SIT40521 Certificate IV In Kitchen Management

Become a Chef, Study SIT40521 Certificate IV In Kitchen Management

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: SIT40521

Course CRICOS Code: 109688B

Available to International and Local students.

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 (face to face study).

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: $5,500AUD  Material Fee : $500 AUD. * 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: SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery


Pathways From the Qualification

After achieving SIT40521Certificate IV Kitchen Management, 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 SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial CookeryIntermediate Level of English 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 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 SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery) :

Term 1:

  • SITHKOP013 – Plan and cooking operations
  • SITXMGT004 – Monitor work operations
  • SITXWHS007 – Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
  • SITHKOP015 – Design and cost menu
  • SITXCOM0010– Manage conflict
  • SITXHRM008 – Roster staff
  • SITXFIN009– Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXHRM009 – Lead and manage people
  • SITHKOP012 – Develop recipes for Special Dietary Requirements
  • SITXFSA008 – Develop and Implement a food safety program

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