RTO Code: 40577

SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is a Nationally Recognised Qualification. If you think you can handle the heat of the kitchen and want to enjoy an industry that’s exciting and flexible, then consider studying Training Evolution’s SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery course and turn your passion for people and food into an exciting and rewarding career. This course is generally undertaken in an Apprenticeship over a three year period.  

SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery Course Outline

25 units must be completed:

  • 21 core units
  • 4 elective units


  • BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
  • SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
  • SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
  • SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces, and soups
  • SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
  • SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes
  • SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes
  • SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes
  • SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries, and breads
  • SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
  • SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
  • SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
  • SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
  • SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable supplies
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices


  • SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
  • SITHCCC017 Handle and serve cheese
  • SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • SITHCCC015 Produce and serve food for buffets
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

More information about this qualification can be found Here.


You are required to complete a variety of assessment tasks demonstrating your skills and knowledge. These include:

  • Short Answer Questions
  • Case Studies
  • Projects
  • Simulated work exercises
  • Observations
  • Competency conversations
  • Career pathways once completed

Career pathways once completed

Successful completion of this course can lead to a variety of careers such as a commercial cook in establishments such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops.

Possible job titles include:

  • Chef
  • Head Chef

Study anywhere and anytime

Workplace Delivery

  • One on one delivery every six weeks from Qualified Training Consultant that provides a real world perspective
  • Access your learning and assessment resources
  • Ongoing support from your Qualified Training Consultant via phone and email
  • More comprehensive practical training


Workplace Traineeships

Workplace Traineeships and Apprenticeships are funded by the Federal Government. Incentives up to $4000.00 are available to employers to help reduce the cost of the training they wish to provide their new worker. More information can be found here.

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