Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

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 reflects the role of individuals working in kitchens who use a defined and limited range of food preparation and cookery skills to prepare food and menu items. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision. This qualification does not provide the skills required by commercial cooks, which are covered in SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.

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

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