|Certificate IV in Kitchen Management
|Varied: Face to Face Kitchen, Classroom, Workshop, Online Learning
|Up to 18 months
|Work Based Training
|SITHCCC043 Work effectively as a cook. 144 hours (16 Days @9hr shift per day)
|$15000.00 tuition + $1500.00 materials and consumable fee (These fees are subject to change without notice. Please contact ANIBT marketing staff for the latest fees.)
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.
Individuals with this qualification may have titles including chef or chef de partie and are able to perform roles such as:
- Supervising a satellite kitchen in a large hotel
- Supervising a kitchen in a catering operation
- Supervising a small restaurant kitchen
Work would be undertaken in various hospitality enterprises where patisserie products are prepared and served, including:
- Catering operations
- Coffee shops
The SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management qualification is made up of 33 units of competency from the SIT - Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. These consist of 27 core units and 6 elective units as outlined below:
Note: Units marked with an *asterisk have one or more prerequisites.
|Use food preparation equipment
|Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
|Prepare appetisers and salads
|Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
|Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
|Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
|Prepare poultry dishes
|Prepare meat dishes
|Prepare seafood dishes
|Produce cakes, pastries and breads
|Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
|Work effectively as a cook
|Plan and cost recipes
|Develop recipes for special dietary requirements
|Plan cooking operations
|Design and cost menus
|Manage finances within a budget
|Use hygienic practices for food safety
|Participate in safe food handling practices
|Develop and implement a food safety program
|Lead and manage people
|Receive, store and maintain stock
|Monitor work operations
|Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
|Coach others in job skills
|Participate in safe work practices
|Clean kitchen premises and equipment
|Prepare and serve cheese
|Produce pates and terrines
|Plan catering for events or functions
ANIBT may change the elective units based on industry, student needs and trainer availability.
A wide variety of assessments methods will be employed to assess student competence in each unit. These include but are not limited to:
- Demonstration and observation
- Review questions and answers
- Group assignments
- Individual projects / portfolios
- Case studies
- Role plays
There are no pre-requisites for entry into this qualification. However, it is highly recommended that students are currently in a workplace or have access to a workplace for this course.
For International Students
Please check with the Australian Department of Home Affairs (DHA) regarding international students enrolling into any online only based qualifications.
The Australian government publishes rules for English language proficiency for international students applying for entry to vocational training. You should establish your country’s assessment level by reading the DHA rules at www.homeaffairs.gov.au. Be aware that the rules are subject to change from time to time.
Generally, to demonstrate English language proficiency for doing a Certificate or Diploma course, an international student needs one of the following test scores:
English Language proficiency level
Listening & Reading 4.0
No band less than 5
Listening & Reading 5.0
No band less than 5.5
Listening: 12 Reading: 13
Overseas students who do not provide a satisfactory score from an English test recognised by DHA will be interviewed to ascertain their language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.ANIBT also accepts completion of a recognised equivalent English preparation course from an accredited ELICOS provider. Admission may be approved if the language of instruction in the student’s home country is English or if English has been the language spoken in the student’s home.
All students must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test at ANIBT as part of the registration process.
If necessary, the student will need to complete an English language course at ANIBT before being admitted to a vocational training Certificate or Diploma course.
Note: ANIBT may establish student’s English language proficiency appropriateness’ level if:
- The student has completed 1-year study which is taught in English
- The student has successfully completed ELICOS course and the level is equivalent to IELTS 5.5
- The student passes ANCE English assessment test, under supervision by ANIBT or ANIBT representative
agents (does not apply to offshore direct-application).
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised qualification SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management issued by the Australian National Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd (ANIBT).
The Australian National Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (Provider number: 21368) registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)
ANIBT’s programs allow participants to undertake their studies in a variety of flexible ways including:
- Computer generated supervised learning*
ANIBT has regular intakes for its classroom-based courses as follows:
*delivery modes available for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
January Term 1 intake
April Term 2 intake
July Term 3 intake
October Term 4 intake
Please contact ANIBT to discuss your specific study and qualification requirements and how we can tailor a program to suit your specific requirements.
After successful completion of your Certificate IV, you will have many other study options available to you. These may include Diploma, Advanced Diploma level and Bachelor qualifications.
Please see here for more information on available Pathways through the college.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by taking into account previous training, employment experience or other life skills that directly relate to the competencies the Unit of competency is assessing.
Please contact ANIBT directly on +61 3 9620 2922 to discuss your previous experience and we will be able to guide you through the RPL process.
Credit Transfer (CT)
Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by taking into account previous studies.
ANIBT recognises AQTF registered organisations for credit transfers.
Please contact ANIBT directly on +61 3 9620 2922 to discuss your previous studies and we will be able to guide you through the credit transfer process.
It is expected that all students will have access to their own personal computer and the internet. This is essential for regular research and also on-line based assessment work throughout the course.