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Commercial Cookery

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

INTAKES

Monthly

DURATION

78 weeks

DOMESTIC FEES

$5,000

INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

360 hours

COURSE / CRICOS CODES

SIT40516 | 096245G

NUMBER OF UNITS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Yes

Explore Course by campus:
Brisbane South Hobart

What study modes are available?

  • Entirely On Campus
  • Entirely Online (Face to Face)
  • Entirely Online (Self-study)
  • Mixed Mode (Part On-Campus & Online)
22 CONTACT HOURS PER WEEK*

*International students undertake supervised self-study to meet the required minimum of 20 hours a week.

Explore Course by campus:
Brisbane South Hobart

The Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery builds on the Certificate III and provides more advanced culinary skills, and trains you how to run a commercial kitchen.

About this Course:

Make culinary discoveries with a Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery. This course prepares students for work in a commercial kitchen, including roles without supervision.

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

Our qualifications also offer articulations and packaging with Australia’s best universities, including Griffith University, Torrens, The University of Southern Queensland, Macleay College and the University of Tasmania.

This qualification includes the completion of 360 Vocational Placement hours as part of the program.

What You’ll Learn:

  • general food preparation techniques
  • how to prepare a wide variety of dish types
  • people management
  • leadership, and conflict resolution skills
  • how to work effectively in the commercial cooking industry
  • patisserie (Elective units)
  • human resource management (Elective units)
  • finance (Elective units)

Career Outcomes

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The training package does not have any entry requirement, but NIET’s specific course entry requirements are:

Education

  • 16 years old or above
    Australian Year 10 high school certificate or equivalent; or
    Pass NIET entry test

English

  • IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent
    Pass NIET LLN test

TRAINING PLAN

TBA

  • For training plan for this course, please contact us at niet.edu.au/ask

UNIT

CORE UNIT

Course Code
Course Name
BSBDIV501
Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBSUS401
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHCCC001
Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC005
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006
Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC007
Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008
Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012
Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013
Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC014
Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC018
Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC019
Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC020
Work effectively as a cook
SITHKOP002
Plan and cost basic menus
SITHKOP004
Develop menus for special dietary requirements
SITHKOP005
Coordinate cooking operations
SITHPAT006
Produce desserts
SITXCOM005
Manage conflict
SITXFIN003
Manage finances within a budget
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002
Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM001
Coach others in job skills
SITXHRM003
Lead and manage people
SITXINV002
Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXMGT001
Monitor work operations
SITXWHS003
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

ELECTIVE UNIT

Course Code
Course Name
SITXCCS006
Provide service to customers
SITXCCS007
Enhance customer service experiences
SITXHRM002
Roster staff
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
BSBADM405
Organise meetings
BSBCMM401
Make a presentation
BSBCUS402
Address customer needs

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Course Details

Brisbane South Intake Dates

Standard Queensland Monthly Course Intake Dates:
3/1/22, 7/2/22, 7/3/22, 4/4/22, 2/5/22, 6/6/22, 4/7/22, 1/8/22, 5/9/22, 3/10/22, 7/11/22, 5/12/22

Recommended Course Intake Dates for University Articulation:
Griffith University: 7/3/22, 4/7/22, 7/11/22
UTAS: 7/2/22, 4/7/22
Torrens University: 7/2/22, 2/5/22, 5/9/22

Note: information provided for guidance only, may change without notice.


Brisbane South Tuition Fees

Course NameCourse
Duration
Domestic / Permanent ResidentCampus
Availability
Intakes
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery78 weeks$5,000EMP HBTMonthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $200
Material Fee: $500

Further Information:

The material fee includes a uniform, and cookery kit. This kit is required for Certificate III and Certificate IV, and must only be purchased once if doing both courses.


Brisbane South Study & Schedule

KEY:
Offsite Practical
On-Campus Consultation
On-Campus Practical
On-campus Theory
Online Consultation
Online F2F Theory
Supervised Hours
Session Recorded

Group A

MondayMon
Okey Dokey Cafe
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Robert Sauer
TuesdayTue
Teams
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
WednesdayWed
ThursdayThu
FridayFri
Room 2
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
SaturdaySat
SundaySun

Brisbane South Course TRAINERS

Robert Sauer

Not Provided

Brisbane South Campus & Facilities

Your Campus

Established in 2016

NIET Group Eight Mile Plains Centre is our very first campus, established in 2016 to deliver our very first affordable programmes under NIET. Today it’s our head office, hosting 2 classrooms, student study area, and training kitchen – in addition to our group’s corporate, compliance & accounting divisions.

Built for Diverse Learners

This is the hub of the NIET’s massage, business and hospitality programmes, NIET Group’s Eight Mile Plains learning centre is based on the south side of Brisbane. With integrated operational cafe and massage facilities, Eight Mile Plains centre is the perfect facility to help our commercial cookery and massage students learn and grow, experiencing real-life businesses as they study.

Session Locations

Okey Dokey Cafe
  • Home Electic Ovens
  • Stainless Bench

Our original training cafe at Eight Mile Plains with training space for 5 students.

Teams
  • Online Video Conference

Whether you’re working with teammates on a project or planning a weekend activity with loved ones, Microsoft Teams helps bring people together so that they can get things done. It’s the only app that has chats, meetings, files, tasks, and calendars in one place—so you can easily connect with people and bring plans to life.

Brisbane Room 2
  • Smart TV

Charlton Brown’s lecture room is designed for focused modern integrated learning.

Hobart Intake Dates

Standard Tasmania Course Intake Dates:
3/1/22, 7/2/22, 7/3/22, 4/4/22, 2/5/22, 6/6/22, 4/7/22, 1/8/22, 5/9/22, 3/10/22, 7/11/22, 5/12/22

Recommended Course Intake Dates for University Articulation:
Griffith University: 7/3/22, 4/7/22, 7/11/22
UTAS: 7/2/22, 4/7/22
Torrens University: 7/2/22, 2/5/22, 5/9/22

Note: information provided for guidance only, may change without notice.


Hobart Tuition Fees

Course NameCourse
Duration
Domestic / Permanent ResidentCampus
Availability
Intakes
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery78 weeks$5,000EMP HBTMonthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $200
Material Fee: $500

Further Information:

The material fee includes a uniform, and cookery kit. This kit is required for Certificate III and Certificate IV, and must only be purchased once if doing both courses.


Hobart Study & Schedule

KEY:
Offsite Practical
On-Campus Consultation
On-Campus Practical
On-campus Theory
Online Consultation
Online F2F Theory
Supervised Hours
Session Recorded

Group A

MondayMon
Clarence Golf Club
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jean-Philippe René
Clarence Golf Club
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jean-Philippe René
Clarence Golf Club
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jean-Philippe René
Clarence Golf Club
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jean-Philippe René
Teams
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jean-Philippe René
TuesdayTue
WednesdayWed
ThursdayThu
FridayFri
SaturdaySat
SundaySun

Hobart Course TRAINERS

Jean-Philippe René

My name is Jean-Philippe René, 41 years old originally from Mauritius Island. Been in the Hospitality industry since 1999. Starting as Bar helper and by 2004 was managing Bars for Club Med in South East Asia. Came to Australia in 2007, worked 5 years in Fine dining in Melbourne, then managing few venues around, from Golf club, Yacht club, café, and Pizza shop. Join the training industry in 2016. In 2018 join NIET teaching Commercial cookery certificate 3 and 4, also Diploma and advance diploma of hospitality management. I do also some short courses such as Licensee &Advance Licensee courses and RSA for the liquor Industry. And actually, living in Tasmania.

Hobart Campus & Facilities

Your Campus

Getting settled in Hobart

Based right in Salamanca Place, NIET Group Hobart Centre is a regional campus delivering one of Tasmania’s largest private vocational offerings. Located high on the fourth floor, views reach out across the Derwent river, with the campus affording study spaces tailor designed for learning & study. Hospitality students also benefit from proximity to outstanding venues located nearby.

Built for Diverse Learners

The facility offers functional classrooms, modest breakout spaces, and equipped massage clinic and training facility, with the capability to offer walk-in massage therapy. Cookery facilities are offered off-site through our partners at the Clarence Turf Club.

Session Locations

Clarence Golf Club
  • Commercial Kitchen

Our 18 hole course is world class. Surrounded by the Derwent River on three sides, it provides stunning views and challenging golf. We have an award winning clubhouse. With full catering and bar facilities, it makes the ideal 19th hole.

Teams
  • Online Video Conference

Whether you’re working with teammates on a project or planning a weekend activity with loved ones, Microsoft Teams helps bring people together so that they can get things done. It’s the only app that has chats, meetings, files, tasks, and calendars in one place—so you can easily connect with people and bring plans to life.

See why more than 5,000 students chose NIET.

Watch the testimonials.

Rahul Maharjan
Certificate III and IV in Commercial Cookery
I've had a really fantastic time studying with the institute - our training team are really personable and give us a really in-depth and industry-relevant training experience - both in terms of learning to cook, but also running a kitchen.
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Why study with ?

Very Affordable.

Our low fees are designed to make education accessible to all students, and we provide a range of funding options, and customised payment schedules.

Lots of Pathway Options.

We offer more than 200 different package and pathway options to award-winning Australian universities, like Griffith and UTAS.

Accessible Entry Requirements.

Our college caters to learners of all academic backgrounds and English levels, with a huge range of free study support and tutoring options.

Just the education you need.

Our hyper-focused training programmes are designed to get students out into industry, with exactly the skills that industry demand.

How do I apply?

Our application process is free, easy & there’s no obligation.

1

Submit an Application

It’s free, takes around 5 minutes, and helps our team make sure you’re eligible. If you have any questions, for example around how to pay, funding, schedule, placement etc, ask them at the same time.

2

Accept your letter of offer

Our team will send you a letter of offer for you to accept. Send it back, pay your enrolment fee, then our incredible Admissions team will send you an onboarding pack, and schedule in your classes. Welcome onboard!

Great learning experience! A very welcoming environment with a great location in Hobart City! Huge thanks to trainer Jean for his enthusiasm and dedication.

Rajitha Pathum

I received a job offer from Goodstart Early Learning after my work placement. This is not possible without my trainer-Adam’s guidance!

Sunny Yang

I enrolled in NIET while starting a new life in Tasmania. I received lots of help from the administration and teachers. I used to struggle a lot to do my assignments. Dimpy has helped me with one-on-one consultations after classes. Classes were very engaging and interactive. Overall, I had an amazing experience with NIET.

Pragati Koirala

This course is well tailored and provides me with a good understanding of community service industry. Rhea is knowledgeable and provides excellent assistance. NIET provides students with excellent facilities and resources. Highly recommend NIET Hobart!

Olivia Mathews

I highly recommend Advanced Diploma of Translating. Da Teng is very helpful and supportive to all students and thanks to him, I passed NAATI and became a certified translator. I also improved my English a lot from this course. It was a great learning experience.

Michy W.

I am really happy to share my thoughts on my Trainer Dimpy Rani. She is approachable and informative when teaching students. She puts so much effort for every student to thrive professionally. She is not only a trainer, but also a motivational speaker, who knows how to boost the confidence in her students. I am thankful to the whole NIET STAFF for their support and services during the course.

Faisal Shehzad

Great experience with a great teacher, Mr. Alvin. When classes were online, despite the time differences, Alvin still managed to bring everyone together and maintain an engaging class. He’s always open for discussions and dedicated to help students achieving their goals.

James Bastos

I’m very grateful to Yanna, Jess and Bri for always helping and pushing be to be better! Going to campus was always so amazing that it never felt like studying, it was something I really enjoyed to be part of. I’m gonna miss so much the trainers and everything. Thanks for creating an amazing environment to us. I had great moments and I learned so much that I will never forget.

Mariana

“NIET offers flexible classes for me so I could still meet my family responsibilities while getting my certificate. Now I started my dream jobs so I and my family are very happy that I started my study at NIET.”

Sarah T

“I can utilise the skills gained from my business study course. I have met wonderful people throughout my study journey – from my study group and trainers to very helpful student services staff. My experience with NIET has been a very rewarding one. I have applied my knowledge and skills to real world experiences, and can really see the benefits it brings to my own business.”

Sarah R
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