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Certificate IV In Kitchen Management – SIT40521

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Study Mode – In-person on campus

Cost – Please contact Emerald College

Duration – 78 weeks (60 study weeks & 18 weeks holiday)

CRICOS Course Code: 109573B


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements as per the qualification details or training package. International students entering this course at Emerald College must meet the following entry requirements:

  • 18 years and Older
  • To enter this qualification, applicants should have completed the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate III or higher.
  • IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) or English proficiency
  • Kitchen Toolkit
  • Computer Skills

Physical requirements

Applicants will need to be physically able to carry out the manual handling required to perform tasks involved while undergoing training. As part of this course students are expected to handle complex foods – e.g. cooking various processed or raw meats, poultry, seafood, and dairy items and students must keep in mind of any religious or dietary barriers to handling such foods before enrolling in this course.

Course Duration and Delivery

This qualification will be delivered over 78 weeks of course duration including 60 weeks of delivery plus 18 weeks of holidays. All structured activities are scheduled for 20 hours per week. This course at Emerald College will be delivered face to face in the classroom and in a training kitchen. The training kitchen provides learners with a simulated industry environment where learners can achieve knowledge and skills defined in each unit of competency for this qualification.

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The course at a glance

This qualification reflects the role of chefs and 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.

Units of Competency

Consistent with the packaging rules, the units listed below will be delivered for this training product. The unit code and title are provided, and units are grouped into Core and Elective units. Pre-requisites are listed where relevant.

Code Title Pre-requisite
SITHCCC023* Use food preparation equipment SITXFSA005
SITHCCC027* Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery SITXFSA005
SITHCCC028* Prepare appetisers and salads SITXFSA005
SITHCCC029* Prepare stocks, sauces and soups SITXFSA005
SITHCCC030* Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs & farinaceous dishes SITXFSA005 SITHCCC027
SITHCCC031* Prepare vegetarian & vegan dishes SITXFSA005 SITHCCC027
SITHCCC035* Prepare poultry dishes SITXFSA005 SITHCCC027
SITHCCC036* Prepare meat dishes SITXFSA005 SITHCCC027
SITHCCC037* Prepare seafood dishes SITXFSA005 SITHCCC027
SITHCCC041* Produce cakes, pastries and breads SITXFSA005
SITHPAT016* Produce desserts SITXFSA005
SITHCCC042* Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements SITXFSA005 SITHCCC027
SITHCCC043* Work effectively as a cook SITXFSA005 SITHCCC027
SITHKOP010 Plan and cost recipes NIL
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety NIL
SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices NIL
SITXINV006* Receive, store and maintain stock SITXFSA005
SITHKOP012* Develop recipes for special dietary requirements SITXFSA005 SITHCCC027 SITHCCC042 SITHKOP010
SITHKOP013* Plan cooking operations SITXFSA005
SITHKOP015* Design and cost menus SITHKOP010
SITXCOM010 Manage conflict NIL
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget NIL
SITXFSA008* Develop and implement a food safety program SITXFSA005 SITXFSA006
SITXHRM008 Roster staff NIL
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people NIL
SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations NIL
SITXWHS007 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices NIL
Elective Units
SITHCCC026* Package prepared foodstuffs SITXFSA005
SITHCCC038* Produce and serve food for buffets SITXFSA005 SITHCCC027
SITHCCC040* Prepare and serve cheese SITXFSA005
SITXCCS014 Provide service to customers NIL
SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences NIL
SITXFIN008 Interpret financial information NIL

Educational and Support Service

All learners/students at Emerald College are provided both direct and referral support regarding their educational and support needs including students’ well-being. Refer to “Student Support Policy and Procedure”.

Our administration and teaching team is available to answer any relevant questions or concerns our students, future students and applicants may have.

Please contact us and submit your question online or call our administration team on (07) 3124 6266. For any after hours queries, please call on (04) 1124 0159.

How to Apply

You can apply to study the SIT40521 Certificate IV In Kitchen Management at Emerald College by submitting our contact form, and we will be in touch with you about all the relevant information that we require.

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