What will I learn?
This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of cookery skills. They use discretion and judgment and have a sound knowledge of kitchen operations. They work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.
For those students undertaking the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery who also wish to qualify for the Trade Certification the process of qualifying with trade equivalence may take up to 3 years, however students who are employed throughout this time in the industry may be able to fast track.
Standard Course Structure
Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices (BSBSUS201)
Work effectively with others (BSBWOR203)
Use food preparation equipment (SITHCCC001)
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery (SITHCCC005)
Prepare appetizers and salads (SITHCCC006)
Prepare stocks, sauces and soups (SITHCCC007)
Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes (SITHCCC008)
Prepare meat dishes (SITHCCC014)
Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements (SITHCCC018)
Produce cakes, pastries and breads (SITHCCC019)
Prepare portion-controlled meat cuts (SITHCCC020A)
Clean kitchen premises and equipment (SITHKOP001)
Plan and cost basic menus (SITHKOP002)
Produce desserts (SITHPAT006)
Use hygienic practices for food safety (SITXFSA001)
Participate in safe food handling practices (SITXFSA002)
Coach others in job skills (SITXHRM001)
Maintain the quality of perishable items (SITXINV002)
Participate in safe work practices (SITXWHS001)
Prepare and present sandwiches (SITHCCC003)
Produce pates and terrines (SITHCCC016)
Handle and serve cheese (SITHCCC017)
Develop menus for special dietary requirements (SITHKOP004)
Upon completion of the program this Commercial Cookery qualification provides you with employment and career opportunities to work as a commercial cook in organizations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias event catering organizations, airlines, hospitals, student accommodation areas, industry cafeterias and corporate organizations.
Which department am I in? School of Vocational Engineering and Trades
Other English language requirements: TOEFL is 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test.
There are no entry requirements.
Offered by this university
James Cook University offers below pathways courses for this subject Diploma of Higher Education in Engineering and Applied Science
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from TAFE Queensland
CAD$13,520.00 (US$ 10,706) per year
Scheduled dates throughout the year
Rockhampton City Campus Canning Street, ROCKHAMPTON, Queensland, 4700, ROCKHAMPTON, Australia