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SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

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SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and a 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.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops

Subjects in this qualification

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

SITHCCC101 Use food preparation equipment*

SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery*

SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads*

SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups*

SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes*

SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes*

SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes*

SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes*

SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements*

SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads*

SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook*

SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment*

SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus

SITHPAT006 Produce desserts*

SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices

SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills

SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items*

SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices

*Prerequisite is SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

Elective Subjects

Plus, a minimum of 4 elective subjects are required to gain the certificate.

These 4 elective subjects can be chosen from the following units of competency

SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches*

SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese*

SITHCCC015 Produce and serve food for buffets*

SITHCCC021 Produce specialised food items*

SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes*

SITXINV001 Receive and store stock

SITXINV003 Purchase goods

*Prerequisite is SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

Please note more than 4 elective units can be chosen but each extra elective may incur an extra cost to the candidate.

Important Information

Any other elective unit the candidate wishes to apply for which is not included on this list can be discussed with a Culinary Solutions Australia assessor prior to the commencement of the RPL process.


This qualification can only be achieved following a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process conducted by a Culinary Solutions Australia Assessor.


Fees and charges are dependent on the existing skills, knowledge, experience and location of each candidate.


Please contact Culinary Solutions Australia for more information to discuss your individual requirements.


Further information on Culinary Solutions Australia and the Recognition of Prior Learning process can be found in the Assessment Candidate Kit below.

Assesment Candidate Kit

To apply for this qualification please download and complete the Enrolment Form below and return to:


Culinary Solutions Australia

Unit 2/3 Austral Place


Victoria 3803

Or email to

SIT30816 Certificate III Commercial cookery – Enrolment Form