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What will I learn?

Gain the culinary skills and expertise you need with our commercial cookery course. If you’re a mature aged student who would like to become a qualified commercial cook, this non-apprenticeship course is for you.

In this culinary course, you will learn everything from making bread and filleting fish, to creating menus and cooking specialist dishes from recipes provided by top chefs. Gain a Level II First Aid certificate and be ready and able to work as a food safety supervisor.

In our cooking course, grab the opportunity to enter a range of prestigious industry awards and competitions, such as the ‘Fonterra Food Services Proud to be a Chef’ competition.

Study Pathways

Successful completion will enable you to apply for the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, the Certificate IV in Catering Operations or the Certificate IV in Patisserie.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition.

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3.

Career Outcomes

This course may provide you with employment opportunities as a head chef in small businesses or as a sous chef in larger kitchens. You may find work in a range of commercial kitchen environments such as hotels, restaurants, cafes, clubs, event catering organisations, airlines, hospitals, student accommodation areas, industry cafeterias and corporate organisations.

CRICOS

092304M

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$15,615.00 (8,49,565) per year
Annual Service Fee: AUD $166; Annual Material Fee: AUD $1,563
Start date

July 2022, January 2023, July 2023

Venue

Box Hill Institute

Box Hill Campus - Elgar,

465 Elgar Road,

BOX HILL,

Victoria,

3128, MELBOURNE, Australia

Online/Distance with attendance (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$15,615.00 (8,49,565) per year
Annual Service Fee: AUD $166; Annual Material Fee: AUD $1,563
Start date

July 2022, January 2023, July 2023

Venue

Lilydale Lakeside Campus

Jarlo Drive,

LILYDALE,

Victoria,

3140, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

International students must have completed an Australian Year 11 or international equivalent with a pass.

PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from international students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.

A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic). A minimum TOEFL score of 530 for paper examination; 179 for computer based and 71 for Internet based, or approved equivalent.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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