SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of commercial 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.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.

Possible Job Titles

  • Chef
  • Chef de partie

*Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd does not guarantee that international graduates will obtain the listed jobs as international student employment will depend on factors in the student’s home country and home country corporate environment. However, Graduates will gain skills relevant to the learning and development functions performed

Course Information

Level
Certificate III
CRICOS Course Code
105878F

COURSE DURATION

  • 52 weeks

DURATION BREAKDOWN

  • Study Weeks = 40
  • Holiday Weeks = 12

DELIVERY LOCATIONS

  • Brisbane
  • Sydney

Weekend Program Available

Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements

  • 18-years of Age or Older 
  • Minimum Qualification must be Year 12 or equivalent 
  • Proficient English Levels (see English requirements) 
  • Genuine & Bona-fide Student and Basic computer skills (As identified by Pre-enrolment processes)
  • Must be able to complete 60 complete service shifts of work-placement.

Individuals may enter SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification. 

English Level

  • IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0) or
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): minimum core of 46 (with no band less than 42) or
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 47 or
  • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) of 47 or equivalent or
  • Occupational English Test (OET) score of PASS or
  • TOEFL Paper Based (PB) score of 506 or
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test (IBT) score of 62 or
  • Gamma Education LLN Test (ACSF Level)

Gamma Education & Training Pty Ltd is committed to providing quality, industry-relevant education while supporting students throughout their study.

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE

25 units must be completed:

21 Core Units

  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
  • BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
  • SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
  • SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
  • SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
  • SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
  • SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
  • SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
  • SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
  • SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
  • SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
  • SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
  • SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
  • SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus ( Project)
  • SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook (48 shifts)

4 Elective Units

  • SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers

Logbook

Work-Placement

Logbook evidence for a minimum of 60 complete service periods (shifts) is required. A logbook will be provided specifying tasks you need to undertake. 

The College will arrange work-placement for learners who do not have access to the workplace. However, students are indicate their expression of interest for Placement arrangement by filling out a form. For students who have access to their own workplace are required to liaise with the RTO for the approval of work-placement.

Gamma Education & Training will approve the work-placement before students can start placement. The College’s assessor will liaise with the student’s workplace supervisor and will discuss requirements and logbook. The student needs to get the work-placement Log book completed by the workplace supervisor for 60 complete service shifts. 

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