Course Overview

Who is this course designed for?

Our nationally recognised Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery provides comprehensive training in cookery with emphasis in supervisory or team leading roles in the kitchen.

This qualification aims individuals who want to develop their management skills and develop knowledge and understanding of management in the hospitality industry. Apprentices will learn from kitchen management to team and finance management.
This is an apprenticeship which provides you with hands-on, practical training and theoretical aspects of commercial cookery and it will enable you to take a leadership role within an establishment.

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, candidates may further their studies with a Diploma or follow a pathway to work as a qualified cook, commie chef, kitchen manager or run their own hospitality business.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be 18 years or over
  • Be sufficiently proficient in English (read, write and speak) to be able to work successfully in a highly regulated environment
  • Have satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 12 or equivalent

Pre Training Review (PTR)

A pre training interview would be conducted with the applicant by a Frontier representative. This interview will help us identify your prior experience, existing knowledge, skills and suitability for the course. Pre Training Review will be valuable in determining additional support and/or reasonable adjustment required for you to successfully complete the course.

Language, Literacy & Numeracy

Applicants must undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment during their induction session prior to beginning the qualification. Results will be assessed on an individual level by the assessor.

Depending upon the level of support required for the language, literacy or numeracy an alternative training and assessment methods may be used or the learners will be recommended to pursue Foundation Skills program, which will help them fulfil the LLN gap and achieve the qualification.

Course Outline

What will I study?

The students enrolled in SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery are required to complete 33 units of competency as listed below:

Core unit

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, egg 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

Elective unit

SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee

BSBITU301 Create and use databases

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage

SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage

Mode of study

Delivery Method

Frontier Training and Technology offers the following delivery modes for this qualification:

  • Work based + Face to Face Delivery – Face to face delivery involves the delivery of training sessions either one-to-one or group based. Training sessions are conducted on site in the learners’ workplace and training sessions are scheduled according to employer or learner needs.
    We expect minimum total of 3 hour per week for full time trainee. During the pre-training review, the trainers’ visit hours are decided and are reflected in the training plan.
    The visit hours are decided upon by mutual agreement between the employer, trainer and the student. To ensure effectiveness of training sessions and encourage student participation, group sizes will be limited to a maximum of 6 participants in the workplace.
    Each session will allow enough time for the students to learn the topic, undertake practice opportunities and, where required by learner or employer needs, complete / submit set tasks required for assessment purposes.
  • Self- paced learning – Self-paced learning involves the learner undertaking learning and assessment tasks between face-to-face consultations. The extent of self-paced learning is determined by each individual learner and is communicated through the trainer and assessor.

Duration

The time taken to complete will depend on the learner and the delivery option selected.

Intake Dates – Frontier Training and Technology offers monthly intakes and the course may be commenced in your discretion. Please inquire with the Student Administration regarding intake dates. Intake dates are also published and updated in our website at www.frontier.edu.au.

Course Duration – 1408 hours delivered over a period of 18 months. The course duration may vary upon learners’ prior experience, knowledge and abilities.

How to pay

Frontier Indicative Course Fees for 2018

    Indicative Course Fees and Payment Plans

1. Pay directly with our Account Department

You can arrange to make your fee payments directly with our Accounts Department at 735 Pascoe Vale Road, Glenroy Vic 3046 by Cash, EFTPOS or credit card, or do a online bank transfer (EFT) to the following bank account:

Account Name:  
                   Frontier Training and Technology
Bank Name:                           NAB
Branch Number (BSB):      083 004
Account Number:                761977553

2. Study Loans

We have partnered with Study Loans.

Study Loans provides a new kind of finance for students who are seeking financial assistance to pay for their education.

3. Direct Debit

This option is for students who want a convenient payment process to save time.

Payments can be done weekly, fortnightly or monthly and in that way, some of the courses are less than 59$ a week.

Contact admin for further info.

If you have further queries, please contact us on (03) 9041-1820