Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery


Course details

CRICOS course code: 093977F

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


The Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery will give you the confidence, practical skills and leadership skills to work professionally across a wide range of venues within the hospitality industry. The course is a blend of practical and classroom-based delivery conducted in Holmesglen's modern commercial training kitchens.

Studying the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery at Holmesglen

The course is taught through a blend of online, classroom and practical training in Holmesglen's modern commercial kitchens.

This course is designed to give students a greater understanding of kitchen management, leadership, financial management and cost control. The course also provides graduates with in-depth knowledge to manage sustainability, WH&S issues, conflict and diversity within the business.

Essential skills and knowledge around special dietary requirements will also provide the confidence to manage the future nutritional demands of the consumer.

On completing the course, graduates will be well-positioned to find kitchen leadership roles across a wide range of enterprises where food is prepared and served, including restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, aged and health care facilities. This course also lays the foundations for opening your own business.

Holmesglen will also be delivering CV writing and interview workshops to the students to assist with the transition into employment.


Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

Career opportunities:

  • Chef
  • Chef de Partie

Pathways to further study:

  • SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie
  • SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
16,200 Per Year Feb 2023 1 year
Full time
Glen Waverley Campus
595 Waverley Road
Melbourne Victoria 3150

Entry criteria

  • Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent plus relevant employment experience
  • English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual band score less than 5.5.


Chadstone Campus
Corner Batesford and Warrigal Roads
Melbourne Victoria 3148
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