates most of the core units of Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery builds on the skills and knowledge gained through these units.

The Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery reflects the role of an individual who has a supervisory role within the commercial kitchen, such as a chef de partie (chef).

Expand your skills beyond the kitchen as you gain knowledge in:

  • Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Team leadership

These valuable skills will allow you to strive for a more senior role within the kitchen team.

This course is a pathway to the Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Units of competency

To achieve the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery you must complete 26 core units and 7 electives (Electives have been selected by Academia to be relevant to the work outcome for this qualification).

Career Pathways

Those who obtain their Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery can enter the dynamic industry and thrive in roles such as a cook or a junior member of a kitchen.

Roles are found in a variety of hospitality establishments, like:

  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Airlines
  • Catering companies
  • Bistros and cafes
  • Hospitals
  • Any large workplace that caters for its staff or customers

After the successful completion of this course you can entry to SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery Stream)

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

  • This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and workshops. You will be assessed through written tests, computer-based tasks, and assignments
  • Equipment includes: Fully Equipped Computer Labs, training kitchens, demonstration kitchens, student PCs, Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
11,848 Per Year
Read moreTuition fee: 18,000 for the entire course; 3,000 per term; Materials Fee: 760 (Includes Certificate III in Commercial Cookery)
30 Jan 2023
24 Apr 2023
17 Jul 2023
79 weeks
Read more79 weeks registered on CRICOS including tuition and course breaks

Full time
Academia International
Melbourne Campus
399 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Year 11 or equivalent International qualification

Must be at least 18 years of age

English Language proficiency:

IELTS (General or Academic) - Overall 5.5
TOEFL iBT (Internet-Based) - 60
TOEFL Paper - 523 (with a min TWE 3.5)
TOEFL CBT (computer-Based) - 193 (with a min TWE 3.5)
PTE - Academic 36 with no communicative skill score less than 34
TOEIC - Total score 605 or higher
The Cambridge FCE, CAE or CPE - Pass with an average of 60% or higher.


Academia International
Melbourne Campus
399 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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