Course Description

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery qualification  reflects the role of a commercial cook who uses a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items.

Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification.

Course Duration

Full time: 52 weeks (including public holidays, reassessment and catch-up days)

Study Areas

Individuals with this qualification will be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Commercial Cookery
  • Kitchen Operations
  • Food Safety
  • Menu planing
  • Workplace Effectiveness
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Coaching others

Units of Competency

    • 21 core units
    • 4 elective units



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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery – SIT30816 (CRICOS 093068K)