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Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Qualification: SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Qualification CRICOS Code: 092942C

Qualification Status: Current

AQF Level: 4

Entry Requirements: Year 12 completed and 18 years old at the time of course commencement.

Total Core Units: 26

Total electives: 7

Mode of Delivery: Face-to-Face 20 hrs. per week

Total Course: Duration 78 including term breaks (24 weeks after credit transfer)

Total Terms: 6 terms by 11 weeks (2 terms after credit transfer)

 

Qualification Description

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.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

 

Credit Transfer

Credit may be awarded on the basis of a combination of credit transfer plus an individual RPL assessment for additional learning

For International students any reduction in overall course duration brought about by RPL/Credit transfer is reported via PRISMS and an appropriate eCoE issued. For details please refer to “Advance Standing Policy Procedures”

 

Terms Reduction

Student who successfully completed SIT30816 –Certificate III in Commercial Cookery will able to receive credit transfer in Certificate IV. The duration of Certificate IV will be shortening the duration of study than normal delivery of the course. Student with credit arrangement will able to complete the SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery in two terms, total of 440 Hours delivered as 20 hours per week face to face, over 24

weeks including term breaks.


For international students any reduction in overall course duration brought about by RPL/Credit transfer is reported via PRISMS and an appropriate eCoE issued. For detail Please refer to “Advance Standing Policy and Procedure”


Course Assessment:

Trainer/Assessor will use the correct assessment tools to gather sufficient and quality evidence about the student performance in order to make the assessment decision based on the qualification delivery and assessment strategy. Empire Institute of Education equipment and learning resources required supporting the evidence gathering process, for Certificate III in hospitality qualification following assessment tools would be used to assess students:

 

Unit SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook describes the knowledge, skills and performance outcomes required to work as a cook. Student in Stage 5 will be required to do work placement for a minimum 12 service periods in hospitality and catering organisations.


Re-assessment:

Condition 1

If the student absent from the Assessment day, the student needs to pay the re-assessment fees as follows:

- $ 250 for each Theory Class

- $ 500 for each Practical Class (in commercial kitchen)

 

Condition 2

If the student failed an assessment after his/her first attempt, he/she would have one free re-assessment chance to get the competence of the study unit. 

After the student failed in his/her second consecutive attempt of assessment, the student needs to pay the re-assessment fees as follows:

- $ 250 for each Theory Class

- $ 500 for each Practical Class (in commercial kitchen)

 

NOTE: For further information, please read EIE Assessment Policy 

http://empire.edu.au/Front/Home/news/id/77.html


Commercial Kitchen:

For practical cooking classes, lessons will be delivered at 17-21 Buckhurst St, South Melbourne VIC 3205. Empire commercial kitchen is equipped with all essential requirement for Certificate IV commercial cookery training package.


Course structure

Number of core units: 26

Number of elective units: 7

Unit List

Code

Title

Nominal Hours

SITXFSA001

Use hygienic practices for food safety

20

SITHCCC001

Use food preparation equipment

20

SITXFSA002

Participate in safe food handling practices

20

SITXINV002

Maintain the quality of perishable items

20

SITHCCC005

Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery

20

SITHCCC006

Prepare appetisers and salads

20

SITHCCC013

Prepare seafood dishes

40

SITHCCC007

Prepare stocks, sauces and soups

40

SITHCCC008

Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes

40

SITHCCC012

Prepare poultry dishes

20

SITHCCC014

Prepare meat dishes

60

SITHKOP002

Plan and cost basic menus

40

SITHCCC019

Prepare cakes, pastries and breads

40

SITHPAT006

Produce desserts

80

SITHCCC018

Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements

80

SITXHRM001

Coach others in job skills

20

SITXHRM003

Lead and manage people

60

SITHCCC020

Work effectively as a cook

180

BSBDIV501

Manage Diversity in the workplace

60

BSBSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

40

SITHKOP004

Develop menus for special dietary requirements

20

SITHKOP005

Coordinate Cooking Operations

100

SITXCOM005

Manage Conflict

20

SITXFIN003

Manage finances within a budget

40

SITXMGT001

Monitor work operations

20

SITXWHS003

Implement and monitor work health safety and security practices

40

SITHCCC015

Prepare and serve food for buffets

20

SITHASC002

Prepare Asian appetisers and snacks

20

SITXCOM002

Show social and cultural sensitivity

20

SITHIND002

Source and use Information on the hospitality industry

20

SITXINV004

Control Stock

20

SITXFSA004

Develop and implement a food safety program

40

SITHCCC003

Prepare and present sandwiches

20


Pathway Student from SIT30816 – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery to SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery:

Terms Reduction:

Student who successfully completed SIT30816 – Certificate III in Commercial Cookery will able to receive credit transfer in Certificate IV. The duration of Certificate IV will be shortening the duration of study than normal delivery of the course. Student with credit arrangement will able to complete the SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery in two terms, total of 440 Hours delivered as 20 hours per week face to face, over 24 weeks including term breaks.


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