SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Community Education Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 104787F

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of well- developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

Work placement Requirements:

Students are required to complete a minimum of 48 food service periods of 4 hours each in a commercial kitchen to meet the qualification requirements of SIT30816 Certificate Ill in Commercial Cookery.

Assessment Methods and Delivery Mode

Training is conducted in the classroom as well as in the commercial kitchen settings when required to simulate real work environment. The delivery will include face to face training, lectures, discussions, research, learning activities, group work, and supervised practical sessions. Students undertaking this course will also have access to commercial kitchen located at 69 Osborne Avenue, Springvale, Victoria 3171.

Apart from Human Resources including training and assessment staff, support staff, course participants for role-plays and activities, following will be provided by CEA.

Learning Resources

The learning resources provided to students during the training and assessment include but not limited to:

  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Learner guides
  • Legislative documentation where required,
  • References according to individual units


After achieving SIT30816 Certificate Ill in Commercial Cookery, Individuals could progress to SIT40S16 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery or other higher Qualifications in SIT training package or any other related sector.

Employment Opportunities

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

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
12,600 for the entire course Contact institution Over 55 weeks
Read moreOver 55 weeks

Full time
Community Education Australia
69 Osborne Ave
Melbourne Victoria 3171

Entry criteria

No Specific entry requirements are for this course according to qualification package but Department of Human Affairs (DHA) requirements are applicable.

Applicant must be of the age 18 years or over at the time of the scheduled course commencement.

IELTS band 5.5 or equivalent.

Entry into this course requires successful completion of an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent

Students who do not have a valid IELTS or PTE result will be required to demonstrate ACSF level 3 in LLN (Language, Literacy, Numeracy) test to gain entry into the course.

Pathway into the qualification

Individuals may enter Certificate Ill in Commercial Cookery with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification.


Community Education Australia
69 Osborne Ave
Melbourne Victoria 3171
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