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Commercial Cookery Courses

Sharpen your skills in the kitchen and study to become a chef with Academia’s commercial cookery courses!

Join Australia’s school of commercial cooking!

Academia’s cooking school of Hospitality delivers fully approved and accredited commercial cookery courses.

Our school prepares students to work at Prep Cook and Demi Chef de Partie levels, where you’ll learn a range of skills for the hospitality and commercial cookery industries.

Though our commercial cookery courses in Melbourne and Brisbane, you will:

  1. Learn advanced and technical cooking skills
  2. Develop a greater knowledge of finance
  3. Establish staff supervision and management skills

When you study our commercial cookery courses, you’ll also participate in work placement at some of Melbourne and Brisbane’s top hotels and restaurants, including the

  1. Grand Hyatt Melbourne
  2. The Langham Hotel
  3. The Westin Melbourne
  4. Park Hyatt Melbourne
  5. The RACV Club Melbourne
  6. The Sheraton Melbourne
  7. Blackfire restaurant Brisbane
  8. Four Points Hotel by Sheraton
  9. Westin Hotel Brisbane
  10. Sofitel Gold Coast broadbeach
  11. Sofitel Hotel Brisbane
  12. W Hotel Brisbane
  13. OTTO Restaurant Brisbane
  14. Hilton Brisbane

Hospitality Management - Commercial Cookery Stream

You can choose to continue your studies following the Certificate III or IV in Commercial Cookery.

Alternatively, you can package your technical training with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, incorporating a major in Commercial Cookery to round off your training and prepare to work as a Sous or Head Chef!

Study Commercial Cookery in Melbourne or Brisbane

Join the exciting and customer-oriented industry of hospitality or the creative art form of becoming a chef operating your own restaurant or joining a fine dining establishment!

Recognised as one of the best training Institutes in Australia as our Industry Awards show (see Academia's Awards), Academia International offers real training with real job outcomes.

Hotel Internships for Commercial Cookery Work Placement

Work in Top Hotels and Bring Out the Master Chef in You!

As part of their studies, all of our hospitality students undertake up to 3-month internships at Melbourne's and Brisbane's finest 5-star hotels, including:

  1. Grand Hyatt Melbourne
  2. The Langham Hotel
  3. The Westin Melbourne
  4. Park Hyatt Melbourne
  5. The RACV Club Melbourne
  6. The Sheraton Melbourne
  7. Blackfire restaurant Brisbane
  8. Four Points Hotel by Sheraton
  9. Westin Hotel Brisbane
  10. Sofitel Gold Coast broadbeach
  11. Sofitel Hotel Brisbane
  12. W Hotel Brisbane
  13. OTTO Restaurant Brisbane
  14. Hilton Brisbane

Academia’s Commercial Cookery Courses

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Code: SIT30816

The Certificate III in Commercial Cookery gives you the skills you need to work in a commercial kitchen. Imagine working as a qualified cook in a restaurant, hotel, or even aboard a cruise ship!

With Academia, theoretical learning is provided through face-to-face classroom lessons, while practical training is conducted in our on-site kitchens. You’ll also complete 10 weeks (two days per week) of work placement in an Academia-affiliated hotel commercial kitchen.

After successfully completing this course, you can enter the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery.

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Code: SIT40516

The Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery builds on critical skills acquired in the Certificate III.

Strive for a managerial or leadership role in the kitchen and enjoy plentiful job opportunities throughout the entire industry. You could be working at a supervisory level at establishments such as:

  1. Restaurants
  2. Hotels
  3. Hospitals
  4. Airlines
  5. Catering companies
  6. Cafes

You’ve got the passion - now get the skills you need to conquer this ever-changing and dynamic industry.

Upon successful completion, you can then entry to the SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery Stream)

Commercial Cookery Courses & Pathway Options

SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
Duration: 12 months
SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
Duration: 6 months
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie
Duration: 12 months
SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie
Duration: 6 months
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT50416
Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 18 months
SIT60316
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months

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In addition to our Australian Students, Academia has over 50 nationalities attending our Vocational and English courses on average at any point in time.

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Campuses Location & Facilities

Our campuses situated in the central business districts of Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia. Our Hospitality Students have access to training kitchens, demonstration kitchens, commercial kitchens (through placement), spacious classrooms all with sunlight access, electronic projectors, and computer labs with free internet access during and outside class hours.

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