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SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management

Combine a talent for cooking with a passion to lead others with the Certificate IV in Kitchen Management!

  1. Ready to expand your cookery skills and techniques?
  2. Want to combine a passion in the kitchen with a drive to manage others?
  3. Can you effectively work independently and lead a group?

The Certificate IV in Kitchen Management Melbourne and Brisbane incorporates most of the core units of the Certificate III, building on the skills and knowledge gained through these units.

The Certificate IV in Kitchen Management reflects the role of an individual who has a supervisory role within the commercial kitchen, such as a chef de partie (chef).

Expand your skills beyond the kitchen as you gain knowledge in:

  1. Management
  2. Finance
  3. Marketing
  4. Team leadership

These valuable skills will allow you to strive for a more senior role within the kitchen team.

The Certificate IV in Kitchen Management is a pathway to the Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Work Placement

Course units

To achieve the Certificate IV in Kitchen Management you must complete 27 core units and 6 electives (Electives have been selected by Academia to be relevant to the work outcome for this qualification).

The 27 core units are;

  1. SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  2. SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock
  3. SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment
  4. SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  5. SITHCCC028 Prepare appetisers and salads
  6. SITHCCC035 Prepare poultry dishes
  7. SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes
  8. SITHCCC030 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
  9. SITHCCC029 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
  10. SITHCCC031 Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
  11. SITHCCC037 Prepare seafood dishes
  12. SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices
  13. SITHCCC036 Prepare meat dishes
  14. SITHCCC041 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
  15. SITHPAT016 Produce desserts
  16. SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  17. SITHCCC043 Work effectively as a cook
  18. SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  19. SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget
  20. SITXHRM008 Roster staff
  21. SITHKOP015 Design and cost menus
  22. SITHKOP012 Develop recipes for special dietary requirements
  23. SITHKOP013 Plan cooking operations
  24. SITXFSA008 Develop and implement a food safety program
  25. SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people
  26. SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations
  27. SITXCOM010 Manage conflict

The 6 electives units are;

  1. SITHKOP009 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
  2. SITXHRM007 Coach others in job skills
  3. SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices
  4. SITHCCC039 Produce pates and terrines
  5. SITHCCC038 Produce and serve food for buffet
  6. SITHCCC040 Prepare and serve cheese

Career Pathways

Those who obtain their Certificate IV in Kitchen Management can enter the dynamic industry and thrive in roles such as a cook or a junior member of a kitchen.

Roles are found in a variety of hospitality establishments, like:

  1. Restaurants
  2. Hotels
  3. Airlines
  4. Catering companies
  5. Bistros and cafes
  6. Hospitals
  7. Any large workplace that caters for its staff or customers

After the successful completion of this course you can entry to SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery Stream)

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 designated computer area, training kitchens, demonstration kitchens, student PCs, Printed and on line Resources. Spacious classrooms, free internet access.
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Course Recognition

Nationally Recognised Certificate IV in Kitchen Management course
Course Code: SIT40521
Course Name: Certificate IV in Kitchen Management
CRICOS Code: 109657J
CRICOS Duration: 79 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.

Certificate IV in Kitchen Management Melbourne

Combining classroom-based learning with immersive, practical placement, Academia students enjoy a well-rounded education that prepares them for a career in the exciting hospitality industry.

Speak to our friendly course advisors today to learn more about studying the Certificate IV in Kitchen Management in Melbourne.

Certificate IV in Kitchen Management Brisbane

Strive for greatness in the kitchen with the right learning and training! Want to manage a team? Run your own venue? Grow your career in the hospitality industry? The options are almost limitless!

Get in touch with Academia today to enrol in the Certificate IV in Kitchen Management in Brisbane.

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399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000 - Australia
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399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000 - Australia
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41 Raff Street, Brisbane Queensland 4000 - Australia
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Hospitality Management Courses & Pathway Options

SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
Duration: 12 months
SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT31021 Certificate III in Patisserie
Duration: 12 months
SIT40721 Certificate IV in Patisserie
Duration: 6 months
SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT50422
Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 18 months
SIT60322
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
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