Why you should consider introducing Apprenticeships and Traineeships into your organisation


Expression of Interest


Your People, Trained in Your Business

Stanley College is one of WA’s largest and most awarded Registered Training Organisations. We have been training courses in Commercial Cookery since 2011 and have produced over 2760 graduates, with most of these having begun careers in this vital industry.

Available Government Funded Apprenticeships/Traineeships:

SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (Up to 36 Months)

This qualification is achieved through an Apprenticeship pathway. Apprentices acquire valuable skills and knowledge to be competent as a qualified cook in a commercial kitchen. They learn about workplace hygiene, first aid and health, safety, and security procedures and gain the knowledge to develop cost-effective menus and develop the skills to prepare foods according to dietary and cultural needs. 

SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (Up to 12 Months)

New and Existing Worker Trainees develop competency in cookery and acquire the skills and knowledge to lead a team, they will also learn to implement operational plans and food safety programs. They will acquire skills in people management, inventory control, and budgeting. This qualification is for people who have already achieved the SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery and who have a supervisory or team-leading role in the kitchen.

For assistance in deciding on the appropriate course, feel free to contact the Traineeship Coordinator, Kylie Freeman, to arrange your initial meeting via phone at (08) 6119 8400 OR email traineeships@stanleycollege.edu.au.

Your Apprentices/Trainees Learning Process

workplace training

Workplace Training

Apprentices/Trainees learn while they work on your premises


Online Self-Study

The student will complete 8 hours per month of online self-study.

on campus training

On-Campus Training*

The student will complete 8 hours per month on campus learning at Stanley College.

*Note – Speak to the Traineeship Coordinator to discuss alternative methods of delivery if required




SIT30821 Certificate III in
Commercial Cookery

SIT40516 Certificate IV in                Commercial Cookery

Funding Category

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Targeted Fee ReliefTraineeship

Course Duration

Up to 36 Months

Up to 12 months 

Apprentice (3)
Course Fee



New Worker Trainee (1)



Existing Worker Trainee (2)

Non-Concession Youth / Non-Concession





Career Pathways

Chef (Apprenticeship)

Chef de Partie (Traineeship)

Pre-Requisite Entry Requirement

No Pre-Requisite Entry Requirements exist for this course

Student must have successfully completed SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. 


Targeted Fee Relief Course Eligible for Targeted Fee Relief
Traineeship Traineeships
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(1) New Worker Trainees: This is someone who has been working for an employer for less than three months full-time equivalent.
(2) Existing Worker Trainees: This is someone who has worked for an employer for more than three months full-time equivalent.
(3) Apprentices

#Students that enroll through the Free in 2023 Program on or before 31 December 2023, are entitled to the fee-free arrangement each year over the entire duration of the course.
*The annual maximum course fees (cap) for these courses are:

  • Concession: $400 (to be eligible for the course cap, students must have concession status)
  • Non-Concession (Youth): $400 (to be eligible for the course cap, students must be aged 15-24 years old)
  • Non-Concession: $1200

Further Information

Student Tuition Fees
The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees. Prices quoted are calculated at the concession rate unless otherwise specified. Eligibility criteria apply. Prices as per the VET Fees and Charges Policy 2023.

Fee Waiver
Student fees may be waived for applicants with severe financial hardship.
For more information, call Stanley College at (08) 6371 9999 .
*Note: All DIPLOMA level courses are NOT eligible for fee waiver.

Stanley College also offers full-fee courses
Please visit our website www.stanleycollege.edu.au OR contact us at (08) 6371 9999 for information.
Additional information on Jobs and Skills WA is available from http://www.dtwd.wa.gov.au/jswa.

Concession Eligibility Status

The following students are eligible for a concession rate on fees (for training up to Certificate IV level):

  • Persons and dependants of persons holding:
    •  Pensioner Concession Card; OR
    • a Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs; OR
    • a Health Care Card
  • Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY.
  • Persons and dependants of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance.
  • Persons and dependants of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution.
  • Secondary school -aged persons, not enrolled at school.

Please note:
 Concession rates do not apply to Existing Worker Trainees or Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses (unless otherwise specified). 

Apprenticeships/Traineeships Eligibility

A person wishing to undertake Apprenticeship/Traineeship training:

  • should be at least 15 years of age (for applicants under 15 years old, conditions apply);
  • must be an Australian citizen or hold an Australian visa that will support the employment and study arrangements specified in the training contract (valid for the duration of the training contract); and
  • must be in or entering part time or full time employment with an employer (rather than being a casual employee or self employed)

Contact the Traineeship Coordinator directly to arrange your initial meeting

For more information:

E: traineeships@stanleycollege.edu.au T:(08) 6119 8400