Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Melbourne Polytechnic

Program Description

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Melbourne Polytechnic

Do you want to be head chef? Or even own the restaurant? Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery has all the ingredients and techniques you’ll need to create your perfect career.

The full package just for you

Melbourne Polytechnic is the only training facility in Victoria that provides access to a fully operational winery and meat processing plant, at the Epping Campus. We have the best, to make you the best.

An exciting career menu

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery will combine your technical cookery skills with hospitality management training. You’ll learn from industry-qualified professionals in modern, state-of-the-art facilities, including the popular St Georges restaurant on Preston campus.

Industry connections and resources

Our staff have many contacts within the industry and we are affiliated with the Channel 10 TV program MasterChef Australia.

Employment outcomes

Exceptional chefs are constantly in demand. You may gain employment at the operational and supervisory level in the general hospitality industry in:

  • hotels
  • motels
  • restaurants
  • clubs
  • other hospitality establishments

Work placement

You may already be in the workplace or industry, but will also have the opportunity to work in Melbourne Polytechnic’s St Georges restaurant for real work experience.


We use various forms of assessment, including practical assessment, role-playing, assignments, class work and theory tests.

In the workplace, assessment methods will vary but may include:

  • the use of resource guides/text books
  • online learning environments
  • one-to-one mentoring/assessment in the workplace
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated January 15, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
6 months
Full time
6,500 AUD
Feb. 6, 2017
Start date Feb. 2017
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
Application deadline Feb. 6, 2017
End date June 30, 2017
Duration 6 months
Price 6,500 AUD
AUD $6,500 per semester