Le Cordon Bleu (LCB)

SIT30816 - Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

Le Cordon Bleu (LCB)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 097325K

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


The Dipl™me de Commis Cuisinier (SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery) provides foundational knowledge and skills in classical French culinary techniques that underpin contemporary cuisine.

Potential Career Paths

French culinary topics are combined with Australian Units of Competency to create a unique study programme. As you advance through the course you will progressively learn to master the techniques of traditional and contemporary French Cuisine. Discover the career paths that our Diplome de Commis Cuisinier (SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery) can take you.

  • Sous chef
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Banquet Manager
  • Food & Beverage Manager
  • Catering Manager
  • Executive Chef

What Will You Learn?

This programme focuses on mastering basic skills: from how to hold a knife properly, to preparing vegetables and trussing a chicken. You will learn the correct planning and preparation of food and equipment as well as an introduction to a range of presentation styles, from platter to plate. You will learn how to make a large variety of recipes such as stocks, glazes, sauces, canapŽs, French pastries and cakes and meat, poultry and seafood dishes.


This program is designed for students who wish to learn the skills and techniques of classical French cuisine and cookery. From the correct use of culinary equipment to the planning and execution of elaborate menus, the courses provide students with fundamental culinary skills.


Successful graduates will gain a SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.


You can apply for course credit, a process that recognises prior study, skills and knowledge. Graduates from recognised institutions providing evidence of their previous studies and industry experience can apply for course credit, also known as Advanced Standing, RPL, Academic Credit or Credit Transfer.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Tuition fees: 37,609 for the entire course
Start date: 11 January 2021
Duration: 15 months
Study mode: Full time

Brisbane Campus

111 Colchester Street
Brisbane Queensland 4101

Entry criteria

School leavers need to have satisfactorily completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent overseas secondary education (e.g. International Baccalaureate) and demonstrated the ability to undertake tertiary study.

English proficiency: 5.5 Academic IELTS with no band score below 5; TOEFL (IBT&PBT): IBT: 46 (with a writing score of 14); Pearson English PTE (Academic) score of 42; CELTA or Cambridge English (Cambridge Certificate): FCE score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill OET at Grade C in all sub-tests; City & Guilds IESOL: B2 Communicator with a score of 42; CEFR Level: B2

Age: 18.