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In today’s competitive workplace, you need your skills and experience to stand out from the rest. At GeSS Education your course will cover key skills that can be used across a broad range of industries and sectors. You’ll be mentored by some of the Education Industry’s best.

Not only will you have the opportunity to gain credit into further studies with leading universities, but also give your future job prospects a competitive edge!

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SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Launch your career as a chef and learn the skills needed for entry into the hospitality and cookery industry. This qualification reflects the role of cooks who use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. Completion of this qualification contributes to recognition as a trade cook and provides pathways to work in restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops.
Chefs are in such high demand that they have been added to the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) National Skills Priority List and are currently a top 20 occupations in demand due to shortages.

Units of Competency - Core:

SITHCCC023: Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC027: Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC028: Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC029: Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC030: Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC031: Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
SITHCCC035: Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC036: Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC037: Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC041: Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC042: Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC043: Work effectively as a cook
SITHKOP009: Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHKOP010: Plan and cost recipes
SITHPAT016: Produce desserts
SITXFSA005: Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA006: Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM007: Coach others in job skills
SITXINV006: Receive, store and maintain stock
SITXWHS005: Participate in safe work practices


SITHCCC025: Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC026: Package prepared foodstuffs
SITHCCC032: Produce cook-chill and cook-freeze foods
SITHCCC038: Produce and serve food for buffets
BSBSUS211: Participate in sustainable work practices

Entry Requirements:

No specific entry requirements.

Course Duration:

up to 12 months

Course Fees:

This course is currently available to our offshore in-country training program.
Please enquire for more information and opportunities for other delivery to [email protected]

Start Dates:

Monthly intakes

Possible Career Outcomes:


Cafe Chef

Commercial Chef

GeSS Education in affiliation with our key RTO partner:

This fee-for-service qualification will be delivered by GeSS Education on behalf of our partner RTO, Fraser Coast TESS (provider code 1826), under a third-party arrangement. Fraser Coast TESS will issue your qualification upon successful completion of your course. Please see Terms & Conditions within Student Handbook for further details.


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