SIT30816 - Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Course Details

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
  • International
Fees
Full Fee $10625 (2018)
$11275 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $451 (2019)
Fee for service (International) $14405 (2019)
Fee for service per unit (International) $576.2 (2019)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Education and Humanities
Skill Area
  • Cookery
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
  • ROC - 094904D
  • MKC - 094904D

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

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

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 21 core units
  2. Complete 4 elective units
Standard Course Structure

12 months full-time

  • Mixed Mode
Core
BSBSUS201 Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices More Information
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment More Information
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery More Information
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups More Information
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads More Information
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment More Information
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety More Information
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items More Information
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices More Information
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others More Information
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads More Information
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts More Information
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes More Information
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes More Information
SITHCCC013 Prepare Seafood Dishes More Information
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes More Information
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook More Information
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus More Information
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements More Information
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices More Information
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills More Information
Elective
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches More Information
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese More Information
SITHCCC016 Produce pates and terrines More Information
SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements More Information

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBSUS201 - Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
1 SITHCCC005 - Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
1 SITHCCC007 - Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
1 SITHCCC006 - Prepare appetisers and salads
1 SITHKOP001 - Clean kitchen premises and equipment
1 SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
1 SITXINV002 - Maintain the quality of perishable items
1 SITXWHS001 - Participate in safe work practices
1 BSBWOR203 - Work effectively with others
1 SITHCCC003 - Prepare and present sandwiches
1 SITHCCC001 - Use food preparation equipment
2 SITHCCC014 - Prepare meat dishes
2 SITHCCC017 - Handle and serve cheese
2 SITHCCC008 - Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
2 SITHCCC013 - Prepare Seafood Dishes
2 SITHCCC012 - Prepare poultry dishes
2 SITHPAT006 - Produce desserts
2 SITHCCC019 - Produce cakes, pastries and breads
3 SITHCCC020 - Work effectively as a cook
3 SITHKOP002 - Plan and cost basic menus
3 SITHCCC018 - Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
3 SITXFSA002 - Participate in safe food handling practices
3 SITXHRM001 - Coach others in job skills
3 SITHCCC016 - Produce pates and terrines
3 SITHKOP004 - Develop menus for special dietary requirements


Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Mainstream

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode for this course may refer to on-campus workshops or residential schools located at Mackay City.
Or it may refer to work placements which can be located anywhere. Please see the More Details section for more information.
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
Mixed Mode for this course may refer to on-campus workshops or residential schools located at Rockhampton City.
Or it may refer to work placements which can be located anywhere. Please see the More Details section for more information.
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
On-campus

Mackay City

February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

International

On-campus

Mackay City

February: Full Time
March: Full Time
April: Full Time
May: Full Time
June: Full Time
July: Full Time
August: Full Time
September: Full Time
October: Full Time
November: Full Time

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time
March: Full Time
April: Full Time
May: Full Time
June: Full Time
July: Full Time
August: Full Time
September: Full Time
October: Full Time
November: Full Time

International 2019 Availabilities

Mainstream

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode for this course may refer to on-campus workshops or residential schools located at Mackay City.
Or it may refer to work placements which can be located anywhere. Please see the More Details section for more information.
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
Mixed Mode for this course may refer to on-campus workshops or residential schools located at Rockhampton City.
Or it may refer to work placements which can be located anywhere. Please see the More Details section for more information.
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
On-campus

Mackay City

February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

International

On-campus

Mackay City

February: Full Time
March: Full Time
April: Full Time
May: Full Time
June: Full Time
July: Full Time
August: Full Time
September: Full Time
October: Full Time
November: Full Time

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time
March: Full Time
April: Full Time
May: Full Time
June: Full Time
July: Full Time
August: Full Time
September: Full Time
October: Full Time
November: Full Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

On-campus

There are three course intakes for 2018, available February, June and September.
12 months full-time

This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations:

CQUniversity Mackay City

Classes will commence from 5 March 2018, and will be held from Mondays to Fridays each week from 8 am – 5 pm at the Fifth Floor Training Kitchen. 

CQUniversity Rockhampton City

Classes will be held on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week from 8.00am – 5.00pm at the Willby’s Training Kitchen. 

For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details

More Details

Work Experience requirements

Students will be required to participate in 48 compulsory restaurant service shifts to demonstrate practical competency requirements for SITHCCC020 Work Effectively as a Cook.


Teaching staff will organise work placement with students if they aren’t already working in the industry


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