Certificate IV In Commercial Cookery – SIT40516

Become a Chef, Study Certificate IV In Commercial Cookery - SIT40516

Ready to run your own kitchen? Building from the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, students will learn the basics of management & coordinating kitchen operations. The focus is on building financial skills, leadership and management, rostering staff and all the nuts and bolts of how to run a kitchen.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various kitchen settings such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops. Possible job titles include Chef de Partie.

Nationally Recognised Qualification

Course National Code: SIT40516

Course CRICOS Code: 093686F

Course Duration

This course is delivered over 26 weeks in 2 terms including 6 weeks of holidays. Classes are scheduled for 20 hours per week.

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: $6,000AUD inclusive of all learning materials.* Please also note prices may vary if Credit Transfer are approved.


Every month or refer to Intakes



Cookery students will receive a quality Uniform and Kitchen Set (including knives, etc).


Career Opportunities

This qualification provides a pathway to work in various kitchen settings such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops. Possible job titles include: Chef; Chef de Partie


Pathways Into the Qualification

You may enter the qualification through a number of entry points including: SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery


Pathways From the Qualification

After achieving SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, you could progress to: SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management.

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Live Kitchen, Real Work

Study and Assessment mode

This course is delivered in a combination of theory and practical sessions. Students will need to complete 12 sessions in a live kitchen environment. Assessment is undertaken through written questions, project work, presentations and practical observations. There is a requirement to participate in industry experience in order to achieve competency for this qualification.

Entry admission requirements

Those students who wish to undertake this course should meet the following academic and English language requirements.

AcademicEnglish Language
Successful Completion of SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial CookeryIntermediate Level of English or

Duolingo English Test Score of 75-80 or

IELTS Test Score of 5.0 overall (General or Academic) or

TOEFL iBT Test Score of 35 or

PTE Academic Test Score of 36 or

Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) Test Score of 154 or

OET Pass Grade B or

PCBT Certificate 3 in EAL

IELTS test score of 4.5 or equivalent with at least 10 weeks ELICOS

You may be exempted to provide evidence of English Language competence if:

you have studied for 5 years in an English speaking country.

you have completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV OR higher level course in an Australian

Education Provider under a student visa.

you have successfully completed a foundation course in Australia

you have successfully completed the College English Placement Test.

you have successfully completed your High School or higher tertiary qualification in English Language

Please note that you are required to meet the Department of Home Affairs English language requirements for student visa applications, which may differ from the aforementioned course entry requirements.  Please refer to https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/ to find out the assessment level for your country and to determine the required level of English that you should possess

To be able to achieve this qualification, students must successfully complete the following units (and completed SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery) :

Term 1:

  • BSBDIV501 – Manage diversity in the workplace
  • SITXCOM005 – Manage conflict
  • SITXHRM002 – Roster staff
  • SITXFIN003 – Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXMGT001 – Monitor Work Operations
  • SITHKOP005 – Coordinate Cooking Operations
  • SITXWHS003 – Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  • BSBSUS401 – Implement and Monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SITXHRM003 – Lead and manage people
  • SITHKOP004 – Develop Menus for Special Dietary Requirements

Apply Online

Enquire Admissions:
Call: 08 9202 1003
Email: admissions@pcbt.wa.edu.au