Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

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Course Code SIT20416
Course Title Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Fee Type Government Funding, Concession, Full Fee
Duration 6 months

Course Overview

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring basic operational knowledge and limited practical skills in a defined context.

Work would be undertaken in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. Individuals may work with some autonomy or in a team but usually under close supervision.

Course Structure

Assessment

Assessment methods may include:

  • Written assessments
  • Practical assessments
  • Observation
  • Activities

Units of Competency

The SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations requires 13 units of competency:

Core Units

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices

Elective Units

SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches*
SITHCCC008 Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes*
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes*
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads*

• Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment
*Prerequisite is SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Requirements

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.
Learning (ACSF Level 2), reading (ACSF Level 3), writing (ACSF Level 2), oral communication (ACSF Level 3) and numeracy (ACSF Levels 2) are desirable to participate in the course.

Outcomes

Pathways

This qualification provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations,clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias, coffee shops and institutions such as aged care facilities, hospitals, prisons and schools.

Your Career

Possible job titles include:

  • breakfast cook
  • catering assistant
  • fast food cook
  • sandwich hand
  • take-away cook

Fees

Fee Types

Government Funding Concession Full Fee
 $555.00  $111.00  $1,500.00

 

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*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment