Offering Info

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • National Course Code: SIT30816
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT30816-01V01-19BMT-203

Location – Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

22 Jul 2019

Hours Per Week



36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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, cafs, and coffee shops.

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

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

Extra costs associated with this course are:
Tool Box approximately $230.00
Uniform $90.00
Food Safety Supervisor Certificate $30.00

Number Title
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
TLIE1005 Carry out basic workplace calculations
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
This offering is for Full Time (Non apprentice) students only.

Possible job titles include: Kitchen Hand, Cook, Chef, Catering Assistant

Please Note: If you enrol in the following two units for Food Safety Supervisor, in compliance with privacy laws, please be advised that your name, the units you successfully attain and the date of training will be forwarded to the NSW Food Authority and other government departments and used for audit research, statistical analysis and program evaluation.
*SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety, and
*SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices

An important next step is to attend the orientation session on
Monday, 22 July 2019 from 9.30 am to 2 pm
TAFE NSW Blue Mountains (Wentworth Falls)
Block D Level 1 College Restaurant Elevation 867
Mitchell St Wentworth Falls

Your first class will begin on Monday, 22 July 2019.

Full Time non-Apprentice Students only
Semester 1 - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9 am - 3.30 pm. Week 1 will also include Friday for compulsory Hygiene Class. Semester 2 - Thursday 9.30 am - 3 pm
To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Blue Mountains College, Wentworth Falls Campus
Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls
Phone 131 601

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