Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

General

Program Description

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.

Assessment

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
Last updated May 2019

About the School

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with th ... Read More

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in an evolving and challenging marketplace. Melbourne Polytechnic courses are designed and developed with industry participation to give students the best employment outcomes. Melbourne Polytechnic has seven metropolitan campuses, Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Greensborough Campus and Heidelberg. Each campus provides an individual, unique and enriching student experience. Read less