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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

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  • Level:Certificate III
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

Australian Year 11 or overseas equivalent.

English requirement

IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5.0.

Course Information

Learn more about the vibrant culinary industry and take your career to a new level.

When you complete the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, you’ll have the skills you need for a rewarding career in hospitality, working as a fully qualified cook.

You’ll learn how to plan and cost menus, select and prepare a variety of food, cater for specific dietary requirements and cultural needs, and apply food safety and hygiene procedures.

If you are interested in the Hybrid Study Pathway program to the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery SIT40516, the Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT50416 and the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT60316 with SuniTAFE, please email

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Experienced teachers, who are experts in their field, will guide you through the program. The course includes online and workplace assessment, excursions, and opportunities to network with industry specialists. You’ll also be able to participate in professional industry competitions.

With this nationally recognised qualification, you’ll have the confidence to work as a professional chef in restaurants, cafes, hotels, healthcare facilities and International resorts.

Once complete, you can study Chisholm’s Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (SIT40516), specialising in either commercial cookery or patisserie. Further pathways include Chisholm's Diploma of Hospitality Management (SIT50416).

Chisholm TAFE is the largest provider of tertiary and vocational education in Melbourne's south east. With state-of-the-art facilities, professional training and support, you'll enjoy studying at Chisholm. So why wait? Enquire now.

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Study units

Unit Description

  • Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes

  • Work effectively as a cook

  • Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery

  • Use cookery skills effectively

  • Prepare poultry dishes

  • Prepare stocks, sauces and soups

  • Prepare meat dishes

  • Use food preparation equipment

  • Prepare seafood dishes

  • Prepare appetisers and salads

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Pathway Courses

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • professional chef

  • commercial kitchen supervisor

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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