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SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Turn your passion in the kitchen into a rewarding career in an industry showing no signs of slowing down: study Certificate III in Commercial Cookery!

  1. Do you want to work in a commercial kitchen?
  2. Are you driven to work in the exciting and ever-growing hospitality industry?
  3. Ready to learn essential skills to turn a passion into a career?

Then the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is for you!

This qualification provides you with the practical cookery skills and knowledge required to work safely in a commercial kitchen environment.

Beyond practical skills, you’ll also learn the skills needed to work effectively and safely as part of a team, including:

  1. Communication
  2. Teamwork
  3. Conflict resolution
  4. Hygiene
  5. Time management

When you study commercial cookery with Academia, you benefit from not only classroom-based learning, but practical training, too!

Training is conducted in our onsite training kitchens, which are equipped to meet industry standards.

You will be assessed through written tests, assignments and practical tasks.

Work Placement

Practical placement is a compulsory component of this course in order to achieve your qualification.

All workplace partners are at a short distance from Academia’s Brisbane or Melbourne campuses. Academia will arrange your practical placement, where you’ll find yourself working in some of Australia’s best 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

Career Pathways

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a qualified cook.

After the successful completion of this course you can entry to SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Study, Assessment Methods and Facilities

  1. This course is delivered face-to-face, through a combination of tutorials and workshops. You will be assessed through written tests, computer-based tasks, and assignments
  2. Equipment includes: Fully Equipped Computer Labs, training kitchens, demonstration kitchens, student PCs, Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.
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Course Recognition

Course Code: SIT30816
Course Name: Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
CRICOS Code: 093227M
CRICOS Duration: 50 Weeks registered on CRICOS, including tuition and course breaks
Work placement: This course includes 2 days a week for 10 weeks in an Academia affiliated Hotel commercial kitchen.

Study in Melbourne and Brisbane today!

Keen to hone your skills in the kitchen and turn a passion for cooking into a career?

Study commercial cookery in Melbourne or Brisbane with Academia!

With compassionate teachers, state-of-the-art facilities, and a true determination to help you reach your full potential, you can strive for a successful and rewarding career in the industry.

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Melbourne campus 360o view

399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000 - Australia
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Brisbane campus 360° view

41 Raff Street, Brisbane Queensland 4000 - Australia
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Academia Brisbane campus

Melbourne campus location

399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000 - Australia
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Academia Melbourne campus

Brisbane campus location

41 Raff Street, Brisbane Queensland 4000 - Australia
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Academia Brisbane campus

Units of competency for the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

To achieve the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery you must complete 21 core units and 4 electives (Electives have been selected by Academia to be relevant to the work outcome for this qualification).
The 21 core units are;

Unit Code
Unit Description
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWOR203
Work effectively with others
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
Unit Code
Unit Description
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
SITHKOP001
Clean kitchen premises and equipment
Unit Code
Unit Description
SITHKOP002
Plan and cost basic menus
SITHPAT006
Produce desserts
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002
Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM001
Coach others in job skills
SITXINV002
Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXWHS001
Participate in safe work practices

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Duration: 6 months
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SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie
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