Commercial Cookery
course description

Be a part of a star class industry by gaining the skills and techniques required to be a professional chef by completing this Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery. This will help you to gain industry level knowledge by introducing you to a variety of cuisines, professional techniques, kitchen management, financial management and team management that will prepare you to become a Chef, Commis Chef, Manager or even open your own restaurant.

career pathways
  • Executive Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Chef De Parte
  • Kitchen Chef
  • Qualified Cook
  • Commis Chef
Industry placements

Careers and Employment Services can assist you with career development and opportunities to gain valuable experience to ensure a smooth transition from study to work Staff are on campus to provide career guidance and development

  • Assist with guidance on written resumes interview skills
  • Employment vacancy notice board
  • Employer information session and on campus interviews
  • Annual career related events and activities where you can
  • network and meet potential employers
course intake
April, August, December
1.5 years
course mode
Full Time
delivery mode
Classroom Lecture theatre Specialist classroom delivery (includes training kitchens, training restaurants,) Work-based learning
Assessment methods
A wide range of assessment practices is used by staff to assess competency for courses
Theory – Casual Wear
Practical – Full Uniform (Uniform provided by the university)
Study pathway
course structure
Semester 1 (6 months) – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816)
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXFSA003 Transport and store food
Semester 2 (6 months) – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816)
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as cook
SITHCCC021 Prepare specialised food items
SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
SITHCCC015 Produce and serve food for buffet
Semester 3 (6 months) – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (SIT40516)
SITXCOM005Manage conflict
SITXFIN003Manage finances within a budget
BSBDIV501Manage diversity in the workplace
SITHKOP004Develop menus for special dietary requirements
SITXHRM003Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001Monitor work operations
SITHKOP005Coordinate cooking operations
BSBUS401Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work place
SITXWHS003Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITHCCC009Produce cook-chill and cook-freeze foods
entry requirements
Sri Lankan Students
5 Ordinary Level Passes including English language
International Students
5 passes in the Australian Y12 equivalence including English language.
*Prior industry experience, professional and academic qualifications from any other nationally / internationally acclaimed university may make you eligible for exemptions from the courses listed above or some of the course units. This is subject to WAI’s approval.
Level Semester Duration Semester Fee
(Tuition Fee + Loyalty Fee + Tax)
Cert. III in Commercial Cookery Stage – 1 1 6 months LKR 561,550.00
Cert. III in Commercial Cookery Stage – 2 2 6 months LKR 561,550.00
Cert. IV in Commercial Cookery 3 6 months LKR 561,550.00
Total Tuition Fee Including Tax LKR 1,236,150.00
Total loyalty Fee ( AUD 1,950 ) LKR 448,500.00
Registration Fee LKR 41,000
Total Course Fee LKR 1,725,650.00

(Including government taxes)

*Semester Fee may be changed due to fluctuating AUD exchange rates

*Average exchange rate – 1 AUD = 230 LKR

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