Boost your skills within a commercial kitchen and take your hospitality career to the next level with the SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management.



This highly practical qualification will prepare students to be competitive candidates within the fast-paced hospitality industry as a qualified chef, chef de partie or patisserie chef.



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


Within this qualification, students will develop an in-depth industry knowledge of kitchen operations and management required to effectively work within a supervisory role within a commercial kitchen. They will also advance in their practical experience through hands-on training in food preparation, safety practices and cookery skills.



This nationally accredited qualification provides the foundations required to upskill and pursue further course studies in the hospitality industry or go on to university.

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Units of Study

This qualification contains a total of 33 units. These units are made up of 27

core units plus 6 elective units.


Core Units

SITHCCC023 Use food preparation equipment

SITHCCC027 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery

SITHCCC028 Prepare appetisers and salads

SITHCCC029 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups

SITHCCC030 Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes

SITHCCC031 Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes

SITHCCC035 Prepare poultry dishes

SITHCCC036 Prepare meat dishes.

SITHCCC037 Prepare seafood dishes.

SITHCCC041 Produce cakes, pastries and breads.

SITHCCC042 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements

SITHCCC043 Work effectively as a cook

SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes

SITHKOP012 Develop recipes for special dietary requirements

SITHKOP013 Plan cooking operations

SITHKOP015 Design and cost menus

SITHPAT016 Produce desserts.

SITXCOM010 Manage conflict.

SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget.

SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices.

SITXFSA008 Develop and implement a food safety program

SITXHRM008 Roster staff

SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people

SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock.

SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations

SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices.


Elective Units

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

SITHKOP014 Plan catering for events or functions.

SITXCCS014 Provide service to customers.

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee.

SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcohol

SITXINV008 Control 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 3-6 months to complete. 

Course Fees

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

Please contact us for more information.

Career Opportunities

This qualification provides the essential skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a qualified chef, chef de partie or patisserie chef.


Successful completion of this qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés and coffee shops, or to run a small business in these sectors.

Entry Requirements

This qualification requires potential students to be an existing working in the Tourism and Hospitality industry and must already hold a trade qualification (certificate III) within the industry.


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