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SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

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This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use 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.
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisa-
tions such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.
Students are required to undertake 200 hours of work placement in order to
successfully complete this course.

National Code:
SIT30821
Cricos Code:
102940G
Mode Of Delivery:
Classroom-based
Duration:
52 weeks (inc. holidays)
Tuition Fee:
$14750
Enrolment Fee:
$250
Material Fee:
$1000
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Units of Competency

Unit Code Unit Title Core/Elective
SITXHRM007 Coach others in job skills C
SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices C
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety C
SITHKOP009* Clean kitchen premises and equipment C
SITXINV006* Receive,store and maintain stock C
SITHCCC023* Use food preparation equipment C
SITHCCC027* Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery C
SITHCCC028* Prepare appetisers and salads C
SITHCCC029* Prepare stocks, sauces and soups C
SITHCCC030* Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes C
SITHCCC031* Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes C
SITHCCC042* Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements C
SITHCCC041* Produce cakes, pastries and breads C
SITHPAT016* Produce desserts C
SITHCCC035* Prepare poultry dishes C
SITHCCC036* Prepare meat dishes C
SITHCCC037* Prepare seafood dishes C
SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes C
SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices C
SITHCCC043* Work effectively as a cook C

Note: SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety – is a pre-requisite for all units marked with (*)

Unit Code Unit Title Core/Elective
SITHCCC025* Prepare and present sandwiches E
SITHCCC040* Prepare and serve cheese E
SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks E
SITHCCC039* Produce pates and terrines E
SITHCCC038* Produce and serve food for buffets E
Note: SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety – is a pre-requisite for all units marked with (*)

Frequently Asked Questions

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of Certificate IV qualifications, such as the SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management.

This qualification is expected to be completed in 52 weeks. This will include 40 weeks of ​face-to-face training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of term breaks (accumulative). Students will also need to complete work placement as part of their course. Learners will complete 200 WBT hours concurrently in term 3 and 4. There are no additional fees for this work placement.
 
This program is delivered in the classroom at our city campus Level 6 250 Collins Street. Practical face to face training is provided in a commercial kitchen located at Unit 4/60 Stubbs Street, Kensington, VIC 3031.
24th October 2022 05th June 2023 15th January 2024 12nd August 2024
16th  January 2023 14th August 2023 25th March 2024 21st October 2024
27th March 2023 23rd October 2023 3rd June 2024

Potential employment options are as a commercial cook in a restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.

There are no specific entry requirements as per the qualification details or training package. International students entering this course at Hilton Academy must meet the following entry requirements:

Age Requirements Students must be a minimum age of 18 years or above at the time of course commencement.
Academic Requirements To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or an international secondary school year which is equivalent to Australian Year 12) with satisfactory results, OR successful completion of a recognised Foundation Studies program in Australia, OR successful completion of the international Baccalaureate Certificate, OR Successful completion of an Australian qualification of AQF level 3. An educational achievement which is greater than any of these is also suitable.
English Language Requirements To enter this qualification, applicants must also meet English Language Requirements – IELTS (Academic) overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent. English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

  • Minimum five (5) years of study in English in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Britain, America, South America or Ireland.
  • Completed in Australia in English a substantial component (at least 50%) of a qualification at AQF level 4 or higher.
  • Successfully completed in Australia in English the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education.
  • Completed a recognised ELICOS program and achieved an English Proficiency level of upper intermediate or equivalent.

Applicants without the documented evidence to demonstrate the required English language competence may undertake the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment online to achieve a result of ACSF level 3 to meet Hilton’s English Language entry requirement.

DHA requirements: Applicants must also provide documentation according to Department of Home Affair (DHA) requirements. For further information on student visa assessment level and documentation, visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/

Additionally, the learner is required to:

  • complete an LLN assessment prior to the commencement of the course – it is a diagnostic process to identify if prospective student requires LLN support during study
  • undertake pre-training review to determine suitability for the course and student needs during the enrolment process.

Note:

Learners should be able to handle and cook dairy products and non-vegetarian food items including beef and pork.
Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Relates to the learning achieved outside the formal education and training system. It is an assessment process that assesses the individual’s non-formal and informal learning. This may include any combination of formal or informal training and education, work experience or general life experience to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a qualification.

To receive RPL, we assess students previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications.

Applications for RPL must be made prior to the commencement of the course – please speak with the Student Support Officer if you wish to apply. There is a fee for consideration of RPL applications.

If students have previously completed a unit with the same unit code or unit title as in students new course, students may be eligible for a credit transfer and students may not have to repeat that unit. Students will need to complete a credit transfer application form, and provide a certified copy of the transcript of statement of attainment. There is a fee for this process. Applications for credit transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.

Assessment will occur through a variety of methods, including projects incorporating role-plays, case studies and short answer questions.

Assessment conditions will ensure a simulated workplace environment.

Assessment tasks may:

  • Reflect real life work tasks.
  • Are required to be performed within industry standard timeframes as specified by assessors in relation to each task.
  • Are assessed using assessment criteria that relate to the quality of work expected by the industry.
  • Are performed to industry safety requirements as relevant.
  • Utilise authentic workplace documentation.
  • Require students to work with others as part of a team.
  • Require students to plan and prioritise competing work tasks.
  • Involve the use of standard, workplace equipment such as computers and software.
  • Ensure that students are required to consider workplace constraints such as time and budgets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of Certificate IV qualifications, such as the SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery.

This qualification is expected to be completed in 52 weeks. This will include 40 weeks of ​face-to-face training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of term breaks (accumulative). Students will also need to complete work placement as part of their course. Learners will complete 200 WBT hours concurrently in term 3 and 4. There are no additional fees for this work placement.
 
This program is delivered in the classroom at our city campus Level 6 250 Collins Street. Practical face to face training is provided in a commercial kitchen located at Unit 4/60 Stubbs Street, Kensington, VIC 3031.
15 August 2022 24 October 2022
16 January 2023 27 March 2023
05 June 2023 14 August 2023
23 October 2023 15 January 2024

Potential employment options are as a commercial cook in a restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.

There are no specific entry requirements as per the qualification details or training package.

International students entering this course at Hilton Academy must meet the following entry requirements:

Age Requirements

Students must be a minimum age of 18 years or above at the time of course commencement.

Academic Requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or an international secondary school year which is equivalent to Australian Year 12) with satisfactory results, OR successful completion of a recognised Foundation Studies program in Australia, OR successful completion of the international Baccalaureate Certificate, OR Successful completion of an Australian qualification of AQF level 3. An educational achievement which is greater than any of these is also suitable.

English Language Requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants must also meet English Language Requirements – IELTS (Academic) overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent. English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

  • Minimum five (5) years of study in English in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Britain, America, South America or Ireland.
  • Completed in Australia in English a substantial component (at least 50%) of a qualification at AQF level 4 or higher.
  • Successfully completed in Australia in English the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education.
  • Completed a recognised ELICOS program and achieved an English Proficiency level of upper intermediate or equivalent.
  • Applicants without the documented evidence to demonstrate the required English language competence may undertake the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment online to achieve a result of ACSF level 3 to meet Hilton’s English Language entry requirement.

DHA requirements:

Applicants must also provide documentation according to Department of Home Affair (DHA) requirements. For further information on student visa assessment level and documentation, visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/

Additionally, the learner is required to:

  • complete an LLN assessment prior to the commencement of the course – it is a diagnostic process to identify if prospective student requires LLN support during study
  • undertake pre-training review to determine suitability for the course and student needs during the enrolment process.

Note: Learners should be able to handle and cook dairy products and non-vegetarian food items including beef and pork. Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Relates to the learning achieved outside the formal education and training system. It is an assessment process that assesses the individual’s non-formal and informal learning. This may include any combination of formal or informal training and education, work experience or general life experience to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a qualification.

To receive RPL, we assess students previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications.

Applications for RPL must be made prior to the commencement of the course – please speak with the Student Support Officer if you wish to apply. There is a fee for consideration of RPL applications.

If students have previously completed a unit with the same unit code or unit title as in students new course, students may be eligible for a credit transfer and students may not have to repeat that unit. Students will need to complete a credit transfer application form, and provide a certified copy of the transcript of statement of attainment. There is a fee for this process. Applications for credit transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.

Assessment will occur through a variety of methods, including projects incorporating role-plays, case studies and short answer questions.

Assessment conditions will ensure a simulated workplace environment.

Assessment tasks may:

  • Reflect real life work tasks.
  • Are required to be performed within industry standard timeframes as specified by assessors in relation to each task.
  • Are assessed using assessment criteria that relate to the quality of work expected by the industry.
  • Are performed to industry safety requirements as relevant.
  • Utilise authentic workplace documentation.
  • Require students to work with others as part of a team.
  • Require students to plan and prioritise competing work tasks.
  • Involve the use of standard, workplace equipment such as computers and software.
  • Ensure that students are required to consider workplace constraints such as time and budgets.