Cricos Code 109661B

SIT40521 | CRICOS: 109661B

Certificate IV in Kitchen Management


Start your exciting career in Kitchen Management today! with Certificate IV in Kitchen Management at Queensland Academy of Technology.

Do you have passion for creating incredible food and unforgettable dining experiences? If so, the Certificate IV in Kitchen Management in Brisbane Culinary school (QAT) is for you. You’ll gain hands on culinary experience and develop the necessary knowledge and practical skills required to become a chef or chef de partie.

QAT is also a Brisbane culinary school that provides Certificate IV in Kitchen Management, which provides students with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience in practical food production, hygiene, menu costing, workplace health and safety, teamwork and basic nutrition.

Successful completion of SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management at QAT will enable students to enter the workforce as a qualified chef or chef de partie, with opportunities to lead a small team to work in various kitchen settings. By pursuing this career, you open up a plethora of fantastic employment prospects in the cookery industry. With Australia’s cookery industry currently thriving, you can enter this career path knowing you are in high demand in the workforce. See below for more information about our Brisbane culinary school.

Course Duration and Study Options

The duration of a course may vary based on the funding by which the program is being delivered under. In this instance, a training plan/schedule will be used to outline the duration and scheduling of the intended program to the student or candidate. The study options will be set out in the schedule/plan which is provided at enrolment, detailing the training methods by which the program is being delivered. All courses have full fee disclosure prior to a student commences upon enrolment.


For International Students:
• IELTS 5.5 or equivalent* (No band below 5.0).
• Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent in the student’s home country).
• Students who have not completed Year 12 (or equivalent) must have relevant work experience or a qualification that indicate a likely success of course completion.

*Alternatively, students are required to take a pre-test before enrolment.

For Domestic Students:
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


For International Students:

Please contact us for tuition fee of this course.

For Domestic Students:

Please refer to the following details of Fee and Funding. Where alterations are made to course structure, fees will be recalculated and students advised accordingly.


Skills and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you study at the Queensland Academy of Technology, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning.

You can choose to package this course with the Diploma of Hospitality for a shorter duration of the combined programs. Contact us to find out more!


We have many payment options available depending on each individual student. Please Contact QAT to know what payment option suits you.

Why Study with QAT?

At QAT our aim is to assist you in reaching the required competence and confidence to succeed within the Hospitality industry.

Join QAT industry award winning trainers who will provide you with the individual training support to successfully achieve your study to reach career goals and gain employment in the Hospitality, Events and Tourism industry.

You will receive:

• This course will equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a qualified chef or chef de partie.
• This qualification is nationally recognised.
• Our trainers are qualified, industry-experienced professionals who provide one-on-one support to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.
• Students will be trained in real world settings and acquire job-ready skills through their training.
• Students will gain valuable work experience in kitchen facilities due to our strong partnerships with local kitchens, restaurants and hotels.
• QAT will help you arrange your work-based training to gain real world experience in local kitchens, restaurants and hotels.
• Successful completion of this course will enable you to work as a chef or chef de partie, or complete further study with our internal pathways.

Come join Brisbane culinary school here at QAT


The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 33 units of competency. Students are required to complete a mandatory industry placement of 36 shifts to satisfy this component of your qualification. The qualification cannot be awarded without this being completed successfully.

SITHCCC023 - Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC026 - Prepare Packaged Foodstuffs
SITHCCC027 - Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC028 - Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHCCC029 - Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC030 - Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC031 - Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
SITHCCC035 - Prepare poultry dishes
SITHCCC036 - Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC037 - Prepare seafood dishes
SITHCCC040 - Handle and serve cheese
SITHCCC041 - Produce cakes, pastries and breads
SITHCCC042 - Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHCCC043 - Work effectively as a cook
SITHKOP009 - Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHKOP010 - Plan and cost Recipes
SITHKOP012 - Develop recipes for special dietary requirements
SITHKOP013 - Plan cooking operations
SITHKOP015 - Design & Cost Menus
SITHPAT016 - Produce desserts
SITXCOM010 - Manage conflict
SITXFIN009 - Manage finances within the budget
SITXFSA005 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA006 - Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXFSA008 - Develop and implement a food safety program
SITXHRM007 - Coach Others In Job Skills
SITXHRM008 - Roster staff
SITXHRM009 - Lead & Manage People
SITXINV006 - Receive, store and maintain stock
SITXINV007 - Purchase Goods
SITXMGT004 - Monitor work operations
SITXWHS005 - Participate in safe work practices
SITXWHS007 - Implement and monitor work health and safety practices


Students can pursue further studies by enrolling into a SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management through our pathway program. For more information on our university pathways, please see University Pathways.


Job prospects upon successful completion of this course include:

• Chef
• Chef de Partie

Any Questions?

For assistance, our Enrolments Team are more than happy to help you with any questions you may have. Contact us now and we'll get you started.


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