SIT30816 Certificate III Commercial Cookery

– Pre-requisite: Registered Queensland Apprentice Chef or Registered under the RTSP program.

Come join the ICE revolution! If you are currently employed as an apprentice chef or are about to be, then ICE would love to train you! Our apprentices work at the some of the top 10 restaurants in Brisbane and are some of the best talents in the industry.


Our teachers are experienced, enthusiastic and very motivated about teaching and mentoring our students to become the very best chefs they can be. ICE welcomes any apprentice from any walk of life or any restaurant, cafe or food establishment in Brisbane and SE Queensland and we guarantee to teach you everything we know.


We are lucky enough to have industry chefs like Chef Josue Lopez (Qld Chef of the Year 2016), Ben Williamson (Qld Chef of the Year 2017) and others such as Javier Codina (Moda), Alejandro Cancino (former Executive Chef of Urbane, Brisbane’s highest ranking restaurant) and TV personalities such as Clayton Donovan (ABCs Wild Kitchen) and a whole host of other well-known and highly regarded chefs performing guest demonstrations and master classes at ICE, which our students absolutely love.


We take all our apprentices out on excursions as part of our theory program and these include: Micro herb farms, Rocklea Markets, Gotzinger Small Goods, Raptis Factory and Fish Auction, Australian Country Meats Abbatoir and Meat Processing Factory, Warrigal Road Farms, Fino Foods, Maleny Dairy and many others throughout the course.


Our classes are relaxed, fun and inspirational and everyone at ICE goes above and beyond to help, advise and encourage all our students to succeed. ICE is like one big family and we’d love to have you….

Application Process

– Apprentices

1. Contact an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) provider via


2. Book a ‘sign-up’ appointment with your chosen AASN, they will visit your workplace and complete your training contract with you and your employer.


3. Select The Institute of Culinary Excellence as your preferred Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO) on your training contract. The AASN will then notify ICE.


4. The Institute of Culinary Excellence will then contact your employer and arrange an enrolment session, where your enrolment form, training plan and other documentation is completed.


5. Alternatively, contact ICE in the first instance and we will arrange your enrolment session and notify an AASN on your behalf.


– Registered Trade Skills Pathway (RTSP) participants

1. Contact ICE using the Inquiry form on this page, indicate that you are interested in RTSP.


2. An ICE representative will contact you to arrange an enrolment session in which your enrolment form, training plan and other documentation is completed.


3. ICE will lodge your paperwork with the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) and they will register you as an RTSP student.



• Pre-requisite: Registered Queensland Apprentice Chef


• Must be a registered QLD apprentice chef with a training contract in place with Department of Training

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