The SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery provides students with a comprehensive blend of direct practical training and theoretical knowledge, all under the expert guidance of experienced chefs. This qualification equips aspiring chefs with essential skills in food preparation, menu costing, first aid, nutrition, hygiene, and other related areas crucial for success in the culinary field. The course is delivered through face-to-face workshops, allowing students to immerse themselves in real kitchen environments. Assessment methods encompass written tests, assignments, and practical tasks to ensure a well- rounded evaluation of students’ understanding and abilities. The inclusion of real-time training further enhances their industry readiness, preparing them for rewarding careers as qualified chefs.

Career Opportuinities

This progressive course is designed to kickstart your career and transform you into a skilled professional capable of working in various culinary settings, including restaurants, cafes, resorts, hospitals, clubs, or any commercial kitchen. Throughout the program, students will immerse themselves in the world of ingredients, learning how to create a wide array of dishes. Enrol in this cooking certificate course and excel in your journey towards becoming a successful chef.

1. Chef
2. Executive chef
3. Manager
4. Hospitality worker

Further Studies
On completion of the SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, students may pursue the SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management.

Course Details

Course Content

52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays).

Classes are rostered for 2½ days per week + self-study component. Weekday classes available.

Full Time studies requires students to attend a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Course Content

International Students
$11,900 + Materials Fee $1,280

Domestic Students
$10,900 + Materials Fee $1,280

Easy payment plans available

Course Content


  • Completion of Australian Year 10 or equivalent

English Proficiency
Intermediate Level of English
IELTS Test Score of 5.0
Other recognised English Language tests such as:

  • TOEFL iBT: 35-45
  • PTE Academic: 36
  • Cambridge English: 154
  • OET: D Grade
  • Duolingo English Test: 75-80
  • CEFR Levels / Oxford Test: B1


Completion of Australian qualifications, evidence of Certificate III level or above

Course Content

No prerequisite entry requirements exist for this course.

Course Content

Students must successfully complete the following units:

Unit code Unit title
SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC028 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC029 Prepare stocks, sauces, and soups
SITHCCC030 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs, and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC031 Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
SITHCCC035 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC036 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC037 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC041 Produce cakes, pastries, and breads
SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC043 Work effectively as a cook
SITHKOP009 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes
SITHPAT016 Produce desserts
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM007 Coach others in job skills
SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock
SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices
SITHCCC038 Produce and serve food for buffets
SITHCCC039 Produce pates and terrines
SITHCCC026 Package prepared foodstuffs
BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices
SITXCOM007 Show social and cultural sensitivity

Join Certificate III In Commercial Cookery And Become A Professional Cook

If you have a passion for food and looking forward to converting it into a full-time profession, joining this course will make you a professional chef who can work in diverse hospitality industries. You will be thrown to the world of ingredients and will be taught to make a range of dishes. Join the course and ace your career as a chef.


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