Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Kingsford International Institute
Course Code:
Qualification Level:
Course Area:
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services
Study Mode:
Full Time
New South Wales (Surry Hills)
Course Fee:
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Delivery Mode:
Blended Delivery

Course Overview

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.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops, or to run a small business in these sectors.

Possible job titles include:

  • chef
  • chef de partie.

Intake Dates

2022 Date Period Duration
Aug 2022 (22/08/2022) 15 August 2022 to 11 February 2024
Oct 2022 (10/10/2022) 03 October 2022 to 07 April 2024
Nov 2022 (14/11/2022) 07 November 2022 to 12 May 2024

Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Have completed Year 12 or an equivalent higher secondary schooling level of a School Certificate.
Meet the Student Visa 500 subclass requirements.
Exceed minimum pass level in all three sections of Course Entry Requirement Test (CERT)
Possess basic computer skills e.g. operating Windows, MS Word, email
Minimum Age to Apply 18 years
Language Requirement
English Language Requirements
Have scored overall 5.5 in IELTS equivalent or above If one of the following applies, you do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application:
You are enrolled in full-time school studies as a principal course including in a secondary exchange programme, a postgraduate research course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), and Foreign Affairs or Defence sponsored students.
You have completed at least five years' study in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland.
You are a citizen and hold a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland.
In the two years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa
IELTS Score (Minimum) Have scored overall 5.5 in IELTS equivalent or above 


Subject Name Subject Type Fees
Make a presentation Core
Articulate, present and debate ideas Core
Manage diversity in the workplace Core
Develop and use complex spreadsheets Elective
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices Core
Use food preparation equipment Core
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery Core
Prepare appetisers and salads Core
Prepare stocks, sauces and soups Core
Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes Core
Prepare poultry dishes Core
Prepare seafood dishes Core
Prepare meat dishes Core
Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements Core
Produce cakes, pastries and breads Core
Work effectively as a cook Core
Plan and cost basic menus Core
Develop menus for special dietary requirements Core
Coordinate cooking operations Core
Produce desserts Core
Manage conflict Core
Manage finances within a budget Core
Use hygienic practices for food safety Elective
Participate in safe food handling practices Elective
Coach others in job skills Core
Roster staff Core
Lead and manage people Core
Receive and store stock Elective
Maintain the quality of perishable items Elective
Purchase goods Elective
Control stock Elective
Monitor work operations Core
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices Elective

Career Opportunities

Chef de Partie

Internship or Work Placement

335 hours of work placement

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