If you’ve always dreamed of running a restaurant and experiencing the joy of serving your signature dishes to satisfied customers, you’d know it’s about more than just the food. Expand upon to your culinary talents with the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, with kitchen-based practical learning as well as classroom theory-based subjects where you’ll learn to manage finances, a kitchen and a team – the skills essential for success in hospitality. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a Chef in organisations such as cafes, clubs, coffee shops, hotels, pubs and restaurants, or to run your own small business in these sectors.
To receive this qualification you must complete 33 units 26 core units and 7 elective units.
Students attend college 20 hours per week over 3 days.
The course comprises of 6 stages, each comprising 10 weeks, with holidays in between. The first 4 stages are completed in the Certificate III. Stage 5 and 6 each comprise of 10 weeks, with holidays in between.
As part of the course, students are required to complete 48 occasions of Work-based Training. The College will assist you in finding a suitable venue for you to complete your WBT.
BSBDIV501 Manage Diversity in the Workplace
BSBSUS401 Implement and Monitor Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
SITHCCC001 Use Food Preparation Equipment
SITHCCC005 Prepare Dishes Using Basic Methods of Cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare Appetisers and Salads
SITHCCC007 Prepare Stocks, Sauces and Soups
SITHCCC008 Prepare Vegetable, Fruit, Egg and Farinaceous Dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare Poultry Dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare Seafood Dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare Meat Dishes
SITHCCC018 Prepare Food to Meet Special Dietary Requirements
SITHCCC019 Produce Cakes, Pastries and Breads
SITHCCC020 Work Effectively as a Cook
SITHKOP002 Plan and Cost Basic Menus
SITHKOP004 Develop Menus for Special Dietary Requirements
SITHKOP005 Coordinate Cooking Operations
SITHPAT006 Produce Desserts
SITXCOM005 Manage Conflict
SITXFIN003 Manage Finances Within a Budget
SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in Safe Food Handling Practices
SITXHRM001 Coach Others in Job Skills
SITXHRM003 Lead and Manage People
SITXINV002 Maintain the Quality of Perishable Items
SITXMGT001 Monitor Work Operations
SITXWHS003 Implement and Monitor Work Health and Safety Practices
BSBSUS201 Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
BSBWOR203 Work Effectively with Others
SITHCCC003 Prepare and Present Sandwiches
SITXCOM002 Show cultural sensitivity
SITHKOP001 Clean Kitchen Premises and Equipment
SITXWHS001 Participate in Safe Work Practices
SITXINV001 Receive and Store Stock