SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

The Gordon

Course details

CRICOS course code: 094655E

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


Course description

Are you an experienced industry professional looking for more than a standard cook’s qualification or dreaming of managing a professional kitchen? This course will equip you with the skills for both!

You will learn all facets of organising a professional kitchen, including selection, preparation, executing and cooking different menus and techniques. You will cover hygiene and safety procedures, staffing, environmental considerations, seasonal produce, quality control, stock control, bulk cooking, catering revenue and costs, finance, leadership, management and human resources. You will also can practice the skills learnt to run a series of live events both on campus and externally. You will take part in local foraging excursions, meet with primary producers and local business owners and learn from our highly skilled industry professionals.

How often do I attend?

Full time 3 - 4 days per week

This course is designed to simulate conditions in a restaurant environment, and you may be required to attend classes between 8.00am and 10.00pm | Monday to Friday

~ This course is in transition.

The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided on The Gordon website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

Possible career outcomes

Head chef

Catering manager

Chef de Partie

Sous chef

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
7,650 for the entire course. Total approx. materials and courses...
Read more7,650 for the entire course. Total approx. materials and courses expenses: Materials: 215; Excursions: 100; Equipment Levy: 40
10 Jul 2023 6 months
Full time
The Gordon
Geelong City Campus
2 Fenwick Street
Geelong Victoria 3220

Entry criteria


Applicants must have completed the SIT30813 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.


IELTS Academic overall score of 5.5 with no band below 5.0 (or equivalent); or completion of Australian Year 12; or a qualification undertaken in Australia at Certificate IV or higher and completed within the past 5 years; or university studies in Australia of at least 2 years duration. TOEFL iBT: 46-59; PTE Academic: 43-50; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 47-51; OET: C.

Age/other requirements:

You must be 18 years or over at the time of course commencement.


The Gordon
Geelong City Campus
2 Fenwick Street
Geelong Victoria 3220
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