Certificate IV in Kitchen Management

VET Course Code: SIT40521
CRICOS Code: 109512D


This training will prepare you to work as a supervisor in the kitchen. Appetizers, salads, stocks, sauces, soups, shellfish, meat, poultry, breads, pastries, and cakes are just a few of the dishes you'll learn to make. Learn how to manage diversity in the workplace, adopt sustainable practices, give leadership, manage menus, and coordinate cooking operations as you develop your supervisory skills.






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Industry Trends

The number of cooks working in Australia has increased dramatically over the last five years, according to the Australian Government's Job Outlook program, and is likely to continue to rise in the future. Over the next five years, this very significant occupation is expected to generate roughly 81,000 job openings.

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 IV Commercial Cookery (SIT40521) is government-approved and fully accredited.

Using discretion and judgment, this qualification will enable you to work within supervisory position managing finance, monitoring operations, and menu development for special dietary requirements. 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.

Nationally Recognised Training

What to Study Next?

Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto other courses such as the Diploma of Hospitality Management, Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management. Upon successful completion of the 33 units of competency in this course, students will be issued the Certificate IV in Kitchen Management. If a student does not complete the full qualification but has successfully completed some units, a Statement of Attainment will be issued upon request by the student, indicating the units completed.

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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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