SIT30821

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Course Title & Code

SIT30821
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Career Outcomes

Commercial Cook, Kitchen Assistant, Banquet Cook, Cafe or Bistro Cook

Study Method

traineeship
online
campus

Course Start

Enrol anytime

Course Description

Launch and enhance your cookery skills with the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery and learn the practical skills you need to start your career as a chef.

This qualification reflects the role of cooks who use a wide range of well-developed cookery expertise and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items. Using discretion, you will work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies, and procedures to guide work activities.

You will also discover the skills to work effectively in the kitchen and maintain the quality and safety of food you are preparing. Our highly qualified trainers have experience in some of Queensland’s well-known kitchens; dedicated to sharing their knowledge and will prepare you for a successful career in commercial cookery.

Completion of this qualification contributes to recognition as a trade cook.

traineeship
online
campus

The benefit of face-to-face education is a great way to enjoy your studies whilst on campus. With adult learning and an adult environment, you are respected, supported, and encouraged.

Attend a campus to learn face-to-face with a trainer in one space, such as a classroom, workshop, commercial kitchen, or simulated environments, or interact with trainers using real-time video or web conference tools. 

Our courses delivered on campus have a combination of online and classroom-based learning. You will also be expected to undertake additional personal study to complete the course requirements. And be required to access and use technology to complete the learning assessment activities and resources within this course.

This flexible approach minimises the time needed in the classroom to support our students with busy lives.

Brisbane Campus – Level 1, 433 Boundary Street, Brisbane

Beenleigh Campus – Level 1, 137 George Street, Beenleigh

Blackstone Campus – 14 Hill Street, Blackstone

The following table details the units of competency (UoC) that comprise this course.

SIT30821 UNITS OF COMPETENCY & PROGRAM STRUCTURE Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Course Code

Course Name

SIT30821

SITXWHS005

Participate in safe work practices

Core

SITHCCC023*

Use food preparation equipment

Core

SITHCCC027*

Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery

Core

SITHCCC028*

Prepare appetisers and salads

Core

SITHCCC029*

Prepare stocks, sauces and soups

Core

SITHCCC030*

Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes

Core

SITHCCC031*

Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes

Core

SITHCCC035*

Prepare poultry dishes

Core

SITHCCC036*

Prepare meat dishes

Core

SITHCCC037*

Prepare seafood dishes

Core

SITHCCC041*

Produce cakes, pastries and breads

Core

SITHCCC042*

Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements

Core

SITHCCC043*

Work effectively as a cook

Core

SITHKOP009*

Clean kitchen premises and equipment

Core

SITHKOP010

Plan and cost recipes

Core

SITHPAT016*

Produce desserts

Core

SITXFSA005

Use hygienic practices for food safety

Core

SITXFSA006

Participate in safe food handling practices

Core

SITXHRM007

Coach others in job skills

Core

SITXINV006*

Receive, store and maintain stock

Core

 

 

Core

SITXCOM007

Show social and cultural sensitivity

Elective

SITHCCC025*

Prepare and present sandwiches

Elective

SITHCCC038*

Produce and serve food for buffets

Elective

SITHCCC040*

Prepare and serve cheese

Elective

SITXINV007

Purchase goods

Elective

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 25

20 core units

5 elective units

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

You will need to meet one of the following requirements:

  • Completion of Year 10 Certificate or equivalent; or
  • Mature-aged entry with work experience in a related field.

For fees and charges on this course, please refer our Fees & Charges page.

Students may be eligible for funding support. Flexible payment options are available on request. 

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a variety of ways while you are studying at Cornzal, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior knowledge.

 Successful completion of this course may also lead to roles such as: 

Cook
Commercial Cook
Banquet Cook
Bistro or Cafe  

 Learners who are successful in completing this course may consider doing additional training to add to their business skills: 

  • SIT30622 Certificate III in Hospitality 
  • SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management