SIT30821 – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

This qualification provides students with a broad range of skills and knowledge to prepare them for a diverse range of occupations in the hospitality industry including commercial cookery, catering and food and beverage service.

The program is very hands-on and focuses on providing exposure to employment pathways within restaurants, hotels, catering, clubs, pubs, cafes settings and a pathway towards achieving the requirements for trade recognition as a cook.

CRCIT possesses a fully functioning kitchen and restaurant, with commercial standard equipment to accommodate workplace simulation for its students. With a welcoming ambience and modern decor, Manna Restaurant is combined with passion and enthusiasm of the staff and students to create a unique community facility.

Students are trained, assessed, coached and mentored on premises utilising their culinary and front of house skills by serving, cooking for staff, the school community and external parties.

Course Proposed Delivery Plan

Year 1

SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices
SITHKOP009 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC024 Prepare and Present Simple Dishes
SITHCCC025 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITXCCS011 Interact with Customers
SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock

Year 2

SITHCCC028 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC030 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC029 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC034 Work effectively in a commercial kitchen

Career Pathways

Catering Assistant
Sandwich hand
Breakfast cook
Fast food cook
Kitchen hand

Education Pathways

SIT30821 – Certificate III in Cookery

Assessment Methods

Written Questions
Practical Assessments


Year 1 Classes are conducted Tuesday and Wednesday

Year 2 Classes are conducted Thursday

Dress Code

Hospitality/Kitchen Operations Students are required to wear their home school uniform to and from class and change into either their chef’s or front-of-house uniform once they have entered the Trade Training Centre at CRCIT. Health regulations forbid Students from preparing food if they do not have the required uniform.

Course information is subject to change according to Training Package and or Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) updates.

Refer to homeschool for fee schedule