TAFE NSW Australia Certificate III In Commercial Cookery (SIT30816)


“Delivered by TAFE NSW (RTO 90003) Australia in partnership with GATE College, Kathmandu”.

The job-ready “Certificate in the III Commercial Cookery Program (Code SIT30816)” is one of the most famous and globally recognized.

TAFE NSW (RTO90003), Australia is one of the largest training providers in Australia and has a student enrolment of over 500,000 each year.  Its purpose is to provide high quality, personalized vocational education and training to build prosperity, sustainability and innovation. The Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816) is accredited by the Australian Government.

This Course would be suitable for you, if you:

– Enjoy working in fast-paced environments
– Have good time management skills
– Enjoy working in a team
– Like creating in the kitchen



GATE is the truly innovative Hospitality College in Nepal. Having pioneered hospitality education in Nepal, GATE continues to innovate, refine and provide quality hospitality education through numerous world class courses.

With its multinational affiliation and continuing research and dedication to improve hospitality education, GATE College has become the prominent center in the nation for excellence. International values are taught learned by years of experience and affiliation with many national and international industry experts.

In GATE, Our education gives the international values to your skill. GATE, facilities, methodology and education culture are refined through the years of experience, inputs and expertise from many national and international industry experts.

Study in GATE means:

  1. Our affiliation with TAFE NSW (RTO90003), Australia, IHG Hotel Group, the Hotelleriesuisse and other world class academic partnerships guarantees international qualifications.
  2. Each student’s potential will be enriched through our on-campus    practices and projects, multi-dimensional experience, and industry-academia projects.
  3. The professional, multi-dimensional course will develop your skills in cooking, technology, hotel, ethics and overall personal development.

GATE Vocational is the official partner of TAFE NSW (RTO-90003) for the past several years. The Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816) is one of Australia’s most respected and widely recognized National Qualifications.
Students at GATE earn the qualification through TAFE NSW (RTO 90003), Australia. The qualification has the same value
as it would in Australia.


After successfully completing the course at GATE and the accredited RPL via TAFE NSW(RTO90003), students will qualify to work in Nepal, Australia or any other foreign country as:

A commercial cook in hotel, restaurant, pubs and cafe.
Or, upgrade your career with Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (SIT40516) at TAFE NSW (RTO 90003) in Australia.

Program Duration

The GATE course is normally 878 to 1200 hours.
Recognition of Prior Learning is
delivered by TAFE NSW (RTO 90003)


10+2 Graduated / High school (Grade 12) graduated or higher


IELTS Score 5.5 or better
In average


GATE Vocational, GATE College, Kathmandu
Vocational@gate.edu.np, Tel : 977-01-4650176



Q:       What is TAFE NSW?

A:  TAFE NSW (RTO 90003)Australia is one of the largest regional training providers in Australia. It has over 500,000 student each year. students enrollment per year into various nationally recognized courses and training. Its purpose is to provide high quality, personalized skill based education and training to build prosperity, employability and promote entrepreneurship.

Q:         What is this course called?

A: Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816)

Q:         Why to Study this course in GATE?

A: GATE Vocational is the one and online college in Nepal offering this course. Successfully       completing this course allows you to undertake RPL from TAFE NSW (RTO 90003). If RPL is granted, you will receive the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816), which has the same accreditation and recognition as in Australia.

Q:         Who has accredited this course?

A:  The Australian Government accredits this course.

Q:         Who provides this course in Nepal?

A:  GATE Vocational, a subsidiary of Global Academy of Tourism and Hospitality Education, popularly known as GATE College, offers this course in Nepal.

Q:         For how long do I study this course? 

A. The GATE course is normally 878 to 1200 hours.

Q:         Who can enroll to study this course?

A: Any interested candidate with minimum a +2 qualification (Grade 12/ High School graduate) with IELTS score 5.5, a fresh BHM graduate aspiring to specialize in global standard culinary education, or working chefs who wish for a qualification without leaving their work (RPL—Recognition  of Prior Learning) .

Q:       What is RPL?

A:   Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) involves an assessment of your previous skills, knowledge and experience and how they may meet the requirements of your qualification

Q:       What are fees I need to pay for this course?

A: For the latest fee structure and payment terms you are requested to consult with GATE Vocational.

Q:       Do I get any rebate upon lump sum full payment of fees?

A:   Yes, upon lump sum full payment of fees we provide rebate of 5%, excluding TAFE Registration Fees.

Q:       What kind of invoice do you draw against the fees I pay?

You will receive a VAT invoice.

Q:       What after Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816)?

A:  You may professionally work in the industry in different chef’s positions or the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (SIT40516) or the Diploma of Hospitality Management (SIT50416) at TAFE NSW
(RTO 90003) in Australia.

Q:       What is the total duration of this course?

A:   The total duration of this course is 1 year (three 4-month semesters). You may be able to finish this course as early as 1 year and as late as 1 ½ years.

Q:       How long are the classes each day?

A: Students normally study 3-4 hours per day including both theory and practical, to total 878 hours to complete the course package in at least 1 complete year.

Q:       What is the ratio of theory and practical course?

A:  Practical and theory classes are balanced to corroborate each other.  It is up to 75% practical and 25% theory.

Q:         How can I contact GATE for more details?

A:  Please contact Vocational Department of GATE College,
Tel No.   977-01-4650176 or 014376048
Email: info@gate.edu.np/vocational@gate.edu.np

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