Course Overview

TThis 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.
For Qualification description please visit national training register at https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/SIT40516

Structure

This program is delivered face to face in a logical sequence covering all the Elements, Performance Criteria, Foundation Skills as well as Assessment Requirements including Performance Evidence, Knowledge Assessment Conditions. Assessment/s will take place during and/or at the end of a unit/s.Training will be conducted face to face within a classroom based environment at:

Peach Institute’s purpose built training kitchens operate in 178 – 180 Victoria Street, Richmond, VIC 3121, where students complete cooking tasks as per the requirements for each unit of competency in a simulated working kitchen environment.

SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery consists of following Units of competency:

SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
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
SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations
SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook
SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget

Peach institute allow and encourage its student to bring their own laptop computer, tablet etc. or Institute can arrange a loan computer upon request. Student/s can access Peach institute’s internet/Wi-Fi facility for study purpose.
Students successfully completing the course will receive the Nationally Recognised; SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery. Students not completing all the units will gain Statement of Attainment.
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Course Duration

The Course is delivered in 78 weeks (including holidays) that incorporates 58 weeks of delivery (over 6 terms), on a full time basis, minimum 20 Contact Hours per week.
This course consists of 1664 hours that includes 1280 hours (1028 hours of classroom and work-based training (WBT)where students need to complete 252 hours at industry workplace) of face to face and 384 hours of self-study hours.

Students are expected to undertake approximately 7 hours per week of learning activities outside their scheduled teaching hours as part of self-study, to review learning, revise and reinforce areas of knowledge and conduct research to gain up to date industry information.

Entry Requirements

Students must be able to handle complex foods including cooking of various processed or raw meats, poultry, sea foods, dairy items. Students are to be reminded of this and that they must keep in mind of any religious or dietary barriers to handle such foods or religious implications while handling such foods, before enrolling into this course.

Age Requirements

18 years of age or older at the time of making an application for admission in this course, and should have successfully completed year 12 or equivalent to Australian senior secondary school.

International student Academic Requirements

To gain entry to this course, participants should have successfully completed year 12 or secondary studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification (for more information visit the following:

Pre-training Review

All students will participate in a pre-training review which aims to identify their training needs through:

  • Identification of any previous training undertaken, and relevance of the training to this qualification
  • Identification of basic computing skills to support computer based classroom learning
  • For international students, confirmation of their level of English language skills including confirmation of
    successful assessment at IELTS 5.5

The Pre-Training Review will also determine eligibility to undertake any portion of the qualification via a recognition of prior learning pathway.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN)

During the enrolment process, all students will complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment to determine if any barriers to their learning exist as a result of LLN issues. The information from the LLN assessment will be used to identify any reasonable adjustments that need to be made to the learning and assessment for each individual learner.
Where it is identified that a student does not have an adequate level of language, literacy and numeracy, the student will be referred to an external provider to undertake additional studies in the areas of need. Once the student has completed this additional study, they will re-sit the LLN assessment before being accepted for enrolment in the qualification. All costs associated with additional LLN training will be the responsibility of the learner.

English Language requirements.

All International Students entering this qualification must have a minimum English Language proficiency level of one of the below: An English Language proficiency level of one of the following:

More Information

For more information on Vocational Education you can visit https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/English/Australian-Education/Vocational-education
To enrol into Peach Institute’s course/s as an overseas/International student, applicants must complete an International Student application pack, available from Peach Institute, upon request via email (info@pi.edu.au) or at our website.
This should be completed in full and submitted in person or via email at info@pi.edu.au, and must be accompanied by:

  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Copies of Certificate(s)/Qualification(s)/Statement of Attainment(s)
  • Copies of supporting documents for RPL/Credit Transfers application
  • Copy of current and valid Passport
  • Visa copy, if you currently hold an Australian Visa
  • Application Fee (not refundable) AUD250.00

When we receive your request/application, our student admin office/authorised staff will review it for completeness and for eligibility, if your application is not complete, our student admin office/authorised staff will contact you, if your application has been successful, you will be issued a Letter of Offer (valid 14 days, unless otherwise specified), invoice for initial payment of fees and provided with a Student Agreement for your acceptance and signature.
Once you accept the offer you are required to return the signed student agreement with the initial payment of fees.
Once we receive this information/documents, a confirmation of enrolment (CoE) will be generated and forwarded to yourself at the address provided on your application with an official receipt for the fees paid, at the same time Department of Home Affairs (DHA) will also get the notification of your CoE, electronically.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to apply for a student visa. Peach Institute do not give any kind of guarantee that the applicant will be granted with the student visa.

When you receive your CoE, it should be taken to the visa section of your nearest Australian Diplomatic Mission (i.e. Consulate, High Commission or Embassy) where you can make an application for a student visa. For information, go to https://dfat.gov.au/about-us/our-locations/missions/pages/our-embassies-and-consulates-overseas.aspx.
For further information about student visa and how to apply you can also visit https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/student-500

Protection under Australian Consumer Law

As a student undertaking a vocational education and training course, you are protected under Australian Consumer Law and under State and Territory consumer protection laws. These protections include areas such as unfair contract terms, the consumer guarantees, to statutory a cooling-off period, and unscrupulous sales practices. You can find out more information about your rights as a consumer from the Australian Consumer Law website which includes a range of helpful guides relating to specific areas of protection. Please visit the following site for more information: https://consumerlaw.gov.au/

Successful Student Visa

If your student visa application is approved, you should contact Peach Institute and provide evidence of approval and your arrival plans. Once you have arrived in Australia you should get in contact with Peach Institute, via phone (numbers listed on our website), via email info@pi.edu.au or in person, as soon as possible.
For more information to plan your arrival in Australia please visit https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/English/Live-in-Australia/plan-your-arrival

Unsuccessful Student Visa

If your student visa application is NOT approved/outcome is unsuccessful, you must contact Peach Institute as soon as possible (info@pi.edu.au), and advise us about the outcome of your visa application, apply in writing for a refund of student fees in accordance with our Fee Refund Policy.
For fee structure or further and useful information visit: www.pi.edu.au

location

Gold Coast Campus

Peach Institute’s head office located in the heart of Gold Coast’s Central Business District (CBD), in Level 4, 33 Scarborough, Southport, QLD 4215, in Southport CBD, in the state of Queensland, Australia, bus and light-rail, on its doorsteps, accommodation right across the road, and Australia Fair shopping centre, shops and restaurants is just a short stroll away.

Brisbane Campus

Peach institute’s Salisbury campus located in metro Brisbane at Building 7, 460-492 Beaudesert Road, Salisbury QLD, a short walking distance form Salisbury Railway Station.

Tweed Heads Campus

Peach institute’s Tweed Heads, campus is located at 56 Caloola Drive, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, located approximately 400 meters for the bus stop and within a close proximity form Coolangatta International Airport and local shops, beaches.

Melbourne Campus

Peach institute’s Melbourne campus located in the heart of CBD Melbourne at, Level 1, Suite 2, 364 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000, restaurants/cafes close by, a short walking distance from Melbourne CentralRailway Station, buses right in front of the door steps and trams just a short stroll away.

Training kitchens

Peach Institute’s purpose built training kitchens operate in 178 – 180 Victoria Street, Richmond, VIC 3121, facility is located very next to the shops and tram stop is just a short stroll away.

Melbourne Campus

Peach institute’s Melbourne campus located in the heart of CBD Melbourne at, Level 1, Suite 2, 364 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000, restaurants/cafes close by, a short walking distance from Melbourne CentralRailway Station, buses right in front of the door steps and trams just a short stroll away.

Gold Coast Campus

Peach Institute’s head office located in the heart of Gold Coast’s Central Business District (CBD), in Level 4, 33 Scarborough, Southport, QLD 4215, in Southport CBD, in the state of Queensland, Australia, bus and light-rail, on its doorsteps, accommodation right across the road, and Australia Fair shopping centre, shops and restaurants is just a short stroll away.

Tweed Heads Campus

Peach institute’s Tweed Heads, campus is located at 56 Caloola Drive, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, located approximately 400 meters for the bus stop and within a close proximity form Coolangatta International Airport and local shops, beaches.

Brisbane Campus

Peach institute’s Salisbury campus located in metro Brisbane at Building 7, 460-492 Beaudesert Road, Salisbury QLD, a short walking distance form Salisbury Railway Station.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I reach Peach Institute?

Peach Institute is located in Southport CBD, QLD, Australia, with bus and light-rail on its doorsteps. Our address is level 4, 33 scarborough street, Southport. To plan you journey with public transport please visit https://jp.translink.com.au/plan-your-journey/journey-planner or click here.

Can I get Installment plan to pay my fees?

Peach Institute offers easy installment plans to our students. For more information, please contact Peach Institute.

How can Peach Institute help in accommodation?

Peach Institute arrange students shared and homestay accommodation for our students in Gold Coast. Students may contact Peach Institute at info@pi.edu.au to get more information.

*Fees Apply

I need airport transfer, can Peach Institute help me?

Peach Institute helps our students for airport transfer for the first time from Brisbane and Gold coast Airport. For more information, please contact Peach Institute at info@pi.edu.au

*fees apply

Can I get Tertiary Student Travel Concessions?

All Students studying at Peach Institute are eligible to get Tertiary Student Travel Concession card to avail subsidized public transport in Queensland. To apply for Tertiary Student Travel Concession card or to get more information, please contact Peach Institute

Note:
Peach Institute does not guarantee for any of its student(s), successful completion of the course, any particular employment outcome or any migration outcome.
Peach Institute also recruits students directly, please contact Peach Institute for more information.