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  • SIT40516 / SIT50416
  • 092021M / 091046K

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery / Diploma of Hospitality Management

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At a glance

At a glance

Study and work in Australia's restaurants with this dual award that will qualify you to become a chef or restaurant manager.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Sous Chef
  • Chef
  • Chef de Partie
  • Motel Manager
COURSE OUTCOME

SIT40516 / SIT50416 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery / Diploma of Hospitality Management

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Course overview

Course overview

Get the technical skills and advanced knowledge required to work in Australia's hospitality industry with this dual qualification. Rising discretionary incomes, busier lifestyles and reduced leisure time are fuelling strong growth in the restaurant industry. The success of popular cooking shows and a developing foodie culture in Australia has also boosted the industry. These trends are expected to support continued growth in the hospitality industry over the next five years.

This course will equip you to work within the kitchen at a supervisory level. You will gain hands-on culinary experience in the preparation of appetisers, salads, stocks, sauces, soups, seafood, meat, poultry, breads, pastries and cakes. Develop your supervisory skills and learn how to manage diversity in the workplace, implement sustainable practices, provide leadership, manage finances, and coordinate cooking operations. You will also get the advanced skills needed to manage a hospitality establishment including rostering, budgeting, marketing, and people management. You will learn customer service skills in our training restaurants, and electives may include how to operate a bar and prepare espresso coffee.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to enter the workforce as a chef or chef de partie, or to work in a management role in a diverse range of hospitality settings.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete units as per the list below.

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 33 units:
Core Competencies: 26
Elective Competencies: 7

Diploma of Hospitality Management
To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 28 units:
Core Competencies: 13
Elective Competencies: 15

 

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Commercial Cookery
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, eggs 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
Hospitality Management
BSBDIV501
Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBMGT517
Manage operational plan
SITXCCS007
Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCCS008
Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXCOM005
Manage conflict
SITXFIN003
Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004
Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXGLC001
Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM002
Roster staff
SITXHRM003
Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001
Monitor work operations
SITXMGT002
Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXWHS003
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
North/Far North Queensland - Commercial Cookery
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWOR203
Work effectively with others
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
SITHCCC011
Use cookery skills effectively
SITHCCC017
Handle and serve cheese
SITHKOP001
Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXWHS001
Participate in safe work practices
North/Far North Queensland - Hospitality Management
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents
BSBRES401
Analyse and present research information
BSBSUS401
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWRT401
Write complex documents
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB003
Operate a bar
SITHFAB005
Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB007
Serve food and beverage
SITHFAB014
Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHFAB016
Provide advice on food
SITTTSL007
Process reservations
SITTTSL010
Use a computerised reservations or operations system
SITXFIN001
Process financial transactions
SITXFIN002
Interpret financial information
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXHRM004
Recruit, select and induct staff
Greater Brisbane - Commercial Cookery
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
SITHASC001
Prepare dishes using basic methods of Asian cookery
SITHCCC017
Handle and serve cheese
SITHIND002
Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITXCCS007
Enhance customer service experiences
SITXFIN002
Interpret financial information
SITXHRM002
Roster staff
Greater Brisbane - Hospitality Management
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents
BSBRES401
Analyse and present research information
BSBWRT401
Write complex documents
SITHACS008
Provide accommodation reception services
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB003
Operate a bar
SITHFAB005
Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB014
Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHFAB016
Provide advice on food
SITHIND004
Work effectively in hospitality service
SITTTSL007
Process reservations
SITTTSL010
Use a computerised reservations or operations system
SITXFIN001
Process financial transactions
SITXFIN002
Interpret financial information
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
Sunshine Coast - Commercial Cookery
BSBWOR203
Work effectively with others
SITHASC001
Prepare dishes using basic methods of Asian cookery
SITHCCC017
Handle and serve cheese
SITHCCC021
Prepare specialised food items
SITHPAT004
Produce yeast-based bakery products
SITXHRM002
Roster staff
SITXWHS001
Participate in safe work practices
Sunshine Coast - Hospitality Management
SITHASC001
Prepare dishes using basic methods of Asian cookery
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, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012
Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013
Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC017
Handle and serve cheese
SITHCCC018
Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC020
Work effectively as a cook
SITHPAT006
Produce desserts
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002
Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXINV002
Maintain the quality of perishable items
Gold Coast - Commercial Cookery
BSBWOR203
Work effectively with others
SITHCCC017
Handle and serve cheese
SITHKOP001
Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXCCS007
Enhance customer service experiences
SITXFIN004
Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXHRM002
Roster staff
SITXINV001
Receive and store stock
Gold Coast - Hospitality Management
SITHACS008
Provide accommodation reception services
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB003
Operate a bar
SITHFAB004
Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB005
Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB014
Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHFAB016
Provide advice on food
SITHFAB305
Provide advice on Australian wines
SITHIND004
Work effectively in hospitality service
SITTTSL010
Use a computerised reservations or operations system
SITXFIN001A
Process financial transactions
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXHRM004
Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM005
Manage volunteers
SITXHRM006
Monitor staff performance
Darling Downs and South West - Commercial Cookery
BSBMGT517
Manage operational plan
SITHCCC017
Handle and serve cheese
SITXFSA004
Develop and implement a food safety program
SITXHRM002
Roster staff
SITXINV003
Purchase goods
SITXINV004
Control stock
SITXMGT002
Establish and conduct business relationships
Darling Downs and South West - Hospitality Management
SITHCCC005
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006
Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC007
Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC008
Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012
Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013
Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC014
Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC018
Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHKOP005
Coordinate cooking operations
SITHPAT006
Produce desserts
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002
Participate in safe food handling practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
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Payment options

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

Domestic Students
There are no Selection criteria requirements for Domestic Students

 

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other -  View a list of all English Language tests accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent)
  • Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. View more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs. For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You will need to have access to or purchase a beginners knife set, and a range of other equipment. You may also be required to purchase uniform items (including TAFE Queensland branded items). These details will also be provided during orientation.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland