Train to be a chef with the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery [SIT40516]. Our 18 month course combines practical hands-on kitchen skills with how to successfully manage a kitchen
You will learn all the hands-on skills required to serve the role of a Chef & also how to manage your kitchen team, design menus & also cost menus too. All of our trainers are trained chefs & will show you the tricks of the trade & bring in their experience to our kitchens and classrooms.
Our classes prepare you for working in a commercial kitchen & replicate what that is like. You will be preparing up to 8 dishes per practical class with varying difficulty levels covering a wide range of menu items across all service periods and includes areas such as Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Dietary Requirements & Desserts.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Chef de Partie
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration and Study Load
- 18 months
- 20 hours per week
- 2 days per week
To receive this qualification you must complete 33 units 26 core units and 7 elective units.
Students attend college 20 hours per week over 2-3 days.
The course comprises of 6 stages, each comprising 10 weeks, with holidays in between. The first 4 stages are completed in the Certificate III. Stage 5 and 6 each comprise of 10 weeks, with holidays in between.
Completion of Certificate III in Commercial Cookery recommended.
As part of the course, students are required to complete 48 occasions of Work-based Training. The College will assist you in finding a suitable venue for you to complete your WBT.
Recognition of Prior Learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Acknowledge Education.
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About Front Cooking School
Front Cooking School are culinary experts who specialise in the fields of Cookery, Patisserie & Hospitality Management. We offer courses ranging from Certificate IIIs to Bachelor’s courses in this area. Our staff all come from industry & have practical expertise in the areas that they are training our students for. We are a student-focused organisation that welcomes a range of different types of students from home bakers to those wanting to be the next Master Chefs.
Front Cooking School is a trading name of Acknowledge Education Pty Ltd which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 4112)
CRICOS Provider Code 00197D