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SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery – 099223M

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SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery – 099223M

Course Code:SIT40516
Cricos Code: 099223M
Duration: 52 weeks
Course Fee: $18,500 AUD

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.


Delivery Mode
Classroom-based; formal structured training and assessment of the practical application of the theoretical learning during the training program.

Delivery Site / Location
Sydney ; Parramatta; Perth

Course Duration
52 weeks

Career Outcomes
Employment outcomes resulting from the completion of this course may include the following roles:
▪ Chef
▪ Chef de Partie

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification or any of the units of competency contained
within it.

Student Support
Welfare & Guidance Services
Student support welfare & guidance services are available at LEAD College to ensure that the students settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our staff assists in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.

Orientation is provided by LEAD College to assist students as an age and culturally appropriate program. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at
http://leadcollege.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Pre-Enrolment-pack.pdf.  Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled course/s

Course Credit
LEAD College can grant you credit towards your course for units of competency that you have already completed with another RTO or authorised issuing organisation. We can also grant you Credit for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.
There is no charge to apply for Credit.
To apply, fill in the Credit Application Form and submit it as part of your enrolment.
*Please refer to your Student Handbook for more information on Course Credit.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.
LEAD College has a process that has been structured to minimise the time and cost to applicants and provides a supportive approach to students wishing to take up this option. You should ideally apply for RPL at the time of enrolment but you may also apply up to 2 weeks into your course.
During the entry process and interview stage LEAD College will discuss with you the process and options for RPL. Suitability is often determined on how much experience you have in a certain area, your work history and previous training. If RPL is determined as a possibility for you, you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.
A trainer/assessor will be available to assist you throughout this process.
*Please refer to your Student Handbook for more information on RPL.

Total Tuition Fee: AUD 18,500
Payment Plan
• Non-refundable enrolment deposit (prior to commencement) – AUD 350
RPL Costs:

Application Fee – AUD 350 and Charge per unit of competency – AUD Pro rate charge
Nationally Recognised Training does not occur GST.
Students will only be eligible to receive their qualification if fees have been paid in full and all course requirements have been met.
LEAD College reserves the right to vary Material Fees without prior notice; whereas tuition fee will not change after you have started the course. Prior to enrolling, you may contact LEAD College to confirm the current cost, fee structure, payment plan options available.
For Student Refund policy, Cancellation Policy, and Tuition Protect Service (TPS) please refer to the student handbook available at
NOTE: Course Fee as presented in the Course Book is inclusive of Tuition fee, Material fee, Enrolment fee and first issue of identity card and any Academic Transcript (Certificate, Diploma). Material Fee varies from course to course depending upon the need of the course, which will be detailed in your offer letter. Alternatively you may please speak to a friendly staff 1300 887 361; +61286685676 for further confirmation.
Over and above the course fee, Student will need to pay other charges including OSHC Single/ couple/ family: please refer https://www.nib.com.au/overseas-students , http://www.bupa.com.au/health-insurance/cover/oshc; Credit card surcharge: 2.75% surcharge on Visa & Master Card Credit card payments & 3.75% surcharge for AMEX; Charges for Late Fee Payment: 7 days= $200; 14 days= $400; Re-enrolment fee: AUD 350 (payable at the beginning of the re-enrolment course); Repeat Unit Fee: AUD Pro rate charge; Re-issue of Student ID card: AUD 20 and Re-issue of any Academic Transcript AUD$ 100.
*Please refer to your Student Handbook for our Fees and Charges Policy.

Unless otherwise specified, tuition fees include all the training and assessment as well as required resources and textbooks for students to achieve the qualification or course in which they are enrolling. Please refer http://leadcollege.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/LEAD-COLLEGE-Fee-and-Charges-1.pdf
Additional charges apply if students require:
• Additional copies of a student’s qualification/record of results and/or statement of attainment.
• Additional copies of text books or any other learning and assessment.
• Printing costs as may be required to complete assessments. Students may print and copy on campus for a cost of B/W 20c & Color 50c per page, however they may also use other printing facilities.
Other costs (not included) to be aware of:
Please refer to the student handbook for guidance in relation to budgeting and planning
• USB drives that students are required to use to submit their assessments. Students may bring their own or purchase nearby.
• Notebooks/pens/laptops* or other general stationary required for students to complete their work.
*A note about computers: Many homework and assessment tasks require access to a computer and the internet and therefore it is recommended students bring or purchase a laptop if possible.
If students don’t have their own they can use nearby public facilities that are listed for their convenience in the Student Handbook. It is optional for students to bring a laptop to class – some students may choose to do so to keep their notes organised, but where a computer is required for class activities the trainer/assessor will arrange to book the college computers for class sessions.

Selection Process
You will be required to complete a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment prior to finalising your enrolment to ensure that the course is suitable for you and that LEAD College is able to meet your individual needs. The assessment includes a written test an interview to complete the verbal component of the test.
If you do not achieve the required level in your LLN assessment LEAD College will (where possible) provide student support measures. Where this is not possible your enrolment application will not be accepted in this instance and you will be referred to an appropriate external services or courses. You may reapply in the future once you have undertaken further language, literacy and numeracy skills training.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)
Unique Student Identifier (USI) requirement is needed for all students studying with LEAD College. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the student/s will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website https://www.usi.gov.au/. The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow LEAD College to create an USI on their behalf.

How to apply
TO ENROL AT LEAD COLLEGE for the SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery please contact our office to obtain a Student Enrolment Form or you can also seek assistance from authorised recruitment agents refer http://leadcollege.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Agent-list-LEAD-College.pdf LEAD College or any authorised agent neither guarantees successful completion of the course without achieving requisite competencies in stipulated time frame nor assures any particular employment outcome, although there are career and study pathways available.
For further details Phone: 130000887361 Email: admissions@leadcvollege.edu.au
Please fill out all sections in the Student Enrolment Form and return to:

LEAD College Pty Ltd NSW - Level 3, 303, Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000 or
LEAD College Pty Ltd NSW - Level 1, 37-39 George Street, Parramatta NSW 2150 or
LEAD College Pty Ltd NSW WA - Perth - 15 Leila St, Cannington, Western Australia 6107
Email: admissions@leadcollege.edu.au For further inquiry please visit our website and/or call our friendly staff on Phone: 1300 887 361, +61286685676

Once we receive your completed forms we will contact you to arrange an entry interview


Mandatory Requirement for International Students

  • Attendance Requirements: Student must meet their student attendance requirements which is 80% of the required 20 hour per study week
  • Course Progress Requirements: Student must meet ensure that they are successfully deemed competent 50% of the unit of competency enrolled in a study block or term.
  • Inform the college immediately within 7 days for change of address
  • Student transfer can be accommodated provided the student has completed 6 months of the principal course, or presented compelling reason for transfer, for more information about student transfer, please refer to www.leadcollege.edu.au or speak to Lead College Student Services Manager
  • International student must attend Lead College Orientation.

Entry Requirements

  • International Student
    • Must have completed Year 12 or equivalent
    • IELTS Overall 5.5 or equivalent / TOEFL IBT 46 / PTE Academic 42 / CAE 162 / OET B or equivalent or CERT IV level in Australian Qualification.
    • Must complete an LLN Assessment - diagnostic process to identify if prospective student required LLN Support
    • Physically fit to complete mandatory practical assessments in a simulated kitchen settings
    • Must have access to required hospitality related equipment

About Courses

  • Units:
    • BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace (c)
    • BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices (c)
    • SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment (c)
    • SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery (c)
    • SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads (c)
    • SITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups (c)
    • SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes (c)
    • SITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes (c)
    • SITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes (c)
    • SITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes (c)
    • SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements (c)
    • SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads (c)
    • SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook (c)
    • SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus (c)
    • SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements (c)
    • SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations (c)
    • SITHPAT006 Produce desserts (c)
    • SITXCOM005 Manage conflict (c)
    • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget (c)
    • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety (c)
    • SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices (c)
    • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills (c)
    • SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people (c)
    • SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items (c)
    • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations (c)
    • SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices (c)
    • SITHCCC004 Package prepared foodstuffs (e)
    • SITHCCC009 Produce cook-chill and cook-freeze foods (e)
    • SITHCCC010 Re-thermalise chilled and frozen foods (e)
    • SITHCCC015 Produce and serve food for buffets (e)
    • SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol (e)
    • SITHFAB003 Operate a bar (e)
    • HLTAID003 Provide first aid (e)
  • Career Pathways
    • The further study pathways from this qualification may lead to SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management.
  • Class sessions are planned to ensure that you have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments will be regularly simulated and used to conduct skills based assessments in accordance with unit requirements. Homework tasks may include research, readings from related textbooks and continuing to work on assessment tasks. Students are provided with the textbooks to support their learning (these are included in the course fees)

  • All students will complete a language literacy and numeracy assessment upon enrolment to
    determine their learning support needs. All students will be provided with a range of learning
    support options and resources to help you achieve competency. Where additional support
    needs have been identified an Individual Support Plan will be developed which may include:
    • Mentoring from trainers
    • Additional classes, tutorials and workshops
    • Computer and technology support
    • Referral to external support services
    • Reasonable adjustment to assessments
    Provision of additional support services will be provided where necessary to enable students to
    participate in the same way as any other person regardless of whether support services have
    been required.

  • Assessment will be conducted individually/in groups. You will be provided with a Student
    Assessment Booklet for each unit of competency/cluster/topic which includes:
    • A full description of all assessment tasks for the unit of competency
    • Assessment instructions for each unit of competency
    • Assessment resources for each unit of competency
    • Details about when assessment will occur
    • Details about assessment submission
    There are a variety of assessment methods used for this qualification including:
    • Written questions
    • Projects
    • Case studies
    • Role Plays
    • Research
    • Reports
    • Pratical
    You will be required to complete assessments in class and there may be a need for some work to be done as homework, however this is not expected to exceed 20 hours per week.
    You will be advised by your trainer and assessor about the assessment requirements for each unit at the commencement of delivery for that unit. Submission of assessment tasks will be in in person to the trainer/assessor / online via the student portal