Commercial Cookery (Certificate IV)

Melbourne Polytechnic Australia

Cricos: 00724G

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The award
Certificate IV

How long you will study
12 - 36 Months

Domestic course fees
AUD 15000 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 6750 per year

All study options

About Commercial Cookery at Melbourne Polytechnic

The full package

The certificate IV in commercial cookeryprovides you with trade recognised cookery skills and kitchen management practices.

Our industry experienced staff will provide you with the insights of a head chef. You will learn to produce menus for a range of culinary food service operations including a la carte, set menus, functions and the latest food trends. You will also learn to organise, purchase and prepare food.

You will have the opportunity to develop your own signature dishes and serve them to customers in St Georges, our award winning restaurant.

Take control of the restaurant kitchen as head chef. Assume responsibility for the production of your menu, delegate tasks to kitchen sections and gain the knowledge and experience of what it takes to manage your own kitchen from practical and theoretical components.

Meet your clientele face to face and receive feedback on your work.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardCertificate IVHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 - 36 months
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 15000 per yearInternational course feesAUD 6750 per year

Notes about fees for this course

As a domestic/local student, you may be eligible for a Victorian Government subsidy. Check with the institution if you want more information about this.

Entry requirements

Melbourne Polytechnic minimum academic level differs depending on the course. Most certificate and diploma level courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 or 12, bachelor degree courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 12, and master degree courses require evidence of completion to studies AQF (Australian) Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent.

If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old, and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.

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