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SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Go pro with your cooking skills

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of cookery skills. They use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of kitchen operations. They work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.


Core Units

  • BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others

  • SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment

  • SITHCCC005 Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery

  • SITHCCC006 Produce appetisers and salads

  • SITHCCC007 Produce stocks, sauces and soups

  • SITHCCC008 Produce vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes

  • SITHCCC012 Produce poultry dishes

  • SITHCCC013 Produce seafood dishes

  • SITHCCC014 Produce 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 supplies

  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices.

Elective Units

  • SITXINV001 Receive and store stock

  • SITXINV003 Purchase goods

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

  • SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches.

Entry Requirements

Apprentices: Need to be 15 years of age or older and must be employed to qualify for an apprenticeship.  You can be an existing employee or a new employee.

There are no pre-requisites for entry to this qualification, however Far North Training & Consultancy has the following selection criteria for this course. The participant will be required before enrolling to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment to determine what level of support the participant may need to assist them through their study program.


The course will be based and structured through competency based training and assessment. Participants will be under contract with the Australian Apprenticeship Centre and an Employer for the duration of training. We will work in with you and your employer to establish a suitable training plan that will meet your needs,  delivery of training will allow for flexibility and seasonal conditions.


Students obtaining a ‘competent’ result for all listed competencies will achieve a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, achieving ‘not yet competent’ or ‘not assessed’ for any Unit of Competency will receive a Statement of Attainment for those units that they have demonstrated competency in.

Awards Issued

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the Qualification:

  • SIT30816 — Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.

Recertification Requirements

The following resources are not included in the program fees and it is the students responsibility to provide at your own cost. 

  • Uniform and knife set.


This program is offered by face to face delivery mode. Program duration for a full time student is an average of 36 months. Some students may complete the course in less time, however.

**To achieve this qualification 25 units must be completed: Electives may vary depending on job outcome sought or local industry requirements.


This program is delivered on-site at each individual employer’s venue. Employers are required to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Resources Required

The following resources are not included in the program fees and it is the students responsibility to provide at your own cost. Uniform and knife set.


Please contact us to discuss fee details for this course.

Get in touch

If you have any questions regarding any of the courses on offer, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Call us on 07 4098 1228 or get in touch today to see if you are eligible.

Please note

Far North Training & Consultancy cannot promise that:

  • You will successfully complete a course

  • You will obtain employment in a certain industry as a result of undertaking one of our courses.