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SIT40816-Certificate IV in Asian Cookery (Premium)

The SIT40816 - Certificate IV in Asian Cookery (Premium) is an advanced culinary program aimed at chefs and culinary enthusiasts who wish to specialize in the high-end preparation and presentation of Asian cuisine. This course covers a wide range of Asian cooking techniques and traditions, from fundamental skills to advanced

Course Overview:

The SIT40816 – Certificate IV in Asian Cookery (Premium) is an advanced culinary program aimed at chefs and culinary enthusiasts who wish to specialize in the high-end preparation and presentation of Asian cuisine. This course covers a wide range of Asian cooking techniques and traditions, from fundamental skills to advanced presentation and menu development for premium dining experiences. Graduates will be prepared to work in or manage kitchens in upscale restaurants, hotels, and resorts that specialize in Asian cuisine.

Course Duration:

This course is typically offered over a period of 12 to 18 months, with options for full-time or part-time study to accommodate students’ schedules, including those currently working in the industry.

Course Structure:

The curriculum is designed to offer a deep dive into both the culinary and managerial aspects of Asian cookery at a premium level:

  • Core Units:
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Lead and manage a team
  • Manage diversity in the workplace
  • Monitor work operations
  • Use food preparation equipment to prepare complex dishes
  • Plan and cost basic menus for Asian cuisine
  • Prepare and cook a wide range of Asian dishes, including but not limited to Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisines
  • Elective Units:
  • Advanced sushi and sashimi preparation
  • Specialty dessert creation for Asian cuisines
  • Fermentation techniques in Asian cookery
  • Asian pastry techniques
  • Menu design and development for premium Asian dining
  • Wine and beverage pairing for Asian cuisine

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the SIT40816 – Certificate IV in Asian Cookery (Premium), graduates will be able to:

  • Master the preparation and presentation of a wide range of high-end Asian dishes.
  • Lead and manage a kitchen team in a fast-paced, premium dining environment.
  • Design and execute menus that reflect sophisticated understanding of Asian culinary traditions and contemporary trends.
  • Apply principles of nutrition, food safety, and hygiene within the context of Asian cuisine.
  • Implement and promote sustainable practices in the sourcing, preparation, and presentation of food.

Career Pathways:

Graduates can pursue career opportunities in upscale dining establishments, luxury hotels, and resorts, or even open their own specialty restaurants, with potential roles including:

  • Head Chef or Sous Chef specializing in Asian cuisine
  • Restaurant Manager with a focus on Asian dining
  • Culinary Consultant for Asian cuisine menu development
  • Entrepreneur in the premium Asian culinary sector

Entry Requirements:

Entry into this program typically requires completion of lower-level qualifications in cookery or significant relevant work experience in a professional kitchen. Some institutions may also conduct interviews or skills assessments to ensure applicants have the foundational culinary skills necessary for success in the program.

Assessment Methods:

Assessment includes practical cooking tests, written exams, project work, and the development and execution of menus in a simulated or real-world kitchen environment.


The SIT40816 – Certificate IV in Asian Cookery (Premium) is nationally recognized under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), ensuring that graduates are equipped with highly regarded qualifications across Australia and internationally.

Do you know your job experiences can be converted to a qualification?

In Australia there are few ways you can get qualified or apply for credit exemption in university or vocational college. First method we all know is traditional classroom based learning. Another is based on your prior complete , partially complete education , knowledge, skills and job experiences. This process is 100% legal and approved by the Australian Government. called  Recognition of Prior Learning ( RPL).

The qualification outcomes are the same as you were completing this course in the classroom.  Many experienced professionals would convert their skills and experience by talking about the RPL program. Assessment done mostly through emails. No need to attend face to face classes or repeating the things you already know.

Mode of Study

Classroom Based: Best for students with no experience and skills.
Duration: 1 year.
Delivery: Online and Self paced.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Best for students with knowledge, skills and experience.
Duration: 3-6 months (depending on assessment and evidence gathering)
Delivery: Online and Self paced

What do you need to start?

Have you partially completed your studies elsewhere?
Is your prior education related to aged care and disability care study from TAFE or private colleges but failed to complete due work and family commitment. You can claim credit or full qualification with partial education and skills. .
Do you have local or overseas experiences?
You can claim for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) certificate with your overseas education, job skills, knowledge and experiences.

What documents are required to apply for the Recognition of Learning (RPL) program?

We need the following documents to check your eligibility and complete for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) program.
– Resume
– Reference
– Payslips
– Create USI (if you do not have one) https://www.usi.gov.au/providers/create-usi-student
– Payment for the invoice
– RPL assessment.

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Why is RPL preferred by many professionals like you over classroom-based studies?

RPL can be completed online from the comfort of your home. It is a cost saving way of getting qualified and allowing you to save a substantial amount off course fees.

Avoid repeat learning and classroom study by recognising what you already know, online and from the comfort of your home.

Usually, the classroom based study will require you to complete all the assignments and assessments whereas RPL is recognising your skills that does not require you to complete any assignments.

Save Time

Forget years of study! RPL can be completed within weeks, exempting you from studying one or all the units of your qualification.

Save Money

RPL is a cost-effective way of achieving your qualification, allowing you to save a substantial amount off course fees.

Save Effort

Avoid repeat learning and classroom study by recognizing what you already know, online and from the comfort of your home.

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How RPL Works

So It's basically four steps process>

You will be given opportunities to prepare your Evidence  portfolio;  that includes (Resume, Work references, work photos and videos )  When it’s completed, you’ll have a brief discussion with an RPL specialist who will walk you through the process.Start with a simple Self-Assessment checklist. Next, we’ll work with you to gather your supporting evidence. Going through all of your work experience and determining suitable evidence can be hard. We strive to make it easier.

An assessor from the RTO  will have a competency conversation with you to understand the suitability of the program.After you identify the qualifications you’re eligible for, it’s time to get started! You’ll receive a number of documents that will start the process.

You need to be verified by a third party, usually by your boss/manager. They need to provide signed documents called “Third Party Verification”

It’s time for the good news.RPL Process is complete provided you meet the requirements of each Unit of Competencies. You’re then issued with a Nationally Recognised Qualification from one of our RTO partners. Congratulations!

frequently asked questions

We recognise overseas experience and the chance is very high that you may be eligible for the qualification. Click the button Apply Now to check if you are eligible.

After the initial paperwork, you’ll be provided with an “RPL Kit”. Complete the assessments of that RPL Kit and send it to us. If you are marked as competent, you’ll be awarded with a qualification.

Most of our students get their qualifications within 4-8 weeks.

Yes, we provide Nationally Recognised Qualification by our partner RTOs.

Yes, we offer a payment plan.

Speak with one of our RPL Specialist to determine your eligibility

General Application form

Are You Eligible For Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) program?:

âś” An Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?
âś” Have 1 year of minimum work experience
âś” Has study right in Australian educational institution

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General Application form

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RPL Application form college
Please complete all sections of this form, sign the declaration and submit the form with relevant documents

(Disclaimer: All courses and qualifications are provided in partnership with Registered Training Organisation (RTOs). Not all the courses may not be subject to RPL assessment.)


Select the qualification(s) you would like to get assessed on.

Participant Enrolment Agreement

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Candidate Declaration:

I declare that provided information is true and correct. I understand that providing false and misleading information, or not complied with the perquisites of Get Certified Australia (GCA) may results in cancellation of the Recognition of Prior learning (RPL) process. I also give consent Get Certified Australia to collect, use

and disclosure of personal information. I confirm that I have been explained the in detail about the process. I confirm that I am aware of rights and obligations during and after the RPL procedures. I am aware that if enrolment form and requested documentation not provided within the reasonable time I will not be issued with the qualifications by nominated RTO. I understand that GCA is not a RTO and not able to issue the Nationally Recognised Qualification. GCA provides educational services to locate and recognizes of RPL with its partner and non-partner RTOs.

Privacy Declaration:

Candidates information collected in this form purely to assist the candidate to facilitate the Recognition of Prior Learning Process(RPL) and is not forwarded to any other party without the consent of the relevant party. Information collected in the form will be shared with partner and non-partner RTOs for administrative and legal purpose only.


RPL services fees must be paid in full to lodge the application with a RTO. GCA may accept part payment as a deposit that does not guarantee that the process has been initiated.

If the applicant fail to pay the full Services Fee within three months, GCA may automatically forfeit the deposited amount.

Refund Policy

Deposit or full payment will be refunded in full if you decide withdraw for whatever reason within 7 working days of cooling off period. Deposit or full payment will be refunded in full if RTO unable to issue the qualifications and/or you are not eligible for the qualification.

Full, part or any fees charged will not refunded if you change your mind after 7 days cooling off period and are unable to provide requested documentations within three months of time.

All refunds will be made within 20 calendar days of the date that GCA receives a written refund request to any of the emails listed in the website.