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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • National Course Code: SIT30816
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT30816-01V01-19NEP-200

Location – Nepean College, Kingswood 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.

There are additional costs of the purchase of uniforms and tools for the trade. Food Safety Supervisor certificate - $30.00. Chef's uniform and tool kit approximately $400-$500
Further information and the timetables will be available at the information session, click here

Number Title
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
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
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
There are no formal Training Package entry requirements for this qualification, although participants would be best equipped to achieve the course outcomes if they have the learning, reading, writing, literacy and numeracy competencies to level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). See
Applicants who have a lower level of language, literacy and numeracy skills can access additional support to successfully complete the course.
Options may include co-enrolment in a Foundation Skills qualification or individual learner support.
There are no local entry requirements.
An important next step is to attend one of the information sessions on
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 at 10 am or 6 pm
Thursday, 27 June 2019 at 10 am or 6 pm
TAFE NSW Nepean (Kingswood)
Building H Level 1 Entree Training Restaurant
12 - 44 O'Connell Street Kingswood

Or drop in anytime between 11 am to 5 pm to meet your teachers and receive more detailed information regarding your study and collect your program.

Your first class will start the week beginning Monday, 22 July 2019.
This is a full time course delivered 3 days per week
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

Nepean College, Kingswood Campus
Great Western Highway, Kingswood
Phone 131 601

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