SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Victoria University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095616D

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

Make your culinary dream a reality with a hands-on qualification in Commercial Cookery.

Using a blend of online and practical skills development, this course provides you with essential skills in the following areas:

  • food preparation (poultry, meat, seafood, vegetables, dairy, fruits)
  • desserts (cakes, pastries)
  • menu planning and costing
  • basic knife skills
  • basic methods of cookery
  • teamwork
  • sustainable work practices
  • food hygiene, food safety and OHS.

You'll learn a range of practical skills and the latest trends and techniques used in the industry under the guidance of experienced chefs.

On successful completion, you can choose to pathway into the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery or find employment as a:

  • commis chef
  • sous chef
  • executive chef.

Careers in hospitality

Prospective careers in hospitality include a cook and/or trainee chef in:

  • restaurants/cafes
  • hotels
  • resorts
  • reception centres
  • airlines
  • hospitals
  • aged care residences
  • cruise ships
  • catering companies
  • clubs.

Learning outcomes

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 judgment, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

Course structure

To be awarded SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, a student must successfully complete a total of twenty-five (25) units of competency, comprising of:

  • twenty-one (21) core units, and;
  • four (4) elective units, of which:
  • four (4) units, which can be selected from the SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery qualification, elsewhere in the SIT Training Package, or any other current training package or accredited course.

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification as well as be approved by Victoria Polytechnic.

This course may also offer at other locations in addition to the Footscray Nicholson. Please contact to the University for More Details.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
12,600 Per Year
Read more6,300 per semester
Expected Aug 2023 1 year
Full time
Footscray Nicholson Campus
Corner of Nicholson and Buckley Streets
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia

Entry criteria

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)

TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 55 (Listening 9, Speaking 16, Reading 10, Writing 18)

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 42 (no section score less than 40)

University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 162. No individual band less than 154.

VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.

Address

Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
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