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Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    18 months part-time

  • Start date:

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Awarded by:

    College Australia (RTO 31222)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Caterer | Junior Sous Chef | Line Cook | View all

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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Course Rundown

About this course

You're a creative thinker who loves food and thrives under pressure. Advance your cookery career with this Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (SIT40516) course from College Australia.

Designed for working professionals with some study behind them, this highly relevant, practical course will help you finesse your skills and progress your career. If you're seeking to move to a leadership or management role in your kitchen, this qualification will help you build essential skills and experience in menu planning, equipment management, food hygiene and safety, stock rotation, financial management, and leading and managing people, as well as technical cookery skills.

You'll have opportunities to build essential interpersonal skills in communication, people management and conflict management, and graduate prepared to step up to a new role.

If you like a challenge and want to progress your cookery career, this course could be your next step.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Be currently working within the industry; AND
  • Hold a relevant trade qualification (Certificate III in a related field)


Areas of study

In this hospitality course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBDIV501 - Manage diversity in the workplace
  • BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SITHCCC001 - Use food preparation equipment
  • SITHCCC005 - Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • SITHCCC006 - Prepare appetisers and salads
  • SITHCCC007 - Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
  • SITHCCC008 - Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
  • SITHCCC012 - Prepare poultry dishes
  • SITHCCC013 - Prepare seafood dishes
  • SITHCCC014 - Prepare meat dishes
  • SITHCCC018 - Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • SITHCCC019 - Produce cakes, pastries and breads
  • SITHCCC020 - Work effectively as a cook
  • SITHKOP002 - Plan and cost basic menus
  • SITHKOP004 - Develop menus for special dietary requirements
  • SITHKOP005 - Coordinate cooking operations
  • SITHPAT006 - Produce desserts
  • SITXCOM005 - Manage conflict
  • SITXFIN003 - Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA002 - Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITXHRM001 - Coach others in job skills
  • SITXHRM003 - Lead and manage people
  • SITXINV002 - Maintain the quality of perishable items
  • SITXMGT001 - Monitor work operations
  • SITXWHS003 - Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  • SITXCCS006 - Provide service to customers
  • SITXCCS007 - Enhance the customer service experience
  • SITHCCC017 - Handle and serve cheese
  • SITXHRM002 - Roster staff
  • SITXINV001 - Receive and store stock
  • SITXINV004 - Control stock
  • SITHIND002 - Source and use information on the hospitality industry
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Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (SIT40516) from College Australia.

This qualification will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to work in the dynamic and exciting hospitality industry. Upon completion of this course, you may choose to seek employment as a sous chef, line chef, or work as a cook or manager in private catering.

The experience you will build in this qualification will equip you with the skills and personal abilities required to thrive in a leadership role in the challenging and fast-paced hospitality sector.


Curious about where a career in hospitality could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

College Australia offers upfront payment and payment plans.

The course fee is $2,495.

Under a payment plan, the first payment is $307 (includes $100 administration fee), with a subsequent monthly payment of $208 over 11 months.

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