Hone your cooking skills and embark on a successful career within the bustling hospitality industry with the SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.


Throughout this highly practical qualification, students will advance in their knowledge of food preparation, safety practices and cookery skills, which are required to be competent as a qualified cook. They will build their experience through hands-on training in preparing a wide variety of dishes including appetisers, salads, soups, desserts, pastries and breads. They will also learn how to prepare meat, seafood, poultry, vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes.


In addition, students will develop a sound knowledge of kitchen operations and management required to work effectively within the commercial cookery industry, including how to plan and cost basic menus, maintain perishable items, coach others in cookery-related job skills and use hygienic practices.


Students will learn under the guidance of the very best qualified and professional chefs.

This nationally accredited qualification provides the foundations required to upskill and pursue further course studies in the hospitality industry or continue in the workforce as a qualified cook.

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Units of Study

This qualification contains a total of 25 units. These units are made up of 21 core units plus 4 elective units.


Core 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, eggs 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 items.
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices.


Elective Units

  • SITHASC007 Prepare curry pastes and powders.
  • SITHKOP004 Develop menus for special dietary requirements.
  • SITXCOM005 Manage conflict.
  • SITXINV001 Receive and store stock.

Training will be a mix of online and on-site at Icon Training Academy's state-of-the-art training facility at Robina Town Centre.

Course Duration

The RPL process is self-paced and on average takes 3 months to complete. 

Course Fees

Once you have enrolled and paid the enrolment fee, or set up a payment plan, you will be issued your RPL kit.

Please contact us for more information.

Career Opportunities

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a qualified cook.


Successful completion of this qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés and coffee shops.

Entry Requirements

Students must be already working within the Commercial Cookery industry, with at least 2 years experience working in a commercial cook role or higher.


Students may be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment to determine any learner support requirements.


For all students undertaking nationally recognised training in Australia, it is mandatory to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). To make your USI, visit the Australian government page here: Create a USI.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Completed similar courses or training? If students hold prior relevant work experience or formal qualifications issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), these may count as credit towards specific units. Please contact us for more information regarding eligibility or applications for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Further Information

For further information, please download the information sheet below or contact us.


For all enquiries, please give our office a call or send us an email. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can. 

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0739 241 282

Shop 5036 The Kitchens, 33 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina, QLD Australia