SIT40516 - Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Blue Lotus College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 105473E

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

Career Opportunities

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops or to run a small business in these sectors.
Possible job titles include: Chef and Chef de partie.
BLC does not make any misleading claims or job guarantees or advertise any employment outcome with its courses.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
18,500 for the entire course; Enrolment Fee: 200; Material Fee: 1,300 To suit the client/individual 78 weeks
Full time
Blue Lotus College
Level 2, 540 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

All international students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement to study at BLC.

Academic Requirements:
International students applying for this qualification either off-shore or on-shore will need satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or equivalent.

English Language Requirements:
To enrol into this course with BLC, international students, applying either off-shore or on-shore, must satisfy one of the following requirements:

Either a minimum IELTS test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course;
or, IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with and ELICOS course (up to 10 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.
or, IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 20 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.
Results more than two years are not acceptable.
Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States.
Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a course from Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while they held a student visa.
For students from Assessment Levels 1 and 2 only, successful completion of BLC’s Language and Numeracy Test conducted on BLC’s campus (for onshore international students ONLY.)


Blue Lotus College
Level 2, 540 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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