Cambridge Academy of English

SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Cambridge Academy of English

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101546

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or to run a small business in these sectors.

Course units

In order to receive this qualification, thirty-three units must be completed satisfactorily:

26 core units

7 elective units

Career outcomes

This course provides participants with the skills to obtain the occupational position across various industrial sectors. Job roles and titles vary across these different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • chef
  • chef de partie

Academic pathways

Individuals who successfully complete the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery may study the Diploma of Hospitality Management.

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Course opportunities

Start date: To suit the client/individual
Study mode: Full time

Cambridge Academy of English

3431 Pacific Highway
Brisbane Queensland 4127

Entry criteria

Applicants must have completed year 10 high school or equivalent. There are no specific prerequisite units for entry to this qualification. However, many of the individual units of competency require the following prerequisite unit:

SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

Applicants must be 18 years and above

Entry requirements for NESB Students

Following are the language literacy requirements for this course:

International students will need to present IELTS test results prior to enrolment as an indicator of their proficiency (This is required for visa purposes). Students who have an IELTS band of 5.5 will be deemed to have the language requirements for entry into this course. Students who have an IELTS Band less than 5.5 will need to undertake English classes prior to enrolling in this course. It is anticipated that most international students who meet the entry criteria will have the required numeracy and literacy levels.


Cambridge Academy of English
3431 Pacific Highway
Brisbane Queensland 4127