Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816)

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Course Description

A Certificate III in Commercial Cookery SIT30816 is the standard qualification for chefs and commercial cooks working in Australian hospitality venues. The training is hands-on and students graduate knowing the basic methods of preparing and cooking chicken, seafood, meat, fruit and vegetables, eggs, appetisers, salads, desserts, cakes and pastries.

The Certificate III in Commercial Cookery SIT30816 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.


The Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee


Average Duration

6 months

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On-campus providers

Nationally Recognised Training

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Arm-Hand Steadiness

Keep your hand or arm steady.

Manual Dexterity

Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Multilimb Coordination

Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

Time Management

Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Kitchen Attendant$865 weekly pay
Apprentice Chef$865 weekly pay
Catering Assistant$865 weekly pay


Government Funding

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