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, cafés, and coffee shops.
Training Product Status: Current
Training Product Release Date: 03 March 2016
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment*
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methodsof 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 dietaryrequirements*
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads*
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook*^
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment*
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts*
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items*
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices with others
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches*
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXINV003 Purchase goods
52 weeks - Full Time Study (20 hours per week) including holiday
Mode of Study
The modes of study include:
• Classroom based training
• Practical training in a commercial training kitchen
• Work placement
Assessment methods include written tests, projects, logbook/ third party report, observations and portfolio. The college will organise 200 hours of compulsory work placement.
• Level 4, 310 King Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
• Level 5, 123 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000
• 178-180 Victoria St, Richmond VIC 3121 (training kitchen)
All applicants must be 18 years or older at the commencement of their course
English Language Requirements
All International students applying for Hospitality courses at Windsor College must have a minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
To gain entry into Certificate III, IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses, participants must have successfully completed Year 12, or secondary studies in the applicants home country which are equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification
Pathways to the qualification
The preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification includes holding a SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations or other relevant qualification or holding vocational experience in a range of work environments in senior support roles but without a qualification.
Pathways from the qualification
After achieving SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, individuals could progress to undertake studies SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery.
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You are able to enrol by either:
• Calling us on 03 9663 0272 where one of our friendly course consultants can answer all your questions and assist you with the enrolment process, or
• Completing our Application for Enrolment Form.
Once your enrolment is processed, our Enrolments Team will get in contact with you to take you through our induction process and introduce you to your personal trainer who will guide you through your studies!