Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

26 core units plus 7 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work effectively as a cook; Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements; Produce cakes, pastries and breads; Prepare meat dishes; Prepare seafood dishes; Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes; Prepare stocks, sauces and soups; Prepare appetisers and salads; Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery; Produce desserts; Plan and cost basic menus; plus more. Electives: Prepare curry pastes and powders; Prepare Asian sauces, dips and accompaniments; Provide service to customers; Produce and serve food for buffets; Provide table service of food and beverage; Model sugar-based decorations; plus more.

Further information:

Students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

Related Careers:

Chef, Cook,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CDU Sydney
CDU Waterfront Darwin
Alice Springs
Casuarina
Katherine Rural
Palmerston No Part time 4.5 years
Nhulunbuy Campus
Katherine Town Centre
Tennant Creek Centre
Palmerston No Full time 2 years
Jabiru Centre
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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