Colombo Academy of Hospitality Management in partnership with William Angliss Institute (RTO No: 3045), Australia.

Commercial Cookery

AQF (Australian Quality Framework)
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
12 months
18 months
24 months
30 months
Cert. III in Commercial Cookery
Cert. IV in Kitchen Management
Diploma of Hospitality Management
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Culinary Management or Bachelor of Tourism & Hospitality Management.

2.5 years including 1 year paid industrial placement.
Anywhere in the world
12 months
Cert. III in Commercial Cookery
18 months
Cert. IV in Kitchen Management
24 months
Diploma of Hospitality Management
30 months
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Culinary Management or Bachelor of Tourism & Hospitality Management.

2.5 years including 1 year paid industrial placement.
Anywhere in the world.
course structure
Semester 1 (6 months) – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30821)
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices
SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC029 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC028 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC030 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC041 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC035 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC037 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC036 Prepare meat dishes
SITHKOP009 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXHRM007 Coach others in job skills
SITXINV007 Purchase goods
SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes
SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
Semester 2 (6 months) – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30821)
SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHPAT016 Produce desserts
SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHCCC043 Work effectively as a cook
SITHCCC044 Prepare specialised food items
SITHCCC040 Handle and serve cheese
SITHCCC032 Produce cook-chill and cook-freeze foods
SITHCCC031 Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock

Semester 3 (6 months) – Certificate IV in Kitchen Management (SIT40521)

SITXFSA008Develop and implement a food safety program
SITXCOM010Manage conflict
SITXFIN009Manage finances within a budget
SITHKOP012Develop recipes for special dietary requirements
SITXHRM008Roster staff
SITXHRM009Lead and manage people
SITHKOP015Design and cost menus
SITXMGT004Monitor work operations
SITHKOP013Plan cooking operations
SITXWHS007Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Semester 4 (6 months) – Diploma of Hospitality Management – Commercial Cookery (SIT50422)

SITXCCS016Develop and manage quality customer practices
SITXFIN010Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXGLC002Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
SITXMGT005Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXCCS015Enhance customer service experiences

Semester 5 (6 months) – Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management – Commercial Cookery (SIT60322)

BSBFIN601Manage organisational finances
BSBOPS601Develop and implement business plans
SITXFIN011Manage physical assets
SITXWHS008Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
SITXHRM010Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM012Monitor staff performance
SITXMPR014Develop and implement marketing strategies
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.
Fees structure
Level Semester Duration Semester Fee
(Tuition Fee + Loyalty Fee + Tax)
Cert. III in Commercial Cookery Stage – 1 1 6 months LKR 610,357.50
Cert. III in Commercial Cookery Stage – 2 2 6 months LKR 610,357.50
Cert. IV in Kitchen Management 3 6 months LKR 610,357.50
Diploma of Hospitality Management 4 6 months LKR 416,924.63
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management 5 6 months LKR 416,924.63
Course Fee – up to Cert. IV in Kitcken Managment
Total Tuition Fee Including Tax LKR 1,421,572.50
Total loyalty Fee ( AUD 1,950 ) LKR 409,500.00
Registration Fee LKR 41,000
Total Course Fee LKR 1,872,072.50
Course Fee – Diploma to Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Managment
Total Tuition Fee Including Tax LKR 560,849.26
Total loyalty Fee ( AUD 1,300 ) LKR 273,000.00
Total Course Fee LKR 833,849.26

(Including government taxes)

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

*Average exchange rate – 1 AUD = 210 LKR

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