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Hospitality & Retail Management

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

INTAKES

Monthly

NUMBER OF UNITS

33

DURATION

78 weeks

STUDY MODE

On-Campus & Online

INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

360 hours

ACADEMIC PATHWAYS

Available

DOMESTIC FEES

$5,000

COURSE / CRICOS CODES

SIT40516 | 096245G

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Yes

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


Our Graduates work with Leading Brands.

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Explore our Facilities.

  • NIET Group EMP Centre
  • NIET Group Hobart Centre

NIET Group EMP Centre

Our brand-new multi-million dollar Brisbane facility provides students with access to cutting edge commercial cookery equipment, from gas stoves, Coolroom and storage facilities and a full range of tools and facilities to provide the most realistic simulation of a fully operational commercial kitchen.

Our freshly-renovated theory classroom training facilities are equipped with high-resolution multimedia equipment, large air-conditioned comfortable classrooms, all providing a perfect complement to our extensive online multimedia online resources.

Equipment

  • Dedicated Commercial Kitchen
  • Waldorf Gas Ovens & Ranges
  • Hobart Combi Ovens
  • Blue Seal Combi Steamer
  • Apuro Sous Vides
  • Masamoto Sohonten Knife Collection
  • Le Creuset cookware

NIET Group Hobart Centre

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.

Equipment

  • Dedicated Commercial Kitchen
  • Waldorf Gas Ovens & Ranges
  • Hobart Combi Ovens
  • Blue Seal Combi Steamer
  • Apuro Sous Vides
  • Masamoto Sohonten Knife Collection
  • Le Creuset cookware

See why more than 5,000 students chose NIET.

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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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Meet our Team

Robert Sauer

Robert brings more than 30 years’ experience in the world’s largest hotels and hospitality firms, running some of the largest operational kitchens. He helps our young chefs learn the ropes and understand the fundamentals of both cookery, and kitchen operations.


Course Details

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

UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS

Southern Cross University
Associate Degree of Business
4 units
Articulation
Southern Cross University
Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management
4 units
Articulation
Southern Cross University
Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management
4 units
Articulation
Southern Cross University
Bachelor of Arts
4 units
Articulation
Southern Cross University
Bachelor of Psychological Science
4 units
Articulation
Southern Cross University
Bachelor of Art and Design
4 units
Articulation

TUITION FEES

Course NameCourse
Duration
Domestic
Base Rate
Campus
Availability
Intakes
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery78 weeks$5,000BNE HBTMonthly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $200
Material Fee: $500

Disclaimer:

NIET’s tuition fees vary based on a combination of residential status, location at the time of applying, campus capacity and other factors. Fee information provided for this course is therefore indicative and intended only as a guide. Specific tuition fees, terms and conditions will be provided via a formal Letter Of Offer issued to successful applicants. Should you wish to discuss tuition fees, please Contact Us or alternatively, you may Apply Now and our Admissions Team will respond with a formal Letter of Offer should your application be successful.

Further Information:

The material fee includes a uniform, and a Victorinox knife & utensil kit

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

COURSE SCHEDULE

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DISCLAIMER:

NIET’s course intake dates and training schedules vary according to student numbers, trainer availability and other of factors. Schedule information provided for this course is therefore indicative and intended only as a guide. Specific class schedules and access to the online learning portal will be provided upon commencement. Should you wish to discuss training schedules in more detail prior to applying, please Contact Us.

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!

“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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