SIT30821 – Certificate III Commercial Cookery
Cricos Course Code: 109840K
What is the Qualification About?
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 judgment, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies, and procedures to guide work activities.
Qualification Entry Requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.
Macallan Entry Requirements
⇒ Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age or turning 18 years of age prior to the commencement of their study.
⇒ Students require a completed Year 10 Certificate or equivalent; Non-school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, prior study, LLN level, and personal competencies.
⇒ Student material fees include a chef’s uniform including a hat and a tool kit.
⇒ Commitment to completing the minimum 48 shifts of practical placement.
If a student’s first language is not English, they must satisfy one of the following English language proficiency requirements:
⇒ International English Language Testing System (IELTS), academic module – score of 5.5 with no individual score less than 5.0. NOTE: All applicants from AL3 countries must sit an IELTS test.
⇒ Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) internet-based test, a minimum score of 46.
⇒ Pre-entry Oxford English online test result of no less than B2 with no category lower than B1.
The anticipated time to complete the course is 52 Weeks, comprising of:
⇒ 46 Weeks of Classroom/Workshop based training
⇒ 18 Weeks (288 hours) of Vocational Placement
⇒ 6 Weeks of academic review/break
*Student will attend the Vocational Placement once they have acquired the required skills and knowledge to do so and availability of Vocational placement at the restaurants alongside their training.
**Academic break times are indicative and are subject to change
Delivery And Assessment
⇒ Classroom / face to face
⇒ Kitchen Sessions
⇒ Simulated learning activities
⇒ Vocational / Work Placement
Training and Assessment will be conducted through a combination of blended learning environments. Both knowledge and practical assessments are required to be completed with a competent outcome for each unit to achieve your certificate.
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.
Possible job title includes:
⇒ Commercial Cook
⇒ Cafe Cook
After completing this course, students may work in the industry or take further studies such as SIT30821—Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
For other relevant qualifications or explore further study options in the cookery sector please refer to www.training.gov.au
A Certificate is issued where all 25 units have been deemed competent. A Statement of Attainment is issued when only some units are deemed competent and the course is not completed in full.
Issuing of your Certificate and / or Statement of Attainment occurs within 30 days of your last unit being deemed competent, however, this may be delayed in the event that you have not provided your Unique Student Identifier (USI) or you have any outstanding fees not finalised.
Qualification Rules & Units of Competency
25 Units in Total
21 core unit + 4 elective units
|SITHCCC023||Use food preparation equipment|
|SITHCCC027||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery|
|SITHCCC028||Prepare appetisers and salads|
|SITHCCC029||Prepare stocks, sauces and soups|
|SITHCCC030||Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes|
|SITHCCC031||Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes|
|SITHCCC035||Prepare poultry dishes|
|SITHCCC036||Prepare meat dishes|
|SITHCCC037||Prepare seafood dishes|
|SITHCCC041||Produce cakes, pastries and breads|
|SITHCCC042||Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements|
|SITHCCC043||Work effectively as a cook|
|SITHKOP009||Clean kitchen premises and equipment|
|SITHKOP010||Plan and cost recipes|
|SITXFSA005||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITXFSA006||Participate in safe food handling practices|
|SITXHRM007||Coach others in job skills|
|SITXINV006||Receive, store and maintain stock|
|SITXWHS005||Participate in safe work practices|
|SITHCCC026||Package prepared foodstuffs|
|SITHCCC040||Prepare and serve cheese|
|SITHCCC044||Prepare specialised food items|
|SITXCOM006||Source and present information|
|BSBSUS211||Participate in sustainable work practices|
Fees & Charges
Contact the relevant campus for further information.