(include 26 weeks holiday)
Chef Hotel Manager Resort Manager
This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior managers who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management decisions.
Face to face delivery
Duration of course is 104 weeks which includes 78 weeks delivery and 26 weeks holiday.
Workplace kitchen as per learner practical placement agreements.
BIT only delivers this course in Victoria. No interstate delivery is currently scheduled.
To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 28 units of competency, consisting of:
Total number of units = 28
11 core unit, plus
17 elective units
After completing SIT40521 Certificate IV In Kitchen Management learner can enter into SIT60322 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management and SIT60222 - Advanced Diploma of Event Management
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a commercial cook in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops
Sous Chef (Large restaurant, Catering company, Large hotel)
Chef de Partie (Large restaurant, Catering company, Large hotel)
Please refer to the following source for Pathway and employment outcomes
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
The course will be delivered face to face in a classroom, training kitchen & in a workplace
context in an operational hospitality kitchen.
Students prepare workflow plans at Brighton Institute of Technology’s training kitchen, and operate as part of a working team (kitchen roles/group work/assignments),
Learners in this qualification will undertake 360 hours of work-based training (see Work Based Training section for details)
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Manage finances within a budget
Lead and manage people
Monitor work operations
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
Enhance customer service experiences
Develop and manage quality customer service practices
Prepare and monitor budgets
Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
Establish and conduct business relationships
Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
Prepare vegetable, fruit, eggs and farinaceous dishes
Prepare vegetarian and vegan dishes
Prepare poultry dishes
Prepare meat dishes
Prepare seafood dishes
Work effectively as a cook
Plan and cost recipes
Use hygienic practices for food safety
Produce pates and terrines
Prepare and present sandwiches
Package prepared foodstuffs
Prepare and serve cheese
Clean kitchen premises and equipment
Coach others in job skills
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.International Students entering this course at Brighton Institute of Technology must meet the following entry requirements:
For international learners Brighton Institute of Technology has a requirement that all learners must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of their course.
All international learners will undertake a pre-training review which aims to identify their
training needs through questions on previous education or training, the relevance of the
courses to the learner and any relevant experience. An interview will be conducted by a
Brighton Institute enrolment officer. The interview also aims to identify any support needs
and possible RPL opportunities.
Through the pre-training review the learner will demonstrate that they have the necessary skills to successfully complete the course
Candidate’s undertaking this course must possess sound Numeracy skills since it requires
them to read, understand and expand recipes and do menu costings.
All learners are required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) test. They must have at least ACSF level 3 in the five core skills.
If learners do not meet English and LLN requirements, learners will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with the institute at additional cost.
To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed year 12 or secondary studies in the applicant's home country equivalent to the Australian senior secondary school examination.
All learners enrolling into BIT programs must have basic computer skills. BIT courses may
require learners to make reports, do graphs and analyse data.
Learners who do not possess basic computing skills will be referred to a computer training course.
Although the Institute will provide access to computers/laptops with required resources
during classroom hours, however, to work on assignments and tasks for self-study, all
learners are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with the Windows 7 operating
system or higher at their own cost. Students must have an active email address for
communication and be contactable by phone (mobile or landline) and by mail (postal address).
All learners are expected to have access to MS office applications such as Microsoft Word, an email platform at their own cost.
International learners applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will require:
Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course, or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 30 weeks) to be undertaken before the main VET course
plus successful completion of Brighton Institute’s Language Literacy and Numeracy Test on completion of an ELICOS program.OR
Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United StatesOR
evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Please note Brighton institute of technology will also accept equivalent test results
from the following specified English language tests - TOEFL IBT, PTE Academic,
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and TOEFL PBT.
|English language test providers
|Minimum test score
|Minimum test score when combined with at least 10 weeks ELICOS
|Minimum test score when combined with at least 20 weeks ELICOS
|International English Language Testing System
|*Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper based
|TOEFL internet-based test
|Pearson Test of English Academic