SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery in Brisbane and Melbourne
Introduction to Our Commercial Cookery Course
Do you want to work in a commercial kitchen?
Then this is the course for you!
This qualification provides you with the practical cookery skills and knowledge required to work safely in a commercial kitchen environment. As well as the practical skills, you will also learn the skills needed to work effectively and safely as part of team. Such skills as; communication, teamwork, conflict resolution, hygiene and time management.
Training is conducted in our onsite training kitchens, which are equipped to meet industry standards and the classroom. You will be assessed through written tests, assignments and practical tasks.
Practical placement is a compulsory component of this course in order to achieve your qualification. All workplace partners are at a short distance from our Institute. Academia arranges the practical placement for its students in one of Melbourne’s or Brisbane’s best hotels, for example:
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;
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Work effectively with others
Use food preparation equipment
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
Prepare appetisers and salads
Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
Prepare poultry dishes
Prepare seafood dishes
Prepare meat dishes
Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
Produce cakes, pastries and breads
Work effectively as a cook
Clean kitchen premises and equipment
Plan and cost basic menus
Use hygienic practices for food safety
Participate in safe food handling practices
Coach others in job skills
Maintain the quality of perishable items
Participate in safe work practices
Job Roles (Possible Careers)
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a qualified cook.