Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

• CRICOS CODE: 114800J         • Course Code: SIT30821

Designed to equip aspiring chefs with essential skills and knowledge, this course provides hands-on training in the art of cookery. From mastering basic cooking techniques to exploring diverse cuisines, students will learn under the guidance of experienced chefs in state-of-the-art facilities. Gain practical experience in a professional kitchen environment and prepare for a rewarding career in the culinary industry. Whether your passion lies in creating delectable dishes or exploring the world of gastronomy, our Certificate III in Commercial Cookery course will set you on the path to success.


52 Weeks

Contact Hours

20 Hours / Week

Mode of Delivery

Face to Face + Online + Work Placement

Potential Career Outcomes

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

  • Chef
  • Cook
  • Sous Chef

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisite requirements for this course. However individuals should:

  • be 18 years old or over
  • have completed year 11 or equivalent
  • International Students are required to have an English ability at the IELTS level 6.0 or equivalent

Qualification Pathways

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

  • Completion of this qualification contributes to recognition as a trade cook.
  • This qualification provides a pathway to work as a cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops.
  • The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
  • No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Pathways from the qualification: After achieving this qualification, candidates may choose to study, SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management or other SIT qualifications.

Qualification Structure

Unit Code
Unit Title
SITHCCC023Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC027Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC029Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHKOP009Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXFSA005Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC030Prepare vegetables, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC035Prepare poultry dishes
SITXINV006Receive, store and maintain stock
SITXWHS005Participate in safe work practices
SITHCCC036Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC037Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC041Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHPAT016Produce desserts
SITXFAS006Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHCCC042Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC031Prepare Vegetarian and vegan dishes
SITHCCC044Prepare specialised food items
SITHCCC028Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC038Produce and serve food for buffets
SITHCCC040Prepare and serve cheese
SITHKOP010Plan and cost recipes
SITXHRM007Coach others in job skills
SITXCOM007Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXINV007Purchase goods
SITHCCC043Work Effectively as a cook

Work Placement (200 Hours)

Work placement forms part of this qualification and Le Rosey Hospitality Institute has strong relationship with the hospitality industry through our industry consultants and associations. Though students are responsible for organising their own work placements LRHI has been able secure a range of suitable work place host sites for our students in several commercial hospitality establishments.
Students will need to complete 200 hours of work placement for the unit SITHCCC043 – Work effectively as a cook, in an approved Commercial Kitchen

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How to Apply

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Relevant Documents

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