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SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management

National ID SIT40521 State ID BHS7
Be valued as a kitchen team leader

This nationally recognised qualification advances culinary skills and provides training to work as a supervisor or team leader, cook or chef in a range of kitchen settings.

Be guided by expert lecturers and learn to lead a team in a real-world kitchen, gain people management skills and progress food preparation techniques.

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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 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

CampusesBentley.

When Semester 1, 2024. Semester 2, 2023.

Study Mode On Campus.

Turn your passion for food into your future profession, tap into your true potential and become a leader in the kitchen.
    
This course will make you job ready for roles such as Supervisor/Team Leader Chef or Cook. You'll also establish a comprehensive understanding of commercial kitchen operations, learning people management skills, finance processes and food safety programs. 

You'll further develop your cookery skillset, gaining knowledge of how to plan a menu whilst progressing your food preparation technique, cooking a wide-range of creations and working on perfecting presentation of dishes. 

The hospitality, tourism and events industries are the world's largest employers and this nationally recognised qualification will enhance your employability opportunities making you workforce ready for roles in restaurants, hotels, cafes, nightclubs and in pubs. 

Take the next step in your cookery career, advance to a supervisory level in the kitchen and acquire a skillset that could take you around the globe. 

Study in specialised facilities

Learn in the real-life setting of our award-winning Bentley Pines Training Restaurant. which provides a live, interactive training environment at Bentley campus. Students can gain hands-on experience serving and preparing food for members of the public, as well as showcasing their skills planning a menu and advertising special events to the community. To discover more about student events and creations, visit Bentley Pines Training Restaurant on Facebook.

 

  • 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
  • hygiene
  • workplace health and safety

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • be able to multi-task
  • be customer focused, enthusiastic and energetic
  • have good attention to detail
  • be positive and able to work under pressure
  • be reliable and flexible and have a strong work ethic

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Bentley
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment $40.50 $12.00 $0.00
SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery $89.10 $26.40 $0.00
SITHCCC028 Prepare appetisers and salads $48.60 $14.40 $0.00
SITHCCC029 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups $56.70 $16.80 $0.00
SITHCCC030 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes $72.90 $21.60 $0.00
SITHCCC031 Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes $81.00 $24.00 $158.00
SITHCCC035 Prepare poultry dishes $51.84 $15.36 $0.00
SITHCCC036 Prepare meat dishes $81.00 $24.00 $0.00
SITHCCC037 Prepare seafood dishes $51.84 $15.36 $0.00
SITHCCC041 Produce cakes, pastries and breads $113.40 $33.60 $0.00
SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements $113.40 $33.60 $0.00
SITHCCC043 Work effectively as a cook $155.52 $46.08 $0.00
SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes $56.70 $16.80 $0.00
SITHKOP012 Develop recipes for special dietary requirements $40.50 $12.00 $25.50
SITHKOP013 Plan cooking operations $97.20 $28.80 $199.25
SITHKOP015 Design and cost menus $56.70 $16.80 $25.50
SITHPAT016 Produce desserts $145.80 $43.20 $0.00
SITXCOM010 Manage conflict $32.40 $9.60 $25.50
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget $48.60 $14.40 $25.00
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety $24.30 $7.20 $0.00
SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices $56.70 $16.80 $0.00
SITXFSA008 Develop and implement a food safety program $72.90 $21.60 $27.50
SITXHRM008 Roster staff $81.00 $24.00 $25.50
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people $97.20 $28.80 $25.50
SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock $32.40 $9.60 $0.00
SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations $64.80 $19.20 $25.50

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Prepare and present sandwiches
$24.30 $7.20 $76.25
Produce and serve food for buffets
$40.50 $12.00 $112.50
Prepare and serve cheese
$32.40 $9.60 $87.50
Prepare specialised food items
$89.10 $26.40 $0.00
Clean kitchen premises and equipment
$16.20 $4.80 $0.00
Show social and cultural sensitivity
$32.40 $9.60 $25.50
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
$48.60 $14.40 $25.50

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Semester 2, 2023

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Bentley
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment $40.50 $12.00 $0.00
SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery $89.10 $26.40 $0.00
SITHCCC028 Prepare appetisers and salads $48.60 $14.40 $0.00
SITHCCC029 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups $56.70 $16.80 $0.00
SITHCCC030 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes $72.90 $21.60 $0.00
SITHCCC031 Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes $81.00 $24.00 $158.00
SITHCCC035 Prepare poultry dishes $51.84 $15.36 $0.00
SITHCCC036 Prepare meat dishes $81.00 $24.00 $0.00
SITHCCC037 Prepare seafood dishes $51.84 $15.36 $0.00
SITHCCC041 Produce cakes, pastries and breads $113.40 $33.60 $0.00
SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements $113.40 $33.60 $0.00
SITHCCC043 Work effectively as a cook $155.52 $46.08 $0.00
SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes $56.70 $16.80 $0.00
SITHKOP012 Develop recipes for special dietary requirements $40.50 $12.00 $25.50
SITHKOP013 Plan cooking operations $97.20 $28.80 $199.25
SITHKOP015 Design and cost menus $56.70 $16.80 $25.50
SITHPAT016 Produce desserts $145.80 $43.20 $0.00
SITXCOM010 Manage conflict $32.40 $9.60 $25.50
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget $48.60 $14.40 $25.00
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety $24.30 $7.20 $0.00
SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices $56.70 $16.80 $0.00
SITXFSA008 Develop and implement a food safety program $72.90 $21.60 $27.50
SITXHRM008 Roster staff $81.00 $24.00 $25.50
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people $97.20 $28.80 $25.50
SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock $32.40 $9.60 $0.00
SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations $64.80 $19.20 $25.50
SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices $48.60 $14.40 $25.50

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Prepare and present sandwiches
$24.30 $7.20 $76.25
Produce and serve food for buffets
$40.50 $12.00 $112.50
Prepare and serve cheese
$32.40 $9.60 $87.50
Prepare specialised food items
$89.10 $26.40 $0.00
Clean kitchen premises and equipment
$16.20 $4.80 $0.00
Show social and cultural sensitivity
$32.40 $9.60 $25.50

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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