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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • National Course Code: SIT30816
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT30816-01V01-19HIL-204

Location – The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus (Apprentices Only)

Study Type

Part Time

Course Start Date

22 Jul 2019

Hours Per Week



2 Years

  • 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.

Additional costs associated with this course are:
Tool Box $325
Uniform $135
Food Safety Supervisor Certificate $30
Books $140

Number Title
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITXCOM001 Source and present information
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
This learner group are individuals employed as cookery apprentices in restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. The completion of this course is a mandatory requirement of their apprenticeship contractual agreement. The qualification is designed to develop the required skills and knowledge to enable the individual to demonstrate competence in all aspects of cooking skills.

You are required to attend one of the information sessions where you will be advised on course and uniform requirements, plus given your program.
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 at 6 pm to 7pm
Tuesday, 25 June 25 2019 at 10 am to 11 am
Friday, 28 June 2019 at 10 am to 11 am
Monday, 1 July 2019 at 6 pm to 7 pm
Thursday, 4 July 2019 at 10 am to 11 am

TAFE NSW The Hills (Baulkham Hills)
Building D
146-162 Old Northern Road
Baulkham Hills

Upon successful completion of Certificate III in Commercial Cookery you may be eligible for course credit to study the following qualifications:
SIT40416 Cert IV in Hospitality
SIT40516 Cert IV Commercial Cookery
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, caf?s, and coffee shops.
This qualification is specifically designed for cooks. All of the delivery for the qualification occurs on-the-job at the TAFE College.
This course will be delivered on Mondays from 9 am to 5.30 pm (8hrs). Timetable is subject to change. Further information will be provided at enrolment.
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.

Course Location

The Hills College, Baulkham Hills Campus
146-160 Old Northern Road, Baulkham Hills
Phone 131 601

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