Want to run a fast paced kitchen?
When you complete the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery you will be able to work as a supervisor/team leader cook or chef in a range of kitchens.
Gain these skills:
- lead a team in a commercial kitchen
- plan, prepare and cook food
- produce dishes suitable for cultural and dietary requirements
- learn about cleaning
- first aid
- food safety programs
- manage workplace conflict
- workplace health and safety
This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.
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Completion of Certificate III Commercial Cookery is required prior to commencing this course.
Attendance in class
This course is equivalent to 3 days per week across one semester.
As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.
Work placement is not a requirement for this course as South Metropolitan TAFE has a fully functional restaurant, bar and bistro where training will be undertaken.
What you need for your first day of class
On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (pen, USB & exercise book), padlock for your locker and wear enclosed footwear.
Uniform and equipment requirements
A uniform is a requirement for this course. The approximate cost to purchase the approved uniform is $215. This will be discussed at orientation.
Students will also be required to purchase a full tool kit set at an approximate cost of $341.