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Course Info

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

National Course Code: SIT40516

Overview

The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery enables you to unlock your inner Masterchef and build the necessary skills to advance your culinary career. Learn to manage people and business operations, develop menus and create delicious dishes for paying customers.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Prepare dishes uses different techniques, equipment and methods
  • Develop and adapt menus to meet dietary requirements
  • Manage kitchen operations
  • Lead a team and coach individuals
  • Manage human resources and business operations
  • Follow work health and safety practices

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • A collaborative teamwork spirit
  • Effective communication
  • Problem solving skills
  • A passion for food
  • Passion for learning
  • Ability to work in high-pressure environments
  • A desire to be a leader in a busy kitchen

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate IV level
  • Skills and knowledge to start your own business

Career opportunities:

  • Chef
  • Chef de Partie
  • Sous Chef
  • Head Chef

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Locations

This course is currently available at 14 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this field have:

  • A collaborative teamwork spirit
  • Effective communication
  • Problem solving skills
  • A passion for food
  • Passion for learning
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment
  • A desire to be a leader in a busy kitchen

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned so far and identify the areas that need further development. In this course you will undertake:

  • Theory knowledge assessments - short answer
  • Practical skills assessments - in simulated kitchen
  • Portfolio of work that contributes toward assessments
  • Case studies - scenario based, short written response
  • Projects - research and reports

The Cert III level course is a trade qualification that enables you to work in the industry, under limited supervision as a cook. You might provide operational advice and support to team members.

Certificate IV Commercial Cookery enables you to work in the industry as a Chef. This course has a strong leadership and business management focus.

In addition to your work placement hours, learning in our fully equipped industry standard, commercial kitchen provides you with the opportunity to get hands-on kitchen experience.

Depending on your elective choices you will master hands-on skills in a range of techniques, including: roasting, baking, poaching, sauteeing, frying, grilling, blanching, braising and stewing.

You will use different types of equipment: combi ovens, deep fryers, mixers and food processors. You will also refine your skills in using smaller kitchen equipment and skills like moulis and mandolins. Your knife skills, product knowledge and food safety skills will also be put to work.

You will participate in a range of structured workshop activities that allow you to practice your skills before attempting assessments.

In the TAFE NSW commercial kitchen, you will work on activities that enable you to gain experience in work situations that enhance your learning journey and contribute to your assessments.

You will have access to industry specific computer rooms, studios, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities available at most TAFE NSW campuses.

You will also have access to a commercial kitchen with equipment that is used in all different types of businesses in the industry, like large-scale retail, franchise, small commercial, restaurant chains, small to medium independent and specialist commercial businesses.

Build the technical skills you need to work in a commercial kitchen as a Chef or Chef de Partie.

This qualification was designed with industry to support growth that is forecast in the hospitality industry.

The Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery prepares you to put your technical skills to work as a Chef within a commercial kitchen at a restaurant, hotel, club, pub, cafe or coffee shop.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • On campus, Combination
  • Full Time, Part Time, Variable

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Baulkham Hills (Advanced Standing Course): Full Time, On campus

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,750.00
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Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls: Full Time, On campus

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Hamilton: Part Time, Combination

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Hamilton (Apprenticeship): Variable, Combination

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,750.00
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  • Duration: 3 Years

Kingswood: Full Time, On campus

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Kurri Kurri (Apprenticeship): Variable, On campus

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Mount Druitt: Full Time, On campus

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Mount Druitt: Full Time, On campus

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Northern Beaches: Full Time, On campus

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Orange, March Street (Apprenticeship): Part Time, Combination

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Ourimbah (Apprenticeship): Variable, On campus

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,750.00
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  • Duration: 3 Years

Ryde: Full Time, On campus

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Ultimo: Full Time, On campus

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Wetherill Park: Full Time, On campus

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Wollongbar: Variable, Combination

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,750.00
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  • Duration: 4Yr

Wollongbar: Variable, Combination

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,750.00
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  • Duration: 1 Year

Wollongbar: Variable, Combination

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  • Duration: 1 Year

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