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Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (International)

ICAE > International > Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (International)
Course ID
Rapid Creek
On Campus, Workplace

The Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery builds upon the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained in Certificate III Commercial Cookery, and is a qualification identified by ANZSCO as being required to be a Cook.

Duration: 52 weeks (two semesters)

Semester 1: On-campus Tuition Semester
21 Weeks
On-campus classes: 21 hours per week
Paid work rights: up to 40 hours per fortnight (14 days)

Semester 2: Industry Placement Semester
20 Weeks
No on-campus classes during Industry Placement
Paid work rights: up to 45 hours per week

11 weeks
Paid work rights: unlimited

Interested? View the course guide, apply, or request more information on the Contact Us page.

This course is based on our proven industry-focused program, which maximises your time actually working in industry, in professional venues, alongside professional chefs. This concentrated time working in industry provides you with invaluable real experience, real exposure to industry, and a real work résumé on completion of the course.

How you study

You will spend second semester entirely in in the workplace undertaking Industry Placement (IP). IP is where you develop your skills, demonstrate your competence, and build the critical foundations and contacts for a career in the hospitality industry. If you are offered employment for your IP, you will receive a minimum of AUD$17 per hour, and you can work for up to 45 hours per week.

Course structure

International students must complete Certificate III in Commercial Cookery prior to commencing this course. Your first semester is spent undertaking tuition on campus in our new purpose-built training kitchen and classroom facilities. This is when you develop the skills and knowledge to help you obtain your Industry Placement job.

Career opportunities

This Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery 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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