Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

VET Course Code: SIT30821
CRICOS Code: 109850H


Learn how to prepare poultry, seafood, and meat dishes by honing your abilities in fundamental cooking methods. You'll also learn how to operate efficiently in the kitchen while ensuring the quality and safety of the food you're cooking. Our highly trained instructors have worked in some of the most prestigious kitchens around the globe. They are passionate about teaching and will prepare you for a fast-paced profession in commercial cooking.







Industry Trends

In different parts of Australia, there is an increasing demand for cooks.

More than 117,000 chefs are expected to work in Australia by 2024, up from 101,000 in 2019.

*Statistics on projected employment growth are available on the Labour Market Information Portal at lmip.gov.au.

Potential Income

The average chef salary in Australia is $62,376 per year or $31.99 per hour. Entry-level positions start at $56,500 per year, while most experienced workers make up to $80,101 per year.

Career Prospects

Cooks in Australia can work across a broad range of industries, including:

  • Catering
  • Hospitality and foodservice
  • Accommodation
  • Event management
  • Corporate dining
  • Research and development

Learn the practical skills necessary to become a Cook in this fast growing industry.

Our Cert III Commercial Cookery (SIT30821) is government-approved and fully accredited.

This qualification reflects the role of commercial cooks who use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items. Using discretion and judgment, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies, and procedures to guide work activities

Nationally Recognised Training

What to Study Next?

Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto other courses such Cert IV Commercial Cookery, Diploma Hospitality Management, Advanced Diploma Hospitality Management. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued the Cert III Commercial Cookery qualification. If a student does not complete the full qualification but has successfully achieved units, a Statement of Attainment will be issued upon request by the student, indicating the units completed.

If a student does not complete the full qualification but has successfully achieved units, a Statement of Attainment will be issued, indicating the units completed.

The People

Our Student's Stories

All our students have a story to tell. Read more about why our students made the choice to study with Capital College and how they have gone to achieve their dreams. 


Why Capital College?

Our success story is built on our students and their experience in their studies with us. If you are looking for reasons why to choose Capital College for your studies- start here. 

Job Ready Pathways

Job Ready Pathways

Whether you’re living abroad, studying online or already in Australia, our education pathways are a fully customisable way to chart your course.

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