• CRICOS Code : 094294C / 091144G

Kenvale College is now offering the opportunity for international students located around the world to study online from their home country.

Students can commence the theory units offshore before completing the practical units in Sydney, Australia when the borders re-open.  Once the government gives the green light to grant student visas we can refer you to one of our migration agents to help guide you through the process.  

Due to COVID-19, students on a student visa studying online and outside Australia will be able to use that study to count towards their Australian education. Further information on the Government announcement on Student visas and work in Australia can be accessed, here.

Enrolling at Kenvale College with Confirmation of Acceptance into the course: 

  • Students can commence SIT40516 Certificate IV Commercial Cookery while overseas.
  • Students will receive full-time online delivery with trainers available through Learning Vault
  • Students will receive an offer of enrolment once the course application is approved.
  • Students signed offer of enrolment and payment of deposits will be the confirmation of acceptance of the offer of enrolment.
  • Students will be able to start their course online at Kenvale and then apply for a student visa once Australian borders have opened; they can then come and continue their course in Australia.
  • Students will receive an 80% reduced tuition fee while studying offshore; the full fee will be applied to the remaining courses after the student arrives in Australia.
  • Students can package their SIT40516  Certificate IV in Commerical Cookery with a SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management which will extend the duration of the course onshore.

SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery 

CRICOS:  094294C

Food is a universal language and an essential part of life. The ability to create unforgettable dishes that appeal to all the senses of taste, aroma, texture and presentation, is an art. As a chef, you are in constant demand both in Australia and around the world, with career opportunities in restaurants, bistros, catering, cafes, hotels, cruises and many more unique and wonderful places. 

This qualification reflects the role of commercial 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.

SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management 

CRICOS:  091144G

Hospitality Management is creative, it’s diverse, and it can take you around the world! If you dream of traveling for your career, love a practical, people facing role and enjoy variety, Hospitality Management is for you. It’s the largest and most dynamic industry in the world, always evolving with technology and trends, with hotel partners covering the globe. No day is ever the same!

Throughout our Hospitality Management courses, you’ll deepen your personal development skills, build your leadership, interpersonal and management skills, and foster your commitment and foster your commitment to professionalism and service. 

Our courses cover theory and practical components. theory and practical components. You’ll be able to practice what you learn as you work in the industry while studying.

Course Duration

TOTAL: 6 terms: 84 weeks including holiday breaks

QUALIFICATION 1 – SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
-2 terms (22 tuition weeks plus 7 holiday weeks) offshore online (20 hours per week)
-4 terms (44 tuition weeks plus 11 holiday weeks) onshore face to face plus work placement
-Start date: 1 st Nov 2021 / End date 24 Nov 2023

QUALIFICATION 2 – SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
- 4 terms including 44 tuition weeks plus 12 holiday weeks
- Start date 27 Nov 2023 / End date: 20 Dec 2024

Job Roles

Commerical cookery qualification provides a pathway to work in various kitchen settings, such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops. Possible job titles include; chef, chef de partie. Students may apply for a Chef Trade Certificate after obtaining this qualification and having acquired sufficient experience in the industry. See here for more details.

Hospitality management qualification provides a pathway to work in any sector of the hospitality industry as a senior manager in large organisation or small business owner or manager. Possible job titles include:

  • Area Manager or Operations Manager
  • Club Secretary or Manager
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Rooms Division Manager
  • Cafe Owner or Manager
  • Executive Housekeeper
  • Motel Owner or Manager

Method Of Delivery

  • Domestic:
    • Part Time:
    • Full Time:
  • International:
    • Part Time:
    • Full Time:
Combination of online and on campus with concurrent industry placement.

Industry Placement

  • Approx Total Hours: 482

International students are extremely important to Australia and our economy, contributing $40 billion annually and supporting 250,000 jobs. Many also go on to become great Australian citizens.

Our industry liaison team work closely with students individually to discuss their long term and short-term goals in the industry. From here, they work together with each one on their resumes, interview preparation and consequently to look for a job. 

  • Approx. Total Hours: 482 hours


International Students Entry requirements:

  • 18 years of age or over AND
  • Has completed an equivalent secondary schooling level of a School Certificate or can demonstrate suitable work or life experience AND

English proficiency: IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher with no individual band under 5.0, or can demonstrate equivalent proof of English or successful completion of approved English course at one of our English pathway providers:

Click here for more details AND

  • Successfully completed the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) online test. For more details on how to complete the online test, please refer to Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) requirement Fact Sheet. The purpose of the LLN online test is to show how Kenvale College can assist you in any areas where you may need help while studying with us AND
  • Meet the Student Visa 500 subclass requirements for onshore study periods.

Prior to enrolment, all applicants will need to:

  • provide certified copy of previous studies/qualifications (translated into English) as per the Equivalent Academic Entry Requirements –  By Country Available here
  • provide certified proof of their proficiency or proof of having passed an appropriate English Language Test in the last two years.
  • complete the Kenvale College Application Form
  • Pass an Individual Interview
  • Continue interest in the industry


Domestic Fees International Fees
This course is not available for domestic students A$30000*

Note: Fees are indicative only and may be subject to change.
*This is an approximate cost. The price will vary according to electives chosen.
**Conditions Apply.


Course Curriculum

  • SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery  OFFSHORE Training Units

  • Core units
    OFFSHOREBSBDIV501Manage diversity in the workplace
    OFFSHOREBSBSUS401Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    ONSHORESITHCCC001Use food preparation equipment
    ONSHORESITHCCC005Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
    ONSHORESITHCCC006Prepare appetisers and salads
    ONSHORESITHCCC007Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
    ONSHORESITHCCC008Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
    ONSHORESITHCCC012Prepare poultry dishes
    ONSHORESITHCCC013Prepare seafood dishes
    ONSHORESITHCCC014Prepare meat dishes
    ONSHORESITHCCC018Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
    ONSHORESITHCCC019Produce cakes, pastries and breads
    ONSHORESITHCCC020Work effectively as a cook
    OFFSHORESITHKOP002Plan and cost basic menus
    OFFSHORESITHKOP004Develop menus for special dietary requirements
    ONSHORESITHKOP005Coordinate cooking operations
    ONSHORESITHPAT006Produce desserts
    OFFSHORESITXCOM005Manage conflict
    OFFSHORESITXFIN003Manage finances within a budget
    ONSHORESITXFSA001Use hygienic practices for food safety
    ONSHORESITXFSA002Participate in safe food handling practices
    OFFSHORESITXHRM001Coach others in job skills
    OFFSHORESITXHRM003Lead and manage people
    ONSHORESITXINV002Maintain the quality of perishable items
    OFFSHORESITXMGT001Monitor work operations
    OFFSHORESITXWHS003Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
    ONSHORESITXCCS006Provide service to customers
    ONSHORESITXCCS007Enhance customer service experiences
    ONSHORESITXINV001Receive and store stock
    OFFSHORESITXWHS002Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
    OFFSHORESITHIND002Source and use information on the hospitality industry
    OFFSHORESITXHRM002Roster staff
    ONSHORESITHFAB002Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management 

  • Unit CodeUnit Name
    SITXFIN004Prepare and monitor budgets
    SITXCCS008Develop and manage quality customer service practices
    SITXWHS004Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
    BSBMGT517Manage operational plan
    SITXMGT002Establish and conduct business relationships
    SITXFIN005Manage physical assets
    BSBFIM601Manage finances
    SITXGLC001Research and comply with regulatory requirements
    BSBMGT617Develop and implement a business plan
    SITXHRM004Recruit, select and induct staff
    SITXHRM006Monitor staff performance
    SITXMPR007Develop and implement marketing strategies
    SITHPAT001Produce cakes
    SITHPAT002Produce gateaux, torten and cakes
    SITHPAT003Produce pastries
    SITHPAT004Produce yeast-based bakery products
    SITHPAT005Produce petits fours
    SITHPAT007Prepare and model marzipan
    SITHPAT008Produce chocolate confectionery
    SITHPAT009Model sugar-based decorations
    SITHPAT010Design and produce sweet buffet showpieces

Course Intake

November 2021
  • How to Apply

Make sure you enter a current email address, and then you can save your application and return to finish it, up to 36 hours later.

  1. Apply online(here)
    Before completing the online application form, please make sure that you have the following supporting documents ready:
    – ID/Passport Copy
    – Copy of original proof of completion of High School and if required, a translated proof as well
    – Most recent academic results
    – Resume/CV, including contact details of two referees
    – Proof of English proficiency. Click here for more details.
    – If you have arrived in Australia, have your Unique Student Identifier ready (or create one here)
  2. Undertake online LLN test.
    For more details on how to complete the online test, please refer to Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) requirement Fact Sheet.
  3. Interview
    Kenvale’s interview process helps applicants assess their suitability to the Hospitality and Events Industry.
    Prospective students will be assessed according to skills and attitudes that are required to be in this industry.


Click here to start your application