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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816)

Course summary

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of cookery skills. They use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of kitchen operations. They work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.

For those students undertaking the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery who also wish to qualify for the Trade Certification the process of qualifying with trade equivalence may take up to 3 years, however students who are employed throughout this time in the industry may be able to fast track.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
Study Area
  • - Hospitality and Beauty
Skill Area
  • - Cookery
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

CRICOS: 094904D

Mackay City and Rockhampton City

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Upon completion of the program this Commercial Cookery qualification provides you with employment and career opportunities to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias event catering organisations, airlines, hospitals, student accommodation areas, industry cafeterias and corporate organisations.

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Core
BSBSUS201 Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
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
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
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
Electives
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC016 Produce pates and terrines
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements
Study Sequence
Students are to enrol into one stage at a time in the following order:

Stage 1 - SITXFSA001, SITXINV002, SITHCCC001, SITHCCC005, SITHCCC006, SITHCCC007, BSBSUS201, BSBWOR203, SITXWHS001, SITHCCC003, SITHKOP001.
Stage 2 - SITHCCC008, SITHCCC012, SITHCCC013, SITHCCC014, SITHCCC019, SITHPAT006, SITHCCC017
Stage 3 - SITHCCC020, SITHKOP002, SITHCCC018, SITXFSA002, SITXHRM001, SITHCCC016, SITHKOP004

Course Availabilities

CQUniversity Mackay City

Timing
Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Duration and dates
12 months.

Load
Twenty-five (25) units must be successfully completed - Twenty-one (21) core and four (4) electives.

Notes

Classes will be spread across Mondays to Fridays each week dependent on which stage students are enrolled into.

All classes will commence from 8 am - 5 pm. 

CQUniversity Rockhampton City

Timing
Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Duration and dates
12 months.

Load
Twenty-five (25) units must be successfully completed - Twenty-one (21) core and four (4) electives.

Notes

Classes will commence from Monday, 30 January 2017 from 8 am to 4.30 pm each day.


For students in the Stage 1 cluster, classes will be held on Mondays.

For students in the Stage 2 cluster, classes will be held on Tuesdays.

For students in the Stage 3 cluster, classes will be held on Wednesdays.

Related Courses

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Resource Requirements

Students will be required to purchase a Student Uniform Kit which includes

  • a chef jacket
  • chef pants
  • an apron
  • a neckerchief 
  • chef hat 
  • closed in shoes