Certificate 3 in Commercial Cookery

Our commercial cookery qualifications prepare you to become a chef, cook or caterer.

  • Get hands-on training in commercial kitchens.
  • Learn how to prepare and cook dishes within industry timeframes.
  • Have the knowledge to safely satisfy the dietary requirements of customers.
  • Learn crucial food hygiene and WHS principles, practices and regulations.
  • Receive an industry recognised qualification.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook Graduates will use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items.

25 Units of Competency

21 core plus

4 electives


PGIBSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

PGIBSBWOR203 Work effectively with others

PGISITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment

PGISITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery

PGISITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads

PGISITHCCC007 Prepare stocks, sauces and soups

PGISITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes

PGISITHCCC012 Prepare poultry dishes

PGISITHCCC013 Prepare seafood dishes

PGISITHCCC014 Prepare meat dishes

PGISITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements

PGISITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads

PGISITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook

PGISITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment

PGISITHKOP002 Plan and cost basic menus

PGISITHPAT006 Produce desserts

PGISITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

PGISITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices

PGISITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills

PGISITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items

PGISITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices

PGISITHCCC015 Produce and serve food for buffets

PGISITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches

PGISITHASC001 Produce dishes using basic methods of Asian cookery

PGISITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable supplies


Note: This course is not available for online study.