Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (International)

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery in Melbourne

Turn your love of food into a career with a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. Study in Melbourne!

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DURATION:
52 weeks including 12 weeks holidays
ID:
SIT30816 - IC1301

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (International) – Course Details 

  • National Code: SIT30816
  • CRICOS Code: 093952D
  • Duration: 52 weeks (including 12 weeks holidays)
  • Contact Hours: 20 hrs per week
  • Work Based Training: 150 hours at a venue organised by MCIE
  • Fees: From $11,500
  • Resources Fees: $950
  • Administration Fees: $200

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Course Description

Do you want to study a cooking course in Melbourne and receive the best training? Melbourne is renowned for inspiring chefs and cooks alike to create culinary masterpieces worth marvelling. So learn from the best in Melbourne and start your journey with our top-class commercial cookery course.

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and 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 SIT30816 course will equip you with skills and knowledge that can only be acquired through a combination of fantastic face-to-face classes and hands-on, practical experience.

 

Career Opportunities

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

 

Entry Requirements

An English Language proficiency level of one of the below:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with DHA regulations or;
  • satisfactorily completing ELICOS at Upper Intermediate level from a NEAS endorsed English Training Centre or;
  • completion of secondary studies equivalent or
    higher to an Australian Year 11 qualification from an English-speaking country or;
  • completion of MCIE English Placement Test with an overall score of 5.5 or above;
  • other tests like PTE, TOEFL and OET are also considered equivalent for direct entry into MCIE VET courses.

Other entry requirements include:

Academic: Completion of senior high school or equivalent to the Australian Year 11 of education

Regulatory: A current and valid passport, A valid study visa that covers the duration of study for the course

Age at Commencement: MCIE will not accept overseas students who would be under 18 years of age at the time of proposed commencement

Special Consideration: Students who have completed one year of study in Australia (Cert III, AQF Qualification or above) are exempt from submitting Year 11 qual or equivalent + IELTS results

 

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification.

 

Delivery and Assessment

Classroom Training
Training is delivered ‘face to face’ by qualified trainers and students are required to attend each scheduled class. The trainer will moderate the learning pace, method and sequence appropriate to the learning needs. Learning methods will vary and can include case study scenarios, field trips, ‘hands-on’ practical classes, role-play techniques, discussions, presentations and assignments.

Assessment
Assessment tasks and strategies cover a wide range of methods and may include the creation of specific written documents, projects or reports, formal questions (multiple choice, short and long answer), practical demonstrations, small or large group tasks, oral presentations, problem-solving tasks, case studies and discussions. Broadly classroom assessments have two or three assessment tasks for each unit of competency or module. As a general rule for major assessments, students are provided with task assessment instructions including the date the task is due for completion.

Work-based Training
Students are required to complete 150 hours work-based training. MCIE will organise your placement with one of our hospitality host employers.

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Pathways

After achieving SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, graduates may undertake further study in:

  • SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
  • SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Included in Materials Fee
  • 1 X Chef coat long sleeves with stud buttons
  • 1 X Checked Chef Trouser
  • 1 X White flat top hat
  • 1 X White neckerchief
  • 1 X Bib style black and white Striped Apron
  • 1 X Safety boots Clogs / Sturdy slip resistant shoes
  • Cooks Knife 22 cms
  • Paring Knife 9 cms
  • Turning Knife 6 cms
  • Palette knife 20 cms
  • Whisk stainless steel 30 cms
  • Wooden spoon 30 cms
  • Serving spoon perforated 30 cms
  • Pastry brush 2.5 cms
  • Peeler
  • Piping bag 40 cms
  • Plain tube 1 cm
  • Star tube 1 cm
  • Tool box or Roll bag
Course Units
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook (Work-based training)
SITXINV001 Recieve and Store Stock
SITHIND002 Source and use information on hospitality industry
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace

Students undertaking the Hospitality – Cookery programs will be required to handle and cook a variety of meat, poultry and seafood as part of their course. This includes but is not limited to, meat such as lamb, beef, port, kangaroo, etc, poultry such as chicken, duck, turkey, quail, etc., seafood including a variety of fish and shellfish. Some dishes may also require the inclusion of wine, spirits or liqueurs.

Course Locations

MCIE Head Office & Campus

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Levels 5 & 9, 250 Collins Street,
Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Call: 1300 737 004
Email: info@mcie.edu.au

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644 Victoria Street,
North Melbourne, VIC, 3051
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