With the SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management, you can acquire advanced skills for the hospitality industry and develop the knowledge needed to lead and guide others. This comprehensive course not only equips you to work as a supervisor but also teaches you how to prepare a diverse range of dishes, including salads, soups, seafood, meat, bread, cakes, and pastries. Additionally, this chef training course covers essential aspects such as leadership and financial management, offering a fantastic opportunity for a rewarding career. Contact us to gain in-depth culinary expertise and pursue a fulfilling career in a commercial kitchen.

Career Opportuinities

After building a comprehensive knowledge of working in a commercial kitchen and understanding other dynamics like management, finance, and team building, there are ample career opportunities for students rather than being a qualified cook. This course with humongous potential allows its students to work as a:

  • Head Chef
  • Cook
  • Chef de partie

Further Studies
On completion of the SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management, students may pursue a SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery pathway) course at our college or other CRICOS registered training organisations.

Course Details

Course Content

Option 1: Advanced Standing Pathway

26 weeks including 6 weeks of holidays.

Option 2: Direct Entry Pathway (only for domestic students)

78 weeks including 18 weeks of holidays.

Classes are rostered for 2½ days per week.

Full-Time studies require students to attend a minimum of

Course Content

Option 1: Advanced Standing Pathway

International Students
$5,600 + Materials Fee $380

Domestic Students
$5,200 + Materials Fee $380

Option 2: Direct Entry Pathway

Domestic Students
$16,100 + Materials Fee $1,660

Easy payment plans available

Course Content


  • Completion of Australian Year 11 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

Option 1: Advanced Standing Pathway

Completion of SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Option 2: Direct Entry Pathway (Domestic Students only)

No prerequisite entry requirements exist for this course.

Course Content

Students must successfully complete the following units:

Unit code Unit title
SITHKOP012 Develop recipes for special dietary requirements
SITHKOP013 Plan cooking operations
SITHKOP015 Design and cost menus
SITXCOM010 Manage conflict
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFSA008 Develop and implement a food safety program
SITXHRM008 Roster staff
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations
SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Unlock your Potential in the Thriving Commercial Cookery and Tourism industry. Enrol now and seize your Opportunity for Success

Numerous graduates have achieved significant success in prestigious hotels and restaurants. The Certificate IV in Kitchen Management program is specifically structured to empower individuals with leadership skills and the capacity to achieve exceptional outcomes. This course is meticulously designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge aligned with industry requirements. If you aspire to work in some of the finest commercial kitchens globally, enrolling in this program will be your initial step towards a promising career.


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