Become a certified Commercial Cookery Worker

SIT40516 – Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Commercial cookery worker get your Qualification in Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Start with Free Skills Assessments and determine your eligibility for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). When it is completed, you’ll have a brief discussion with an RPL specialist who will walk you through the process

How RPL works Explained

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Forget years of study! RPL can be completed within weeks, exempting you from studying one or all the units of your qualification.

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RPL is a cost-effective way of achieving your qualification, allowing you to save a substantial amount off course fees.

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Avoid repeat learning and classroom study by recognizing what you already know, online and from the comfort of your home.

About the course

This qualification reflects the role of commercial 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.

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    RPL FAQ's

    Volunteering, work experience and internships can all be used if the experience you have gained relates to any of the units contained in the Qualification. Even hobby related activities may be used as evidence if you can provide samples which are relevant.

    If you work for a family business you can ask a family member to provide a reference, however this must include a Statutory Declaration that is sighted and signed by a Justice of the Peace. Where possible, you should attempt to obtain additional references and testimonials from industry colleagues so that you are able to avoid any "conflict of interest" situations.

    RTO means Registered Training Organisation. An RTO is required to conform to the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015 which is administered by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This ensures that the standard of training and assessment provided by RTOs meets the expected vocational benchmarks.


    Once you have successfully provided your evidence in a timely manner and the RPL Assessment has been completed, your application will be lodged with the RTO for processing. The time period for having the qualification issued by the RTO – provided that no further evidence is needed to meet requirements – is generally 2 - 4 weeks. Please note that the overall completion time is affected by the length of time it takes you to compile your evidence.

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