Are you working currently working as a chef with NO qualification? Get certified in Commercial Cookery with an Australian Qualification!

Frontier Training and Technology is delivering the (SIT30816) Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery through RPL Assessment process.

Destination Immigration Consultancy Ltd is our exclusive authorized agent in New Zealand. Mr Clive Long is the onsite trainer responsible for evidence collecting, which is completed via taking videos/photos on site demonstrating cooking skills, related documents and student interviews.

If you are currently working as a chef in New Zealand, you have required skills and experience in a sector and can provide supporting evidence, you may be eligible for Recognised Prior Learning (RPL), which will provide you with a certification based on your experience.

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Hospitality Trainer and Assessor

Clive Long is a qualified trainer and assessor in the hospitality industry with over 15 years of experience working in restaurants in NZ and overseas including several restaurants in NZ that he owned and established. He has a  further 20 years experience as a hospitality workplace tutor and assessor with his own NZQA Registered Training Organization. Mr Long’s main focus for the last 13 years has been working with experienced Asian and Indian chefs in the workplace,  assessing their practical skills for Level 3 & 4 NZ Cookery qualifications.

As well as holding several chef qualifications including the NZ National Certificate in Hospitality  (Professional Cookery) Level 4, Mr Long is also a qualified educator with an NZ Diploma of Education specialising in Adult Education & Training.

During his time assessing Asian and Indian chefs Mr Long has gained an appreciation of the cuisine styles these chefs are working with which involve a complex and diverse range of dishes, ingredients, preparation, cooking methods & techniques and presentation styles.  The culinary innovation and cultural diversity ethnic chefs have brought to NZ and Australia have helped these two countries earn a reputation as exciting food destinations.


Name: Mr Clive Long

Phone: 021 300782

Name: Ms Jenelle Huang


Phone: 021 441 437

Wechat ID:  021 441 437 (Cantonese, Mandarin  and Hokkien Speakers)

Name: Mr Andy Lu


Phone: 022 087 6144

Wechat ID: deson-admin  (Mandarin speakers)

Who is this course designed for?

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

This qualification aims individuals who have at least 3 years of experience in the field. You need to have valid industry experience in order to qualify for this Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL Assessment).

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
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the field
  • Be able to present evidence portfolio

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.