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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
  • - International
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Hospitality and Beauty
Skill Area
  • - Cookery
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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 Units
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
Elective Units
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC004 Package prepared foodstuffs
SITHCCC016 Produce pates and terrines
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
Study Sequence
Students are 4Stage 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, SITHCCC004.

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
RPL

Course Availabilities

CQUniversity Mackay City

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

Duration and dates
12 months


Summary

Classes will be held from Mondays to Fridays each week depending on which stage a student is enrolled into. Classes are held from 8 am – 5 pm at the Fifth Floor Training Kitchen. 

Students are required to complete additional study in their own time to complete online assessment requirements.

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


CQUniversity Rockhampton City

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

Duration and dates
12 months


Summary

Classes will be held from Mondays to Fridays each week depending on which stage a student is enrolled into. Classes are held from 8 am – 5 pm at the Willby’s Training Kitchen. 

Students are required to complete additional study in their own time to complete online assessment requirements.

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


2018 Course Availabilities List

Narrow the unit availabilities shown by adjusting the filters below.

Location
Attendance Mode
Load Category
Start Month

Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month
Mackay City On-campus Part Time February
Mackay City On-campus Part Time June
Mackay City On-campus Part Time September
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time February
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time June
Rockhampton City On-campus Part Time September

2018 Unit Availabilities

Narrow the unit availabilities shown by adjusting the filters below.

Location
Attendance Mode
Load Category
Start Month

BSBSUS201 - Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
BSBWOR203 - Work effectively with others
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
SITHCCC001 - Use food preparation equipment
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
SITHCCC003 - Prepare and present sandwiches
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
SITHCCC005 - Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
SITHCCC006 - Prepare appetisers and salads
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
SITHCCC007 - Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
SITHCCC008 - Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
SITHCCC012 - Prepare poultry dishes
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
SITHCCC013 - Prepare Seafood Dishes
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
SITHCCC014 - Prepare meat dishes
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
SITHCCC016 - Produce pates and terrines
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
SITHCCC017 - Handle and serve cheese
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
SITHCCC018 - Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
SITHCCC019 - Produce cakes, pastries and breads
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
SITHCCC020 - Work effectively as a cook
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
SITHKOP001 - Clean kitchen premises and equipment
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
SITHKOP002 - Plan and cost basic menus
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
SITHKOP004 - Develop menus for special dietary requirements
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
SITHPAT006 - Produce desserts
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time June 04/06/18
SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
SITXFSA002 - Participate in safe food handling practices
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
SITXHRM001 - Coach others in job skills
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time September 03/09/18
SITXINV002 - Maintain the quality of perishable items
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
SITXWHS001 - Participate in safe work practices
Location Attendance Mode Load Category Start Month Start Date
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Mackay City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18
Rockhampton City On-campus Full Time February 29/01/18

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