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:
|Aug 2021 (23/08/2021)||16 August 2021 to 12 February 2023|
|Oct 2021 (11/10/2021)||04 October 2021 to 09 April 2023|
|Nov 2021 (15/11/2021)||08 November 2021 to 14 May 2023|
|Jan 2022 (17/01/2022)||10 January 2022 to 09 July 2023|
|Feb 2022 (21/02/2022)||14 February 2022 to 13 August 2023|
|Apr 2022 (18/04/2022)||11 April 2022 to 01 October 2023|
|May 2022 (23/05/2022)||16 May 2022 to 05 November 2023|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Lead and manage people||Core|
|Receive and store stock||Elective|
|Maintain the quality of perishable items||Elective|
|Monitor work operations||Core|
|Implement and monitor work health and safety practices||Elective|
Chef de Partie
335 hours of work placement