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SIT40521- Certificate IV in Kitchen Management

Category : Management

This qualification 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.
The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:

Australian National Education has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • be at least 18 years of age and have completed year 12 or equivalent
  • participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs
  • have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    • educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    • successful completion of an English Placement Test.

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.


  • Level 6, 8-24 Kippax Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010


  • Suite 7, 418A Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010

Various workplaces for work placement

ANE college’s training programs are conducted by highly qualified Trainer/Assessors in the mode delivery of ‘face-to-face’ in the classrooms and through online delivery (via microsoft teams ). Students also have opportunities to participate in a practical learning environment through work placement programs.

78 weeks of study, including 240 hours of professional placement

The following units are included in this course and all are required for the award of the qualification. Students who only complete some units will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed.

SITHCCC023*Use food preparation equipmentCore
SITHCCC027*Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookeryCore
SITHCCC028*Prepare appetisers and saladsCore
SITHCCC029*Prepare stocks, sauces and soupsCore
SITHCCC030*Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishesCore
SITHCCC031*Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishesCore
SITHCCC035*Prepare poultry dishesCore
SITHCCC036*Prepare meat dishesCore
SITHCCC037*Prepare seafood dishesCore
SITHCCC041*Produce cakes, pastries and breadsCore
SITHCCC042*Prepare food to meet special dietary requirementsCore
SITHCCC043*Work effectively as a cookCore
SITHKOP010Plan and cost recipesCore
SITHKOP012*Develop recipes for special dietary requirementsCore
SITHKOP013*Plan cooking operationsCore
SITHKOP015*Design and cost menusCore
SITHPAT016*Produce dessertsCore
SITXCOM010Manage conflictCore
SITXFIN009Manage finances within a budgetCore
SITXFSA005Use hygienic practices for food safetyCore
SITXFSA006Participate in safe food handling practicesCore
SITXFSA008*Develop and implement a food safety programCore
SITXHRM008Roster staffCore
SITXHRM009Lead and manage peopleCore
SITXINV006*Receive, store and maintain stockCore
SITXMGT004Monitor work operationsCore
SITXWHS007Implement and monitor work health and safety practicesCore
SITHCCC044Prepare Specialised Food ItemsElective
SITHCCC040Prepare and serve cheeseElective
SITHCCC039Produce pates and terrinesElective
SITHASC024Prepare Asian SaladsElective
BSBTWK501Lead diversity and inclusionElective
SITXWHS006Identify hazards, assess and control safety risksElective

Who should apply for this course and why? This course is targeted at international students who are:

  • Seeking to pursue a career in Kitchen Management
  • Seeking to enter a new industry sector
  • Seeking a pathway to higher-level qualifications

Completing this course may provide you with employment or learning opportunities. Potential employment options are in the Kitchen Management sector in the roles such as chef or chef de partie. Further education pathways may include the SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management.

This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting, as well as through online delivery (via microsoft teams ) and workplace based training. The timetable for this course will be advised in your Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You are required to attend classes for 20 hours per week for 60 study weeks (6 terms of 10 weeks each). Holidays are two weeks per term. Class sessions include a mix of theory and practical activities with a focus on creating a real life workplace. Through online delivery (via microsoft teams ), you will be provided with a guide which includes activities which you must complete and hand into your trainer and assessor each week. In addition to classroom based learning and through online delivery (via microsoft teams ), you will also need to complete approximately 5 hours of additional, unsupervised study per week including general reading and research for assessments. As part of this course you will also need to complete 60 service periods. Twelve of these service periods will be completed in the training kitchen. The other 48 service periods are to be completed as part of a professional placement. The professional placement will be completed in a Kitchen Management setting (e.g. restaurant, café, function centre, etc) and we will assist you to find a work placement or you can find your own. Your professional placement will be discussed in detail with you once you start your course. You will also need to complete assessments for this course which may include:

  • Written questions
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • Reports
  • Role plays/observations
  • Portfolios/journal
  • Workplace hours log

At the beginning of each unit, your trainer and assessor will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed. Your classes will be conducted in modern classrooms and the training kitchen and you will be able to access Wi-Fi. There are also areas for you to relax, as well as conduct additional study. You will be provided with a Student Guide relevant to each unit in your course. Textbooks are also available onsite for you to use and borrow if you wish.

ANE college realises that international students may face difficulties while studying with us. Therefore, we willingly support students through following services:

  • To assist students with their personal issues, such as, accommodation, communication, transportation, preparation for part-time employment opportunities, referring to professional counselling services.
  • To access to additional learning resources.
  • To assist student with assessments’ resubmission through Student Support Plan.
  • To participate in social and welfare events
  • To identify information about external sources of support.

Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:

  • Written questions,
  • Projects,
  • Presentations Reports,
  • Role plays/observations

At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.

In order to meet visa requirements, as international students, you are required to satisfactorily complete course progress and class attendance. For further information, please read the International Student Handbook carefully and attend Orientation session on your first day at ANE college.

You can apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook, which is available at If you are granted course credit, this will affect your course fees as well as the duration of your course. We will advise you in writing of changes to fees or course duration as a result of the credit. You will also be issued with a new Confirmation of Enrolment. For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.

You are required to bring your own laptop with Office 365 (or similar program) to all classes. These costs are not included in your course fees. Specifications for laptops and associated costs are included below.

PCMinimum requirements
ProcessorIntel® or AMD processor with 64-bit support*; 2 GHz or faster processor Microsoft Windows 10
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows 10
RAM10 GB or more of RAM (8 GB recommended)
Hard disk space3.1 GB or more of available hard-disk space
Monitor resolution1024 x 768 display (1280×800 recommended) with 16-bit colour and 512 MB or more of dedicated VRAM; 2 GB is recommended.
Graphics processor acceleration requirementsOpenGL 2.0-capable system
InternetInternet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services
MacOS:Minimum requirements
ProcessorMulticore Intel processor with 64-bit support
Operating systemMacOS version 10.12 (Sierra), macOS version 10.13 (High Sierra), or macOS version 10.14 (Mojave).
RAM2 GB or more of RAM (8 GB recommended)
Hard disk space4 GB or more of available hard-disk space for 64-bit installation; additional free space required during installation.
Monitor resolution1024 x 768 display (1280×800 recommended) with 16-bit colour and 512 MB or more of dedicated VRAM; 2 GB is recommended
Graphics processor acceleration requirementsOpenGL 2.0-capable system
InternetInternet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services
Name of software
Office 365$129 annually
Laptop costs
Any laptop that meets the specifications below.$450 (approximate only)Various

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The costs for this course are as follows:
Course fees : $15,950.
Non-tuition fees: May apply and can be found in our International Student Prospectus on our website at Course fees do not include laptops or software – see information above. A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You must pay all of your course fees and on time. Non-payment of fees may result in cancellation of enrolment. You are also required to take out Overseas Health Insurance Cover before arriving in Australia. ANE provides details of OSHC providers in the International Student Prospectus. You can approach any of these providers to find out costs and organise your cover. Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in the International Student Prospectus. You should carefully review these costs in relation to budgeting. Further information can be found at

To apply for this course, you are required to complete an enrolment form and to submit all required supporting evidence, including copies of:
  • High School Certificate
  • Proof of English language proficiency as specified in the entry requirements
  • Copy of valid passport

If your application is successful, we’ll send you an Offer Letter and Student Agreement You should make sure you read through this document carefully to make sure you are happy with all of the terms and conditions. If you are, then simply sign the document and send it back to us. Once we receive this, we will issue you with a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter and an invoice for the first payment. The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress requirements. This course outline should be read in conjunction with ANE International Student Prospectus. This can be found online at