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SIT40516 - CERTIFICATE IV COMMERCIAL COOKERY

 

National Code SIT40516
CRICOS code 096058K
Duration  72 weeks (incl. holidays)
Intake Dates   
International students Feb Apr Jul Oct
Domestic students Contact RGIT

 

 

 

This course aims to provide training and skill development in kitchen operations and effective management and equips the student for the role of a qualified cook. Students will learn a broad range of culinary skills designed for working successfully in commercial kitchens of restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, cafes, coffee shops and catering operations. The areas covered in this course develop an understanding of the various business streams within the Hospitality Industry, working in a team, communication and interpersonal skills, marketing and selling skills, business operational skills, menu and wage costing.

Qualification Recognition: This qualification is based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and has national recognition.

Study Mode: Classroom Based, Apprenticeship and School Based Apprenticeship

Duration: 1 year full-time classroom-based or up to 3 years apprenticeship

Work-based Training (WBT) unit:
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook

  • Duration: minimum of 48 complete food service periods
  • Location: The training must be completed in a real industry commercial kitchen with realistic ratios of kitchen staff to customers. Covering different service periods including combination of: breakfast, lunch, dinner, special function.

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. It provides a pathway to work in various kitchen settings, such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.

Possible job roles include:

  • restaurant owner
  • chef
  • sous chef
  • kitchen manager
  • restaurant manager
  • cook

Students will need to complete the following units of competency to attain the qualification.

Unit Codes Unit Names
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC015 Produce and serve food for buffets
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget

 

Domestic students please see the "Domestic" tab below for more information.

Skills First & Full Fee students + International (NO VFH)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Age Requirement

All international students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at RGIT Australia.

English Language Requirements

International students, applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:

  1. Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course, or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course.
    Results older than two years are not acceptable.
    OR
  2. Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States
    OR
  3. Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.
    OR
  4. For levels 1 and 2 students only, successful completion of RGIT’s Language and Numeracy Test conducted on RGIT’s campus (for onshore international students ONLY.)

Please Note: RGIT will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests - TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and TOEFL PBT.

Academic Requirements

International students applying either off-shore or on-shore must meet a minimum academic requirement to get admission to RGIT Australia courses. The table below summarises the academic entry requirements. Please refer to information on individual courses for course specific requirements.

Level of Study  Academic Requirements
Certificate II & III   Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher
Certificate IV Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Certificate III or higher
Diploma*  Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Certificate IV or higher
Advanced Diploma  Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Diploma or higher

 

DO YOU HAVE YOUR USI YET?

All students of vocational and educational training are required by the Australian Government to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). 

If you do not have a USI, we cannot issue your Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Statement of Attainment or Transcript. A USI also gives you easy online access to your enrolment and results information.

To register for your USI click here.

If you are having difficulties obtaining your USI, visit reception at Level 2, 28-32 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne or call us at (03) 8639 9000 for assistance. Download and complete the USI Consent Form.

 

CREDIT TRANSFER & RPL

Credit Transfer: Students who have completed identical units from their course at other institutions will be given recognition for these units on presentation of a verified transcript, Award or Statement of Attainment. Application for credit transfer must be lodged in writing. Application for Credit Transfer must be made in writing. Contact international@rgit.edu.au. Credit Transfer Application Form.

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Students who believe they already have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). An essential requirement of RPL is proof that you currently have the required competencies. Applications for RPL must be made in writing. Contact international@rgit.edu.au. RPL Application Form.

 

APPLY  NOW

To being your application, contact international@rgit.edu.au or call 1300 RGIT AU (744 828)

 

 

Off-Shore Applicants

Applicants from a DIBP Assessment Level 3 Country should fill out an International Student Application Form and send it to international@rgit.edu.au or find an education agent to assist with their application.

 

After completing the International Student Inquiry Form, our marketing department will contact you to help you with your Application. Once you have decided on a course of study, the following takes place:

  1. You receive a Letter of Offer from us.
  2. Your Application and supporting documents are processed.
  3. You are then required to make a 50% course payment (see Accepting an Offer below).
  4. After payment, we send you a Confirmation of Enrolment via email, or through your education agent.
  5. International students from Level 1 and 2 Assessment countries can apply for a visa electronically through the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) website (www.immi.gov.au) or by post. Students must include their CoE and inform Student Administration by email or phone when their visa is confirmed.  Students from Level 3 countries must apply to DIBP by post.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP)

GPO Box 241
Melbourne Vic. 3001

6. Two weeks before term begins, you must visit RGIT Australia (Level 2, 28-32 Elizabeth St, Melbourne) to fill out your Enrolment Form.

7. On enrolment day, you receive the date for your Orientation. At Orientation, you receive your study timetable.

ACCEPTING THE LETTER OF OFFER 

Onshore Applicants

To accept an offer for a place of study at RGIT Australia, students must:

  1. Complete, sign and return the Letter of Offer Acceptance Form, together with tuition fee payment, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and other applicable fees as detailed in the offer letter.
  2. Payment can be made by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) bank transfer, or via credit card at RGIT Australia Level 2, 28-32 Elizabeth St, Melbourne.
  3. EFT TRANSFER (for payments made within Australia)

Bank: Westpac Bank

Address: 190 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia

Account Name: Gurkhas Institute of Technology Pty Ltd

BSB: 033 174

Account Number: 282328

 

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR GOVERNMENT FUNDING

Students eligible for the Skills First program can receive State government-subsidised tuition.

For more assistance and to view eligibility requirements, view the Skills First Program information page.

APPLY NOW: Contact our team at domestic@rgit.edu.au or call (03) 9662 8022 to begin your application.

 

 

CREDIT TRANSFER

If you have already completed units of competencies previously for the course you are applying for, you may be eligible for a Credit Transfer. You will need to apply in writing by completing the Credit Transfer Application Form and attach a verified transcript, Award or Statement of Attainment.

 

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)

If you believe you already have some of the competencies in the course you are applying for, you may apply for (RPL. An essential requirement of RPL is providing thorough evidence that you currently have the required competencies.

You will need to apply in writing by completing the RPL Application Form.

 

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

Do you have your USI yet?

Students are required to have a USI to commence any accredited training in Australia.

If you do not have a USI, we cannot issue your Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Statement of Attainment or Transcript. A USI also gives you easy online access to your enrolment and results information.

To register for your USI click here.

If you are having difficulties obtaining your USI, you may visit our reception at Level 1, 51-53 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, call us at (03) 9662 8022 or email studentservices@rgit.edu.au.

 

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