Certificate IV in Kitchen Management – SIT40521
SIT40521 - CERTIFICATE IV IN KITCHEN MANAGEMENT (109584K) COURSE DETAILS:
Our SIT40521 – Certificate IV in Kitchen Management (109584K) reflects the role of chefs and 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.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
SIT40521 - CERTIFICATE IV IN KITCHEN MANAGEMENT (109584K) COURSE DURATION:
The duration of our SIT40521 – Certificate IV in Kitchen Management (109584K) program is 78 weeks. This includes a total of 60 weeks dedicated to training and assessment, which will be spread over 6 terms of 10 weeks each. Additionally, there will be a holiday period of 18 weeks.
Delivery and Assessments: 60 Weeks + Holiday: 18 Weeks = Total Duration: 78 Weeks
SIT40521 - CERTIFICATE IV IN KITCHEN MANAGEMENT (109584K) COURSE START DATE:
For more information, please contact +02 4608 9972 regarding the different available intake and start dates.
SIT40521 - CERTIFICATE IV IN KITCHEN MANAGEMENT (109584K) COURSE STUDY MODE:
The SIT40521 – Certificate IV in Kitchen Management (109584K) program utilizes a combination of in-person training and a workplace-based approach. All training sessions will be conducted at the training facilities of Astral Skills Institute of Australia, including a fully equipped commercial training kitchen.
SIT40521 - CERTIFICATE IV IN KITCHEN MANAGEMENT (109584K) COURSE DELIVERY METHOD:
The SIT40521 – Certificate IV in Kitchen Management (109584K) program combines various teaching methods to provide a comprehensive learning experience. These methods include in-person classes, assignments (both individual and group-based), hands-on demonstrations, workshops, and simulated environments. Students are required to attend scheduled training sessions at ASIA’s training facilities, while practical sessions take place in a fully equipped kitchen facility within the institute. In addition, some specific units may necessitate students to undertake work placements in order to meet the AQF requirements.
SIT40521 - CERTIFICATE IV IN KITCHEN MANAGEMENT (109584K) COURSE ASSESSMENT METHODS:
The training and evaluation process for kitchen units is typically organized in a way that takes into account the ability of students to prepare multiple meals that cover various units. Students will receive learning and evaluation materials to enhance their knowledge and comprehension. Adequate learning support options and resources will be made available to all students to assist them in attaining competency.
Assessment for the program will persist throughout the duration of the qualification until candidates demonstrate competence in the assessment tasks. The assessment tasks for the qualifications may encompass a range of methods, such as knowledge-based questions, presentations, projects, log books, reports, practical demonstrations, and observations. These are not exhaustive and additional assessment methods may also be utilized.
What you will achieve
Upon completion of the SIT40521 – Certificate IV in Kitchen Management (109584K) program, students will have the capability to:
- Enhance their expertise in culinary arts and gain the necessary skills and understanding to effectively lead a team.
- Master the implementation of operational plans and food safety programs.
- Acquire proficiencies in managing personnel, controlling inventory, and budgeting.
The training package does not specify any prerequisites for this qualification.
RTO Requirements for International students
To gain admission into ASIA (Astral Skills Institute of Australia), international students must satisfy specific English language requirements. The entry requirements include the following:
- Students must be at least 18 years old.
- They should have successfully completed Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.
- A course entry interview will be conducted to assess the student’s suitability for the course and their individual needs.
- Students must attain a minimum IELTS* score of 5.5. The test results should be no older than 2 years. Alternatively, students can demonstrate their English language proficiency through documented evidence of any of the following:
- Having received education for a minimum of 5 years in an English-speaking country.
- Successfully completing a recognized English Placement Test.
*Note: Other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL may also be accepted. Students must provide their results for confirmation of their equivalence to IELTS 5.5.
For further details regarding the assessment levels for student visas, please refer to the Department of Home Affairs (DHA).
To complete a Credit Transfer Application, valid documentation must accompany it. This documentation can include a Nationally Recognised Qualification Certificate, Transcript, and/or a Statement of Attainment. These documents should align with the qualification code, name, unit code, and title specified in the student’s application, as well as indicate the date and duration of the course.
SIT40521 - CERTIFICATE IV IN KITCHEN MANAGEMENT (109584K) COURSE STRUCTURE
|Unit code||Unit Title||Core/ Elective|
|SITHCCC023||Use food preparation equipment||Core|
|SITHCCC027||Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery||Core|
|SITHCCC028||Prepare appetisers and salads||Core|
|SITHCCC029||Prepare stocks, sauces and soups||Core|
|SITHCCC030||Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes||Core|
|SITHCCC031||Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes||Core|
|SITHCCC035||Prepare poultry dishes||Core|
|SITHCCC036||Prepare meat dishes||Core|
|SITHCCC037||Prepare seafood dishes||Core|
|SITHCCC041||Produce cakes, pastries and breads||Core|
|SITHCCC042||Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements||Core|
|SITHCCC043||Work effectively as a cook||Core|
|SITHKOP010||Plan and cost recipes||Core|
|SITHKOP012||Develop recipes for special dietary requirements||Core|
|SITHKOP013||Plan cooking operations||Core|
|SITHKOP015||Design and cost menus||Core|
|SITXFIN009||Manage finances within a budget||Core|
|SITXFSA005||Use hygienic practices for food safety||Core|
|SITXFSA006||Participate in safe food handling practices||Core|
|SITXFSA008||Develop and implement a food safety program||Core|
|SITXHRM009||Lead and manage people||Core|
|SITXINV006||Receive, store and maintain stock||Core|
|SITXMGT004||Monitor work operations||Core|
|SITXWHS007||Implement and monitor work health and safety practices||Core|
|SITHCCC026||Package prepared foodstuffs||Elective Group A|
|SITHCCC040||Prepare and serve cheese||Elective Group A|
|SITHCCC038||Produce and serve food for buffets||Elective Group A|
|SITHFAB025||Prepare and serve espresso coffee||Elective Group D|
|BSBTWK501||Lead diversity and inclusion||Elective Group E|
|SITXWHS006||Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks||Elective Group E|
Possible Career Outcomes
The SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management (109584K) offers various career possibilities. It can lead to employment opportunities in establishments such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. Alternatively, it can equip individuals with the skills needed to start and manage a small business in these sectors.
Possible Career Outcomes
Some potential job titles that can be pursued after completing this qualification include:
- Chef de partie.
Please note that the information provided regarding career pathways aligns with the description of the qualification on the National Training Register. It is important to understand that completion of the course does not guarantee employment or a specific job role. ASIA does not make any claims regarding employment outcomes or job guarantees associated with its courses, as doing so would be misleading.
Pathways from this qualification
Upon successful completion of the SIT40521 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery, individuals have the opportunity to advance their studies to the SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality.
Additional Information about SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management (109584K)
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