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Overview

Course code:

SIT40516

CRICOS:

093977F

Start date(s):

February, July

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year

Campus:

Waverley

The Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery gives you the skills and knowledge to become a qualified cook in a team leading or supervisory role.

It combines practical cookery classes taught in Holmesglen's purpose built specialty kitchens, with theoretical management subjects delivered by teaching staff with current industry knowledge.

This will provide you with a well rounded knowledge of what to expect when entering the industry.

The course could lead to work in various hospitality enterprises where food products are prepared and served, including restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

This course also lays the foundations for opening your own business.


Course structure

To receive this qualification you must complete 26 core units and seven elective units.

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

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, eggs and farinaceous dishes

SITHCCC018

Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements

SITXFSA001

Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITXFSA002

Participate in safe food handling practices

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

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

SITHCCC002

Prepare and present simple dishes

SITHCCC011

Use cookery skills effectively

SITHKOP001

Clean kitchen premises and equipment

SITXCCS007

Enhance customer service experiences

SITXWHS001

Participate in safe work practices

BSBDIV501

Manage diversity in the workplace

SITHCCC012

Prepare poultry dishes

SITHCCC013

Prepare seafood dishes

SITHCCC014

Prepare meat dishes

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

SITXHRM001

Coach others in job skills


Entry requirements

Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent plus relevant employment experience

English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual bandscore
less than 5.5.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

On completion, you will receive the SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery.

PATHWAYS

As a graduate of this program you can continue your studies in the SIT50416 Diploma of
Hospitality Management, SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management and beyond into the Bachelor of Hospitality Management.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Head chef
• - Sous chef
- Chef De Partie
- Cook
• - Catering manager
• - Purchasing manager


How to apply

APPLY VIA AGENT

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

International Fee

$15,200.00


Enquire online

Contact details

Cookery Open Days

Visit us on Open Day for a formal presentation on the hospitality industry, starting at 5pm, followed by a tour of our fabulous student training restaurant, commercial kitchens and study facilities. After receiving a general overview, we nominate expert staff for you to talk to you in detail about commercial cookery programs, and pathways to further study.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

Visit us on Open Day for a formal presentation on the hospitality industry, starting at 5pm, followed by a tour of our fabulous student training restaurant, commercial kitchens and study facilities. After receiving a general overview, we nominate expert staff for you to talk to you in detail about commercial cookery programs, and pathways to further study.

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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